AAPEX 2020 has just announced its lineup of top trainers and technical and business management classes for the new Repair Shop HQ.
New this year, a panel of auto repair shop owners and technicians selected the classes to ensure they meet the needs of today’s service professional. Classes are included in AAPEX online attendee registration ($40 U.S. through Oct. 9). As registered media, you are welcome to attend at no charge, seating permitted.
Here’s more AAPEX news to keep you ahead of the curve:
Health and Safety at AAPEX
AAPEX leadership and its planning team are taking several steps to prepare for November and create the optimal onsite experience for conducting business while focusing on the onsite health and safety of all in attendance.
In addition, AAPEX will present its next Virtual Town Hall on July 8, during which event leaders will discuss health and safety at this year’s event.
New Participants in Joe’s Garage
Innovative new tool and equipment demonstrations will take place in Joe’s Garage – a real-world shop setup featuring six service bays, lifts, vehicles, and a source capture vehicle exhaust extraction system.
Several exhibiting companies have already signed up to participate including 360 Payments, BG Products, Inc., Bosch, Broadly, Challenger Lifts, Hunter Engineering Company, John Dow Industries/EuroVent, KUKUI, Mitchell 1, NAPA Auto Care, Shop Owner Coach, and Tekmetric.
The AAPEX 2020 weekly blog covers a range of topics and includes valuable data and market intelligence pertaining to the impact of COVID-19.
Here’s a look at the most recent blogs:
- Distribution Business Picking Up Steam for This Fall by Larry Northup, senior director, community engagement, Auto Care Association
- Why I Signed and You Should, Too by Clay Millican, World Champion top fuel dragster driver
- The Pandemic’s Impact on EVs and AVs and the New U.S. Fuel Economy Standards by Brian Daugherty, Chief Technology Officer, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
- Life After COVID-19: Coming Soon by Ted Hughes, Director of Marketing, MAHLE Aftermarket
- The Aftermarket’s Rise in the Fall by Phillip Atkins, Director, Strategic Research and Planning, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA)
- Most Aftermarket Businesses Already Have This Advantage During COVID by Taylor Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Technology and Standards, Auto Care Association
AAPEX TV 360
To hear the latest information on the pandemic’s effects on the automotive aftermarket from Aaron Lowe and Ann Wilson, government affairs experts, watch the new video from AAPEX-TV 360.
There’s still time to become an AAPEX 2020 media partner and receive visibility leading up to and at this year’s event. To learn more about marketing opportunities to maximize your brand exposure, visit our Media Partners page.
As a reminder, stay up-to-date on AAPEX news and developments by following their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn social media pages. When you’re ready to register, media registration is available.