SOURCE: Mitchell International

April 21, 2008 09:00 ET

Mitchell Announces 2008 "Full Speed Ahead!" Auto Collision Road Show

This Year's Road Show Visits More Cities and Includes More Educational Seminars to Help Collision Repair Technicians and Shop Owners Increase Business Performance

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Mitchell International, a leading provider of information, workflow, and performance management solutions to the collision claims and repair industries, today announced that its fourth Annual "Full Speed Ahead!" Road Show will be held from May 8th to October 2nd. The 2008 Full Speed Ahead tour will visit 13 cities, making its first stop in Seattle (WA) on May 8th, followed by Hanover (MD), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Phoenix (AZ), Tampa (FL), Los Angeles (CA), Burlingame (CA), Indianapolis (IN), Dallas (TX), Addison/Chicago (IL), Calgary (Alberta, Canada), Providence (RI), and Philadelphia (PA).

Mitchell's "Full Speed Ahead!" Road Show is designed to educate autobody repair shops on the latest tools and techniques for optimizing business performance. Every year, the Mitchell team puts together a roster of timely and informative programs, which includes the industry's best informed guest speakers who highlight the latest technologies intended to help repair shops provide quality services, increase customer satisfaction and grow their business. The "Full Speed Ahead!" event is a once-a-year opportunity for shop owners and managers to hear from respected industry experts, network and share best practices. For more information or to register, visit www.mitchellroadshow.com.

The 2008 Full Speed Ahead! Road Show will cover a range of topics, including:

--  Managing for Profit.
    
--  Your Local 'Industry Trends Report' -- Benchmarking your shop.
    
--  Estimating for Accuracy -- an accurate estimate is a business
    advantage you can't afford to overlook.
    
--  What's New at Mitchell -- an insider's look at the exciting solutions
    available today, plus an exclusive preview of our upcoming tools designed
    to fit the needs of shops of all sizes!
    

The 2008 Full Speed Ahead! Road Show schedule in chronological order:

1) Thursday, May 8th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Seattle/Tacoma, WA
Sykart Tukwila
http://www.sykart.com

2) Thursday, May 15th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Hanover MD/DC area
Dave and Buster's, Arundel Mall
http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/default.aspx

3) Thursday, May 22nd
6:00-10:00 p.m.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
ABC Infotech Inc.

4) Thursday, May 29th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Phoenix, AZ
Dave and Buster's
http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/default.aspx

5) Thursday, June 5th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Tampa, FL
Gameworks
http://www.gameworks.com/locations/tampa.php

6) Thursday, June 12th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Los Angeles/Ontario
K1 Speed Ontario
http://www.k1speed.com/contact_us.asp

7) Thursday, August 14th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Northern California/Bay Area (Burlingame, CA)
GoKart Racer
http://www.gokartracer.com/index.php

8) Thursday, August 21st
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Indianapolis, IN
Jillian's Billiards
http://indianapolis.jilliansbilliards.com/

9) Thursday, September 11th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Dallas, TX
Dave and Buster's
http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/default.aspx

10) Thursday, September 18th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Chicago, IL
Dave and Buster's, Addison, IL
http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/default.aspx

11) Thursday, September 18th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Schanks (South Calgary Location)
http://www.schanks.com/home.asp?location=calgarysouth

12) Thursday, September 25th
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Providence, RI
Dave and Buster's
http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/default.aspx

13) Thursday, October 2nd
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Philadelphia, PA
Dave and Buster's
http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/default.aspx

About Mitchell International, Inc.

Mitchell International (www.mitchell.com) is a leading provider of information, workflow, and performance management solutions to the automotive insurance claims industry, serving carriers, collision repair facilities, and other commercial participants in the physical damage and auto-related medical claims markets. Mitchell facilitates millions of electronic transactions between more than 25,000 business partners each month to enhance their productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction levels.

Contact Information

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    Jennifer Forman
    Sr. Director, Marketing
    800-238-9111 x6585
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    Kam Hashim
    Boston Communications
    617-292-7316
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