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Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo 2018

October 30-November 1, 2018 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas

The AAPEX show, co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry.

Service professionals and repair shop owners will see the breadth of industry resources and benefit from specific content for their needs.


Many new products and technologies on display

More than 47,700 automotive aftermarket professionals from 127 countries are driven to AAPEX for the opportunity to review and purchase the full spectrum of products from technology to tools and equipment. In fact, 77 percent of attendees come to find new suppliers! They choose products from 2,500 exhibiting companies.

Key product categories include:

  • Internal Accessories–150 exhibitors
  • External Accessories–158 exhibitors
  • Care Car Accessories–95 exhibitors
  • Batteries–46 exhibitors
  • Brakes–247 exhibitors
  • Filters–88 exhibitors
  • Greases and Lubes–41 exhibitors
  • Motor Oil–63 exhibitors
  • Shop Equipment–92 exhibitors

Education that spans the breadth of the industry

You’ll also find AAPEXedu, the show’s robust educational program featuring tracks like Heavy Duty, IndustryTrends, Underhood Training, and Business Management, gives you the ability to stay ahead of the curve in all aspects of your business. Plus, AAPEXedu technology sessions help you get up to speed on the latest advanced vehicle technologies, technology standards, and disruptive technologies.

The Service Professionals Program provides education and training geared specifically for technicians, including sessions by RLO Training and underhood demos by Automotive Video Institute (AVI). Additionally, the Service Professionals General Session will be hosted by Carm Capriotto of Remarkable Results Radio on Thursday, November 1 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

This year, Mobility Park will be moving from the outdoor parking lot to inside the Venetian closer to the show floor, and is now called Mobility Garage. This section will feature live demonstrations focusing on the latest scan tool technology and proper procedures for underhood diagnostic work, and will give attendees the opportunity to experience and learn first-hand about new automotive technology.



Here’s what attendees say

“I have been attending AAPEX for 25 years and it honestly is getting better! It is just not about products now, it is about the future and how technology is going to transform the market–and this is the best place to learn and get a pulse on the market.”

“I started my business seven years ago, and after my first visit to AAPEX we got to become the distributors for a very important brand for automotive maintenance products. This has been a turning point for our company and a key aspect for its growth so far.”

“The trainers presented material that was very useful and the mobility park just hit it out of the park. The keynote speakers didn't present a doom and gloom, but a future that has much potential for the independent auto repair facility.”

Be ready for the future at AAPEX

AAPEX is the best place for service professionals and repair shop owners to go inside the industry and do everything from watching new product demos to seeing real-world applications of new trends and techniques to help you capitalize on the opportunities coming your way.


The industry moves fast–join us and move faster at the premier event for the automotive aftermarket.

Click below to learn more and register, and take advantage of hotel discounts as well as explore the new products showcase and watch AAPEX TV.

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