The Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference is an annual event that brings independent automotive repair leaders together to share tangible tips and strategies for business growth, improvement, and success from the industry’s leading operators.

Featuring over 30 strategy sessions, including roundtables and workshops, the event is supported by many of the most renowned operators from across the industry. Attendees are interested in companies who can provide solutions to customer retention, workflow, new shop technologies, recruiting and retaining top talent, effective leadership.

What you can expect from the Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference:

  • Three days of learning from industry experts and peers
  • Over 30 strategy sessions focused on improving your business
  • Dedicated networking to build high-value connections
  • Unlimited opportunities for personal growth

Speaker & Session Nominations are now being accepted!

Deadline to submit or nominate: MARCH 1

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A Few of Our Previous Speakers

Aaron Stokes

Owner at Autofix, Eurofix and Shop Fix Academy

Brian Sump

Owner at Avalon Motorsports and Urban Autocare

Joe Marconi

Owner at Osceola Garage

Rissy Sutherland

President at Drive Automotive Services

Ryan Hillenbrand

Owner at Urb's Garage and Tire


Yes! As part of your registration, you will receive all meals throughout the event. On top of that, we will provide most of the beverages during the event, too.

Auto care shop decision-makers (owners and managers to service writers and CSRs). Spouses or significant others may join the Kickoff Party and the Ratchet+Wrench Party with a Spouse Pass.

Absolutely! We have another conference, the FenderBender Management Conference, that takes place immediately following the Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference at the same venue September 25-26, 2023 

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