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5 Minutes with AWDA’s Ted Hughes

In October 2022, Hughes was named Auto Care’s new senior director of community engagement and AWDA executive director. 

AWDA Announces New Officers And Governors

Effective Nov. 4, the new AWDA chair is Ashlee Arnold, vice president at Arnold Oil Company of Austin, Texas.

APA-TruStar Celebrates New Partnership At AWDA

More than 150 APA-TruStar shareholders, members, preferred suppliers and special guests were on hand.

AWDA Announces 2022 Industry Award Winners

AWDA recognized the award winners on Oct. 30 during the 2022 AWDA General Session in Las Vegas.

Program Groups All In On AWDA Aftermarket Challenge

AWDA Aftermarket Challenge raises funds for scholarships and programs that strengthen the aftermarket through education.

Nominations Open For 2022 AWDA Industry Awards

The awards are presented annually during the AWDA Business and Education Conference in Las Vegas. 

AWDA Presents Annual Leadership Awards

Among the award winners, Richard Beirne received the AWDA Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Growing The Family Business: Ryan Samuels

In Part 5 of our series, we share the story of Ryan Samuels, vice president at Samuels Inc. / Buy Wise Auto Parts.

Ryan Samuels
Growing The Family Business: Charlie Crouse

In Part 2 of our series, we share the story of Charlie Crouse, owner of TBA & Oil Warehouse Inc. in Indianapolis.

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2021 AWDA Conference Registration Is Open

This year’s conference will take place from Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at The Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

AWDA 2021 Conference To Shift Dates, Feature New Schedule

A limited “virtual option” will be available for participants who wish to involve certain off-site personnel.

AWDA Chair Ryan Samuels On The Value Of Associations

Samuels is confident he has plenty to contribute to AWDA in his new role.