Charles Tyson, Executive Vice President of Advance Auto Parts to Keynote CAWA's Industry Gala

(Sacramento, CA. - October 22, 2015)   CAWA, a regional automotive trade association, today announced that Charles Tyson, EVP Merchandising, Marketing , Supply Chain of Advance Auto Parts will keynote their 2015 Gala Dinner to "kick -off" Industry Week in Las Vegas next month. The gala will be held at Caesar's Palace on Sunday evening November 1, 2015. To receive additional information about the event or to register click (here). The event is exclusively sponsored by Motorcar Parts of America.

"We are pleased that Mr. Tyson would accept our invitation and discuss mutual issues with the CAWA membership at the event", said Ward Myers, Chair of the CAWA Board of Directors. "With individuals of his caliber, our annual event will once again be successful and significant funds will be raised for our scholarship program", he continued.

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. The scholarship is awarded to students in a curriculum leading to a degree or certificate in an accredited college, university or technical institute.

CAWA is a regional auto care industry trade association, which represents auto parts jobbers, warehouse distributors, retailers, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and program groups. The Association provides education, legislative, regulatory and business support to the industry and its membership. It is one of the largest trade associations of its kind in the United States and recognized as a leader in the auto care industry. Visit for further information about the Association.

Rodney Pierini
President & CEO
CAWA - Representing the Automotive Parts Industry
4030 Lennane Drive, Sacramento, CA. 95834
800.332.2292, ext. 1

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