Vehicle Care RockStars Logo Partnership AAPEX

Nomination Form

Entry Conditions and Tips

General questions, contact

Mike Maleski


Vehicle Care Rockstars

Criteria and Process

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must be currently working in any segment of today’s vehicle care industry. Any person working within any professional field or position, regardless of size of company or business, is eligible for nomination.

Today’s Vehicle Care RockStars are highly accomplished in their field and are well-regarded for their impact on their business. RockStars have succeeded in today’s marketplace by being hard-working and resilient. They are creative and bold in driving results and making things happen!

Vehicle Care RockStars demonstrate courage, innovation and are highly impactful within their market niche. The Vehicle Care RockStars award program will recognize, celebrate and profile the success stories of RockStars within the vehicle care market.

Designated Vehicle Care Market Segments

All nominees must be working within one of the following vehicle care market segments and all nomination forms must clearly indicate the segment to which the nominee is most closely aligned.

Selection Process

Completed nomination forms will be reviewed and assessed on their own merits and relative to others received. The selection of a nominee to be recognized as a Vehicle Care RockStar will be determined through an independent selection process. Overseeing this process and the Selection Committee will be Jay Burkhart, a recognized industry executive, in collaboration with Babcox Media editorial content staff. Vehicle Care RockStar winners will be selected periodically over the course of the year. The number of selections and timing of their announcement will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Retention of Submitted Forms for Future Consideration

At the Selection Committee’s sole discretion, certain nominations not selected in a certain calendar year may be retained for consideration in a subsequent year.


Winners will be recognized, celebrated and profiled throughout 2023 through a variety of media brands produced by Babcox Media with formats involving print, video, website exposures, e-newsletters, webinars, podcasts, video casts and a variety of social media channels.
Additionally, winners may be honored in-person during select vehicle care industry live events. Each winner will receive a special prize.
Winners will recognized and commemorated on The Vehicle Care RockStars website at

Terms and Conditions


Information and materials provided with nominations on behalf of a nominee will be used by Babcox Media, Inc. and the Vehicle Care RockStars Selection Committee in conjunction with the Vehicle Care RockStars award program for the purposes of evaluating the nomination and creating a press release and other promotional media for selected winners. The preparer of this nomination form consents to the use of such information for these purposes and hereby confirms and represents that all necessary authorizations and consents have been received for such uses.



The preparer of a nomination form understands, authorizes and agrees that, in connection with participation in the Vehicle Care RockStars award program, that Babcox Media, Inc. and the Selection Committee may seek information about the nominee to confirm or supplement information within a nomination form by researching publicly available sources (including, without limitation, information available on social media, or the internet generally), and by other available sources and means.



In consideration of participation in The Vehicle Care RockStars award program, all nominees and nominators hereby release and forever discharge Babcox Media, Inc. and its agents and partners involved with The Vehicle Care RockStars award program from any and all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any nature arising out of or in any way connected to nominees participation in The Vehicle Care RockStars award program including (without any limitation) any information or materials submitted in connection with nominee’s participation in the awards program; any information/background research conducted in connection with nominee’s participation in any related events, ceremonies or promotional activities related to the program and/or nominee’s participation therein; and the determinations of the Selection Committee with respect to this nomination and/or nominee’s recognition or participation in the program.

Nomination Tips


Qualities that make today’s RockStars

Following are just a few tips to consider. A nominator may submit any content they choose, and content may be any length or format. Following are some topics a nominator may want to touch upon.