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Deadline Extended for Channel Excellence Award


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MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and Epicor announced an application deadline extension for the 2023 Channel Excellence Award.

The award was established in 2019 to celebrate innovation and collaboration between suppliers and channel partners that drive aftermarket growth. The new deadline is Feb. 8.

The selection committee includes well-known leaders, analysts and educators from the aftermarket who will review applications and select the winner. Committee members represent all major levels of the aftermarket including repair shops, distributors and suppliers to ensure a broad perspective.

The 2023 Channel Excellence Award winners will be announced during the Vision Conference on April 12 in Chicago. 

The 2023 MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Channel Excellence Award selection committee includes:  

  • Chris Gardner, MEMA Aftermarket 
  • Rick Guirlinger, Schwartz Advisors 
  • Tim Hardin, Epicor 
  • Tony Molla, TM Consulting 
  • John Passante, The Organizational Development Group 
  • Joe Pomaranski, Pomaranski Consulting 

The 2022 Channel Excellence Award winners were NGK AutoZone which, together, shared market research and applied point-of-sale data and other information to develop an oxygen-sensor program that grows market share, reduces inventory requirements, and lays the foundation for future shifts in market demand. 

The application and additional information on the Channel Excellence Award can be found by clicking 

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