Registration open for 2024 Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference

Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto  Care Association, today announced the opening of registration for its annual Women in  Auto Care Leadership Conference. The conference will take place Feb. 20-22, 2024 in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. The theme for this year’s conference is “Innovate and Impact.” 

The 2024 Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference will feature: 

  • DISC Assessments for each attendee; 
  • An interactive innovation workshop; 
  • Thought leaders unpacking the latest industry trends; 
  • An insightful keynote speaker; 
  • A series of Lightning Talks with practical tips on how to take advantage of emerging technologies; 
  • An array of engaging sessions and activities focused on personal and professional development; 
  • Exclusive conversations with industry leaders on how they got to where they are today and lessons learned; and 
  • The annual fundraising event in support of the Women in Auto Care scholarship program. 

“The Women in Auto Care community plays a leading role in providing educational opportunities and support for the industry,” said Jessica Toliuszis, chair, Women in Auto Care. “Our community is making an impact at the forefront of trends influencing installers, repair shops, heavy duty suppliers, e-commerce platforms, retailers, consumers, distributors, supply chains, maintenance businesses, and so much more. Our 2024 conference in Salt Lake City will be jam-packed with content for your teams to impact and innovate throughout the industry. Come for the inspiration, leave with actionable insights to responsibly disrupt your business, driving towards our future.” 

Speaker Mentorship Program 
The Women in Auto Care Leadership Council is excited to continue its successful speaker mentorship program for the 2024 conference, with the aim of supporting Women in Auto Care community professionals to translate their skills, knowledge, and expertise into an engaging presentation to share with the community at the conference. Through the speaker mentorship, the selected applicant will receive mentorship support in developing and creating an up-to-25-minute presentation for the conference. Full details can be found on the conference registration page. 

Lightning Talk Sessions 
The 2024 Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference is looking to provide a platform for community members to share their thought-provoking ideas and knowledge in a “lightning talk” format centered around harnessing the power of innovation and emerging technology. Interested attendees can submit their ideas for consideration to showcase their creativity and expertise. These short-form presentations will be 7-8 minutes in length, focused, fast-paced and share practical takeaways. Full details can be found on the conference registration page. 

Earn CEU credits 
Women in Auto Care conferences have been accredited by Northwood University since 2012 and all conference attendees are eligible to receive continuing education units (CEU) credits toward their Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) or Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) professional designations.  

For more information about the Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference and to register, visit autocare.org/wiacconference or contact womeninautocare@autocare.org.   


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