Public Speaking, Interpersonal Skills Highlight New Series; Professional Enrichment Sessions Now Available at ASRW

A new series of educational sessions called the Professional Enrichment Series, aimed at providing essential “life skills” training, is now available within the robust education program at Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW). The Professional Enrichment Series will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, and consists of two 90-minute sessions.

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Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013

A new series of educational sessions called the Professional Enrichment Series, aimed at providing essential “life skills” training, is now available within the robust education program at Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW). ASRW will take place Thursday and Friday, Oct. 17-18, with education beginning Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The Professional Enrichment Series will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, and consists of two 90-minute sessions. Each session will be held at 10 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. and may be taken independently or as a set. The sessions are:

Charisma – Increasing Your Personal Magnetism at Work & Home
Speaker: Margie Seyfer, Impact Presentations
Summary: We really do like our own personal style best and wonder why people can’t be more like us. This fast-paced session will have you laughing, understanding why differences are good and take away tools to increase your personal effectiveness with employees, family members and customers.

“Our automotive repair business uses these tools every day to communicate with customers. People buy from people they like! And they are not all ‘like’ us,” said Seyfer.

Public Speaking – Getting Through the Fear to Accomplish Greatness!
Speaker: Steve Beck, Beck & Associates
Summary: This Public Speaking session starts off with 24 ways to an effective presentation and then participants get to give different presentations. This session is fun, action-packed and filled with activities.

“The topics covered in the Professional Enrichment Series are applicable, relevant and helpful to everyone – skills each one of us can use and benefit from in our professional and personal lives,” said Dan Risley, ASA executive director. “It’s a new type of educational training we haven’t offered in the recent past, and in a year when we’re focused on providing value and a great experience for all participants at ASRW, we are excited to add these sessions to the existing conference program.”

The Professional Enrichment Series sessions are listed under “Add-On Education” and can be selected when registering online at http://www.ASRWevents.com. Each session is $80 and can be purchased online or on-site at the show.

About the Events
ASRW includes the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) and the Congress of Automotive Repair & Service (CARS), making it the industry’s leading event for dedicated professionals to conduct business, network and engage in industry issues. The Tradeshow News Network (TSNN) has recognized ASRW 2011 and 2012 as a Top 250 U.S. trade show.

NACE – the world’s collision repair event – represents the only B2B event of its kind specifically designed for collision repair industry professionals from around the globe. NACE features a comprehensive educational Conference and Exposition with hundreds of diverse exhibiting companies displaying the latest equipment, products, services and technology available to today’s collision repair industry.

CARS – the premier event for automotive service professionals – features a high-quality education lineup led by industry leaders, along with an exhibitor showcase of automotive service and repair related equipment, products and services.

ASRW is produced for the Automotive Service Association (ASA) by Hanley Wood Exhibitions, a division of Hanley Wood, LLC – a premier media and information company. For additional information, contact ASRW at P.O. Box 612128, Dallas, Texas 75261-2128; call (888) 529-1641 or (972) 536-6444; or visit http://www.ASRWevents.com.

About the Sponsor
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is the sponsor of ASRW and two of its shows: NACE and CARS. ASA is the largest international not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive industry through education, legislative representation and member services. For additional information about ASA or to join, go to http://www.ASAshop.org.

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