events

The health and safety of our members and attendees is our top priority. Due to the concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some of our in-person events have transitioned to virtual, are in the process of being rescheduled or have been canceled.

Auto Care Association is closely monitoring the coronavirus situation and will follow the relevant authorities’ actions, requirements and recommendations. For additional current information on the coronavirus, visit the CDC’s site. 

The Auto Care Association has a variety of dynamic events, presented for all communities of our membership and the industry to make connections, do business and get informed.

2020 events

How to Effectively Engage Your Elected Officials

Auto Care Association Fall Leadership Days

Jun. 10, 2020 | Webinar Sept. 23-25, 2020 | Baltimore, MD

Want to make your voice heard on the policies impacting your business? No problem – Tod Moore, Manager of Advocacy & Grassroots for the Auto Care Association, is here to help! Whether you’re looking for tips to get started or actionable strategies for building established relationships, this insider knowledge will help you use your influence as an industry professional and constituent to educate and engage with lawmakers.

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The Auto Care Association’s Fall Leadership Days brings together volunteers, association members, and professional staff for several days of meetings aimed at discussing issues and initiatives that are currently affecting our membership and the industry at large. Please join us in Baltimore as we address these issues and take advantage of an opportunity to speak up, speak out, and make your voice heard.


Upholstery and Trim International Council Convention

Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Conference

Oct. 6-9, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV

The annual Auto Care Association Upholstery and Trim International Council Convention focuses on building relationships between the premier trim wholesalers and distributors in the industry.

The annual AWDA Business & Education Conference hosts more than 2,000 individual one-on-one meetings scheduled during two days, and represents the auto care industry’s single, most efficient venue for warehouse distributors and their suppliers to conduct real business. Combined with the scope and variety of companies represented at AAPEX, AWDA’s annual Business & Education Conference is the can’t-miss event of the year for traditional distribution.


AAPEX

Nov. 3-5, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV

As the annual showcase global automotive auto care market, the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) engages auto care professionals from around the globe.


2021 events

ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference

Auto Care Association Spring Leadership Day

May 2-5, 2021 | Orlando, FL May 5-7, 2021 | Orlando, FL

The annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange conference is the largest gathering of content professionals and their vendors and solution partners. Attended by most major manufacturers, distributors and parts experts in the automotive content space, the ACPN conference provides a focused and unique opportunity to learn, share best practices, network with peers, and interact with service providers in the content management space.

The Auto Care Association’s Spring Leadership Days brings together volunteers, association members, and professional staff for several days of meetings aimed at discussing issues and initiatives that are currently affecting our membership and the industry at large. Please join us in Orlando as we address these issues and take advantage of an opportunity to speak up, speak out, and make your voice heard.


Auto Care Association Fall Leadership Days and Legislative Summit

Sept. 22-24, 2021 | Washington, D.C.

The Auto Care Association’s Fall Leadership Days in conjunction with the Legislative Summit brings together volunteers, association members, and professional staff for several days of meetings aimed at discussing issues and initiatives that are currently affecting our membership and the industry at large. Please join us in D.C. as we address these issues and take advantage of an opportunity to speak up, speak out, and make your voice heard. Auto Care executives from the across the country will descend on Washington, D.C. to deliver our industry message to our nation’s leaders.

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