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CAWA Summer Educational Forum
 June 21-22, 2018
The Renaissance Newport Beach


Thursday June 21- 1:00 p.m. to -Friday June 22, 2018- 2:00 p.m.

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  Renaissance Newport Beach

4500 MacArthur Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Room Reservations:

$179.00 single/double occupancy
(plus Occupancy tax, City tax, Tourism)          

For Reservations click on the link below:

Book your group rate for Leadership Meeting/CAWA

 You may also call the hotel direct at  888-236-2427, please let them know you are with the CAWA group for preferred rates.

DEADLINE to reserve rooms is THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. PST.

    For Directions To Hotel Click on Below Link:


Janet Waldie 
CAWA-Representing the Automotive Parts Industry 


It's time to register for the CAWA Educational Forum

CAWA-Representing the Auto Parts Industry is hosting a 2- day educational forum for their Board of Directors, Manufacturers Advisory Council, general membership, YANG membership and industry guests. During the meeting you will hear industry experts provide insight and critical thinking on topics that affect the automotive parts industry.


Thursday- June 21, 2018

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.-  Executive Committee ONLY   Sponsored by:     
  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.-     Manufacturers Advisory Council   Sponsored by:        
  • 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.-     Public Affairs Committee     Sponsored by:  
  • 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.-     Membership & Education Commitee Sponsored by:   
  • 5:00 p.m-6:00 p.m.-      Reception on Electra Cruise   Sponsored by:                                                                                                                                                               
  • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.      Dinner on Electra Cruise   Sponsored by:     

Friday- June 22, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.- Board of Director's Meeting      Sponsored by:    
  • 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m- General Session, YANG Regional Meet-Up, Lunch & Presentations                              Sponsored by:                                                                                                      
  • "What Every Business Owner Needs to Know About Mergers & Acquistions- Even if You Don't Plan            on Selling Your Business"- Presented by: Rick Schwartz, CEO & Managing Partner, Schwartz Advisors                
  • "Driving Tomorrow's Workforce of Technicians"-Presented by: Jennifer Maher, Chief Executive Officer, TechForce Foundation                                                      

  • "The Effects of Emerging Technologies on Automotive Service"- Presented by: Derek Kaufman, Managing Partner, Schwartz Advisors

  • " What's Occuring at CARB that Will Impact Automotive?"-Presented by: Richard Corey, Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board

  • "Association Information & Business Issues"- Presented by: Rodney Pierini, CEO & President, CAWA-Representing the Automotive Parts Industry

  •  2:00 p.m. Adjourn

    Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors