Click Here to Exhibit at the 2019 Texas Auto Body Trade Show "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" -Will Rogers September 20-21, 2019 Will Rogers Memorial Center - Fort Worth, TX 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107 Our host hotel for the event this year will be Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth
Our Trade Shows highlight the latest products and trends in the collision repair industry
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.
We provide education and team building for you and your staff.
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.
Devoted to the advancement of the collision repair industry
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
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
Safe & Proper Repairs
To perform high-quality repair service at a fair and just price. To have a sense of personal obligation to each customer.
Legislative Action and Lobbying that addresses issues like steering, parts and database manipulation.
Good Stewards of your Investment
ABAT reinvests your membership dollars in the industry through its legislative activities, trade shows and ongoing education initiatives.
ABAT creates a forum for our members to discuss best practices and industry trends. A way to combat the adage from insurance companies that “You’re
the only one” asking to be paid for a procedure.
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".
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
Texas HB 3804 has been moved into the Insurance Committee. Attached is their contact information, PLEASE Read the instructions below and call these legislators and let them know you support this bill. THE TIME IS NOW We’ve gotten it this far - it will take all of us to move