AAPEX Learning Forum to spotlight industry trends

Forum to include nearly 40 free sessions, the most ever at AAPEX.


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. 

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