July 10, 2023


For more information, contact:

Sheri Hamilton, ACA Executive Director

Gary Keyes, FLACA Executive Director

Gladstone, Mo., July 10, 2023 – The Auto Care Alliance is proud to highlight an upcoming event being produced by its Florida alliance.

On October 14, 2023, in the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Florida Auto Care Alliance will produce and host the new ACCELERATE Automotive Conference, a full day of technical and management training trade show. Trainers include Bill Haas, Kim & Brian Walker, Rick White, John Thornton, Sean Tipping, Rich Falco, and Brin Kline. Classes include topics such as Hybrid Diagnostic Case Studies, Shop Production and Payroll That Drive Profits, Variable Valve Lift Operation and Diagnostics, and How to Harness the Power of AI in Automotive Diagnostics. The trade show will feature well-known exhibitors from across the country.

“The Florida Auto Care Alliance is thrilled to offer this event to the industry to help further management and technical training for our shop owners, managers, advisors, and technicians. We’re proud to do our part to train current and future members of our community and beyond,” says FLACA Executive Director Gary Keyes.

Between the Mid-Atlantic ACA, Florida ACA, Midwest ACA, Northwest ACA, and Texas ACA, the Auto Care Alliance presents training events across the USA throughout each year, and looks forward to future and continued growth as a leading aftermarket automotive association in the industry.

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The Auto Care Alliance serves independent automotive service professionals and was formed in January 2022. ACA currently has over 1,200 members in 40 states. Alliances that are part of the Auto Care Alliance include Northwest Auto Care Alliance (NWACA) – formerly ASA Northwest, Midwest Auto Care Alliance (MWACA), Mid-Atlantic Auto Care Alliance (MAACA) – formerly ASA Pennsylvania, Texas Auto Care Alliance (TXACA) – formerly ASA Texas, and Florida Auto Care Alliance (FLACA) – formerly ASA Florida. For more information about the ACA and the state and regional alliances that form the Auto Care Alliance, please visit