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AWDA Hands Out Annual Industry Honors

The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), a community of the Auto Care Association, last night announced the winners of its 2018 Industry Awards during the Opening General Session of its 71st Annual Business and Education Conference held in Las Vegas.

AWDA Announces The Passing Of Former AWDA, AAIA Chairman Tim Lee

“God broke the mold after He created Tim Lee. There will never be another like him,” said Larry Northup, AAP, executive director of AWDA.

Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association Initiates New Members To Council Of Governors At AAPEX

“Without a doubt, AWDA’s tradition of excellence in leadership continues with this new group of governors. I look forward to the coming year,” said Larry Northup, executive director, community engagement, Auto Care Association.

AWDA Announces New Leadership With Three Officer Appointments

Among the appointments, Mauro Cifelli, vice president, sales and marketing, Vast-Auto Distribution Ltd., in Montreal Quebec, has been named AWDA’s vice chairman. Previously, Cifelli served as secretary of AWDA and as a member of the Council of Governors.

AWDA Presents Annual Leadership Awards

On Sunday night, the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association presented its annual awards, including the Leader of the Year, Pursuit of Excellence Honors, Lifetime Achievement Award and Pursuit of Excellence Honors.

Aftermarket Suppliers Support Industry Education In Record Numbers

As part of a drive to raise funds through matching donations for each AWDA one-on-one meeting held during its annual conference, last year, the AWDA Challenge raised more than $83,000 for industry education.

Distributors Increase Support Of AWDA Challenge

AWDA Challenge donations made by distributors and vendors will no longer be limited to one-on-one meetings, but also will include booth meetings between member distributors and their vendor partners during AAPEX 2017.

AWDA Approves New Strategic Plan

A central theme of AWDA’s new strategic plan is the intent to become more integrated and influential within the Auto Care Association. AWDA joined forces with the Auto Care Association in 2004 and has since emerged as a critical and highly involved community in the larger association.