HOW DO YOU WANT TO RUN IT?
are some of the ways that ARA can help:
ARA meets at least once a month to learn new ways of improving
efficiencies and changing business models. Each month, we arrange
topics for discussion, chosen by request from membership. On
special occasions we have guest speakers on the hottest DRP
topics to sandpaper. Come see what you are missing. Here is
what one guest had to say about June 2000s meeting on
Tortuous Interference, That happens everyday.
On May of 1999 I attended my first ARA
meeting. Prior to the meeting I had no involvement with
ARA. I was so impressed that I fully paid for my first years
dues. I have paid more for training seminars and got less
out of them. What I learned from that one topic will pay
for itself in less than one month.
ARA has established a member to member troubleshooting network.
Member shop owners and managers help members solve problems
that they themselves have encountered at one time and overcome.
Go to a local member site links for names and phone numbers.
ARA is committed to fighting to change unfair rules and regulations,as
well as insurance policies and procedures which inhibit a
shop owners right to make decisions about the quality
of, and cost of a proper repair.
ARAs newsletter - Nuts & Bolts, is one of the most
widely read industry publications in Central New York. Additionally,
the newsletter informs members of upcoming seminars, meetings,
events, local and national news and the latest information
on the activities of the association.
a member of ARA, you will be part of a group of professionals
who are constantly working to be the most respected, most
informed and most successful repairers in the industry.
as a member of NYSAC employs a lobbyist to fight for our
interest at the state level and the Division of Insurance.
maintains this website, which you may link to your own site
too, or email us with your questions.
proactively seeks to improve the image and professionalism
of its members through the media and personal contacts.
Safe Repair Techniques
Current Laws and Regulations
your Rights as an Independent Business Owner
Positive Relationships with Fellow Shop Owners and Managers
Interdependence with Insurance Companies
People Skills, not just Repair Skills