PDR technicians

PDR Expo is the premier event for
professional PDR technicians.

Top PDR Vendors + 2 Competitions + Education
September 15-16, 2023
Plaza Hotel | Downtown Las Vegas, NV

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2023 PDR Expo
Schedule of Events

Friday, September 15, 2023

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Trade Show Floor

Shop the top PDR vendors for new tools!

The Vegas Dent Trials

Three Dents, 90 Minutes – Do you have what it takes?-Crease Dent in fenders-Round Dent in doors-Glue Pull Dent on rails
1st + 2nd place receive tool prizes AND entry to the MTE Dent Olympics

Education Schedule

10:30 AM
Take a Deep Dive into Glue Pull Repair, from Smashes, to Advanced Finishing Techniques
Presented by Gene Fetty, Automotive Appearance Institute

1:30 PM
EV/Hybrid Dangers and Profitability
Presented by Vince D’Alessandro

3:00 PM
PDR – Pretty Damn Repetitive
Avoid injury and work faster

Presented by David Streen, EdgyTools

5:00 PM
Group Networking Event (aka bar crawl)

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Kick back with the community in our official bar crawl!
We will start at the Carousel Bar just out front of the Plaza, then make our way across the street to the Circa Hotel, and see where the night takes us!

Saturday, September 16, 2023

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Trade Show Floor

Shop the top PDR vendors for new tools!

*NEW* Relay Competition 

Brand new competition, nothing like it… gather a team of 4 and pick your 8 team tools.  You have 40 minutes to fix two dents!


10:30 AM
PDR Champion Q&A

1:30 PM
Live Podcast

3:30 PM
Competition Awards + Group Photo

See who the winners are, and be included in the inaugural PDR Expo Group photo!

PDR Expo Competitions

PDR technician working on a vehicle

PDR Expo Dent Trials

$100 / entry
Contestants will have to repair the following three dents:

• Crease Dent in fenders

• Round Dent in doors

• Glue Pull Dent on rails

Top 3 places will receive trophies and tool prizes

PDR techs working as a team in costume

PDR Expo Relay Competition

$200 / 4 person team

Teams will have to repair two dents in 40 minutes,
using only 8 tools.


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