Dayco Announced as Title Sponsor For 76th Annual AWDA Conference

May 24, 2023
By Zoi' Holloway

2023_AWDA_ConferenceBETHESDA, Md. – May 24, 2023 – The Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), a community of the Auto Care Association, has announced that Dayco will be title sponsor of the 76th annual AWDA Business Conference. The conference will be held Oct. 28-30, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nev. The AWDA Conference is an annual business event that brings together the premier companies of the industry for high-level, private, one-on-one business meetings. For 2023, AWDA is honored to have the support and partnership of Dayco Products in celebrating this milestone anniversary conference. 

The longevity of the AWDA Business Conference is a testament to the value of the industry and its engaged companies. The Auto Care Association is honored to carry on this long-standing tradition.

“We are grateful to have Dayco as the title sponsor again this year for AWDA’s 76th annual Business Conference,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association. “Dayco’s generous support of the AWDA community over the years is a testament to its commitment to not only the Auto Care Association, but to the entire distributors community and the aftermarket.”

“Dayco has a long history of innovative engineering products that support the aftermarket, and we particularly value our relationships with our distribution channel partners. We are honored to sponsor and support AWDA who delivers value to our end users,” said Tom Tecklenburg, vice president, North American Aftermarket, Dayco.  

As a global supplier of components to vehicle manufacturers around the world, Dayco has been innovating for more than a century. Steadfast in pushing the boundaries of endurance for the vehicles of tomorrow with a rigorous research, development, and testing process, Dayco’s products feature the same advanced technology, fit, form and function technicians expect with OE-quality parts. Despite industry and economic challenges over the last two years, the company continues to invest in its biggest asset – its people. With the addition and infusion of a diverse, regional leadership team since 2020 – all with deep roots in the aftermarket and a passion for bringing positive change to the customer experience, the company has introduced and/or expanded eight product lines, launched an industry-leading and award-winning parts lookup, and plans several more solutions-based product introductions over the next six months.

Registration and hotel information for the 2023 AWDA Business Conference will be available in early June. For more details, please visit


About Dayco 
Dayco is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture and distribution of essential engine drive systems and aftermarket services for automotive, truck, construction, agriculture and industrial applications. 

Through its expertise in transferring power quietly and efficiently, Dayco has emerged as the leading global system solutions provider for hybrid electric vehicles. Dayco’s 100+ years of experience in drive systems allows the company to equip all customer applications around the world with the most effective drive systems to meet customer specific performance requirements. Dayco’s world-class global distribution network services the aftermarket industry with a full offering of kits and products to meet each local market’s need. Dayco accomplishes this with a dedicated global team that respects one another, shows humility through continuous learning and acts like owners in everything they do.  

Dayco has more than 40 locations in 22 countries and over 3,600 associates. For more information about Dayco, visit the company’s website at