Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference

reconnect and revitalize with us in person at the Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana to hear from dynamic speakers and workshops including personal and professional development tools and updates on industry trends.

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CEU credits available

All attendees are eligible to receive continuing education units (CEU) credits toward their Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) or Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) professional designations.

2022 Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference

Wednesday, March 23 – Friday, March 25, 2022

Reconnect with your peers and revitalize your future at the 2022 Women in Auto Care Week Leadership Conference! Join the Women in Auto Care community Mar. 23-25 in person for an engaging conference featuring dynamic speakers and workshops focused on sharpening personal and professional development skills and providing you with the latest industry updates and trends.

Our conferences have been accredited by Northwood University since 2012.


Donate to the Scholarship Auction Fundraiser

Don't miss the opportunity to donate a gift to support the Community Scholarship Auction Fundraiser!

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Highlights

Call for Breakout Proposals

Do you have a presentation topic that you think would be a good fit for the Women in Auto Care community?

Applications are now open for breakout session proposals for our Annual Leadership Conference! For more information and to apply click here

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 5th

 

New Opportunity: Speaker Mentorship Program

Do you have an idea for a session topic but have never given a professional presentation before?

Women in Auto Care is piloting a speaker mentorship program to help support community professionals translate their skills, knowledge, and expertise into an engaging presentation to share with the community at the annual Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference. For more information and to apply click here.

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 5th

Conference Schedule


All sessions and events will take place in Eastern Standard Time and subject to change.

 

Wednesday, March 23
Thursday, March 24
Friday, March 25

Hotel

Marriott Indy Downtown
marriott indianapolis downtown

350 E Maryland St,
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Reserve yOUR Hotel Room

Deadline to receive discounted housing rate:
Friday, February 11, 2022

$209++ per night

Reserve Hotel

*Please note, rooms are limited. Please book your room as soon as possible.

Registration

GENERAL

includes:

(1) access to the Conference & all associated activities.

  • Member - $495
  • Non-Member - $595

Shop Owner

  • Member - $275
  • Non-Member - $325

Register Here

VIP

includes:

(1) access to the Conference & all associated activities, and
(2) a Conference Swag Bag available upon arrival on-site at the Marriott.

  • Member - $595
  • Non-Member - $695

Shop Owner

  • Member - $375
  • Non-Member - $425


Register Here

Benefactor

includes:

(1) access to the Conference & all associated activities,
(2) a Conference Swag Bag available upon arrival on-site at the Marriott, and
(3) a donation in support of WiAC scholarships.

  • Member - $695
  • Non-Member - $795

Shop Owner

  • Member - $475
  • Non-Member - $525

Register Here

Health & Safety

We look forward to seeing everyone in person for the 2022 Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference!  

Our primary focus is providing a safe and healthy environment for all Conference attendees.  Auto Care is working with the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown and Visit Indy to take precautions for the safety of all in attendance at the Conference.  

In addition, to help ensure as safe and productive an event as possible, Auto Care staff and representatives will take all appropriate and advisable precautions and measures as advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for COVID-19.  All attendees will be informed accordingly of any new or updated procedures, plans and details as they are determined, put in place or evolved moving towards March.

Conference Sponsorships

 

If you would like to become a Women in Auto Care Annual Sponsor, please click here for more information.


KEYNOTE SPEAKER SPONSORSHIP (OPENING OR CLOSING)

Support Women in Auto Care with access to the best talent and educators for our attendees.

Choose from a list of conference speakers or recommend your own!

Speaker selection defers to Women in Auto Care Committee. Recommendations and suggestions are welcome and always considered.

• Company speaker introduction
• 5 minute podium time
• Company recognition in digital and on-site conference materials

$2,500

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

 

SPONSOR A SPEAKER

Support Women in Auto Care with access to the best talent and educators for our attendees.

Choose from a list of conference speakers or recommend your own!

Speaker selection defers to Women in Auto Care Committee. Recommendations and suggestions are welcome and always considered.

• Company speaker introduction
• 5 minute podium time
• Company recognition in digital and on-site conference materials

$2,000

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

 

PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT VENDOR SPONSOR

Opportunity for company branding and recognition in each email distributed to attendees that participated in this activity in addition to recognition in digital and on-site conference materials.

$5,000

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

CONFERENCE LANYARDS

SOLD!

Opportunity to have the conference lanyards worn by all attendees customized with your company’s name and/or logo.

$1,000

HOTEL KEY CARDS

Opportunity to have the hotel room keys which are distributed to all attendees customized with your company’s name, logo, and/or artwork.

$1,000

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

CONFERENCE INTERNET

Opportunity to sponsor the conference internet accessible for the entire conference.

The internet sponsor will receive:

  • Recognition in the conference app
  • Reference throughout the conference when noting the internet, and
  • The opportunity to name the network ID and password for attendees’ access.

$2,500

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

COFFEE BREAK

Held mid-morning and mid-afternoon, these events provide refreshments for all attendees during a general session break. The Sponsor will receive recognition in the conference agenda and on digital and printed promotional materials..

One sponsor per coffee break.

  • Thursday morning
  • Thursday afternoon
  • Friday morning

* Option to include branded cookies +$1,200
* Option to include branded napkins +$500

$1,500

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

WELCOME HAPPY HOUR

This event provides a beer and wine reception for all attendees.

Opportunity for company branding and recognition in digital and on-site conference materials to include branded napkins at the reception.

$2,500

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

FLOOR DECALS

Expand your brand with these custom floor decals displayed during the entire conference in the event registration and general session hallways.

$500 for ten (10) decals

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

MIRROR DECALS

One of the most heavily-visited areas of any conference are the washrooms.

Take advantage of such valuable real estate by sponsoring the Leadership Conference conference washrooms with custom mirror decals featuring your company’s logo.

$750

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

CONFERENCE SELFIE FRAME

Show your support and gain brand exposure with a branded Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference selfie frame.

Attendees will have access to this frame to take selfies throughout the conference and to share on social media with the conference hashtag.

$1,500

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

COLUMN WRAPS

Showcase and advertise your company brand on columns throughout the General Session ballroom. 

$1,250 per column (maximum 4)

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE EVENT APP BANNER IMAGE

Opportunity to utilize the banner image at the top of the activity stream which is the ‘home page’ of the event app.

$1,250

In the checkout process, please select "Purchase for Organization"

We look forward to seeing everyone in person for Connect 2022!  

Our primary focus is providing a safe and healthy environment for all Conference attendees.  Auto Care is working with the Hyatt Regency Orlando to take precautions for the safety of all in attendance at the Conference.  

In addition, to help ensure a safe and productive event as possible, Auto Care staff and representatives will take all appropriate and advisable precautions and measures as advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for COVID-19.  All attendees will be informed accordingly of any new or updated procedures, plans, and details as they are determined, put in place, or evolved moving towards May.

for questions

Registration, Housing & Logistics

Leah1
Leah Jones
CMP, CAE, DES, Director, Meetings and Events

leah.jones@autocare.org

 

(240) 333-1061

WiAC Community, Sponsorship & Scholarship Fundraiser

JessicaFinnerty1
Jessica Finnerty
CEM, Manager,
Meetings and Events

jessica.finnerty@autocare.org

 

(240) 333-1051

Conference Speakers & Education

AmandaBischoping1
Amanda Bischoping
DES, Manager, Education

amanda.bischoping@autocare.org

 

(240) 333-1027