Carm Capriotto, founder and host of Remarkable Results Radio, a podcast that interviews inspiring and successful automotive aftermarket professionals, will moderate the panel discussion on Nov. 2, with a reception to follow. The program also will feature under-the-hood training by AVI and an Advanced Vehicle Training session by ASA.
- A day-long REMANedu Conference on Oct. 30, which also is part of AAPEXedu, will feature a multi-faceted education and networking forum dedicated to remanufacturing. Industry experts, panels and speakers will showcase remanufactured products and their associated technologies, along with the processes that go into successful remanufacturing operations. A panel of company leaders will offer insight and an outlook for remanufacturing in 2018.
- NPD Group Inc. will provide the results of its annual Consumer Outlook Survey during the "Aftermarket Outlook" session.
- IHS Markit will discuss trends in the global automotive aftermarket industry during its "Five Trends in Five Minutes" session.
More details on the AAPEXedu sessions will be available on the AAPEX website in early June. All AAPEXedu sessions and programs are included in the AAPEX online attendee registration fee, which is $40 before Oct. 13.
To register, visit www.aapexshow.com.
After the close of AAPEX, the ASA will offer a day of management and technical training on Nov. 3, while AVI's advanced diagnostic training will run Nov. 3-4.
Separate fees will apply for the additional ASA and AVI training, and attendees can register for these programs when registering for AAPEX.
AAPEX 2017 organizers expect to draw more than 2,200 exhibiting companies and 44,000 targeted buyers. About 158,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from more than 140 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX and the concurrent Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.