The future of the motor vehicle aftermarket kicked off the 2015 class of Leadership 2.0, the industry’s formal leadership-development program on Aug. 23. Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance pesident John Washbish served as the opening speaker at the event held at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan.
Registration is now open for the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s 2016 Training Event and Trade Show to take place February 11-13, 2016 at the Caribe Royale all-suite hotel and convention center in Orlando, FL.
The 2016 MACS theme is Mobile A/C: The Next Generation, highlighting the new technologies and generational transition in the total vehicle climate and thermal management industry. The automotive service industry is in the midst of the largest generational shift in its 100+ year history. The men and women who will be stepping into leadership roles face technology and business challenges we could only scarcely imagine 25 years ago.
Industry networking is the number one reason attendees cite for participating, as the MACS annual Training Event and Trade Show is the number one meeting place for all professionals in the total global vehicle climate and thermal management industry.
MACS will have a blockbuster line-up of mobile A/C technical training covering automotive and light duty truck, heavy duty truck, off-road and recreational vehicles. Industry experts from ACDelco, American Cooling Technology, Bergstrom, Caterpillar, DENSO, Eaton, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Four Seasons, Gates, General Motors, Jaguar, Red Dot, Robert Bosch, T/CCI Mfg. U.S. E.P.A. and Other industry experts will provide information and training. Tony Molla, VP of ASA will deliver the Keynote Address.
Social events include; MACS annual golf tournament to be held at Celebration Golf Course, a comedy night at the Caribe ice-breaker social, a casino night worthy of racing fans and more networking opportunities.
Attendees can find a complete list of events and register for them on the MACS website and exhibitors can now sign-up for booth space via http://bit.ly/1K6cZbu.
The exhibitor priority point deadline is Monday, September 21, 2015. The MACS Trade Show will take place of Friday, February 12, 2016.
Links are also available to reserve a hotel room at the Caribe Royale where the host hotel room rate is $159 per night plus tax single or double occupancy. Links and discounts for ground transportation are also available.
To learn more about MACS Worldwide visit www.macsw.org