Announcing the 2016 Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference

Oct. 28, 2015

Since launching Ratchet+Wrench in 2012, our mission has remained the same: to provide strategies and inspiration for auto care success based on real-world lessons from thriving shops and the sharpest industry professionals. 

Now, we’re taking that mission beyond the printed page, to an even more engaging format that offers a deeper dive into common industry challenges and solutions and an opportunity to network directly with top industry experts and like-minded peers. It’s called the Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference, and it’s set for Sept. 22–24 at the Westin Lombard hotel near Chicago. 

Using top content from Ratchet+Wrench as a guide, this first-of-its-kind event will deliver on the topics that matter to you most as an auto care center operator. From operational insights to leadership tactics to customer service secrets to sales-and-marketing methods—every session will be tailored toward helping you run a more profitable, efficient and productive business.

And the sessions are only one piece of the conference. Your greatest takeaways might come through networking with fellow shop operators and some of the most influential auto care professionals in the industry. You’ll also be able to mingle with the Ratchet+Wrench team, and there will be plenty of fun, too.  

Registration will be capped to maximize the attendee experience. To be the first to get conference updates and discounts, sign up to be an Insider at

Mark your calendars, and I hope to see you next year in Chicago.

Jake Weyer[email protected]

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