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2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education and Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on September 07, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the winners of the 2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award and the 2018 Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards at its Fall Leadership Days event in Austin, Texas.

Auto Care Association Announces 2018 Impact Award Recipients

Posted by Auto Care News on September 07, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the 2018 recipients of its annual Impact Award: Four for the Future, which honors four auto care industry professionals, age 40 or younger, who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership or have made remarkable strides within the auto care industry. The award was created in 2010 and is administered by the Auto Care Association Marketing and Communications Committee on behalf of the association, with support from the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG).

Auto Care Association Announces 2018 Auto Care Internship Grant Recipients

Posted by Auto Care News on August 21, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 21, 2018 – Auto Care Association has selected the 2018 recipients of the Auto Care Internship Grant. Thirteen students received scholarships of $2,500 to contribute to the costs of round-trip travel from their permanent address to the internship location, lodging, utilities and food.

Women in Auto Care Reaches Milestone with $100,000 in Scholarship Funds for 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on August 17, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 17, 2018 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it reached a milestone in scholarship funding and tool sets for women in the auto care industry. The group’s scholarship funding began with $2,000 back in 2004 and has now expanded ten-fold to $100,000 for 2018. Since 2004, Women in Auto Care has given $357,500 in scholarships.

Auto Care Association Discusses Fueling Talent for the Future at National Association of Workforce Boards Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on March 28, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – March 28, 2018 – Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey participated in the National Association of Workforce Boards’ “The Forum 2018” annual conference yesterday to discuss solutions to the challenges presently facing major industries in the United States. The association joined several representatives of from the nation’s largest employment sectors to address what employers can do to fill the current skills gap between employees and employers.

 
The discussion moderated by LinkedIn Head of U.S. Policy Nicole Isaacs brought together industry leaders collectively representing more than $1 trillion in revenue of the United States economy...

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. 

Young Auto Care Network Group Accepting Speaker Applications for New Rapid-Fire Presentations at 2018 Leadership Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on March 07, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – March 7, 2018 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it is accepting speaker applications for its new “Five for Five” rapid-fire style presentations feature of the 2018 YANG Leadership Conference. The annual conference is on May 11-12 in Atlanta, Ga.

The YANG Leadership Conference is catered to the under-40 group of young professionals in the auto care industry and provides a forum for attendees to enhance leadership skills, sharpen global perspective of the industry and develop new relationships with peers.