Founded in 1970, PWA is a nonprofit organization of specialty automotive parts distributors joined together to deal with management, financial and legislative matters. Supporting members include manufacturers, manufacturer’s sales representatives, jobbers/retailers, service providers and media publications. PWA's mission is to assist the specialty automotive industry in its efforts to expand, maintain and promote the profitable distribution of specialty automotive products. The main PWA Event is the Annual Conference. PWA Conference is a premier three day opportunity for manufacturers and resellers to meet in a private environment to discuss policies and programs. PWA is Where Industry Leaders Meet.