Year: 2011

Women’s Board at AAPEX

We’re back from an exciting week at the 2011 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas! The Women’s Board was represented at AAPEX even more this year. Congratulations to all the award winners presented at the 14th Annual Car Care Council Women’s Board Reception on Tuesday night – Women’s Board Scholarship winner – Michelle Read More »

Join us at the Fourteenth Annual Car Care Council Women’s Board Reception!

It’s that time of year again! The Car Care Council Women’s Board will be hosting its Fourteenth Annual Women’s Board Reception on Tuesday, November 1st, from 5 PM to 6:30 PM at the Sands Expo Center, Rooms 202-203. Congratulate the WB Aftermarket Woman of the Year Recognize winners of the Automotive Communications Awards, presented by Read More »

Current Sponsors of the Inaugural Women’s Business Summit

The Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) would like to thank the industry companies that are sponsoring the inaugural WB Aftermarket Women’s Business Summit, scheduled for Nov. 1-3 in Las Vegas, Nev., during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). The current 2011 sponsors are Advance Auto Parts, Tenneco, BWD, Castrol, Dayco, Bosch, Polk, Continental, KYB Read More »

Early Participants in the Inaugural Women’s Business Summit Announced

The Car Care Council Women’s Board is pleased to announce the early participants in the inaugural WB Aftermarket Women’s Business Summit, scheduled for Nov. 1 – 3 in Las Vegas, Nev., during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). To date, the companies hosting female shop owners and managers attending the summit include Advance Auto Parts, Read More »

Submit Your Nominations for Aftermarket Women of the Year!

The Car Care Council Women’s Board is calling for nominations for the eighth annual “Aftermarket Woman of the Year.” This year’s award features two new categories – “Female Service Shop Owner of the Year” and “Aftermarket Newcomer Woman of the Year.” “Aftermarket Newcomer Woman of the Year” must have 1-3 years’ experience in the aftermarket Read More »

ENTER NOW – 2011 Automotive Communications Awards!

The Car Care Council Women’s Board and the Automotive Communication Council (ACC) are teaming up again this year to honor companies and agencies that provide automotive information to consumers and the trade professionals who interact with them on a daily basis, with the 2011 Automotive Communications Awards (ACA). Any client, agency or supplier who has Read More »

Inaugural Aftermarket Women’s Business Summit Announced

The Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) is thrilled to be presenting the first-ever Aftermarket Women’s Business Summit, scheduled for Nov. 1-3 in Las Vegas, Nev., during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). The summit, designed for women repair shop owners and managers, will include educational and networking sessions focused on empowering the industry’s women to Read More »

Teens: Show Us Your Wheels!

For the second year, the Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) is calling for teens to “Show Us Your Wheels” for a chance to win an iPod. In a video no longer than three minutes, the Women’s Board wants to know why teens are passionate about their vehicle and how you maintain it. Please encourage Read More »

The Automotive Aftermarket: It’s Easy Being Green!

A Message from AAIA President and CEO Kathleen Schmatz, Founding Women’s Board Member Attendees of the recent Women’s Board summer meeting in Nashville, Tenn. heard a presentation about the AAIA green initiative, created on behalf of the entire industry: “The Automotive Aftermarket’s Green Story: Driving Toward a Cleaner Environment.” The automotive aftermarket industry has, for Read More »

Aftermarket Recruiting Week – We Need Your Input!

Have you participated in Aftermarket Recruiting Week? How was your experience? Do you think it was a beneficial visit? Or maybe you haven’t participated yet. What would help encourage you (and other industry professionals) to participate? The AAIA Education Committee needs your input to help take Recruiting Week to the next level. Want to get Read More »