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Women in Auto Care and AIA Canada Announce First Joint International Women's Conference

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March 22, 2018— Women in Auto Care, a global community of auto care professionals dedicated to achieving career advancement for women in the automotive aftermarket, and the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) have joined together to announce the first-ever international women’s conference for auto care industry professionals. The 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference: Engage to Elevate will take place June 13-14, 2018, in Toronto, Canada at the Hyatt Regency Toronto.

Attendees of the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference can expect to:

  • Raise their profile by creating relationships with international women and businesses

  • Gain key resources and training needed to develop personally and professionally

  • Sharpen industry skills while earning CEUs towards their AAP or MAAP

The conference is open to all professionals in the auto care industry, and can benefit women in many roles, including: technicians, shop owners, engineers, business management, marketing, sales, product management, manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, retail, consulting, media, industry associations and more.

“Uniting women globally is very exciting for our organization,” said Tammy Tecklenburg, president, Women in Auto Care. “Through the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference, we are aiming to elevate the ideas, insights and influence of women across our industry. We are thrilled to bring our two organizations together and extend our impact across the border.”

“We are proud to continue our longstanding partnership with Women in Auto Care by offering this unique setting for women across North America in the automotive aftermarket to network and develop their leadership abilities, competencies and strengths,” said Luciana Nechita, director, public affairs, AIA Canada. “This joint conference will create a space to pave the way for women to more effectively drive their careers forward.”

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