Import Vehicle Community Announces Events and Awards Programs at AAPEX 2023

June 13, 2023
By Zoi' Holloway

BETHESDA, Md. – June 13, 2023 – The Auto Care Association’s Import Vehicle Community is proud to announce its 2023 events and awards program set to take place at the 2023 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev., from Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2023. The Import Vehicle Community is hyper-focused on serving the needs of all businesses engaged in import vehicle and advanced technology products and services.

Import Vehicle Community Events at AAPEX 2023:

Fabulous Networking Reception: As the premier networking event during AAPEX for the import community, the Fabulous Networking Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2023, is an unparalleled opportunity to connect with executives representing the global aftermarket industry. This invitation-only event brings together Import Vehicle Community members, sponsors and guests. All Import Vehicle Community members will receive tickets to attend the reception.

Luncheon and Awards Program: The Import Vehicle Community’s prestigious Luncheon and Awards Program will take place Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2023. This exclusive event will provide an industry update and pay tribute to exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions to the import automotive aftermarket. This is an invitation-only event for sponsors and their guests.

2023 Import Vehicle Community People AwardsIVC PR_1
The People Awards honor outstanding individuals in the import automotive industry whose accomplishments have significantly contributed to the import industry segment and its overall growth and progress. The People Awards will be presented at the Import Vehicle Community Luncheon and Awards Program.

The 2023 People Awards categories include:

  • Hall of Fame Award
  • Lifetime Industry Achievement Award
  • Person of the Year Award
  • Young Executive of the Year Award

The deadline to submit a nomination is July 31, 2023.

2023 Import Product and Marketing AwardsIVC_PR2
The Import Product and Marketing Awards program is open to all AAPEX exhibitors and offers an excellent opportunity to gain visibility and recognition for product and marketing concepts for import nameplate vehicles.

All product award entries will be displayed in the awards program showcases during AAPEX and will be recognized during an awards presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

The 2023 Import Product and Marketing Awards categories for import vehicles include:

  • Best Overall Aftermarket Product or Product Line
  • Best New Product or Product Line
  • Best Functional Fluid
  • Best New Tool for Repairs
  • Best Problem-Solver
  • Best Packaging of a Product or Product Line
  • Best Merchandising/Advertising of a Product or Product Line
  • Best Catalog of a Product Line
  • Best Electronic Media

An early-bird discount is available until Aug. 31, 2023, to submit award entries.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
The Import Vehicle Community is proud to partner with member companies to support the 2023 events and awards program. The Import Vehicle Community’s sponsorship program offers a range of opportunities to increase brand awareness, create valuable networking touchpoints, and demonstrate commitment to the industry and the import community’s initiatives.

  • Connect with top U.S. and global executives in the import community and gain exclusive access to events;
  • Increase brand awareness and showcase your product and services to key decision-makers;
  • Demonstrate your commitment to industry events and initiatives;

...and more!

Sponsorships for 2023 are being accepted until Aug. 31, 2023.

Visit Import Vehicle Community page for more information about the Import Vehicle Community events, awards programs and sponsorship opportunities.