MEMA, the Vehicle Suppliers Association, has announced the launch of the 2023 Spring into Advocacy Legislative Summit.
The annual summit will take place on April 26-27 in Washington, D.C., and provides a meaningful opportunity for aftermarket suppliers to engage directly with lawmakers and regulators on pressing issues that impact the industry, including repair access and the passage of the REPAIR Act.
“We are excited to host the 2023 Legislative Summit and provide a platform for aftermarket suppliers to engage with policymakers on the REPAIR Act,” said Paul McCarthy, President and CEO, MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers. “This is a critical time to gain support and co-sponsors for the repair access legislation, and the summit provides a direct way to make that happen, putting members directly in front of their representatives.
“And it’s important for members to know that this is not just for government affairs people – we need lots of voices and perspectives in these meetings.”
In addition to right to repair, the 2023 Spring into Advocacy Legislative Summit will provide an opportunity for aftermarket suppliers to highlight other critical issues, including the transition to net-zero vehicle emissions, trade and China, workforce challenges, and more.
In addition to meetings with lawmakers, attendees will also have the opportunity to listen to experts dive into the issues affecting suppliers during educational sessions.
MEMA advocates for and with vehicle suppliers to advance their business interests. The Legislative Summit will offer attendees the chance to learn, engage and make their voices heard during this crucial time in the industry.
Registration for the 2023 Spring into Advocacy Legislative Summit is now open. To learn more and register, click here.
MEMA, The Vehicle Suppliers Association, is the leading trade association in North America for vehicle suppliers, parts manufacturers, and remanufacturers. It has been the voice of the vehicle supplier industry since 1904. Its more than 1,000 members are Strong by Association.
Companies join MEMA via two membership groups: MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and MEMA Original Equipment Suppliers. Automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers are the largest manufacturing sector in North America and lead the way in new vehicle innovations.
Members conceive, design, and manufacture the OE systems and technologies that make up two-thirds of the value of every vehicle and supply the aftermarket with the parts that keep millions of vehicles on the road, fuelling international commerce and meeting society’s transportation needs. MEMA members are committed to safety and sustainability.
MEMA has offices in Southfield, Mich.; Research Triangle Park, N.C.; and Washington, D.C. Learn more at MEMA.org.