leadership days


Auto Care Association's Leadership Days is a three-day event for the association's top volunteers and engaged members to discuss industry issues and drive association initiatives.
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Over this three-day event, assigned committee members will participate in their respective community or committee meeting and also have the opportunity to join any of the other association's open community or committee meetings as well.

This event will also feature an Industry Luncheon as well as our pop-up REV talk session. Auto Care Association members are permitted to register and attend any open community or committee meetings.

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  • 2019 Auto Care Association Spring Leadership Days

    Wednesday May 8 - Friday, May 10
    Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs, Fla.
    5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, Fla. 34134
    Click here for the conference website

    Schedule Overview
    Wednesday, May 8
    9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Finance Committee
    11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. AWDA Nominating Committee (Closed Meeting)
    1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Women in Auto Care Executive Committee (Closed 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)
    2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Channel Insights Session (invitation only)
    2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting (Closed Meeting)
    2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Technology Standards Committee (Closed Meeting)
    2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Category Management Committee (Closed Meeting)
    4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Next Step Orientation (Invitation Only)
    5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. REV Talk – Join your peers for an inspiring, educational forum
    5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Welcome Reception
    Thursday, May 9
    7 a.m. – 12 p.m. &
    1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

    Registration
    7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Group Breakfast
    7 a.m. – 8 a.m. ACPAC Committee (Closed Meeting)
    7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. AWDA Executive Committee Meeting (Closed Meeting)
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tool & Equipment Community
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Filter Manufacturers Community (Closed Meeting)
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Category Management Committee (Closed 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CCPN (Closed 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. HDDA: Heavy Duty Committee
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Import Vehicle Community
    (Community Forum 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.) (Closed 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.)
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Manufacturers’ Reps Council
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Upholstery and Trim International Council
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m. AWDA Council of Governors (Closed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.)
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Technology Standards Committee
    12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    Leadership Luncheon
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Marketing and Communications
    2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. YANG Advisory Council
    REV Talk – Join your peers for an inspiring, educational forum
    5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Reception
    Friday, May 10
    7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration
    7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Group Breakfast
    7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Committee Chair Breakfast (Invitation Only)
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Audit Committee Meeting (Closed Meeting)
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Education Committee
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Emerging Technology Committee (Closed Meeting)
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Events Committee
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Filter Manufacturers Community (Closed Meeting)
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Government Affairs Committee
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. International Trade Committee
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Market Intelligence Committee
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Marketing & Communications Committee
  • Registration Fees - *Auto Care Association Members Only
    Fee
    Committee Members*
    (Complimentary attendance for those serving on a committee)
    $0

    Non-Committee Members*
    (Auto Care Association members not currently on a committee)
    $250

    Social Guest
    (Spouse/Guest attending only social and meal functions)
    $200

    Register

  • Hotel Reservations

    Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
    5001 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
    239-444-1234

    A $235 discounted rate is being offered at the Hyatt Regency for all standard room types until April 5, 2019. Please note, the $235 rate is inclusive of the hotel resort fee and will be reflected at time of hotel check-in.

    In addition, the discounted rate is offered over the dates of the program and 3 days pre- and post- the conference dates on a first come, first served basis. The group rate and room type are both subject to availability at time of reservation.

    Reserve online here . To reserve by phone, call 1-800-233-1234 and reference Auto Care Spring Leadership Days to receive the discount group rate by April 5, 2019.

    Book your room

    Travel Information

    Airport: The closest airport to the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point is Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and is located approximately fifteen (15) miles from the hotel.

    Taxi: One-way fare is approximately $40 from RSW with travel time of 25 minutes in clear traffic.

    Actions you must take by April 5, 2019

    Register online and reserve your hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point here.

  • Communities defined by business function
    + Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA)
    + Car Care Professionals Network (CCPN)
    + Filter Manufacturers Community (FMC)
    + HDDA: Heavy Duty
    + Import Vehicle Community
    + Manufacturers' Representatives Council
    + Paint, Body And Equipment Specialists (PBES)
    + Tool & Equipment Community
    + Women in Auto Care
    + Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG)
    Committees defined by business function
    + Category Management Committee
    + Education Committee
    + Emerging Technologies Committee
    + Events Committee
    + Finance Committee
    + Government Affairs Committee
    + International Trade Committee
    + Market Intelligence Committee
    + Marketing And Communications Committee
    + Technology Standards Committee


  • Join your Peers

    Held twice a year, Auto Care Association’s 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. Check out photos from our last Leadership Days!

    View 2018 Fall Leadership Days Photos

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