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
"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 Downtown/Convention Center 1010 Houston Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 Direct Booking link to
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.
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 and HABA have come together to form the Texas Auto Body Political Action Committee. This PAC will further our legislative efforts by hiring lobbyists and supporting candidates who support HB3804. Please consider donating today. Donate
The Auto Body Skeet Tournament event was held on May 25, 2017 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, TX. It was open to all collision industry members. We hosted a 100 clay tournament- style sporting clay course. Teams of four went out on golf carts and shot skeet at