National Auto Body Council Announces Call for Nominations for 2019 NABC Awards

open for nominations.  This is the seventh year that NABC has held these awards. Entries in the NABC Body Shop Image Award and NABC Award of Distinction categories can be submitted online here.  Nominations are due by September 15, 2019.
The NABC Body Shop Image Award recognizes the positive impact an attractive, well-designed facility will have on its surrounding community. This award embodies the spirit of the National Auto Body Council to foster an environment where collision repair professionals can contribute their talents and resources, engage in community service and become a vital asset to the neighborhood and community at large.
The NABC Award of Distinction celebrates extraordinary efforts by individuals or groups from the collision industry who selflessly give of themselves for the benefit of others, and at the same time, exemplify the integrity and professionalism of collision industry professionals. This award embodies the National Auto Body Council’s mission to promote community service initiatives that change and save lives in local communities throughout the United States. The award honors acts of bravery, philanthropy, charity, and selfless acts of kindness. It transcends the rigors of daily business and reaches out to uncover those who wish to help humanity without seeking recognition for themselves.
“Across America, there are collision repair professionals who are doing incredible work to build their businesses and serve their local communities,” said Bill Garoutte, president and CEO of the National Auto Body Council. “Annually, we honor these two business leaders for their accomplishments, but also salute the thousands of other business leaders in our industry.”
“It’s an easy, quick process to submit an online nomination. We look forward to hearing and celebrating more stories of the generosity and goodwill throughout our collision industry and in local communities across the country,” said Marie Peevy, Chair of NABC’s Awards Program.
For more information or questions please contact Peevy at or 630.881.7945.
The National Auto Body Council is the premier organization of collision industry partners dedicated to strategic networking opportunities that positively change lives in the communities we serve. The collaborative membership of the National Auto Body Council has gifted more than 2,000 vehicles, provided extrication opportunities for over 1,000 First Responders and contributed to thousands of distracted driving pledges in communities through NABC Recycled Rides™, First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and the Distracted Driving Initiative.  That effort equates to a 4:1 ROI in dollar value delivered from NABC membership dollars. The National Auto Body Council is changing the paradigm of how the collision industry works and is viewed. For more information, visit

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