COUNTDOWN TO THE CONFERENCE!


Event Day and Time Description
Wednesday  
11:00AM - 1:00PM Walk for Cystic Fibrosis 
1:00PM - 3:30PM Pre-Conference Breakouts
4:00PM Welcome Kickoff Begins
Hear from our President, Michael Macaluso, as he welcomes us all to Chicago, announces our franchise partners of the year and hosts a Q&A with these winners. Our founder, Lirel Holt and Canadian founder, Sam Mercanti, will also be joining our opening day to help commemorate our 30th anniversary. 
6:30PM CARSTAR at Wrigley Field
Over 100 years old, Wrigley Field is not just a ballpark; it is a symbol of Chicago. CARSTAR is spending opening night at the legendary stadium where we can warm up in the same batting cages as stars like Anthony Rizzo, embark on a VIP tour of the stadium and even throw some pitches in the bullpen!
Thursday  
7:00AM Breakfast
8:00AM - 10:15AM General Sessions
10:30AM - 1:15PM Insurance Breakout Sessions and French Only Sessions
1:30PM Vendor Expo
Hear from our valued vendor partners about their latest and greatest products or service offerings at our famed vendor expo. Always fun and informative, the vendor expo provides the perfect opportunity to network with key partners from around North America.
Friday  
7:00AM Breakfast
8:00AM - 10:15AM General Sessions
10:15AM - 4:00PM Operations Breakouts Sessions & French Only Sessions
12:00PM Lunch
6:00PM The 2019 CARSTAR Momentum Awards & Gala Dinner
Breakout your glitz and glam as we go back in time to celebrate one of Chicago’s most iconic eras, the roaring twenties. We will be celebrating our accelerated momentum in style on the final evening as we honor our hardworking network for their outstanding achievements.