BETHESDA, Md. — Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, is accepting nominations for the 2019 Women of the Year Awards.
The awards include "Auto Care Woman of the Year," "Female Shop Owner of the Year" and "Auto Care Woman of Excellence" and highlight women who have made a significant impact in the auto care industry.
Award recipients will be honored at the Women in Auto Care press conference and reception during the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 5-7, in Las Vegas.
The award criteria include:
- Auto Care Woman of the Year — This lifetime achievement award is presented annually to a leader, mentor and role model who has made significant and outstanding contributions throughout her career to the auto care industry.
- Female Shop Owner of the Year — Presented annually to a female shop owner who demonstrates role model behaviors, leadership and commitment to the advancement of women.
- Auto Care Woman of Excellence — Presented annually to a Women in Auto Care member who has provided recent contributions to the auto care industry while demonstrating role-model behaviors, leadership and commitment to the advancement of women. She is considered a rising star in the industry.
"Celebrating the significant accomplishments and contributions of outstanding women in the auto care industry continues to be a strategic pillar of the Women in Auto Care community," said Tammy Tecklenburg, chair of Women in Auto Care. "The Women of the Year award recipients bring fresh, new perspectives and leadership to our industry that help us all advance."
The deadline to submit Women of the Year award nominations is July 1.