Greater Chicagoland Chapter

Midwest Auto Care Alliance is thrilled to welcome ASA Illinois as our new Greater Chicagoland Chapter!
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Welcome to MWACA Greater Chicagoland – serving the metropolitan area of Chicago!

This is an exciting time to become part of the newest chapter of MWACA: the Greater Chicagoland Chapter (MWACA-GCC)! Our goal is to provide local independent auto repair shop owners with the best networking, education and training opportunities and value-driven relationships with vendors and their peers.

We are a community of shop owners just like you, built for shop owners by shop owners. By joining together we can advance everyone’s common interests and boost business growth.

In addition to all the valuable MWACA benefits and resources, the Greater Chicagoland Chapter offers local networking and initiatives including:

Build Important Relationships – Opportunities to network with high-quality automotive repair shop owners in the region, through our Chapter Meetings, Leadership Roundtables, online Shop Owner Forums, and other local networking initiatives!

Professional Development – In-person and hands-on technical training and education, including our Hands-On Tech Training (HOTT) events, provide the best industry training from top instructors, discounted for our Members and their techs!

Connect with Vendors – Boost your bottom line through local and industry vendors, through our Speed Networking with Vendors events where you can meet with top vendors and gain valuable resources and information.

Peer-to-Peer Support – Discover ways to accelerate your business success through our local Shop Owner Support (SOS) groups and Mentor Programs.

We are Addressing the Technician Shortage – Our Grow-a-Tech Scholarship Program, apprenticeship programs, mentoring initiatives, shop internships, and education programs for high school students, counselors and teachers, encourage the career path of independent repair shops.

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Upcoming Events:

Unlocking the Full Power and Potential of Autel Scan Tools

Join us on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at McHenry County College for this rare opportunity to learn more about all the features of your Autel scan tool, and unlock its full power and potential! Plus, one very lucky attendee will win a new Autel MaxiSys MS919 Scan Tool from AutoWares valued at $5,000!*  Cost is $125 per person.


Local and Industry Vendors: Become a MWACA Greater Chicagoland Chapter Founding Strategic Partner

Vendors have a unique opportunity to be a part of our brand new initiative and grow with us, from the ground up, in an expanding region in the Midwest! We are getting our initiative underway and need your support to help us launch the MWACA Greater Chicagoland Chapter! We want our Founding GCC Strategic Partner representatives to attend every meeting and event that the Chapter hosts throughout the year, to truly become an important member of our new chapter and part of our inner circle!

Click here to download our MWACA-GCC Founding Strategic Partner information.


The Power of Joining Together.

Contact MWACA Greater Chicagoland Chapter support team:

Deb Bullwinkel,

Donna DePaul-Kelly,