on the road with kathleen
I was excited to see how well ACPAC, formerly AAPAC, did in 2014. The PAC raised more than $90,000 from 195 contributors, making it the best year ever. I’m often asked, “Why does the Auto Care Association have a PAC?”
As the sun sets on 2014, and I reflect on the association’s achievements, I must say this past year has been one of the best, if not the very best ever. The list could go on forever to elaborate on them all, but I’m delighted to highlight 10 key successes.
While the dust has settled on yet another AAPEX in Las Vegas (my 40th
to be exact), the buzz about the show and events surrounding it has not diminished.
never too early to “plant the seed” about the importance of vehicle
maintenance. Yet, very few opportunities exist to reach young children in a
fun, interactive, educational and memorable way.
It was just six months ago that we officially changed our name from the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association to the Auto Care Association, part of a comprehensive rebranding initiative.
I am very excited about the recent release of the Auto Care Association’s first-of-its-kind study on the depth and breadth and impact of e-tailing in the auto care industry.
One of the most rewarding parts of the job of a trade
association executive is when we have the opportunity to recognize the
contributions of our members.