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Where:The Westin Beach Resort, 321 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd. (A1A), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States, 33304
The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is pleased to announce that it has chosen the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort as the location for the annual ABPA Convention to be held from April 30-May 3, 2019. After numerous site visits by the ABPA Convention Committee members, the Westin Beach Resort was chosen for its ideal location, modern meeting space, and tremendous value for our attendees. Did I mention the location? The hotel is situated directly across the street from the Fort Lauderdale Beach. Many rooms offer unparrelled ocean views!  Also on site is an expansive pool and wonderful dining options. For special activities, we will be offering something for everyone!  On Wednesday, 5/1/19, you can choose from the Golf Event or a Marina & Mansion Boat Tour!  Once you select your ABPA package, you will see your options for the Wednesday activities (activites at extra cost). SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Tuesday 4/30/19 5-8PM Registration Opens (Atlantic Foyer) 6-9PM Welcoming Reception (Ocean Terrace) Wednesday 5/1/19 7:30AM Golfers depart (Lobby) 12-5PM Exhibitors Tabletop Setup (Atlantic Ballroom) 3-5PM - Optional Water Taxi Boat Ride 5-5:30PM NABC Vehicle Giveaway (Parking lot outside of meeting space) 6PM Registration re-opens (Atlantic Foyer) 6 -7PM Cocktail Reception (Atlantic Ballroom) 7-9PM Tradeshow and Reception Dinner (Atlantic Ballroom) Thursday 5/2/19 7:30AM Registration re-opens (Atlantic Foyer) 7:30-9AM Breakfast Buffet (Atlantic Ballroom) 9AM-12PM First Business Session w/ keynote speakers (Atlantic Ballroom) 9:00 - 9:10 Chris Northup - ABPA Chairman - Anti-Trust Statement and opening comments 9:10- 9:25 Ed Salamy - ABPA Executive Director - State of the Association 9:25 - 9:45 Ray Colas - LKQ -  Legislative and Regulatory Issues 9:45-10:30 Peter Quinter - Gray Robinson - Customs & Border Protection detentions and seizures of imported merchandise for alleged counterfeiting and violating ITC Orders 10:30-11:15 Greg Horn - Hartford Insurance - Industry ov