Why Should You Join the Auto Body Association of Texas?

Member Benefits

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2019 ABAT Skeet Shoot

The 3rd annual ABAT skeet tournament is on the horizon! Join us for fun, food and prizes as we mix and mingle, both shop manager and vendor alike. This Year's shoot will be bigger and badder than ever! Come out and "aim to win" or just to "shoot the breeze". Saturday, May 18th Elm Fork Shooting Sports 10751 Luna Rd Dallas, Tx 75220 Registration starts at 10:30 Download flyer below

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

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

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

April 17th, 2017|

Get Ready for the 3rd Annual Texas Auto Body Trade Show, a whole new collision trade show experience And that Ain't NO BULL!  The Texas Auto Body Trade Show will be held August 25-26, 2017 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, TX.  This show is open to anyone in

Some area body shops fighting insurance companies over repairs

March 16th, 2015|

By Terry Box, Dallas News March 2015 Most of the body shop techs at Park Place Dealerships cringe when they see the word after-market in a repair order. Too often, after-market parts — any part not made by the original manufacturer — “just don’t fit,” said Eric McKenzie, director of


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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