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In-Person Learning Session / Mike Anderson & Tony Adams – Must Register to Attend – Click for Details

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

We are excited to bring back another Educational Event with Mike Anderson & Tony Adams on Aug 3rd 2024.  This Event will be held at the Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, OK. (see below Hotel registration link)  We will open the doors @8:30 am with Coffee & Donuts Sponsored by {Vendor Name here}.

From 9am to 10am Tony Adams will start us off with Contemporary Workforce Dynamics: What Does the Data Say and How Do History & Human Biology Play a Role?

From 10am to 3pm Mike Anderson will Present on Success Today Success Tomorrow” for all Shops.

What does success look like today and what will it look like tomorrow?

Mike Anderson shares insights gleaned from traveling over 300 days a year working with hundreds of shops, OEM’s, software companies and his own personal experiences.

He’ll discuss moving to a four-day work week, trends with OEM insurance, OEM certifications, and DRP versus non-DRP.

Find out what ESG is and how it may impact our industry, trends on customer pay repair orders and why it is CRITICAL to build a relationship with the vehicle owner.

Speculate on what the future holds for Innovation in schedulingand how AI may impact that. In addition, Mike will share his latest state-by-state Average labor hours per RO and per labor category and the consequences of “Being GREEDY!”

We will break for lunch between 12-12:45pm  which will be sponsored by {Vendor Name here}.

Below is the link for anyone that needs to come into town Friday night.   The OKABA Board members will be around the Hotel to do a Meet and Greet after 7pm.

Reservations must be made by Thursday July 18th @ 5pm

Your group can start booking reservations in the Individual Pay Block, either by call-in or you can make them online.

The following is the online reservation steps for your guests. Guests will also have the option of contacting our reservation department open 24 hours a day by calling 1-800-788-2464 press #1 and giving the agent the offer code OKABA-IPO for the group rate.

If you would like to book your reservations online, Please use the link below and enter the offer code OKABA-IPO.


This is open to everyone!!

Interested in the Oklahoma Auto Body Association but not yet a member? Click here to join.

Register here : What does the Future Hold in our industry Quarterly Meeting – Oklahoma Auto Body Association | Brushfire or at the link below.





August 3
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Choctaw Casino Resort
4216 S Hwy69/75
Durant, OK 74701 United States
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