MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers will continue to accept submissions through Feb. 8 for the annual award recognizing collaborative and innovative aftermarket initiatives.
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and Epicor announced an application deadline extension for the 2023 Channel Excellence Award. The award was established in 2019 to celebrate innovation and collaboration between suppliers and channel partners that drive aftermarket growth. The new deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023.
The Selection Committee includes well-known leaders, analysts and educators from the aftermarket who will review applications and select the winner. Committee members represent all major levels of the aftermarket industry including repair shops, distributors and suppliers, to ensure a broad perspective. The 2023 Channel Excellence Award winners will be announced during the Vision Conference on April 12, 2023, in Chicago, Ill.
The 2023 MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Channel Excellence Award Selection Committee includes:
•Chris Gardner, MEMA Aftermarket
•Rick Guirlinger, Schwartz Advisors
•Tim Hardin, Epicor
•Tony Molla, TM Consulting
•John Passante, The Organizational Development Group
•Joe Pomaranski, Pomaranski Consulting
The 2022 Channel Excellence Award winners were NGK AutoZone which, together, shared market research and applied point-of-sale (POS) data and other information to develop an oxygen (O2) sensor program that grows market share, reduces inventory requirements, and lays the foundation for future shifts in market demand.
The application and additional information on the Channel Excellence Award can be found by clicking here.
About MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 871,000 American jobs. MEMA Aftermarket is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members across all areas of the aftermarket including light vehicle, commercial vehicle, and remanufacturing.
MEMA, The Vehicle Suppliers Association, is the leading trade association in North America for vehicle suppliers, parts manufacturers, and remanufacturers. Automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers are the largest manufacturing sector in the United States and lead the way in new vehicle innovations. MEMA has been the voice of the vehicle supplier industry since 1904. Its more than 1,000 members are Strong by Association.
Members supply the aftermarket with the parts that keep millions of vehicles on the road, fueling international commerce and meeting society’s transportation needs. MEMA members are committed to safety and sustainability.
MEMA has offices in Southfield, Mich.; Research Triangle Park, N.C.; and Washington, D.C. Learn more at MEMA.org.