Auto Care Association

Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour to participate in AAIA Town Hall

Haley Barbour, former governor of Mississippi and former chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be participating in the 2012 AAIA Town Hall this week at AAPEX in Las Vegas. Barbour, who previously served twice as chairman of the Republican National Committee, is replacing Dan Bartlett, former counselor, President George W. Bush, during the political discussion at Town Hall. Hosted by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), the Town Hall, sponsored by Polk, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 7 a.m. in the Palazzo Ballroom in The Venetian Hotel.

This year’s Town Hall program will feature two separate presentations and a political discussion:
• Danielle Russell, industry director, automotive, Google, Inc.
• Tim Rogers, president, Polk
• Terry McAuliffe, former chairman, Democratic National Committee
• Haley Barbour, former governor, Mississippi

Polk, a provider of automotive information and marketing solutions, is the primary sponsor of Town Hall. Five member organizations of the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) are contributing sponsors:

• Auto Value
• Automotive Distribution Network
• Bumper-to-Bumper
• Federated Auto Parts
• National Pronto Association

Limited tickets for the 2012 AAIA Town Hall are still available and include a full buffet breakfast. Individual tickets are $100 for AAIA members and $115 for non-members, and a table of 10 is $850 for AAIA members and $1,000 for non-members. For tickets on-site, please visit the AAIA Member Center in meeting room 201 of the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, call 301-654-6664.