Become a More confident, successful independent automotive shop owner

The driving force for today’s automotive service professional

In the world of independent automotive service professionals, it’s not uncommon to feel lost. You’re looking for resources and tools to help your business thrive, but just aren’t sure where to go. You can’t possibly be the only person who feels this way, right?

You aren’t alone -- that’s where we come in.

MWACA Midwest Auto Care Alliance is a community of shop owners just like you; built for members by members. So we know the exact struggles you face as an independent service professional; and by joining together, we can advance everyone’s common interests.


MWACA Members Have Access To:

Unique programs & events

Spark new ideas with our innovative and cutting edge programs and events.

Industry education & training

MWACA offers industry training and education to help give you direction.

Networking with industry peers

Make new connections with unique and diverse networking opportunities.

Special benefits & resources

Find your keys to success with our special member benefits and numerous resources.


  • Fill out the New Shop Member Application.
  • Get involved by becoming an active member of the organization.
  • Reap the rewards of our membership benefits.
  • Watch your business grow.
Become a more confident, successful independent automotive professional. Be a leader in your industry, with the skills, knowledge and freedom to help others find their way.

Dedicated to
automotive excellence

We believe in promoting excellence and professionalism within the independent automotive service industry. We do this through education, training, support and mentorship. Our leaders are experienced in shop management and recognize your needs. We’ve seen countless success stories of independent shop owners who were able to turn their businesses around.


Find your success with a mwaca membership

Why continue to feel stuck and unsure about your business? MWACA is a network of like-minded individuals dedicated to helping one-another thrive.
  • Feel confident and prepared to take your business to the next level.
  • Stay up to date on industry news and trends.
  • Let your customers know that your business is one they can trust.
  • Run your business, instead of letting it run you.
  • Access unique training, resources and events designed to help you grow.
  • Network with like-minded independent professionals.
  • Attend cutting-edge events about the future of the automotive service industry.
  • Gain freedom and peace-of-mind in knowing that your business is on the right track.

The event for automotive service professionals

KANSAS CITY — Feb. 29 - March 3, 2024
Don’t miss out on one of the industry’s premier automotive training and expo events!

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo provides you with the opportunity to learn and network with leading shop owners, managers and technicians. In 2023, over 3,200 automotive service professionals from across the world attended! Choose from over 100 cutting-edge management and technical training courses, including live-car, hands-on training, and hard-to-find Heavy Duty classes. Attend and explore our 60,000 square-foot exhibit hall!

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Learn more about the benefits available through becoming a member of the MWACA Midwest Auto Care Alliance.