Hoffman Estates, IL – August 12, 2014 – Through corporate sponsors and the anticipated attendance of both current and future industry members, the upcoming “Cars, Careers, & Celebrities Expo” event taking place in Dallas this Saturday, August 16th, will be one to remember. The event, which will be the largest fundraiser in the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s history and one of the largest annual gatherings of collision industry students, is focused on elevating awareness for careers in the collision industry by convening marketplace leaders who will showcase today’s dynamic careers available to the next generation of collision industry professionals. Funds raised from this event will benefit the Collision Repair Education Foundation and activities will include an industry trade show, celebrity appearances, National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides vehicle presentation, silent auction/raffle table, product demonstrations, and industry career awareness opportunities for local high school and college collision students.
Both Charley Hutton of Charley Hutton’s Color Studio and KC Mathieu of Gas Monkey Garage will be in attendance at the event. This event would not be possible without the generous support of its’ industry sponsors:
• Diamond Level Sponsors: 3M, AudaExplore/Hollander, Chief Automotive Technologies, Dent Zone/PDR Links, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, PPG Automotive Refinish, Pro Spot, Service King Collision Repair Centers, and Van Tuyl Group.
• Gold Level Sponsors: 1-800 Radiator, ABRA Auto Body & Glass, Caliber Collision, English Color/Equipment, Garmat USA, and Gerber Collision & Glass.
For updated event information, visit www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org/Dallas-Event. The event will take place from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Vandergriff Toyota in Arlington, Texas and is open to the collision industry and general public. There is no charge to attend; however those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode.