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Episode 73 – New PAVE Event Spotlights Virtual Training and Industry Cooperation

Episode 73 – New PAVE Event Spotlights Virtual Training and Industry Cooperation

Guest: Jeff Lovell, Executive Director of ASA Northwest, G. Truglia from Technical Service Training (TST) and Mark Warren from WorldPac


The inability to offer live training events during the pandemic has impacted every sector of the automotive service and repair industry. But, as with challenges past, the resilience of the aftermarket has shown itself once again with the debut of the PAVE Virtual Training. Scheduled for January 8-10, 2021, the Professional Automotive Virtual Education (PAVE) event is the result of the cooperation between 14 leading automotive industry organizations from across the U.S. In this special panel interview, we’ll talk with Jeff Lovell, Executive Director of ASA Northwest, G. Truglia from Technical Service Training (TST) and Mark Warren from WorldPac about how they are going about forming a new training community for today and tomorrow. Hear all about it as we discuss:

  • How PAVE was created and who was involved.
  • The cooperation between a diverse group of aftermarket organizations in founding PAVE.
  • The growth in popularity of virtual training during the pandemic.
  • The value and benefits of virtual learning events.
  • How the group mustered the best training providers in the industry for a national virtual event with the potential for a global reach.
  • The training available at PAVE.
  • How they incorporated virtual networking into PAVE
  • Why attending PAVE may be the best training experience of 2021!
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