April event features a Tampa-inspired agenda and unique gathering of marketing and communications professionals from the Auto Care industry

EDWARDS, Mo. – Feb. 4, 2016 – Early-bird registration is now available for the 2016 Automotive Communications Council (ACC) annual conference in Tampa, Florida.  Held at the Westin Tampa Bay, the ACC event will begin with an informal reception at 6pm on Tuesday April 19 and conclude at 5pm on Thursday April 21, followed by an informal dinner at the Chart House.   All ACC members and non-members are welcome.

“The ACC events team has pulled together an exciting and educational event that’s sure to inspire attendees about our great industry,” said Kyle Freund, KYB Americas Marketing Manager and Co-Chair of the Events track.  “We believe our jam-packed, entertaining agenda is perfect for marketing & communications professionals at all levels of the Auto Care industry.”

Agenda highlights include a Tour of Brenton Studios, providing a real look at an Auto Care-focused television production studio, as well as insight into changes in roadway technologies.  The event will also feature digital content and emerging technologies, the always-popular shop owner panel, as well as marketing ideas that work in the real world, and more!  Networking opportunities will encourage interaction with marketing peers, and all events are inspired by Tampa’s local culture.

The early-bird registration fee is $450 for ACC members, and $550 for non-members. After March 13th, the conference fee will increase by $100.  Membership in ACC is available to marketing and communication professionals at all levels throughout the auto care industry.  Hotel reservations should be booked directly with the hotel, accessible at:  Westin Tampa Bay (https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=15…).  The guaranteed rate of $179 per night is only available through March 17, and is applicable both 2 days before and 2 days after the conference dates.  After 5:00pm on March 17, the reduced rate will no longer be available.