Virtual AAPEX Experience Welcomes Students

Virtual AAPEX Experience Welcomes Students

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sept. 24, 2020 – Students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket are invited to attend the Virtual AAPEX Experience where they’ll have the opportunity to participate in under-the-hood training, learn about career paths and connect with potential employers. The Virtual AAPEX Experience is free to attend and will take place Tuesday, Nov. 3 through Thursday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST). Student registration is required and can be completed at: www.aapexshow.com/attendee-portal/register/student/.

By welcoming students, organizers of the virtual experience are providing additional training opportunities for young professionals pursuing industry career paths, helping them prepare for the future, while also highlighting opportunities in the automotive aftermarket to address the industry’s need to attract top talent.

To best meet their education needs, students may select from beginner, intermediate and advanced-level technical and management training, as well as exhibitor-led training by DRiV/Garage Gurus, Autel, BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY, Bosch, Hunter Engineering, NAPA Auto Care and Kukui. For class descriptions, speaker information and dates/times, visit the Training Schedule at: https://www.aapexshow.com/schedule/.

Students also will be able to watch product and equipment demos in Joe’s Garage, view innovative products in the New Product Showcase and schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors.

To attend, students must be enrolled in post-secondary automotive training programs or accredited colleges and universities.

The Virtual AAPEX Experience will serve as the hub of training, insights and connections for the more than $1 trillion global automotive aftermarket industry. It will feature instructor- and exhibitor-led training, product and equipment demos from industry suppliers, the New Product Showcase, and opportunities to connect one-on-one with exhibitors to talk products and conduct business.

AAPEX 2021 will return to the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4. All inquiries should be directed to W.T. Glasgow Inc., (708) 226-1300, billjr@aapexshow.com.

For additional information, visit the AAPEX 2020 FAQ page, https://www.aapexshow.com/faqs/.

Historically, AAPEX features approximately 2,500 exhibiting companies displaying their latest products, services and technologies that keep the world’s 1.3 billion vehicles on the road.

AAPEX buyers include automotive service and repair professionals, auto parts retailers, independent warehouse distributors, program groups, service chains, automotive dealers, fleet buyers and engine builders.

AAPEX is a trade-only event and is closed to the general public.

AAPEX is co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). For more information, visit www.aapexshow.com or e-mail: info@aapexshow.com. On social media, follow AAPEX at #VirtualAAPEX.

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