LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Oct. 1, 2014 – The all-new Service Professionals Program at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) will feature auto parts and tool and equipment demonstrations in exhibitors’ booths on Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 6, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. The demos will give buyers the opportunity to ask questions about exhibitors’ products, see firsthand how they work and better understand how the products can help them grow their businesses. AAPEX is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nev., with AAPEXedu sessions starting on Monday, Nov. 3. To date, the following exhibitors are participating in the AAPEX product demos:
• Alemite, LLC, Booth 1150
• Anglo American Tools, Booth 950
• ATEQ Corporation, Booth 1276
• AutoEnginuity, Booth 1376
• CanDo International Inc., Booth 272
• Coast Products, Booth 561
• Continental Corporation, Booth 2626
• Denso, Booth 2226
• Federal-Mogul Motorsports, Booth 3217
• Flitz International, Booth 655
• King Tony America, Booth 679
• KNIPEX Tools, Booth 1173
• Launch Tech USA, Booth 1255
• Lincoln, an SKF Group Brand, Booth 1458
• MAHLE, Booth 2661
• Redline Detection, Booth 1661
• Robert Bosch LLC, Booth 5038
• STAR EnviroTech, Booth 858
• UView Ultraviolet Systems Inc., Booth 1461
• ZF Services, LLC, Booth 5061
The Tool & Equipment segment of the Auto Care Association; the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA); and Professional Tool and Equipment News (PTEN) are sponsors of the product demos at this year’s AAPEX.
The new, free Service Professionals Program, sponsored by MAHLE Service Solutions, also will feature customized AAPEXedu sessions to address the biggest pain points of shop owners and repair professionals, networking events throughout AAPEX, a Recruiting and Retaining Conference on Nov. 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., PST, and an all-new General Session with keynote speaker Steve Forbes on Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m, PST. The program continues on Nov. 5 with facilitated repair shop roundtable discussions from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., PST, and the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) Fall 2014 General Meeting from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m, PST.
The 2014 AVI Training Conference also is part of the Service Professionals Program and will feature more than 20 high-end technical and management classes on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4. Separate registration and a fee are required for the AVI Training Conference,
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The 2014 AAPEX is expected to feature more than 2,400 exhibitors, 5,000 booths, nearly 50 AAPEXedu sessions and 39,000 targeted buyers. More than 130,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from nearly 125 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX.
AAPEX represents the $477 billion global aftermarket auto parts industry, and is jointly sponsored by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). For more information, please visit or e-mail: