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Registration Now Open For ToolTech 2018

Early registration for a Full Access Pass is $695 per person, available through March 31.


Registration is now open for ToolTech 2018, which takes place April 30 to May 3 in Tucson, Arizona. ToolTech, hosted by the Equipment and Tool Institute, focuses solely on automotive-related tool and equipment companies and the individuals at the forefront of the industry and technological advances.


This year’s attendee opportunities at ToolTech include:

  • The ability to promote themselves, their capabilities and their products, as well as to interface with industry insiders
  • Network with industry peers
  • Meet potential customers and potential product providers
  • Convene in structured, private one-on-one meetings
  • Gain valuable insights from presentations by industry leaders
  • Cost-effective/high-value way to meet with many OEMs and customers in one venue

Early registration for a Full Access Pass is $695 per person, available through March 31. After April 1, the registration fee will be $749 per person. To register for ToolTech 2018, click here.

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Some of the speaker sessions will include:

  • Economic outlook speaker: William Strauss, senior economist and economic adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Legislative update speaker: Chris Gardner, vice president, programs and member services – member satisfaction, AASA
  • Automotive technology trends – speaker: Mark Seng, IHS Markit, global aftermarket practice leader – automotive
  • Data security/cybersecurityspeaker: Craig Smith, research director of transportation security, Rapid7
  • Tool and Equipment Talk – Speakers: Jeremy Cordray, director, original equipment transportation products, NorthStar
  • Mike Curtis, division leader, automotive services, Sears Holdings
  • Gary Mackey, vice president of global sales and marketing, Associated Equipment Corp.
  • Collision Talkspeaker: Mike Anderson, Collision Advice

ETI member companies also can request pre-arranged, private, closed door meetings with specific OEM personnel, ETI companies, automotive service providers, manufacturers, distributors and others.


Additional networking opportunities also include:

  • Opening reception
  • Closing dinner
  • Lunches
  • The company spotlight happy hour
  • NASTF Meeting Monday, April 30