OPPAA announces 2023 Annual Meeting speaker lineup

September 15, 2022


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Building on over 35 years of success, the Outdoor Power Parts & Accessories Association (“OPPAA”) is continuing its tradition in bringing OEM and non-OEM members together at its upcoming 2023 Annual Meeting, held February 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas.

The event offers attendees a slate of award-winning speakers, plenty of time for networking, and a chance to score industry bragging points at the annual OPPAA Lee Woodcock/Wayne Roger Memorial golf scramble.

Headlining the event will be Sara Hey of Bob Clements International who is no stranger to keynote presentations where her passion for supporting the independent dealer network can be felt by all. Other speakers include Dave Johnson – Constellation Dealership Group, Grant Farnsworth – The Farnsworth Group, Dan Mustico – Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, and Evan Barrington – TraQline. OPPAA Board and staff will also brief attendees on key trends impacting the industry, such as market impacts of California engine elimination, to industry response to product bans.

“Since our organizations naming realignment in February, OPPAA has a renewed focus on protecting the integrity of outdoor power equipment parts and accessories manufacturers and distributors,” explains John Joensen, OPPAA President. Adding “We realize that supporting the overall health of our OPE dealer network is critical to our collective mission.”

The 2023 Annual Meeting will focus on a theme that places the independent dealer network front and center. In fact, OPPAA is in the process of launching a new website that will provide impactful dealer resources to support their businesses. This will be an ongoing goal that OPPAA will continue to update our new website.

For more information on the 2023 OPPAA Annual Meeting, visit: www.oppaa.org.



OPPAA, originally established in 1986, promotes the quality of replacement parts and accessories as an equivalent and economical means for the maintenance and repair of power equipment. OPPAA’s ultimate purpose is to facilitate the growth and availability of quality replacement parts and accessories for outdoor power equipment. For more information, contact Brandon Martin (bmartin@opei.org), call 703.549.7600, or visit www.oppaa.org.