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iATN Heads to Southern Cal for 2004 Convention

The International Automotive Technicians’ Network (iATN) will hold its 2004 convention Sept. 24-26, at the Coast Anaheim Hotel, in Anaheim, Calif. Traditionally a casual event, the convention will offer several technical and business management sessions, in addition to networking opportunities. The convention will also feature “TechNight Live: iATN West Coast Diagnostic Challenge." There will also be a special luncheon address, as well as a dinner and reception for attendees.

BREA, CA — The International Automotive Technicians’ Network (iATN) will hold its 2004 convention Sept. 24-26, at the Coast Anaheim Hotel, in Anaheim, Calif.

Traditionally a casual event, the convention will offer several technical and business management sessions, in addition to networking opportunities. The convention will also feature “TechNight Live: iATN West Coast Diagnostic Challenge.” There will also be a special luncheon address, as well as a dinner and reception for attendees.

“By participating in iATN, members have developed important and lasting business and personal relationships,” said Brent Black, iATN founder and president. “The convention provides a forum for these members, who typically communicate on-line, to meet face-to-face, many for the first time. In addition to these networking opportunities, the convention’s educational sessions give attendees the resources to better their skills, which in turn, enhance the quality of repairs to consumers.”

Members are encouraged to register early as the convention is expected to sell out quickly due to its new biennial schedule. All attendees must register on-line, as there will not be on-site registration.

“It has been two years since the last iATN convention and this new schedule has created a tremendous amount of enthusiasm among members for the 2004 event. Members also know that if they miss this one, the next opportunity isn’t until 2006,” said Black.

iATN has secured a rate of $89 for rooms at the Coast Anaheim Hotel, formerly known as the West Coast Anaheim Hotel and the site of the iATN 2002 Convention. Accommodations should be made directly with the hotel by calling (714) 750-1811 and rooms should be booked under the “iATN Convention” group to receive the low rate.

Registration is open at: http://members.iatn.net/meetings/2004.

The iATN web site: www.iatn.net , has additional convention information, including an event schedule, training information, hotel and airline information, and a list of event attendees.

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