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DriveCentric: Awarded the Most Prestigious Vanguard Award at the 2022 Annual AWA Awards

David Fultz
March 15th, 2022

DriveCentric has also been named winner of 3 additional categories at the 2022 AWA Awards: Conversational Commerce, Sales Process, and Best Presenter Award. 


Las Vegas, NV (March 14, 2022) - DriveCentric, Inc., leading provider of Automotive Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, announced today that it was named the winner of the most prestigious Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Award honors companies that continue to develop impactful technology and captivating products for the automotive industry. DriveCentric was recognized as an industry leader for continuous innovation. 

The AWA awards were created in 2008 by Brian Pasch, author and industry leader in automotive marketing strategies, online dealer education, marketing analytics, and digital retailing, to recognize the best vendors in automotive digital marketing. Since then, the AWAs have become a benchmark in the automotive industry for recognizing innovative products in digital retailing, marketing automation, sales process, dealer websites, digital marketing, fixed operations, F&I, training, website merchandising, conversational commerce, business intelligence tools, video technology, OTT, and reputation management.

DriveCentric's lineup of AWA awards included a number of exciting new products designed to create operational efficiencies for automotive dealers to strengthen their brand and grow their bottom line. In addition to creating new tools, DriveCentric fully embraced the challenges and opportunities created by COVID and consumers’ rapid deviation from historical shopping habits. DriveCentric showed their ability to quickly respond with dealer tools when faced with the anomaly of low/no inventory. Through their commitment to design software that is simple to use and steers a new era of engagement, productivity, and growth for auto retailers, DriveCentric has created proven solutions that have helped dealerships navigate through these challenging times.  

Brian recognizes the efforts of many deserving companies who stand out in their areas of expertise and have proven to be thought leaders and innovators this past year and DriveCentric is honored to be selected amongst some of the best software in the industry.


About DriveCentric:

DriveCentric, Inc. is a leading provider of automotive Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. Through bold leadership and innovation, the company’s offerings include dealership CRM, Genius Artificial Intelligence (AI), conversational engagement tools, desking, Facebook Marketplace integration, reputation management, an internal communication platform, and enterprise reporting.

DriveCentric is driven by a commitment to design software that is simple to use and steers a new era of engagement, productivity, and growth for auto retailers. DriveCentric is OEM certified by most manufacturers and integrates all major DMS providers.


About Brian Pasch:

Brian Pasch, Founder of PCG Companies and Brian Pasch Enterprises (BPE), has been actively involved with automotive franchise dealers since 2005. Brian has authored nine bestselling books for the automotive industry: "Remote Retailing Blueprint," "Just Faster," "Automotive Marketing Playbook," "Who Sold It?," "Swimming with Digital Sharks," "Mastering Automotive Digital Marketing," "Selling Cars in a Digital Age," Unfair Advantage," and “Hyper-Local Marketing for Automotive Retail.” Brian is an active conference speaker, 20 Group presenter, and coach to both dealers and members of the vendor community. He has presented workshops at NADA, Digital Dealer, DCDW, Driving Sales Executive Summit, Kain Automotive Workshops, Innovative Dealer Summit, Automotive Engagement Conferences, Automotive Boot Camp, AutoCon, VinWorx, TrueCar Dealer Summits, and the Digital Marketing Strategies Conference. Brian is Google Analytics certified and PCG is a Google Premium Partner company.

Click here to see DriveCentric’s hallmark acceptance speech.

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