The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold its annual member on meeting on Tuesday, October 3, in West Palm Beach, Fla., from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton West Palm Beach. This year’s meeting will feature a range of sessions about how to utilize AGSC to build your business.
Members will start the day with the chance to network over breakfast. AGSC marketing committee chair Peter Brown of Tiny & Sons Auto Glass in North Pembroke, Mass., will welcome attendees, and AGSC president Debra Levy of AGRR magazine will provide an update on the AGSC’s latest projects and programs during a session titled “Ten New Takeaways from AGSC.”
Jennifer Cannon of Century Glass in Columbia, S.C., and Mike Schenian of City Auto Glass in St Paul, Minn., will follow with a session titled “Using AGSC Effectively.” Cannon and Schenian will provide an annual update on how member companies are using AGSC effectively to advance safety and increase their own sales. Their goal is to provide other members with tools they can use at home to drive business.
Bob Beranek of Auto Glass Consultants, Mitch Becker of ABRA Auto Body & Glass, and AGSC legal counsel Bill Ives will lead a seminar titled “Standards Updates Including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).” They will review how the AGSC is working to help members to adapt to the latest ADAS technology, discuss the new AGRSS™ Standard language related to ADAS and the legal implications of ADAS.
AGSC chief auditor Penny Ouellette of Orion Registrar Inc. will provide an update on shop compliance, common areas of non-compliances needing corrective action, and more during “Auditors’ Update.”
Education Committee chair Jeff Olive of Mount Pleasant, S.C.-based Glasspro will follow with a discussion about the importance of record-keeping by shops along with an update on the AGSC technician certification program.
Daniel Snow of Glass.com® will lead a session about the website and how it can help AGSC shops increase their web presence and gain more potential customers.
The AGSC member meeting will conclude with a shared luncheon with those attending the afternoon AGSC Insurers’ CEU Forum.
This will be the fourth year that the AGSC will hold its annual member meeting just prior to Auto Glass Week. The meeting is free and open to management and employees of AGSC Registered Member Companies. Registration also provides access to the Auto Glass Week show floor and competitions.
Click here for more information about the AGSC Member Meeting. Online registration for this event is now closed, but members can register on-site.
Click here for more information about the AGSC CEU Insurers’ Forum. Online registration for the AGSC CEU Insurers’ Forum is now closed, but members can register on-site.