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AAPEX Show 2021
Nov. 4, 2021

Hello Media:

The sentiment heard throughout AAPEX 2021 is, "It's great to be back!"  Today's highlights include:

Today’s Schedule 

  • AAPEX Exhibits Open, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Joe’s Garage, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Advanced Financial Strategies for Peace of Mind, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
  • Enhanced Air/Fuel Diagnostics, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
  • P&L Boot Camp – How to Boost Your Shop’s Bottom Line by Improving Your Understanding of the Income Statement, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
  • VVT Fundamentals & Diagnostic Process, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
  • PTEN Tool & Equipment Demo, 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., and 10:15 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.
  • How and When to Use “Scope” with Scan to Diagnose Problems, Presented by Autel, 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Data Sources and Application Amidst an Evolving Economy and Industry, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • AutoLeap Tool & Equipment Demo, 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • The Impact of New Technologies on the Aftermarket Industry, 11 a.m. – Noon
  • Shop Coach AMA (Ask Me Anything) Panel, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Tune Up Your Digital Inspections, 2 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
  • Achieving Consistent and Accurate Calibrations – How to Handle Calibration Failures, Presented by Autel, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Excellence is a Habit, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Filling the Technician Void Through Implementing Career Pathing Programs for Technicians and Service Professionals and Associate Retention, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Misfire: Efficient and Effective Diagnosis, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Selling and Servicing Hybrids & Battery Electric Vehicles, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

AAPEX Best Booth Awards
AAPEX 2021 presented Best Booth Awards to exhibiting companies during a ceremony on Nov. 3. Best in Show awards were presented to ITEKT, Booth A2579, (10X10 or Linear), and BG Products, Booth A4633, (Peninsula or Island). For additional award winners, release the AAPEX press release

State of Aftermarket Presentation 
The State of the Aftermarket presentation by Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, and Paul McCarthy, president and CEO, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), is available by contacting AAPEX Media. 

AAPEX New Product and Packaging Showcases Awards
AAPEX 2021 announced winners of the New Product and New Packaging Showcases during an awards ceremony on Nov. 2 in Las Vegas. For a list of award winners, read the AAPEX press release

Health Screening: Three Ways to Access AAPEX
As part of the entry requirements for AAPEX 2021, all attendees (that includes exhibitor staff, media and anyone else on site) must provide one of three options in order to enter:

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination,
  • A no more than 3-day-old negative PCR COVID-19 test,
  • Or, receive a negative rapid COVID-19 test onsite. 

AAPEX has partnered with CLEAR Health Pass, to provide easy proof of COVID-19 vaccination for faster entry and Global Virus Pass (GVP) for onsite testingIf you do not live in the United States, you will not be able to upload proof of vaccination to CLEAR, and will have to undergo a secondary screen to show your non-U.S. proof of vaccination onsite. 

Exhibitor News
For news from AAPEX exhibitors, visit their online profiles, check out the New Product and New Packaging Showcases and read Exhibitor Press Releases

Photo Gallery
To share the excitement of AAPEX 2021, new photos will be added to the Gallery on a daily basis. Follow #AAPEX21 for news and photos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. 

AAPEX Mobile App
The free AAPEX Mobile App is the best way to see everything taking place at this year’s event. To download the app, visit the App Store for iOS or Google Play.

Enjoy the show!

Monica Buchholz
(978) 470-8887