BETHESDA, Md. –
November 20, 2019 – The Auto Care
Association, in partnership with the International
Trade Administration and the U.S. Commercial Service, hosted its annual International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2019. The
initiative is part of an award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to
help the automotive aftermarket industry increase exports.
successfully connected suppliers with a select group of international buyers
during AAPEX. The Auto Care Association matched participants’ buying and
product interests and scheduled one-on-one meetings on Nov. 5-6 at the Sands
Expo in Las Vegas.
“I was greatly
surprised by the quality of the prospects I met during this event,” said Jose
L. Alonso, director of global sales, Murray Corporation, an AAPEX
exhibitor. “For anyone who is trying to develop international business,
this event is the source you need to start networking and promoting your
company, products and services. I firmly believe that I have earned three new
customers interested in partnering with Murray Corporation to promote our
products locally. In my opinion, this is a highly recommended program. It helps
you meet new customers and uncover new clients and business opportunities. I am
looking forward to participating next year.”
The Auto Care
Association has an ever-increasing presence in the international automotive
community, identifying and promoting international business opportunities for its
members. The association has hosted eight successful trade
missions in the last three years to key markets in Latin America.
In addition, registration for an upcoming trade mission to Peru on March 16-17,
2020, is now open. To register and learn more about this opportunity
For more information
about the Auto Care Association’s international business development
opportunities, including its trade
mission to Peru, please contact Carolina Arregoces, associate, international
affairs, Auto Care Association at email@example.com.