CAWA, which represents the automotive parts industry, today announced Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. will once again be the exclusive sponsor of their 2018 Gala Dinner in conjunction with the annual AAPEX and SEMA trade shows being held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual gala event is the highlight of the year for the Association, and is dedicated to raising funds for the Association’s scholarship programs. The event also recognizes the outgoing chairman’s service and commitment to CAWA and industry with its “Red Vest” award ceremony. Mr. Bob Cushing , President and CEO, WORLDPAC and Executive Vice President, Advance Professional will give this year’s keynote address at the event.
The gala will be held at Caesar’s Palace on Sunday evening October 28, 2018. Additional information about the event is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.332.2292, ext. 1201.
“We are honored to support our industry through the CAWA scholarship programs,” said Selwyn Joffe, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Motorcar Parts of America. “Supporting these programs aligns well with one of MPA’s core values of educating future generations of leaders in our industry.”
All proceeds from the event will benefit the CAWA Memorial Scholarship Fund which promotes quality and high standards through education within the auto care industry. All of these coveted scholarships are awarded to students in a curriculum leading to a degree or certificate in an accredited college, university or technical institute.
“We are pleased that Motorcar Parts of America will sponsor this year’s gala and appreciate their support over the past several years”, commented Jack Gosnell, Chair of the CAWA Board of Directors. “Their gracious support allows the Association to garner the financial support necessary to continue granting scholarships to future associates in the auto care industry”, he continued.
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