Never before has it been so abundantly clear that our
association’s programs and initiatives reach far beyond the borders of the
United States. As our industry grows globally, so does its trade association.
Increasing our international
footprint is evident in our ACES and PIES technology standards, Right
to Repair Memorandum of Understanding victory,
international trade promotion program, market intelligence, new international trade
show partnerships, expansion of the Global Marketplace at AAPEX, and even in our
“Be Car Care Aware” consumer
We have hired new staff with
expertise in international trade and commerce, and organized an international
task force of key staff. AAIA has hosted a number of foreign aftermarket
industry delegations who are eager to learn first-hand about our industry and
the association. Staff has been invited to make presentations by international
organizations in a number of countries including China, Mexico, Panama, Brazil,
United Arab Emirates, Italy, Germany, Belgium and others.
increasing its presence in the global community in order to identify and
promote international business opportunities for our members. Among our
ambitious efforts are:
exchange with international automotive organizations;
- Identifying and
addressing international policy issues relevant to AAIA members;
- Forging and
maintaining relationships with U.S. and foreign consular and diplomatic
additional market research on foreign markets; and
- Organizing trade
and networking missions.
Grab your passport for AAIA’s
journey into the global auto care industry.