Performance Parts & Accessories Expo This Weekend
Racer's Equipment Warehouse will hold its Performance Parts & Accessories Expo this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, March 2–3, at 111 Commerce Dr., Warwick, Rhode Island. For the second consecutive year, the Saturday of the expo is open to the public. The cost of admission is one can of food per person as a donation to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. The expo also provides jobbers and members of the trade, as well as their customers, the opportunity to meet with accessory and performance manufacturers face to face. Registration, which is required for the Jobber/Trade Show and Sunday, is available on the Racer's Equipment Warehouse website.
Chris Berg Joins Sports Car Club of America Inc., SCCA Pro Racing
Sports Car Club of America Inc. and SCCA Pro Racing have named Chris Berg public relations coordinator, a newly created position that serves roles in both organizations. Berg will provide event coverage and serve as the main contact for on-site media on behalf of SCCA Pro Racing at each Mazda MX-5 Cup and Pirelli World Challenge Championship race. Berg will also handle other assignments for SCCA’s Club Racing, Solo and Rally divisions. Berg comes to SCCA with two years of motorsports public relations experience with a Kansas City-based karting organization. In addition to his public relations experience, Berg has also worked as a freelance journalist since 2004, covering a variety of subjects, including higher education and college sports. The vast majority of that time was spent covering motorsports for a variety of media outlets.
Kevin Doyle, new sales and marketing manager for Perma-Cool, has 25 years of experience in automotive sales and marketing.
Kevin Doyle Named Perma-Cool Sales & Marketing Manager
Perma-Cool Products has appointed Kevin Doyle to sales and marketing manager. According to the company, Doyle will be responsible for domestic and international sales with an emphasis on expanding its distribution base, as well as marketing, which includes advertising, brand management and media relations. Doyle, who has 25 years of experience in automotive sales and marketing, most recently served as sales and marketing manager for Global West Suspension.
Car Guy Nation and Dudepins Form Marketing Partnership
Car Guy Nation has formed a marketing partnership with Dudepins, a website for "men to discover and share everything that's manly." According to a recent release from Car Guy Nation, Dudepins lets men organize and share their interests, such as fancy rides, latest styles, good eats, dream destinations and more. This is Car Guy Nation's first partnership with a lifestyle website working on the same revenue-share agreement. Dudepins will receive a percentage of total spent by new members referred to Car Guy Nation.
QA1 Celebrates 20 Years in Business
QA1 is celebrating 20 years in business in 2013. As part of its anniversary celebration, QA1 announced its plans to host several events, including its 2nd Annual Open House and Cruise in conjunction with the Car Craft Summer Nationals, Friday, July 19. For more information, visit www.qa1.net/cruise. “I’m very proud of the accomplishments and progress of the company over the last 20 years,” said founder and CEO Jim Jordan. “I’m excited to see where we can take QA1 in the future.”
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