At the CAWA 2016 annual dinner meeting, held in conjunction with Industry Week in Las Vegas, Michael Antonelli of Vantage Marketing Global was installed as the association’s 2017 chair of the board. Other officers installed included: Vice Chair Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts; Treasurer Dan Hanson Jr. of Hanson Distributing Co.; Secretary Matthias Kopecky of SSF Imported Auto Parts; and Immediate Past Chair Greg Livingston of All Trade Tools.
The dinner was exclusively sponsored by Motorcar Parts of America and all proceeds from the event will go to CAWA’s Memorial Scholarship Fund. The keynote speaker of the evening was Malcolm Sissmore of Delphi Products & Service Solutions, who gave an informative and compelling presentation regarding the current and future impacts of technology and telematics on the auto care industry.
Next year’s event will be held, as is customary, the Sunday night (Oct. 29, 2017) before the AAPEX and SEMA Shows. For further information regarding these events contact [email protected].