HDAW announces keynote speaker for upcoming event

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Updated Dec 16, 2022
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Conference organizers for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) announced Thursday that Brian Kight, author of DailyDiscipline.com and advisor to businesses and sports teams, will serve as the keynote speaker to the upcoming 2023 event.

In his keynote address, organizers say Kight will give inspiration for attendees to grow their businesses through improved leadership skills. HDAW 2023 is scheduled for Jan. 16-19, 2023, at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.

“We are proud of where our industry is today and take pride in the resourcefulness and resilience we have all displayed to capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges,” says Brian Rieger, vice president of America sales, ConMet, and the supplier co-chair for HDAW.

“We are eager to hear Brian discuss how we can continue to 'shift, adapt and grow' to help ensure that our attendees and their businesses can continue to evolve and be at the forefront of the heavy-duty aftermarket industry.” 

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Kight’s keynote will take place during the opening general session on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and will address his proven, discipline-based strategies that can help leaders and organizations evolve with the changes in the heavy-duty aftermarket industry. By unpacking his performance pathway and the behaviors and strategies that accelerate performance, leaders at every level will walk away with simple, actionable skills to drive excellence in their businesses. 

Kight is an entrepreneur, speaker, and advisor to businesses, sports teams, and schools, and has been featured in ESPN, The Wall Street Journal, NBC, Forms, Sports Illustrated and more. He is the founder of DIGNVS, LLC and the author of DailyDiscipline.com, a daily memo on personal discipline with over 35,550 subscribers. Its central mission is to help people build the discipline they need to accomplish what they want, as fast and reliably as possible, he says. 

“HDAW’23 is shaping up to be our largest, most impactful show to date,” adds Bill Betts, president and COO at Betts Company, and the distributor co-chair for HDAW 2023. “We look forward to providing attendees with access to industry and thought leaders, an unmatched education program, invaluable networking opportunities and an impressive, product expo and sold-out One-on-One Business Meeting Program.” 

Registration for HDAW 2023 is still open. For more information and to register, visit the HDAW event website.

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