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The Event for Automotive
Service Professionals

DATE

March 2-5, 2023

LOCATION

Kansas City

Multiple Sessions

Top management and technical training sessions for today's automotive service professionals.

Industries Top Speakers

Learn from professionals who are considered to be among the top in the industry on management and technical training topics.

Exhibit Hall

Expo Hall that features the latest in tools, equipment, and services. Show specials, new product gallery and lots of great door prizes and more.

Networking

One of the leading networking AND learning events in the country. Learn from and network with top industry professionals from across the country.

Technicians experiencing hands-on training at VISION Hi-Tech Training in Overland Park, Kansas.

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What is VISION?

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo first opened its doors in 1992 with around 250 attendees and approximately 35 exhibitors, who set up their spaces in the parking garage of the Hilton Inn. Dragsters were used to fill unused exhibit space.

 

Now cut to VISION 2022, where the annual event brought in a record-breaking 3,200+ attendees from 43 states and 3 Canadian provinces. 1,900 of those attendees took training, a further 48% of which were first-timers to the conference. 144 exhibitors filled the entirety of the Overland Park Convention Center's 60,000 sq foot exhibit hall with overflow of booths into the hallway.

While things have changed since 1992, there is one thing that VISION has maintained throughout those years: its mission.

To bring quality education to the independent automotive service professional.

High Quality Training

Learn from the best in the industry. No sales presentations here! VISION has a long-standing reputation for offering the best training available!

High Quality Learning  Environment

No canned sessions here. Attend LIVE and engaging training sessions in the comfort of your business or home.

Great Value

Watch for more information coming soon on various packages available for you and your team.

Registration Coming Soon!

The VISION event will fill quickly. Sign up for the latest information!

Networking

This is the best part of VISION in person! We promise to provide lots of networking and engaging opportunities for attendees and exhibitors.

Awards & Scholarships

VISION celebrates top professionals in the industry, as well as offers scholarships to those needing financial assistance to attend the event.  

"VISION is one of the best places to learn about the latest and the greatest information and technology available."

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"Wish I knew about VISION years ago. Best experience we've had at a trade show in many years."

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"You will leave VISION armed with strategies and techniques to not just move past your competition – you will leave them in the dust! Bring your entire shop!"

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TIM SHAFFER

Dale's Service Center

Davenport, Iowa

DAVID DUPONT
ShureStep

Houston, Texas

RICK WHITE
180BIZ

Harrisonburg, Virginia

 
Meet Our Past Trainers

Top instructors from across the country are selected each year to present the latest industry techniques and strategies. The 2023 lineup will be no exception to the standards for which VISION is known.

 High-quality training 

 No sales pitches
 Live, not canned presentations

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Trainers for 2020 includes Bill Haas, Gary Smith, Scot Manna, Brandon Steckler, Cecil Bullard, Aaron Stokes, Eric Zielger, Wally Mouradian, Dave Hobbs plus many more.

What Kinds of Training Can I Find at VISION? 

Management

The 2023 event features management training designed to meet the needs of office personnel, service advisors, managers, and owners. Topics include sales, marketing, succession planning, customer service, and more. 

Technical

The 2023 schedule again features topics covering a wide range of basic to advanced subjects including: labscopes, electrical, driveability, GDI, diesel, hybrids, import, module programming, ignition systems, air conditioning, and more.

Educator

Educators will have the opportunity to learn side-by-side professionals in the industry and learn cutting-edge technology to take back to their schools to keep their knowledge and curriculum up to date, and create incredible learning experiences for their students. Join educators at VISION where we will share new ideas and discuss common challenges to strengthen the future of automotive education.

Automotive industry professionals networking and connecting with other automotive professionals.

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EXHIBITORS | 2023 Registration

Exhibit at one of the industry's leading events and meet thousands of quality industry professionals. Timed in the first quarter, VISION is a prime opportunity to get your products and services in front of this key group of people. Centrally located in the heart of America, VISION attracts attendees from across the country and around the world. In 2022, VISION hosted over 3,200 attendees from 43 U.S. states, and 3 Canadian provinces.

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Target Audience
  • Mechanical, Collision, Transmission Repair Facilities

  • New and Used Dealerships 

  • Fleet Repair Centers

  • Quick Lube Facilities

  • Colleges and Tech Schools 

  • Municipal Garages

  • Tire & Wheel Dealers, and more!

Marketing Opportunities

Looking for the next level of communicating, exchanging and delivering deals and offers during your exhibit?  Our marketing opportunities give you unique ways of promoting your company throughout VISION.

New Product Showcase

Don't miss out on the opportunity to showcase up to two (2) of your company's latest products or services in VISION's New Product Showcase. This is an unique opportunity to give enhanced visibility to your company! 

Show Specials

Exhibiting companies may offer up to two (2) show specials at no additional cost. Show specials will be listed on the event website and on social media to help you promote your company.

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo's lanyards sponsored by Autoshop Solutions.
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Contact Info

Midwest Auto Care Alliance  5950 N Oak Trafficway, Suite 201, Gladstone, MO 64118  (816) 413‐9800