Dates: January 22-25, 2024
Location: The Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX
Registration Link: https://www.hdaw.org
With new technologies, regulations and customer expectations coming down the pike, it isn’t enough to be aware of what’s changing. You have to prepare. Only Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week delivers a comprehensive experience that’s part deal-making, part upskilling, part networking and entirely focused on what’s next. Build real relationships with access to the industry’s most successful business meetings program and expert insights from peers. This is your chance to see what’s coming — and seize opportunities in a shifting market.
CVSN is a co-owner of HDAW, the premier product show for the commercial vehicle aftermarket. Full information on HDAW is available on the HDAW event-specific web site - www.hdaw.org. Please go there for registration and any other questions that you may have!
CVSN does host a booth along with a few events at HDAW. These events include:
- CVSN Members Meeting / Pillar Community Meetings
Monday, January 22, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Update: Texas 4 in the Convention Center
This meeting will include an update on CVSN activities, a 30 to 45 minute panel discussion on how CVSN’s new Pillar communities apply to companies who offer service and repair, and round table "think-tank" discussions open to all participating members of each Pillar community, led by the co-chairs or liaisons. It will also feature the popular ice cream social at the end of the meeting!
- Leaders of Tomorrow Speed Mentoring Program
Monday, Jan. 22, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Texas Ballroom C
Join us for the reimagined Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) networking event, preceding the Welcome Reception for HDAW attendees. This year we have added some additional elements to the program including a speaker, relevant to our attendees under 45. Structured speed mentoring will be the highlight of the event, where attendees under 45 can visit with 20+ veterans of the industry and gain insights into how to use your time at HDAW effectively and best practices and strategies for a career in the heavy-duty industry. A joint effort between CVSN’s GenNext, Auto Care Association’s YANG, and MEMA’s MiX we hope to see you there! No additional fee to attend, however, pre-registration is recommended.
- An Evening at the CVSN Speakeasy
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Join us for some relaxing post-dinner camaraderie over some staff-selected specialty cocktails. Members and friends are welcomed! Text your favorite staff contact to get the secret access code. provided.
- CVSN Clubhouse (Booth #1601)
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 1:30-6:00 p.m. & Wednesday, Jan. 24, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Stop by the CVSN Clubhouse on the Product Expo show floor to say learn more about CVSN and our 2024 activities and events, enjoy some refreshments and popcorn, "borrow" our members meeting space or just hang out!
- Wednesday Night Lights
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) has taken its grand finale to new heights by hosting its all-industry closing reception at the iconic AT&T Stadium. This popular event brings together leaders and innovators from the heavy-duty trucking and aftermarket industry for a memorable evening of networking and celebration. Against the backdrop of the world-famous home of the Dallas Cowboys, attendees can expect a unique and unforgettable experience as they toast to the conclusion of another successful HDAW.
(NOTE: All attendees are welcome with the purchase of tickets at registration. Roundtrip Transportation will be provided to AT&T Stadium from The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. Buses will begin departing from the Gaylord Tour Bus Lobby starting at 5:00 pm.)
CVSN staff is also available for individual appointments throughout the week. Contact CVSN staff directly for more information or for CVSN-specific events at HDAW.