Strong participation for Women’s Board summit

Aug. 10, 2011

The Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) announces the early participants in the inaugural WB Aftermarket Women’s Business Summit Nov. 1-3, 2011. The event takes place in Las Vegas, Nev., during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).

To date, the companies hosting female shop owners and managers attending the summit include Advance Auto Parts, The Pep Boys, Crow-Burlingame/Bumper-to-Bumper and National Pronto Assoc. In addition, Northwood University will be sending four students as the recipients of the Continental Female Leadership Scholarship.

“These companies hosting their customers at the first-ever summit recognize the importance of introducing their female shop owners and managers to AAPEX - the industry’s main event,” said WB president Ruth Ehlinger, AAA. “We are pleased to offer them this unique experience, along with educational and networking sessions focused on empowering them to achieve business and professional success.”

Companies and organizations that are interested in hosting attendees for the event, or sponsoring the summit, should contact the WB at [email protected], or call 240-333-1019.

For complete information on the summit, including a draft agenda, visit