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Deadline Approaching for Auto Care Association Trade Mission to Chile

Posted by Auto Care News on June 14, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – June 14, 2018 – The registration deadline is quickly approaching for companies interested in joining the Auto Care Association’s Trade Mission to Chile. The trade mission will take place on Aug. 21 – 22, 2018, and the deadline to register is July 6.

Auto Care Association and California Automotive Wholesalers' Association to Host Webinar on California’s New Proposition 65 Regulations

Posted by Auto Care News on May 16, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – May 16, 2018 – The Auto Care Association and the California Automotive Wholesalers' Association (CAWA) are partnering to provide a webinar on the updated regulations of California’s Proposition 65, set to take effect this August. The webinar, “California's Prop. 65: Technical and Legal Compliance Requirements You Need to Know,” will take place on May 22, 2018 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. ET.

Nominations Now Open for 2018 Impact Award: Four for the Future to Highlight Outstanding Young Industry Leaders

Posted by Auto Care News on May 07, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – May 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced it is accepting nominations for the 2018 “Impact Award: Four for the Future.” The annual award recognizes four aftermarket professionals aged 40 or younger who have made outstanding contributions to the auto care industry. The recipients will be awarded at Auto Care Association’s 2018 Fall Leadership Days, taking place Sept. 5 – 7, 2018, in Austin, Texas.

Auto Care Association Announces Webinar on Business Opportunities in Chile

Posted by Auto Care News on April 02, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – April 2, 2018 – The Auto Care Association and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) will be hosting a free webinar on business opportunities in the automotive industry in Chile. The webinar will take place on April 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. ET and will provide participants with a country profile, market information, best business prospects and information on the association’s upcoming trade mission to Chile.
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Young Auto Care Network Group Announces 2018 Next Step Program Scholarship Winners

Posted by Auto Care News on March 28, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – March 28, 2018 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a community of the Auto Care Association, has announced the winners of the 2018 Auto Care Association Next Step Program scholarship. Ten young industry professionals were selected to attend the Auto Care Association Spring Leadership Days event to gain experience and knowledge of the auto care industry. Scholarship recipients will receive up to $1,100 to offset most expenses for travel and accommodations to, from and during the event. The annual event brings together top auto care industry leaders and will take place May 9-11, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Ga.

Women in Auto Care and AIA Canada Announce First Joint International Women’s Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on March 22, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – March 22, 2018 – Women in Auto Care, a global community of auto care professionals dedicated to achieving career advancement for women in the automotive aftermarket, and the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) have joined together to announce the first-ever international women’s conference for auto care industry professionals. The 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference: Engage to Elevate will take place June 13-14, 2018, in Toronto, Canada at the Hyatt Regency Toronto.

Registration Now Open for 2018 Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on March 13, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – March 13, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced it has opened registration for its 2018 Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists (PBES) Conference. The two-and-a-half day conference will be held on May 16-18 at the Fairmont Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.


The PBES Conference is an annual educational event that brings together paint, body and equipment industry leaders of the automotive aftermarket. The 2018 conference will focus on the theme of “Leverage Disruption” and provide attendees with the latest educational resources and insights on how to leverage disruption to expand their businesses.