Networking Venue Added to Ratchet+Wrench Conference

July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016—To ensure more opportunities for shop leaders to meet, share ideas and have some fun in the process, Ratchet+Wrench has scheduled its Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference reception party at The Carlisle near the event site at the Westin Lombard just outside Chicago. For more information on the Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference or to register, go to

The reception will take place on Sept. 23 from 7–8:30 p.m. and give attendees a chance to mingle with peers and conference speakers, enjoy some classic Chicago fare and beer from local Maplewood Brewery, and unwind after a day of top-tier educational sessions. The conference also offers ample opportunities for networking at an orientation party, round tables, panel discussions, happy hours, breaks and more. 

“The Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference is a prime opportunity for shop owners and operators to meet industry peers and share strategies for business growth,” Ratchet+Wrench editor Jake Weyer said. “It is largely a conference for shop operators, by shop operators. Regardless of what challenges you face in your business, you’re bound to find another shop operator there who has faced and overcome those challenges.” 

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