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Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX)

Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo

Save the Date for
AAPEX 2023!

Oct 31 - Nov 2

Venetian Expo, Las Vegas

Thank You for another Fantastic AAPEX Show!

Tuesday, November 1 – Thursday, November 3, 2022

Your energy, expertise, and enthusiasm make this event what it is, and we couldn’t do it without you. For those of you that could not make it this year – we missed you! We hope you’ll join us as AAPEX brings the entire automotive aftermarket together next November—and throughout the coming year—for more essential industry resources, training, and trend insights as the marketplace evolves.

Why do attendees come back year after year?


Access Hands-On Training

ADAS, diagnostics, power steering systems—technology is rapidly changing, and the experts are here to shine a light on what’s new in the expanded Joe’s Garage, featuring live demos on running vehicles in 10 service bays, a setup you won’t find anywhere else!

engage one-on-one

Making the best decisions requires talking through your goals and getting questions answered—and this is the place to meet face-to-face with exhibitors to talk products and make deals

Get a Powerful Preview

To find the perfect product mix for your business, it’s critical to shop and compare—and it’s easy to do that in specialized areas within a marketplace that covers every major category

Get Real Lessons in Leadership

Employee recruitment and retention, service advisor communication, industry trends, preparation for the unknown—they are among the topics you need to know about to keep things running smoothly for your customers and your business

Meet Your Match

Maximize your time away from work by meeting the who’s who of the aftermarket, connect with contacts with similar interests and reunite with current partners—build your profile to get connected

Put New Trends in Rotation

Technology takes different forms in the industry, from the innovation powering vehicles to a heavier focus on e-commerce—get a close-up look at what’s now and what’s next in product showcases and trend-focused areas

Not everything that happens in Vegas
stays in Vegas


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Want a peek under the hood?

See what Auto Care Events take place at AAPEX

AWDA Opening General Session and Manufacturers’ Reception

The AWDA Conference invites all participants to the AWDA Opening General Session, highlighting the year’s accomplishments and provide a look to the future. An awards ceremony recognizes the contributions of key industry executives, followed immediately by the opportunity to network with some of the industry’s most influential members at the Manufacturers’ Reception.


AAPEX Reception

Celebrates the official kickoff of AAPEX at the AAPEX Reception, a standing-room-only networking event, with complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.


International Matchmaking Program

The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, offers U.S. exhibitors and international buyers a unique opportunity to connect during AAPEX 2022 through the International Matchmaking Program. U.S. exhibitors interested in entering or increasing their presence in international markets, or international buyers interested in connecting with U.S. exhibitors, are welcome to participate. For more information, visit autocare.org/matchmaking.


Keynote Breakfast

Differing Opinions Discuss the 2022 Midterms and Beyond

2022 keynote discussion provided timely insights into what to expect on the road ahead. With America’s best-known political consultant James Carville and iconic political strategist Karl Rove, they provided their points (and counterpoints) in a moderated conversation about where to look for trends across the country and the impact of the elections on the United States — and the world. In this interactive session, they took questions from the audience about the current state of politics and their projections for the future.


Import Vehicle Community Luncheon and Awards Program

The Import Vehicle Community Luncheon and Awards Program features an industry update and awards presentation honoring men and women who have made significant contributions to the import automotive aftermarket.


Import Vehicle Community Fabulous Networking Reception

The Import Vehicle Community hosts a variety of events at AAPEX including the annual Fabulous Networking Reception to help members create and secure networking opportunities that increase brand awareness and visibility in the import segment of the industry. All Import Vehicle Community members receive tickets to attend.


Import Product and Marketing Awards Presentation

Hosted by the Import Vehicle Community, the Import Product and Marketing Awards Presentation recognizes award winners of innovative products and marketing programs concepts designed to serve the import aftermarket. The awards presentation is open to all and free to attend.


YANG Reception

The YANG Reception at AAPEX provides young professionals with opportunities to learn and network with their peers. This reception is free to attend for AAPEX attendees under-40 and YANG mentors, but pre-registration is required.


Women in Auto Care Networking Breakfast

Women in Auto Care's annual networking breakfast gives AAPEX attendees a chance to connect with the community over a cup of coffee, outside of the busy show hours.


Women in Auto Care Awards

Celebrating success throughout the industry, the Women in Auto Care awards honors the winners of both the Women of the Year Awards and the Automotive Communications Awards. The awards are open to all and free to attend.


Women in Auto Care Reception

The Women in Auto Care community is dedicated to its mission of connecting, empowering and mentoring women within the auto care industry. The annual AAPEX reception is a chance to connect with the community outside of the busy show hours.

The Women in Auto Care Reception is open to all AAPEX attendees (regardless of gender) and is free to attend.


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AAPEX-TV 360 videos

AAPEX-TV 360 keeps you in the know with the latest news and industry trends, checkout highlights from 2022 and get ready for the year ahead.


Visit the AAPEX Blog for insights from industry experts on vehicle data, trends and market outlook, technology, ADAS and more.