The deadline for distributors to register for the One-on-One Business Meetings program at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) Conference is Friday, Nov. 16. HDAW 2008 will be held Monday, Jan. 21
through Thursday, Jan. 24 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nev.
All distributor members of HDAW-affiliated organizations who have registered for HDAW 2008 are entitled to participate in the one-on-one meetings, to be held on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 23-24. Participation is included in the $400 member conference registration fee.
Industry members are urged to register early. Close to 100 exhibiting suppliers have already registered for the 2008 meetings, which will be the most extensive in the industry.
Online registration and housing arrangements are available at
Registration materials for the One-on-One Business Meetings may be obtained by contacting Ramona Greene at (904) 737-2900 or e-mailing
Distributors registering for the conference will be able to delay payment for the HDAW Conference, with billing on credit card registrations deferred until Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008. Early member registration discounts are in effect before Monday, Jan. 7, 2008.
HD manufacturers who have not yet registered for exhibit space at HDAW 2008 and missed the deadline for inclusion in the One-on-One Business Meetings selection forms, may still be included on an addendum, if registered by Nov. 16. The addendum will alert participating distributors of additional manufacturers wishing to meet with distributors, but not included on the meeting selection form.
HDAW is presented by a joint operating committee comprised of industry leaders from American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS), Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network, (CVSN), Heavy Duty America (HDA), Heavy Duty Distribution Association (HDDA), Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group (HDRG), International Truck Parts Association (ITPA), Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), Power Heavy Duty, Service Specialists Association (SSA), Truck Pride and VIPAR HD Parts.
For more information on exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at HDAW 2008, contact Bill Glasgow, Sr., conference manager, at 708-226-1300 or e-mail