Conventions - May 2008

Fast Lube Expo 2008

AOCA Member of the Year Randy Stevens accepts his award.

The Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA) met in Las Vegas, NV for its annual Convention and Expo on March 10-13.

The activities kicked off on Monday with the New Owners Boot Camp followed by a full day of educational programming.

Tuesday morning opened with the Early Bird Open Forums followed by the AOCA Membership Meeting and Brunch, and awards were presented. Among those honored at the membership meeting were:

  • AOCA Member of the Year — Randy Stevens
  • AOCA Associate Member of the Year — Marcy Watson
  • Edward S. O’Neill Community Service Award — Walter Gislason
  • Operator of the Year — Tim Embry

Following the awards the expo floor was opened for the first time, and all were invited to check out the new improvements in the industry.

Wednesday brought more educational sessions and floor time, and the show came to a close on Thursday morning.

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