Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX)

Bethesda, MD 20814

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7101 Wisconsin Ave.
Suite 1300
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States
http://www.aapexshow.com
301-654-6664

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AAPEX 2021 announces winners of Best Booth Awards

Nov. 4, 2021
AAPEX 2021 presented Best Booth Awards to exhibiting companies during a ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
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AAPEX to feature Let's Tech and panel discussions

Oct. 12, 2021
AAPEX has announced the lineup of Let's Tech presentations and industry panel discussions that will help keep service professionals ahead of the curve and ready for the future...
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Trends and technologies are the focus of three AAPEX General Sessions

Sept. 9, 2021
AAPEX 2021 has added three general sessions to keep attendees up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies and their impact on businesses in the automotive aftermarket.
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AAPEX 2021 accepting session proposals for AAPEXedu

July 16, 2021
AAPEXedu 2021 program will include three on-site general education sessions and four pre-event general education webinars that explore the future of the automotive aftermarket...
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AAPEX to name winners of service and repair awards

June 29, 2021
AAPEX will name the winners of the second annual Shop Owner of the Year, Service Advisor of the Year and Technician of the Year awards on Nov. 2 at AAPEX.
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AAPEX 2021 opens registration

May 4, 2021
Attendee registration is now open for AAPEX 2021, Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas.
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AAPEX 2021 announces training schedule for new Repair Shop HQ

April 27, 2021
The schedule features a wide range of topics and focuses on education for shop owners, service advisors, and technicians.
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AAPEX 2021 announces housing and registration details

Feb. 18, 2021
Plans are underway for AAPEX 2021, Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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AAPEX 2020 Technician of the Year credits success to perseverance, hard work

Dec. 15, 2020
Norm Schultz is the AAPEX 2020 Technician of the Year

Articles & News

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2024 Joe's Garage training schedule announced

May 21, 2024
Joe's Garage will feature intermediate and advanced-level training sessions.
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AAPEX 2024 Opens Attendee Registration

The initial registration period runs through June 28.
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Epicor launches automotive B2B ecommerce platform at AAPEX
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Epicor launches automotive B2B ecommerce platform at AAPEX

Nov. 3, 2023
This new solution aims to simplify customer setup and control, offering multi-seller functionality and dozens of other modern features.
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AAPEX 2023's joint EV trends and outlook forecast update
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Auto Care Association and MEMA present annual Joint EV Trends and Outlook Forecast update at AAPEX

Nov. 2, 2023
The session included suggestions for facing the future of the aftermarket and touched on the need for service providers to be prepared.
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2024 Aftermarket Outlook presented at AAPEX 2023
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2024 Aftermarket Outlook presented at AAPEX 2023

Nov. 2, 2023
The presentation gave an overview of the consumer, evaluating today's consumer compared to the consumer at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Women in Auto Care holds annual award ceremony at AAPEX 2023
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Women in Auto Care holds annual award ceremony at AAPEX 2023

Nov. 2, 2023
With 138 nominations for the awards program in 2023, a group of 50 judges sorted through the nominees to decide the winners.
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Dayco expands core product line
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Dayco expands core product line

With 140 part numbers being introduced in the coming months as well as a strategic effort to have specific top-selling parts guaranteed in stock, Dayco is focused on ensuring ...
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New training opportunities and 496 new parts from Delphi
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New training opportunities and 496 new parts from Delphi

Delphi has parts from each of its product lines on display at AAPEX for both light and heavy duty applications, as well as test benches.
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Shop Boss presents Garage Hero Awards at AAPEX and SEMA
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Shop Boss presents Garage Hero Awards at AAPEX and SEMA

The three awards recognize "the biggest bosses in the aftermarket," according to Shop Boss.
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AAPEX 2023 announces recipients of Service and Repair Awards
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AAPEX 2023 announces recipients of Service and Repair Awards

The annual Service and Repair Awards have been announced, recognizing and elevating the essential services provided by shop owners, service advisors, and technicians.

Videos & Resources

An overview of some of the outdoor booths at SEMA.
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Photo Gallery: AAPEX/SEMA 2021

Nov. 11, 2021
The AAPEX and SEMA Shows wrapped up during the first week of November in Las Vegas.
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What to expect at AAPEX 2021

Oct. 11, 2021
The 2021 AAPEX Show will be held Nov. 2-4 in Las Vegas. In this video, Amanda Silliker, Editor of PTEN and Professional Distributor, hosts a lively conversation with Vic Tarasik...
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VIDEO: AAPEXTV: ADAS Forum

Sept. 9, 2019
Kimberly Bottom speaks with Joe Register from Autocare and Chris Gardner from AASA about what the ADAS Forum will entail during AAPEX 2019.
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AAPEX 2012 Live Stream: Day 1, afternoon broadcast

Nov. 14, 2012
Live from the show floor in Las Vegas for the AAPEX 2012, PTEN Editor Elliot Maras talks with industry experts about the following topics: Handling the transition from a technician...

Podcasts

Scott Brown, President of iATN
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AAPEX 2012 Report: Scott Brown cites benefits of iATN, a technician resource

Nov. 7, 2012
Scott Brown, president of iATN, covers what iATN is up to now and offers some insight into how he runs his shop.

