Events

2022 Collision & Glass Trade Show Wrap Up

Two days of presentations, industry updates, networking opportunities, and special guests bring the industry together. Photos and text by Burhan Osman Cover photo: ARA’s President and CEO Adrian Scovell with students and their automotive technology teacher, Manpreet Grewal, from Frank Hurt Secondary School (Surrrey). On June 10-11, the Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) held its inaugural …

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Another Successful ARA Event—Women in the Automotive Industry

The opportunity to build contacts, network, and get informed about the ample career options available to women in today’s industry inspired all who attended. Photos and text by Burhan Osman On May 5, 2022, the ARA, in collaboration with its AutoCareersBC program, hosted the second-annual Women in the Automotive Industry event at the Element Vancouver …

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ARA Award Winners Shine at AGM

Every year, the ARA recognizes businesses and individuals that demonstrate their dedication to the industry and to the Association above and beyond the call of duty and this year was no exception. The Outstanding Community Service Award honours someone who contributes significantly to industry and their community and serves as a role model for others …

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2021 ARA Show and Shine Winners

The third annual ARA Show and Shine contest was a big success, with an increase in both registrations and public votes compared to last year. Held virtually in conjunction with the ARA’s annual general meeting, on October 7, this year’s online event displayed 117 wonderful entries in six categories – Antiques and Vintage, Classic and …

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