Aftermarket Insider Issue 76 - (Page 2)

PRESiDENT’S MESSAGE The envelope, please… It’s Awards Season at AAIA! things, and we look for every way possible to recognize and honor those who have made outstanding achievements for themselves, their colleagues, their businesses and the entire industry. As far as we’re concerned, we can never do enough congratulating for a job well done, particularly for companies that focus on the professional development and established excellence of the next generation of aftermarket leaders. This is the third year of the AAIA Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four young aftermarket professionals who have made remarkable contributions within the aftermarket industry. Administered by the AAIA Marketing and Communications Committee, our Two of our newest award programs Impact Award winners are dynamic do just that – the AAIA Head of young professionals who are already the Class Award, and the AAIA making significant contributions to Impact Award: Four for the Future. our industry early in their careers. The award is open to anyone aged Now in its second year, the Head of 40 or younger, with relevant profesthe Class Award honors up to seven sional work experience, of which a aftermarket companies that continuminimum of two years must be in the ally invest in employee education and training (one in each industry category). automotive aftermarket. Nominations The award is administered by the AAIA are due by Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 – visit Education Committee, and gives us the opportunity to distinguish compaWinners of in both of these programs nies who encourage their employees to will be recognized at AAIA’s Town participate in available education and Hall Breakfast at AAPEX 2012, training opportunities. This benefits Wednesday, Oct. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. not only the businesses themselves, but also the entire aftermarket industry. Help us roll out the red carpet for those This year’s nominations are due July that have rolled up their sleeves and 31, and the entry form and full infordone great things in your industry! mation — plus profiles of last year’s inaugural winners — can be found at Our AAIA members do amazing Kathleen schmatz AAIA President & CEO 2 | AFTERMARKET INSIDER | VOLUME 76

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Aftermarket Insider Issue 76

Aftermarket Insider Issue 76
President’s Message
Market Intelligence
Campaign Update
Member Profile
Technology Update
Green Highlight
Government Affairs
Association News
Hot Dates

Aftermarket Insider Issue 76