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AAPEX 2023: Helpful tips and guide

Oct. 23, 2023
Before you hit the show floor, be sure to check out this guide to make the most of your time and experience. See you in Vegas!
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AAPEX introduces EV Experience

The EV Experience will highlight the latest EV products and advancements and provide essential training and insights for attendees to succeed in the future.
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AAPEX 2023 mobile app now available

July 13, 2023
The app is set to help attendees plan and maximize their show experience with features such as interactive floor plans, a searchable exhibitor list, and a My Show Planner for ...
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AAPEX announces Joe's Garage training schedule
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AAPEX announces Joe's Garage training schedule

June 5, 2023
The training at Joe's Garage is intended to keep shop owners, service advisors, and technicians ahead of the curve and prepared for the future.
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NBA Hall of Famer to speak at AAPEX 2023

May 31, 2023
Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be the keynote speaker at this year's AAPEX show.
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Registration open for AAPEX 2023

May 1, 2023
With exhibit space for this year's event already 95 percent sold out, attendees can expect to see new products, technologies, and innovations in more than 4,000 booths and representing...
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AAPEX 2022 winners of New Product and New Packaging Showcases announced

The winners of the AAPEX 2022 New Product and New Packaging Showcases were announced during an awards ceremony on Nov. 1.
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Are you AAPEX ready?
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Are you ready for AAPEX/SEMA?

Oct. 31, 2022
With two of the largest industry events kicking off this week, do you have a game plan? Consider adding these sessions and training events to your schedule before setting out ...
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ATSG joins training lineup at AAPEX 2022

Sept. 22, 2022
For the first time, attendees at AAPEX 2022 will have access to training by ATSG. AAPEX 2022 will take place Tuesday, Nov. 1 through Thursday, Nov. 3, at The Venetian Expo in ...
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AAPEX ranks among top U.S. trade shows

Aug. 30, 2022
Trade Show Executive ranked AAPEX as one of its top 2021 Gold 100 award winners.
AAPEX now accepting nominations for Service and Repair Awards
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AAPEX now accepting nominations for Service and Repair Awards

Do you know a service advisor, shop owner, or technician who has performed above and beyond this past year? Nominate them for industry-wide recognition.
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‘I haven’t had a paycheck in 6 months’

Dec. 6, 2021
AAPEX speaker hears this from shop owners on a regular basis and he says it’s time to start 'charging what you’re worth.'
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AAPEX keynote speakers ask for Right to Repair support

Nov. 4, 2021
Industry association presidents Bill Hanvey and Paul McCarthy say now is the time for our voices to be heard.
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Service advisors are the key to business success: AAPEX speaker

Nov. 4, 2021
Knowing the shop's value proposition, building relationships with customers can have a significant impact.
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AAPEX announces winners of its 2nd annual Service and Repair Awards

Oct. 29, 2021
PTEN contributor, Matt Fanslow, wins Technician of the Year award.
The 2021 SEMA Launch Pad competition is down to five finalists – from left, Tom Sawarynski, Dustin Woolf, Kevin Robinson, Brendan McGrath, and Jonathan Hurley – who will go on to compete for the grand prize during the 2021 SEMA Show.
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SEMA Launch Pad finalists announced

The five finalists will move on to compete for the grand prize during the 2021 SEMA Show in Las Vegas in November.
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AAPEX to offer weekly webinars starting in October

Sept. 22, 2021
Developing a sustainable workforce, managing pricing among topics covered.
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Product and equipment demos at Joe's Garage during AAPEX 2021

Visit Joe's Garage at AAPEX for product and equipment demonstrations in a real-world shop environment on the show floor.
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AAPEX 2020 Service Advisor of the Year excels at customer relationships

Dec. 10, 2020
Jason Sexton, Dynamic Automotive, Frederick, Md., was recognized as the AAPEX 2020 Service Advisor of the Year
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Government Advocacy Town Hall celebrates “yes” vote on Right to Repair

Nov. 6, 2020
With the recent grassroots advocacy success in Massachusetts, panelists encouraged audience members to reach out to legislators and invite them to their places of business.
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Virtual AAPEX Experience adds more training to schedule

Oct. 30, 2020
Training sessions from Carquest Technical Institute and WORLDPAC Technical Institute, ASE, and Michelin have been added to the schedule for the Virtual AAPEX Experience.
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AAPEX 2020 going virtual

Aug. 5, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AAPEX 2020 will be hosted as a virtual event.
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Nominations open for AAPEX Service and Repair Awards

July 13, 2020
Nominations for the AAPEX Service Advisor of the Year, AAPEX Shop Owner of the Year, and AAPEX Technician of the Year awards will be judged by an independent panel of shop owners...
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AAPEX announces new health and safety measures for exhibitors and attendees

July 9, 2020
Temperature checkpoints, one-way aisles, and a mask policy are some of the initiatives in place to help ensure safety at AAPEX 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Registration open for AAPEX 2020

