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Raybestos Brand Wins 2011 Automotive Communications Best in Show Award


11/17/2011

The popular brake and chassis brand takes home a total of five awards.
 
MCHENRY, Ill. — Affinia Global Brake & Chassis’ Raybestos brand — a member of the Affinia family of brands — won Best in Show honors (Business to Business) for its RaybestosGarage.com during the 2011 Automotive Communications Awards.

Left to right: Georgianne Dickey, Raybestos Brand Manager, Affinia Global Brake and Chassis and Chad Hill, Red Orchestra… winner of Special Promotions & Promotional Events: GTO-R Sweepstakes Promotion and Merchandising: GTO-R Sweepstakes Promotion.
The interactive website offered a behind-the-scenes view of the entire Raybestos ’64 GTO-R build process. Visitors got the inside scoop on everything from design inspiration, to chassis and suspension fabrication, engine tuning, brake package engineering, custom paint and on-track testing. Visitors were also welcomed to comment on the project, ask questions and even offer advice via Twitter and Facebook. The custom road racer served as the grand prize in the Raybestos 1964 GTO-R Sweepstakes brake and chassis 2011 North American Promotion.

“We design our sweepstakes and promotion programs to capture the attention of our consumers, reward our service professionals and celebrate our extensive racing heritage,” said Jeff Stauffer, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing Affinia Global Brake & Chassis. “Receiving acknowledgement such as this from our peers is a huge honor. It confirms that our sales and marketing efforts… like our products… are setting the bar for excellence in the Aftermarket.”

Left to right: Georgianne Dickey, Raybestos Brand Manager, Affinia Global Brake and Chassis and Robert Vasquez, 426 inc… winner of Social Media Efforts: RaybestosGarage.com and Best in Show honors (Business to Business): RaybestosGarage.com
In addition to the Best in Show award, the Raybestos brand brake and chassis group received four other awards.

In the Business to Consumer category:

•Brochures, Booklets & Handouts: The Straight Story
•Special Promotions & Promotional Events: GTO-R Sweepstakes Promotion
In the Business to Business category:
•Merchandising: GTO-R Sweepstakes Promotion
•Social Media Efforts: RaybestosGarage.com

The Car Care Council Women’s Board announced the winners of the 2011 Automotive Communications Awards during the Women’s Board reception during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas. The awards are sponsored by the Women’s Board and supported by the Automotive Communication Council. The awards applaud companies and agencies that provide automotive information through outstanding advertising, marketing and public relations efforts.       
  
Left to right: Georgianne Dickey, Raybestos Brand Manager, Affinia Global Brake and Chassis and Mike Isaacson, Boxhead Advertising + Design… winner of Brochures, Booklets & Handouts: The Straight Story.
For more information on Raybestos brand brake or chassis parts, visit www.raybestos.com or call 800-323-0354.














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