BETHESDA, Md. – June 3, 2020– While
unforeseen circumstances have adjusted the current way of business across the
United States, the auto care industry is rising to the challenge. Today, the
Auto Care Association announced the opening of its 2020 awards focusing on
education, innovation and the next generation: the “Impact Award: Four for the
Future,” Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award and Mort Schwartz
Excellence in Education Award.
The three awards are given each year
to individuals and companies demonstrating excellence in the auto care industry
through leadership in these areas. Now more than ever it is imperative to
celebrate industry achievements. All
Auto Care Association member companies and employees are eligible to
Impact Award: Four for the Future
The Impact Award recognizes four aftermarket professionals aged 40 or younger
who have made outstanding contributions to the auto care industry. The award
provides businesses within the auto care industry the opportunity to highlight
the success of individuals in their roles who demonstrate hard work,
dedication, professionalism and exceptional abilities. The online nomination
form is located here.
Auto Care Career and Education (ACE)
The ACE Award recognizes auto care companies dedicated to excellence in
education. In acknowledgement of our industry’s ability to adapt and innovate
with changing environments, the ACE Award has been expanded to recognize
industry companies dedicated to the growth and knowledge of skills within their
organization and/or throughout the industry. Award winners will be selected by
the Auto Care Association Education Committee. The online application form is
Mort Schwartz Excellence in
The Mort Schwartz Award
recognizes an individual who best advances the concepts and programs for
education or continuing education in the North American auto care industry.
Nominations should be submitted for the individual’s innovation, advancement or
outstanding efforts in education and training programs, or scholarship
fundraising efforts. Award winners will be selected by the Auto Care
Association Education Committee. The online nomination form is located here.
"Receiving this award is one of
my proudest accomplishments so far—aside from being able to give back to an
industry that has provided so much for my family and me,” said 2019 Impact
Award winner Ethan Bregger, national strategic account manager, DRiV, Inc.
The deadline to submit nominations
for these awards is July 10, 2020.
For more information about the 2020
Impact Award, visit autocare.org/impact or contact Blake Van Fleteren at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jess Fainberg at email@example.com.
For more information about
the ACE Award and Mort Schwartz Award, visit autocare.org/awards or contact Amanda
Bischoping at firstname.lastname@example.org.