June 16, 2020
AAPEX is preparing for November by following guidelines and best practices laid out for events by the CDC, along with national and local government mandates.
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AAPEX 2019 spotlights innovative products and vehicle technology

Dec. 17, 2019
AAPEX 2019 drew 46,415 targeted buyers, and 162,829 automotive aftermarket professionals were in Las Vegas during AAPEX and the SEMA Show.
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AAPEX 2020 to expand with Repair Shop HQ

Nov. 26, 2019
The expansion will include moving the Tool and Equipment section, the Mobile Heat Transfer/Heating/Air Condition section, and Mobility Garage to Repair Shop HQ.
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President George W. Bush spoke at AAPEX's grand opening session

Nov. 6, 2019
The president shared his thoughts on eight years in the Oval Office, the challenges facing the nation in the 21st century, and the power of freedom.
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AAPEX 2019 announces winners of the New Product and New Packaging Showcases

Nov. 5, 2019
The winners were announced during an awards ceremony on November 5, 2019 in Las Vegas.
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AAPEX 2019 to rally industry in fight for access and control of vehicle data

Oct. 18, 2019
AAPEX announced a strategic partnership to focus on the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. Campaign.
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AAPEX Mobility Garage training to focus on electric cars, AFVs, shop equipment, and technology

Oct. 1, 2019
Mobility Garage will feature hands-on training and demos to prepare technicians and shop owners for the next generation of electric cars and alternative fuel vehicles, as well...
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AAPEX 2019 announces Let’s Tech presentations

Sept. 24, 2019
The presentations are modeled after the popular TED Talks, with Let’s Tech speakers delivering short, powerful information in 20 minutes or less.
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AAPEX 2019 Service Professionals Summit to address aftermarket consolidation

Sept. 12, 2019
AAPEXedu will address the topic during the Service Professionals Summit, “Aftermarket 2030: Consolidation Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges for the Independent Service Professional...
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AAPEX 2019 ADAS forum to prepare auto repair shops for evolving technology

Sept. 5, 2019
The two sessions will cover the ADAS of today and what to expect with ADAS in the future.
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AAPEXedu 2019 to include 10 sessions

July 30, 2019
The AAPEXedu sessions will address top trends and issues impacting the automotive aftermarket.
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AAPEX 2019 offers a mix of training expertise

June 12, 2019
Several industry organizations will bring their training expertise to this year’s AAPEXedu, offering a mix of classroom, hands-on, and underhood sessions.
Left to right, representing the Best of Show winners in the AAPEX 2018 Best Booth Awards are Doug Spitler, president, Ullman Devices; Flloyd Sobczak, marketing manager, Gates Corporation; and Mike Barthel, marketing manager, Ullman Devices.
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AAPEX 2018 announces best booth award winners

Nov. 2, 2018
The two Best of Show awards went to Ullman Devices and Gates Corporation.
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New product and packaging showcase winners at AAPEX 2018

Nov. 1, 2018
The winners of the AAPEX 2018 New Product and New Packaging Showcases were announced during an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at AAPEX in Las Vegas.
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AAPEX introduces virtual reality vehicle challenge

Oct. 23, 2018
Buyers will have a chance to test their skills as they journey into a virtual garage, select automotive parts and install them on a vehicle.
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AAPEX 2018 Mobility Garage to provide underhood and alternative fuel vehicle training

Oct. 23, 2018
Attendees can experience hands-on demos, advanced training and one-on-one interactions with exhibitors.
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Nearly 5,000 to participate in Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Festive Walk to AAPEX 2018

Oct. 2, 2018
The group will include parts store operators, shop owners, technicians and service writers who are part of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
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AAPEX expands programs to spotlight impact of technology on the aftermarket

Sept. 27, 2018
The AAPEXedu Technology track has grown to include 18 sessions.
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AAPEX 2018 adds to training lineup

Sept. 18, 2018
The expanded program includes training on shop equipment and technology, electric car and alternative fuel vehicles, advanced diagnostics, heating and cooling and business management...
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AAPEXedu program offers 18 sessions on the automotive aftermarket's top trends

Aug. 30, 2018
AAPEXedu sessions are accredited by the University of the Aftermarket toward the AAP and MAAP designations.
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AAPEX creates blog to keep attendees "ahead of the curve"

July 19, 2018
The blog features insights from industry experts on how the latest vehicle technologies, trends and issues are impacting the global automotive aftermarket.
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CNN’s John King to deliver AAPEX 2018 Keynote Session

May 10, 2018
AAPEX 2018 will be held Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 in Las Vegas.
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AAPEX 2018 opens online registration

April 5, 2018
The three-day event will be held Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 in Las Vegas.
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AAPEX keynote speaker John Kinsella discusses the future of the buyer

Nov. 2, 2017
Kinsella explained how omnichannel results in more valuable customers.
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AAPEXedu 2017 will cover new technologies

Oct. 30, 2017
Expert speakers will cover topics including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, connected vehicles and new mobility.
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Training and Resources

AAPEXedu 2017 to offer business management training

Oct. 25, 2017
Topics will include social media strategies, shop technology, leadership principles, branding, sales success and more.