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.
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.
Since last year you’ve been hearing that the Auto Care Association is stepping up its international initiatives so that we can better position our members to be competitive in an increasingly global marketplace.
The month of May is widely celebrated across the
United States as “World Trade Month.” Around the country, state and local governments,
non-profit organizations and private sector entities supported events to help
more American companies engage and succeed in the global marketplace.
So, does our
industry need or want another trade show?
It’s been a couple of weeks since we signed the Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) on Right to Repair
the car companies and I’m pleasantly surprised that there is still a buzz about
the news within the industry and the media. Considering