Interested in competing in this year’s Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition and/or GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition during Auto Glass Week™? Have you already registered to compete? All three official 2017 Competitor Packets, which include the rules and regulations as well as annotated score sheets, are now online.
The competitions will be held in the exhibition hall October 4-6 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. There is no other venue where you can find the depth of education, networking and products displayed as you can at Auto Glass Week™.
Now in its 12th year, the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) is a premier international competition designed to honor the auto glass technician who completes the best auto glass installation.
AGTO competitors compete in one of two categories—regular-size companies (10 technicians or less company-wide) and large-size companies (more than 10 technicians company-wide). A first-place winner will be awarded for each category. For second and third places, competitors from both categories will be pooled and the top two scorers overall will win second and third place. Technicians can register online at www.autoglassweek.com/register_agto.php. You must register by August 21. Onsite registration is not available.
The first-place prize for regular and large-size companies will receive $5,000, a gold medal and trophy, and bragging rights as the “World’s Best Auto Glass Technician.” The second-place winner could represent either a regular or large-size automotive glass company. This winner will take home $1,000 and a silver medal. The third-place winner could represent either a regular or large-size automotive glass company. The third-place winner will receive $500 and a bronze medal.
To view the 2017 Competitor Packet that includes the competition rules and regulations as well as annotated score sheets for AGTO, click here.
Also celebrating its 12th year, the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman (WRO) is an international competition designed to recognize the best windshield repair technician.
Technicians can register online at www.autoglassweek.com/register_wro.php. You must register by August 21. No onsite registration is available.
The first-place winner will receive $5,000, a gold medal and trophy, as well as bragging rights as the “World’s Best Windshield Repair Technician.” Second-place will receive $1,000 as well as a silver medal, while third-place will receive $500 and a bronze medal.
To download a copy of the 2017 Competitor Packet that includes the competition rules and regulations, as well as annotated score sheets for WRO, click here.
The inaugural CSR competition will recognize those who are the voice of the automotive glass industry—the individuals who interact with customers on behalf of an organization and work hard to secure business for years to come.
Competition registration for this event opened early to ensure there was time for our judges to call on competitors. The registrants will compete in a mystery shopper experience in early August. Companies and their competitors will not be notified of the date or time of the call ahead of time. A team of judges will grade each call.
Based on the grades, finalists will be invited to compete in the finals round to be held on Friday, October 6, at Auto Glass Week™ 2017. All finalists will receive up to $350 toward their airfare along with a stay at the host hotel for October 5 and October 6 as well as a free full registration to Auto Glass Week.
The gold medalist and grand champion will be announced at the Closing Award Party on Friday, October 6 and will receive a prize of $2,500 and bragging rights as the “Best Auto Glass Customer Service Representative.”
To view the official 2017 Competitor Packet that includes the competition rules and regulations, as well as annotated score sheets, click here.
A full attendee registration includes access to all seminars, including the CSR Finalist Competition, as well as admittance to the exhibition floor to watch the crowd-favorite Auto Glass Technician and Repair Competitions and meet with top industry suppliers and manufacturers. Register now by clicking here.
Co-sponsored by the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC), Independent Glass Association, National Windshield Repair Association and AGRR™ magazine, all segments of the automotive glass industry will join together for Auto Glass Week™.