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Press Release: HDAW ’19 Early Bird Distributor Contest Winners Announced

Date: December 20, 2018

The organizers of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2019 have announced the winners of their Early Bird Registration Contest. All distributor attendees who registered for HDAW ‘19 prior to Dec. 3, 2018 were automatically entered into a drawing for redeemable prizes during the conference, which occurs Jan. 28-31, 2019.

The grand prize winner is Steve Hillis of B&C Truck Electric Service.  The prize package includes Mirage luxury suite accommodations, Mirage VIP check-in and status throughout the stay duration, and Mirage limo airport transportation for HDAW ‘19.

The following winners received the second place prize - a pair of tickets to the famous Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment show during the HDAW ’19 conference.

  • Randy Barrington, Lindsay Truck Supply

  • Adam Clark, Midwest Wheel Co.

  • Dennis McCloskey, Point Spring & Driveshaft Co.

  • Edoardo Poffo, Arrowhead Electrical Products, Inc.

The following winners received $50 Mirage credits.

  • Scott Burch, Anderson Brothers, Inc.

  • Neil Hendricks, Six Robblees’, Inc.

  • Josh Martinez, Jerry & Keith’s Truck & Trailer Repair

  • Richard Sheehan, State Spring Service

  • Kevin Teixeria, Fort Garry Industries, Ltd.

The following winners received Mirage spa certificates.

  • Tim Cahoon, A-1 Truck Parts

  • Matt Collins, Perfection Truck Parts & Equipment

  • Frank Ferguson, Custom Truck & Equipment, LLC

  • Dennis Roe, Frontier Truck Parts

  • John Williams, Westrans Company

Registration is still open for distributors, and registered distributors can elect to defer payment for HDAW ’19 conference admission fees until Dec. 28, 2018. 

The 14th annual HDAW will be held Jan. 28-31, 2019 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. HDAW is the largest North American gathering of the independent heavy-duty aftermarket industry. More than 2,500 executives and managers from the U.S., Canada, and six other countries – including distributors, suppliers, service providers, educators, and industry media – attended the 2018 conference in Las Vegas.

HDAW is a business-to-business, executive conference presented by a joint operating committee of industry leaders from 12 distinguished industry associations: American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS), Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS), Auto Care Association/HDDA, Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN), HDA-Truck Pride, Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), APRA's Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group (HDRG), International Truck Parts Association (ITPA), Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), Power Heavy Duty, Service Specialists Association (SSA), and VIPAR Heavy Duty.

For more information, go to or contact W.T. Glasgow, conference management, at 708.226.1300.