The Import Vehicle Community, a community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting nominations for the 2018 People Awards and entries for the 2018 Import Product and Marketing Awards program and showcases at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, taking place Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2018.
The Import Vehicle Community serves the needs of all businesses engaged in import nameplate products and services and is the leader in recognizing excellence among the people and products of the import auto care industry.
The People Awards are intended to honor outstanding individuals in the import automotive industry whose accomplishments have significantly contributed to the import industry segment and its overall growth and progress. The People Awards will be presented at the Import Vehicle Community Luncheon and Awards Program on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 at AAPEX.
The 2018 People Awards categories include:
- Hall of Fame Award
- Lifetime Industry Achievement Award
- Person of the Year Award
- Young Executive of the Year Award
The Import Product and Marketing Awards program is open to all AAPEX exhibitors and offers an excellent opportunity to gain great visibility and recognition for product and marketing concepts for import nameplate cars or trucks. All product award entries will be displayed in the awards program showcases during AAPEX in the Sands Expo on Level 2, Hall D+, booth #42011 and will be recognized at a press conference on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
The 2018 Import Product and Marketing Awards categories include:
- Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product or Product Line
- Best New Product or Product Line for Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Performance Product or Accessory for Import Cars or Trucks
- Best New Tool for Repairs on Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Problem-Solver for Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Packaging of a Product for Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Merchandising/Advertising of a Product for Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Print or Electronic Catalog of a Product Line for Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Electronic Media Import Cars or Trucks
- Best Functional Fluid for Import Cars or Trucks
All 2018 Import Product and Marketing Awards entries received by Aug. 31 will enjoy early-bird discount pricing.
For more information about the Import Vehicle Community awards programs or to submit a nomination or product entry, visit autocare.org/import-vehicle-community/awards. Questions? Contact Angela Chiang at [email protected] or (301) 654-6664 x1057.