AAPEXEDU PROGRAM UNVEILED
AAPEX 2018 will host more than 2,500 exhibiting companies and 47,000 targeted buyers
AAPEX 2018 is partnering with 10 leading organisations to deliver what it calls the most robust education program to date to ensure professionals stay ahead and grow their businesses in today’s high-tech automotive aftermarket industry.
AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and will take place across October 30 to November 1 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
The 2018 AAPEXedu program will include expert-led training from the Auto Care Association, the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), AVI, IHS Markit, MERA – The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing, NARSA – the International Heat Transfer Association, Northwood University, the NPD Group and RLO Training. In this year’s Mobility Garage, AVI will offer underhood demonstrations and the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) will provide electric and alternative fuel vehicle demonstrations.
More than 50 AAPEXedu sessions will make up the 2018 program. While many are suitable for all automotive aftermarket audiences, specific sessions will also be designated for automotive service professionals and repair shops, parts suppliers, national service chains, manufacturers and professionals under 40.
The AAPEXedu sessions are organised in the following tracks: Technology, Industry Trends, Service Professionals Program, Business Management, Import/Export, Heating/Cooling, Heavy Duty, Paint and Body, and a Young Professionals Program.
All AAPEXedu sessions and Mobility Garage demonstrations are included in the AAPEX online registration fee, which is $40US (approximately $53.71AUD) until October 12.