The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) 2013 Learning Forum will feature six sessions that focus on current industry trends and issues, including the popular “Aftermarket Outlook” session, presented by NPD, and “Five Trends in Five Minutes: Trends Affecting the Aftermarket Environment,” presented by Polk. AAPEX is set for Tuesday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nev.
In addition, the Learning Forum will offer the following sessions on industry trends and issues:
Aftermarket Dynamics and the Road Ahead
California’s Chemical Management Rules
Navigating the Regulatory Minefield for International Trade in Auto Parts
Aftermarket Telematics: Separating Fact from Friction
Due to its popularity, the 2014 Aftermarket Outlook session will be offered twice during AAPEX on Nov. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and on Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This year’s Learning Forum will feature nearly 40 free sessions, the highest number ever offered at AAPEX. Sessions will begin on Monday, Nov. 4 the day before the official start of AAPEX and continue through Nov. 7. Attendees are encouraged to make their travel plans accordingly.
All sessions are accredited by the University of the Aftermarket toward the Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) and Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) designations. Sessions will be held at the Venetian Hotel, on the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center Level 1, Marco Polo Rooms 701-707. Since the sessions are free-of-charge, seating is first come, first served.
For a list of topics, speakers, session descriptions and a schedule, visit the AAPEX Learning Forum, www.aapexshow.com/education.
AAPEX represents the $477 billion global motor vehicle aftermarket and is jointly sponsored by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). For more information, visit www.aapexshow.com or e-mail: [email protected].