Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada)
The voice and resource for the automotive aftermarket in Canada. A national trade association for manufacturers and wholesalers. Its Paint, Body & Equipment Council offers support and resource for CCIF’s action recommendations.
Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia (ARA)
A provincial trade association with a Collision Repair Division working on behalf of the industry on legislative and insurance-related issues.
CCIF Skills Program
The CCIF Skills Program was created to address the skills shortage by raisinga wareness of career opportunities through improved exposure at annual skills competitions organized by Skills/Compétences Canada.
A not-for-profit organization that researches, develops, provides and facilitates technical training for the collision repair industry.
National Automotive Trades Association
A federally chartered ‘association of associations’ brought together to present a unified voice for the Canadian automotive trades industry.
OEM2TECH – OEM Repair Information
OEM2Tech is a portal linking Canadian automotive repair technicians to OEM technical information websites.
Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR)
A provincial trade association representing automotive repairers and associated firms whose concerns are the promotion and development of their industry in all its aspects, while providing quality, affordable service to the motoring public.
Collision Industry Conference ( CIC)
In the USA, the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) is a forum for the discussion of national issues affecting the various segments involved in the Collision Repair Industry. All those with an interest in the collision repair industry are welcome to participate. CIC meetings are held in different cities across the country, including Las Vegas each year immediately prior to NACE.
International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS)
IBIS was created in 2001 as global forum for the collision repair industry. Since then the forum has been held annually in Montreux, Switzerland. This provides an opportunity for industry leaders and decision-makers from around the world to debate the issues of the day, seek solutions to common problems, look forward to the factors driving the collision repair market and set industry strategies for the future. IBIS sees the industry at a crossroads, driven by environmental issues, increased legislation, unprecedented diversification of vehicle construction technology and the growing influence of vehicle manufacturers.
Skills/Compétences Canada promotes careers in the skilled trades and technology industries to youth primarily through our yearly Skills Canada National Competition, as well as through provincial and territorial competitions hosted by our member organizations.
WIN: Women’s Industry Network
She knows Collision Repair! WIN is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, developing and cultivating opportunities to attract women to collision repair while recognizing excellence, promoting leadership, and fostering a network among the women who are shaping the industry.