Fix Network World Onboard with IBIS USA Steering Group

Carl Brabander, VP Marketing of Fix Network World, has recently joined the steering group for IBIS USA 2019 that will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Hotel in San Diego, California on the 13-15 February.

Carl commented that “Fix Network is an agent of change, and our ongoing partnership with IBIS helps us advocate for the future of the industry while promoting our brands around the world’. Also, Carl believes that ‘this milestone event will bring fresh perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing the aftermarket industry, and we are excited to be a part of the conversation’.

Carl joins fellow steering group members Michael Macaluso of CARSTAR, Krista McNamara of UBM, John Van Alstyne of I-CAR, Sean Carey of SCG Management Consultants, David Smith of Caliber Collision and Farzam Afshar of VeriFacts Automotive all of whom will support IBIS through the journey to San Diego.

IBIS USA will host around 200 of the global collision repair industry’s most senior business executives, thought leaders and influencers, will be an exclusive, invite only, gathering.

To follow updates and keep up with developments of this brand-new event follow us on Twitter @IBIS­_USA or visit the website In the meantime, to find out more please contact Poppy Allard; email [email protected]


For over 25 years, Fix Auto has been bringing forward-thinking independent automotive aftermarket repair shop owners together. In 2016, they added mechanical and glass to our portfolio with one clear goal: to help customers drive forward with confidence. With more than 2,100 franchise, retail, repair, affiliate, distribution and manufacturing locations in over 40 countries worldwide, Fix Network World is the global aftermarket services network. For more information, visit