MiX to Host Brewing Brillance Webinar with Industry GOATs
The MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX) networking group will host a “Brewing Brillance” webinar featuring the aftermarket's greatest of all time (GOATs): Bill Long, president and CEO, MEMA; Larry Pavey, CEO of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group); and John Washbish, president and CEO, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
Held in support of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and its Coffee Club campaign, the free online event will take place on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The webinar will be a thought-provoking roundtable discussion where the participants will delve into insightful inquiries touching on formative influences, career pathways, innovation and much more.
“One of the primary objectives of the MiX council is to give younger aftermarket employees a voice about future aftermarket challenges while also providing development opportunities,” said Ryan Devine, AAP, MiX chairman. “Our upcoming Brewing Brilliance webinar will give the entire industry the opportunity to hear how aftermarket legends navigated their careers and what they feel will be critical moving into the future.”
“We want to thank MiX for hosting this one-of-kind webinar as a way to promote the UAF Coffee Club and to give the aftermarket the chance to hear from three of the greatest to ever work in our industry,” said Todd Hack, MAAP, chairman, UAF Coffee Club work group. “This is a terrific opportunity to gain incredible insight and knowledge, and also ‘pour it forward’ to support the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and its educational mission.”
All industry members are invited to attend the “Brewing Brillance” webinar. To register, click here: https://bit.ly/3sIVeOy.
To join the UAF Coffee Club and help fund scholarships and educational programs for the next generation of aftermarket professionals, visit www.uofa-foundation.org/coffeeclub or text COFFEE to 53-555. The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.
MEMA Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX) is dedicated to addressing and solving industry challenges and concerns by focusing on new ways of thinking from the viewpoint of millennials. Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX) serves as an advisory council to aftermarket executives, with the intent to educate and address business concerns from the perspective of millennials through a reverse mentoring model.
About the University of the Aftermarket Foundation
Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket workforce. The foundation encourages industry support, including donations for the purpose of honoring or memorializing individuals or otherwise recognizing special events, to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry. The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.UofA-Foundation.org.
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 907,000 American jobs in all 50 states. 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/aftermarket-suppliers.