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By August 21, 2019September 4th, 2019Auto Body News

North America’s Premier Collision Repair Network to Host Owner, Partner and Development Events at World’s Most Influential Automotive Aftermarket Show

CHARLOTTE — At this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently-owned collision repair facilities, will host an exhibit on the show floor, located in the 2019 SEMA Show Westgate Hall, Booth No. 16320.

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. The 2018 SEMA Show drew more than 70,000 domestic and international buyers. The displays are segmented into 12 sections, including a New Products Showcase where nearly 3,000 newly introduced parts, tools and components are featured.

“Automotive influencers from around the world all gather in Las Vegas for the SEMA Show, and we want to expand CARSTAR’s presence in this dynamic environment,” said Michael Macaluso, president of CARSTAR.  “While we have attended the SEMA Show for years, our stepped-up involvement as an exhibitor continues to allow us more opportunities to meet with our franchise partners, vendor affiliates and potential new store owners. It is an exciting time for us at CARSTAR as the network is experiencing accelerated growth and we are grateful to participate in the SEMA Show as it is another opportunity for us to highlight why we are known for collision repair excellence.”

Visit CARSTAR at the SEMA Show in the Westgate Hall, Booth No. 16320.  Show attendees interested in learning more about joining the CARSTAR family may contact Lauren Schoonover at to arrange appointments with the CARSTAR leadership team.


CARSTAR is North America’s largest network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities with more than 650 locations in 35 states and 10 Canadian provinces. A part of the Driven Brands family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, CARSTAR delivers national scale, premier vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, CARSTAR has maintained its commitment to give back to the communities it serves through a variety of fundraising initiatives, including raising over $3 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and has made fighting cystic fibrosis its cause, North American wide. For more information visit and follow on Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn. CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchise partners and interested parties should contact 844-906-9764.