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Virginia Automotive Association – VAA 2019 Convention & Trade Expo

Post by Pat O'Neill, March 26, 2019, Events

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Head on out to the Virginia Automotive Association Convention & Trade Expo, April 12-14, where you are sure to have the opportunity to connect with Virginia’s automotive professionals.

Fellow shop owners from across the state, along with VAA supplier vendors all come together under one roof for a weekend of fantastic relationship building. Be sure to bring along your key employees to provide them education, fellowship and a weekend they will always remember.

The convention will be at Hilton The Main, located in Norfolk and is open to all shop owners, spouses, key managers, key employees, supplier vendors and their spouses.

Brief outline of scheduled events:

  • Friday Morning VAA Open Golf Tournament
  • Friday Night Reception Cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk
  • Saturday Morning Leading Industry Speakers and Topics
  • Saturday Afternoon Trade Show
  • Saturday Evening Reception and Awards Banquet
  • Saturday Evening Entertainment with Jeff Allen
  • Saturday Evening Networking Reception Next Generation Automotive Professionals
  • Sunday Morning Closing Breakfast and Keynote Speaker, Steve Gilliland

Sessions will focus on a number of topics, including future of the independent tire dealer; counter sales and service managers; and a peer-to-peer roundtable. Roy Littlefield, CEO of the Tire Industry Association, also will deliver an opening keynote address, updating members on the political climate in Washington D.C.

Best-selling author Steve Gilliland will deliver the keynote speech, entitled, “Enjoy the Ride,” which is described as “a blueprint for getting the most out of life,” examining where you are professionally and personally.

For hotel accommodations visit Hilton online.

For directions to the convention, visit the Hilton Norfolk location page online.

Check out a sneak peek of this year’s convention in this VAA video.

Chesapeake Automotive Equipment will be attending this year’s VAA Convention & Trade Expo. We hope to see you there!

Chesapeake Automotive Equipment provides top-of-the-line general shop and automotive equipment to commercial automotive-related businesses ranging from independent mom and pop auto collision and repair shops to heavy-duty repair facilities to auto dealership groups along the East Coast. Contact our sales team at 800.604.9653 to find the right solution for your business.

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