HRIA members will be able to recognize fellow industry professionals who have inspired, enhanced or significantly contributed to the success of the hot-rod segment of the automotive aftermarket by nominating them for the 2020 HRIA Council Awards.  Winners will be announced and honored at the 2020 SEMA Show HRIA Reception in Las Vegas, and nomination forms are available at beginning later this month

This year’s awards are:

HRIA Hall of Fame

HRIA Hot Rod Hall of Fame honors and recognizes outstanding individuals in the hot-rod industry whose creativity, dignity, integrity, industriousness and accomplishments on a national basis have enhanced the status of the industry while significantly contributing to its growth.

HRIA Industry Recognition Award

The HRIA Industry Recognition Award is presented to an individual who has made an exceptional contribution to the hot-rod industry over a period of the past 10 years. Recipient must be an employee or principal of an HRIA member company in good standing.

HRIA Business of the Year

The HRIA Business of the Year award is presented to a company that has made an exceptional contribution to hot-rod industry. Company must be an HRIA member in good standing.

To learn more about the criteria for each award, visit