Why Should You Join the Auto Body Association of Texas?

Member Benefits

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2020 Dean Griffin Memorial Skeet Shoot

4th annual ABAT skeet shoot is on the horizon! 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 3rd 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 all while supporting a

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

Auto Body Association of Texas to Hold its First Meeting

June 10th, 2014|

June 10, 2014—The newly formed Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) will hold its first meeting on June 18 in West Henderson. The inaugural meeting will be held in the Henderson Civic Center at 1005 Hwy 64 from 11:30 a.m to 2 p.m. It will feature speaker Barrett Smith, founder

ABAT January Regional Educational Meetings

January 10th, 2018|

ABAT is hosting three regional meetings January 23rd, 24th and 25th. All three meetings will deliver the same content, and are guaranteed to make a difference in your daily shop operations. This meeting and meal is FREE- Join us and bring a friend. Registration is appreciated but not required. Register

2018 Texas Auto Body Trade Show Attendees

June 27th, 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 Click HERE for the schedule CLICK HERE to register for the event "Even if you are on the right


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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