Category: ASTE

ASTE Continues to Grow

December 17th, 2019 by

The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina are pleased to announce expanded training opportunities at ASTE 2020. Beginning in 2020 the event will feature 3 full days of technical, management and service advisor training. The addition of Thursday will feature seminars lasting 7 hours which will provide attendees more intense training. ASTE 2019 drew attendees […]

Time for your Apprentice? by IGONC President John Hill

October 21st, 2019 by

Hopefully you were able to attend ASTE and gain from the experience. What a great event! It is always so exciting  to see all of your industry friends and terrific instructors gathered in one place, all for the goal of improving  businesses and lives. Thanks to the entire team of staff (Bob & Tricia) and […]

IGONC Elects New Board of Directors

October 21st, 2019 by

IGONC Elects New Board of Directors The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina recently installed new officers at its annual banquet in conjunction with ASTE. The new Board includes: John Hill, Autotrends, Greensboro – President Stan Creech, Creech Import Repair, Raleigh – Vice-President Todd Compton, Compton’s Automotive, Charlotte -Treasurer Kayo Jenkins, Kayo’s Auto Service, Hubert […]

ASTE 2019 Expected to be IGONC’s Largest Show Yet

September 10th, 2019 by

Raleigh, NC (September 10, 2019) – As part of its efforts to help ensure independent automotive service professionals are properly educated in order to safely repair customers’ vehicles, the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) will host its 2019 Automotive Service and Technology Expo (ASTE) on September 27th through 29th at the Embassy Suites […]

August Regional Meetings

July 16th, 2019 by

IGO is once again doing a series of regional meetings in August. Rick White of 180 BIZ & Jimmy Lea of Kukui will be the speakers.  Rick White will have two topics that will be alternated in the various cities, “Filling the Service Bays” & the “Top Ten Sales Mistakes and How to Avoid Them”. […]

ASTE 2019 Is Growing Near

July 16th, 2019 by

ASTE continues to grow and improve every year and this year is no different.  The event is scheduled for September 27 & 28, 2019 in the completely renovated Embassy Suites Convention Center in Cary. The event will kick off on Thursday evening with a pre-party at Rally Point located just across the street. Attendees will […]

ASTE Bigger & Better in 2019

May 14th, 2019 by

ASTE continues to grow and improve every year and this year is no different. With 36 technical & management seminars there is surely something for everyone with speakers that are nationally known. ASTE will once again have a pre-party, casino night and Carm Capriotto will host his popular Town Hall this year focusing on “Technician […]

ASTE 2018 -Time is Running Out to Register! Just Over 1 month Away!

August 17th, 2018 by

The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina are once again hosting ASTE (Automotive Service & Technology Expo) September 28-29, 2018 in Cary, NC at the Embassy Suites and Convention Center. Repair shop owners, service advisors & auto technicians will be able to take part in the largest automotive aftermarket event held in the Carolinas. This […]

ASTE Online Registration Now Open!

June 11th, 2018 by

More speakers have been added to ASTE 2018 lineup; Jill Trotta of Repair Pal, Danny Seyfer of NASTF, Mandee Bradshaw of Management Success, Jimmy Lea of Kukui, Uwe Kleinschmidt of Auto Vitals, Jeff Bly of NAPA, Peter Orlando of CARQUEST, David Patrick of CARQUEST, Chris Peace of AC Delco, Kyle Holt of SP2, Aaron Stokes […]

ASTE

May 9th, 2018 by

Raleigh, NC—The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina are once again hosting ASTE (Automotive Service & Technology Expo) September 28-29, 2018 in Cary, NC at the Embassy Suites and Convention Center. Repair shop owners, service advisors & auto technicians will be able to take part in the largest automotive aftermarket event held in the Carolinas. […]