Auto Care Association Hosts Two New Webinars in August

Posted by Auto Care News on August 08, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – August 8, 2017 – The Auto Care Association is hosting two new webinars in August, designed to inform and educate professionals in the industry on key issues, trends and business opportunities. Webinars are just one of many resources the association provides to help businesses strategically position themselves for the future.

On Thursday, Aug. 10, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET, Renegotiating NAFTA – Impact on the Auto Care Industry will explore:

  • Likely negotiating priorities for each country;
  • Where we are in the process, highlighting potential stakeholder engagement opportunities;
  • Likely areas for modernization, including e-commerce, energy, labor and the environment;
  • How NAFTA 2.0 could compare to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); and
  • Anticipated NAFTA renegotiation challenges.

Speakers Yohai Baisburd, partner, Dentons Washington, D.C., Paul Lalonde, partner, Dentons Toronto, and Joaquín Contreras, partner, Dentons Mexico City, will be featured as panelists. Register for the NAFTA webinar here

On Monday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET, The New Aftermarket Era: Opportunities in Mexico will delve into:

  • Key industry facts about Mexico;
  • Vehicle sales and VIO trends;
  • The ACES Standards and how they support trade; and
  • Why Mexico is a large player-to-be in the auto care industry.

Evaristo Garcia, founder, Integrate Data Facts (IDF) and Mexico market specialist, will lead the discussion. Register for the Mexico webinar here

Each webinar will include the opportunity for attendees to ask questions to the presenters during a live Q&A session. Both members and non-members are welcome to attend both webinars, free of charge. Attendees unable to participate live can still register, and will be provided with a recording of the webinar after it has concluded. 

About the Auto Care Association

Based in Bethesda, Md., the Auto Care Association has nearly 3,000 member companies that represent some 150,000 independent automotive businesses that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service and repair. Visit