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TEXAS AUTO BODY TRADE SHOW August 25th & 26th 2017

And that Ain't NO BULL!  Join us for the Texas Auto Body Trade Show August 25th and 26th at the Hurst Convention Center. Come and hear from experts in the auto body industry. Learn the latest industry trends.   Location: Preferred Hotel Hurst Convention Center 1601 Campus Drive Hurst, TX 76054 Hyatt Place Forth Worth/Hurst 1601 Hurst Towne Center Drive Hurst, TX 76054 Rate: $104 if booked by: 8-7-17  

Auto Body Association of Texas to hold Skeet Shoot

The Auto Body Association of Texas is holding its First Annual Skeet Shoot, May 25th at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, Texas. The event was originally scheduled for May 3rd but had to be canceled due to inclement weather. Shotgun rental, training, and safety orientation are available at Elm Fork. All guns must meet Elm Fork requirements- a barrel 21” or longer, no sawed off or pistol grip guns. This

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Because Every Body Shop Deserves to be Profitable

Trade Shows

Our Trade Shows highlight the latest products and trends in the collision repair industry

Trade Shows

The main purpose of trade show events is to showcase a wide variety of options for attendees and business to engage and interact with each other while introducing them to the latest products and tools to benefit their business.

Regional Meetings

We provide education and team building for you and your staff.

Regional Meetings

Our regional meetings provide educational opportunities provided by leaders in the collision repair industry. Gain an overview of the new products and procedures that are being requirements in our industry.

Collision Repairers

Devoted to the advancement of the collision repair industry

Collision Repairers

The Auto Body Association of Texas is focused on serving you, the collision industry of Texas.

Awareness

Learn about Industry Trends and Share Best Practices

Awareness

ABAT provides a forum to communicate and discuss industry related issues, along with and Educational Platform to help ensure safe and proper
repairs.

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Our Core Values

ABAT seeks to give auto body shops a voice and a forum to communicate and discuss industry related issues along with the educational platform that ensures the safe and proper repair of today’s high-tech vehicles

Latest News

Auto Body Association of Texas to hold Skeet Shoot

April 10th, 2017|

The Auto Body Association of Texas is holding its First Annual Skeet Shoot, May 25th at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, Texas. The event was originally scheduled for May 3rd but had to be canceled due to inclement weather. Shotgun rental, training, and safety orientation are available at Elm Fork.

Auto Body Association of Texas Teams Up with National AutoBody Research

November 13th, 2014|

National AutoBody Research (NABR) announced that it has teamed up with the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) to launch its Ray Gunder Real-Time Labor Rate Survey in the state of Texas. This survey measures the current range of market prices for shop labor and material rates in the collision

Texas association meeting targets shop challenges

January 11th, 2017|

The Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) held an informational membership meeting in Waxahachie, Texas on Jan. 11 at the Waxahachie Civic Center. The meeting was held to bring awareness to the issues body shops face and the benefits of ABAT membership. ABAT held the meeting as a response to

Auto Body Association of Texas is newest SCRS member

September 13th, 2014|

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) is pleased to announce the affiliation of the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT), a brand new association dedicated to levelling the playing field for collision repairers across the state. Currently headquartered in Henderson, Texas, and in existence since June of this year,

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