Save the Date: National Auto Body Council® Announces Inaugural NABC® Fundraising Gala in Orlando FL

NABC® “Ignite the Night” Gala Set for February 28 and 29, 2024 at Beautiful Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort Orlando

Event to Benefit Military Members, Veterans, First Responders and Families in Need

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (August 16, 2023) – The National Auto Body Council announced the INAUGURAL NABC® GALA, themed “Ignite the Night”, scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, and Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, FL.

The Inaugural NABC® Gala will celebrate the collective accomplishments of the NABC® members, honor the NABC® President’s Award recipient and raise funds to continue serving veterans, military members, families in need and first responders in communities across the country.

The collaborative membership of the National Auto Body Council® has gifted more than 3,200 vehicles, provided extrication opportunities for more than 5,500 First Responders and helped educate students and adult drivers in communities around the country through NABC Recycled Rides®, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and the NABC® Drive Out Distraction program. But demand continues to grow to meet the needs for reliable transportation and first responder education through the United States, and the NABC and its members are committed to serving these growing needs.

Hyatt Grand Cypress Hotel

The event schedule includes:

Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 7 p.m. ET
Welcome Reception
Cocktails, Appetizers & Fireworks Show

Thursday, February 29, 2024
NABC Recycled Rides® Presentation 2 p.m. ET
Cocktail Reception 5:30 p.m. ET
Gala 7 p.m. ET

Guests will have an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled trip to sunny Orlando for golf, poolside events and family activities, along with networking, camaraderie and, most importantly, supporting a great cause.  

“We are excited to host the inaugural NABC Gala for our members and our industry and look forward to seeing everyone in Orlando for what will be a spectacular event. We have tremendous opportunities with our NABC members to serve even more people across the country, from families, veterans and military members in need to our first responders rescuing accident victims,” said Scott Sampley, chairman of the National Auto Body Council. “Our inaugural NABC Gala will not only celebrate our accomplishments together serving these audiences, it will fuel our expanded services for these communities. Together we are changing and saving lives every day!”

Details on the full agenda, guest activities and registration information will be available soon. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the Inaugural NABC® Gala, please contact Debby Robinson at 312.505.4336 or drobinson@nationalautobodycouncil.org.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL AUTO BODY COUNCIL®

The National Auto Body Council® is the premier organization of collision industry partners dedicated to strategic networking opportunities that positively change lives in the communities we serve. The collaborative membership of the National Auto Body Council® has gifted more than 3,200 vehicles, provided extrication opportunities for more than 5,500 First Responders and is helping educate students and adult drivers in communities around the country through NABC Recycled Rides®, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and the NABC® Drive Out Distraction program. That effort equates to a 4:1 ROI in dollar value delivered from NABC® membership dollars. The National Auto Body Council® is changing the paradigm of how the collision industry works and is viewed. For more information, visit www.NationalautoBodyCouncil.org.