FIX AUTOMOTIVE NETWORK QUEBEC GATHERS FOR ANNUAL REGIONAL MEETING
Fix Auto, Speedy Auto Service and NOVUS Glass franchise owners from across Quebec come together for collaborative meetings, networking opportunities and teambuilding.
BLAINVILLE (Quebec), October 31, 2018 – Fix Auto, Speedy Auto Service and NOVUS Glass franchise owners from across Quebec descended upon Manoir Saint-Sauveur in picturesque Saint-Sauveur, Quebec for two days of teambuilding, networking, business updates, special guest presentations and a supplier tradeshow. “Fix Auto began its journey here in Quebec over 25 years ago,” said Yves Roy, General Manager of Fix Automotive Network Quebec. “Since then, we’ve welcomed Speedy Auto Service and NOVUS Glass to our family and I am pleased to see all of our brands together for the first time at our annual Quebec regional meeting.” Joined by Fix Automotive Network (FAN) corporate staff, insurance and fleet partners and valued suppliers, the annual meeting was held October 18th & 19th with approximately 200 delegates in attendance.
The two day event kicked off with teambuilding activities and special guest speakers at 45 Degrés Nord located in St-Calixte in the heart of L’Achigan River country. Dynamic presentations by both Réal Jacob and Sophie Brochu focussed on challenging attendees to concentrate on establishing goals, strengthen teamwork and think originally to help drive their businesses forward. That evening saw everyone come together for a gala dinner to celebrate the success of the network and the franchise strategic partners. The FAN team was pleased to welcome special guests Jean-François Champagne – President of the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada and Brigitte Pesant – Director of Collision Programs for AIA Canada to the gala dinner. Throughout the evening, shops that have reached significant milestones for years of service to their communities were also recognized. “It is important that we recognize those shops that have been dedicated to serving their communities for many years as they directly contribute to the strength and longevity of our national network,” commented Roy.
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The business meetings held the next day gave the FAN corporate team the opportunity to update shop owners on sales, marketing and operations results and initiatives at both the national and regional level. Supporting the franchise owners representing each of FAN’s brands is key to the Network’s overall success. Initiatives such as the Speedy Zone and the FAN training centres, one of which is set to open in Quebec in 2019, help to ensure the shops keep up-to-date as the industry continues to evolve and customers’ expectations change. Steve Leal, President & CEO of Fix Automotive Network World joined the delegates in Quebec to deliver a national and global update. “I am always pleased to join our franchise partners at the regional meetings across the country,” said Leal. “The regional meetings give me the opportunity to share our successes and the vision for FAN going forward with our partners, not to mention a chance to engage with shop owners in a more collaborative, social environment.”
“It’s an exciting time to be a part of the FAN team as we’re driving initiatives and services that the automotive aftermarket services industry hasn’t seen before,” said Roy. “Fix Auto has a celebrated history in Quebec and now with Fix Auto, Speedy Auto Service and NOVUS Glass combined to form the Fix Automotive Network, I am looking forward to what this dynamic team can achieve as we continue to drive forward in new and innovative ways.”
ABOUT FIX AUTOMOTIVE NETWORK
The Fix Automotive Network is Canada’s largest automotive aftermarket services group, consisting of Fix Auto, NOVUS Glass, Speedy Auto Service and Minute Muffler & Brake. Each of our collision, glass and mechanical repair facilities are locally owned and operated offering hassle-free vehicle care and services. Our company and our network continue to grow nationally, thanks to a solid foundation based on entrepreneurship and innovation. The Fix Automotive Network is the Canadian automotive aftermarket services solution.
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