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Contact: Monica Buchholz
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AAPEX 2021 Opens Registration

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – May 4, 2021 – Attendee registration is now open for AAPEX 2021, Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas.

After a missed year, AAPEX 2021 will be an industry homecoming, reconnecting business partners and peers in the automotive aftermarket, while continuing to be the premier event for innovative products, emerging technology and technical and business management training.

This year’s event will include the new Repair Shop HQ on Level 1, an area dedicated to meeting the needs of service professionals. It will feature Joe’s Garage, a built out shop on the show floor with eight bays for training and live demos; a new Tire section; four new training theaters; and a Diagnostics/Telematics area. As part of this addition, the expanded Tool and Equipment section and the Mobile Heat Transfer/ Heating/Air Conditioning section will relocate to Level 1.

On Level 2, attendees will be introduced to Automotive Aftermarket Central, a showcase of products for service and repair professionals, retailers and warehouse distributors to meet customer demand and keep cars on the road.

Online attendee registration is $40 (U.S.) through Oct. 8. The fee for registering by fax or mail is $65 (U.S.) through Oct. 8. Beginning Oct. 9, online and onsite registration will be $90 (U.S.), and $115 (U.S.) for fax or mail registrations. With AAPEX registration, buyers also can visit the SEMA Show taking place the same week in Las Vegas. To register, visit the AAPEX website,

In addition, housing is now open and attendees are encouraged to use onPeak, the official AAPEX housing partner, for lowest rates at conveniently located hotels.

To help ensure as safe and productive an event as possible, AAPEX Event Management and AAPEX co-owners – the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – will take all appropriate and advisable precautions and measures as advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines for COVID-19. All attendees and exhibitors will be informed accordingly of any new or updated procedures, plans and details as they are determined, put in place or evolved moving toward the event in November.

AAPEX represents the more than $2 trillion global automotive aftermarket industry. Historically, AAPEX features approximately 2,500 exhibiting companies displaying their latest products, services and technologies that keep the world’s 1.4 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 or e-mail: On social media, follow AAPEX at #AAPEX21.