Bodyshop event reveals first speakers

The UK Garage & Bodyshop Event has confirmed the first speakers who will share their insights and experience at the NEC Birmingham from 8-9 June.

The event will feature the latest training, skills sharing, best practice and free business advice for UK garages, bodyshops and specialists. Topics covered will range from the rise of electrification, BS10125, ADAS, enhanced connectivity, MOT Servicing and repair, TPMS, hydrogen, and business efficiencies.

Among those confirmed on the line-up are Andy Hamilton of LKQ Euro Car Parts, who will give the opening address, Dean Lander of Thatcham Research, James Dillon, Steve Carter, Andy Savva The Garage Inspector, and Quentin Le Hetet of GiPA.

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Meanwhile, leading suppliers such as Group Auto, Snap-On, Castrol, Valeo, Autogem, Tool Connection and Liqui Moly are also giving dedicated training sessions.

The event will also include dedicated training hubs for workshops, EV’s and bodyshops, as well as the collision repair live and modern garage feature areas and the business services zone.