Online registration for the 2011 AAIA Town Hall at AAPEX in Las Vegas is available. To download the registration form, visit www.aftermarket.org and click on “Meetings/Events.” Hosted by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), the Town Hall, sponsored by Polk, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7 a.m. in the Venetian Ballroom in the Venetian Hotel.
Tickets for the 2011 AAIA Town Hall include a full buffet breakfast. Individual tickets are $100 for AAIA members and $115 for non-members, and a table of 10 is $850 for AAIA members and $1,000 for non-members. For more information, visit www.aftermarket.org.
The Town Hall program will feature individual presentations by three top industry thought leaders:
Mario Gabelli, Chairman and CEO, GAMCO Investors, Inc.;
Tim Rogers, President, Polk; and
David Portalatin, Executive Director of Industry Analysis, The NPD Group.
Polk, a provider of automotive information and marketing solutions, is the primary sponsor of Town Hall. Six member companies of the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) are contributing sponsors, including:
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.;
Automotive Distribution Network;
Federated Auto Parts; and
National Pronto Association.
AAIA is a Bethesda, Md.-based association whose more than 23,000 members and affiliates manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, service, tool, equipment, materials and supplies. Through its membership, AAIA represents more than 100,000 repair shops, parts stores and distribution outlets.