Why Should You Join the Auto Body Association of Texas?

Member Benefits

In the Spotlight

2022 Dean Griffin Memorial Skeet Shoot

WEATHER DELAY- EVENT STARTS AT 12:30, LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT THAT TIME. Join us for fun, food and prizes as we mix and mingle, both shop manager and vendor alike! Come as a single shooter or build a team! ABAT's 5th annual Skeet shoot is now named in honor of our late board member and skeet shoot founding member, Dean Griffin. Join us for food, fun and great prizes

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2022 Top Golf Tournament- Houston

Houston's Top Golf FUNdraiser is April 20, 2022! Join us for golf, food and prizes as we mix and mingle, both shops and vendors! Please fill out the registration form and email it to jill@abat.us: CLICK HERE for the registration form OR Contact US:   ABAT will contact you shortly for details. Thank you for your support.

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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.


Learn about Industry Trends and Share Best Practices


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

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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

Consumer Complaint Forms

January 20th, 2021|

Do you have a client who was under-indemnified by an insurance company? Let's make their voice heard! ABAT is working hard to prepare for the upcoming legislative session. We have some important things that we hope to get passed in 2021. Our Lobbyist has worked hard in the off season

TEXAS 2017 Legislative Session Is Over – Looking Forward To 2018

June 8th, 2017|

HB 3804, a bill written for collision repairers to ensure a more safe repair for the consumer did not get to the final committee in Austin. This bill sponsored by Rep. Travis Clardy, R-Nacogdoches was moving through the legislative process and ran out of time for a vote.  We will never

2018 Texas Auto Body Trade Show Exhibitors

April 11th, 2018|

"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" -Will Rogers September 14-16, 2018 Will Rogers Memorial Center- Fort Worth, TX 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107 Show Schedule click here *Highlighted areas on schedule indicate open trade show


January 11th, 2022|

Collision Repair facilities need to understand the importance of filling out labor rate surveys. Keeping your information up to date in these databases creates a more fair market for everyone. In such a highly skilled industry, we should be submitting and collecting this data regularly as our requirements to


ABAT Sponsors

The Auto Body Association of Texas graciously thanks these sponsors for their support of the collision industry

Focused on the Success of the Texas Collision Repair Industry

Our Members have access to databases that contain information on local labor rate surveys, discrepancies in estimating systems, P-page information, and more.


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