CAR 2018 Annual Meeting is January 27th. Register Now!

The Colorado Automotive Recyclers Association 2018 Annual Meeting is going back to Colorado Springs! The 2018 Annual Meeting and trade show will be held at Pikes Peak International Raceway, 16650 Midway Ranch Rd, Fountain , CO 80817 on Saturday, January 27th. We have a weekend of education and fun in store for all recyclers in Colorado!


We are putting together a program that will feature presentations by leading inventory software providers and discussions on VIN reporting and best practices for services that you can provide to your customers.

Friday evening we will kick off the weekend with a tour and reception the Colorado Speed  Company, 612 W. Cucharras St, Colorado Springs, CO.  Colorado Speed Company specializes in classic car restoration and service.  We will visit their shop on Cucharras from 4:30pm – 5:30pm and then move to their showroom at 522 W Colorado Ave for drinks and light hor  d’oeuvres from 5:30pm – 7:30 pm.  Please plan on joining us.

If you are planning to make a weekend we have a group block with a special rate for CAR attendees at the Hotel Elegante, 2886  S Circle Drive, Colorado Springs.  The rate ($92 per night) is available for Friday and Saturday nights.  You must book your rooms by January 12th and you can contact Hotel Elegante at 1-800-981-4012 and the room block code is 2048763.

We will begin the show at 8:00 am with a continental breakfast and trade show.  There will be presentations by vendors ans sponsrs, updates from A-R-A and legislative updates from the Colorado State House.

Throughout the day will will have drawings for prizes including the Grand Prize of a television.

Following lunch we will break out into presentations and Q&A sessions with the 3 major inventory software vendors – CheckMate (Car-Part), Hollander and Pinnacle.  This will give you an opportunity to learn more about your inventory system and tricks that you may not know about to maximize the benefit of your software.

The CAR Annual Meeting is made possible by our sponsors and exhibitors.  For the 2018 event our sponsors include;

Platinum Sponsor

Elevation Auto Core

Diamond Sponsor


AJ Gallagher / Central Insurance

Gold Sponsor

Rebuilder’s Automotive Supply

Silver Sponsor

All Recycling, Inc.

Emerald Sponsor


Legend Smelting & Recycling, Inc.

Natural Ventures

Bronze Sponsor




Buddy Automotive

CCC Information Services



Crush Software


Legend Smelting

ACE/MCI Commodities 360 Solutions

Rebuilders Automotive Supply

SAS Forks

There are exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities still available.  Use the links below to review the options available and click here to register as an exhibitor or sponsor online.

Exhibitor 2018 Form

2018 Sponsor Packages

The price for members members is $50.00 which allow two persons per registration.  Any additional registrants are $50.00 each

The price for non members is $75.00 for the first two reigstrants and $75.00 for each additional attendee.

If you have any questions please contact Cheryl at 303-457-2119 or send an email to info@coloradoautorecyclerswa.azurewebsites.net.


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