For the first time, AAPEX 2017 offered daily keynote sessions with an expert lineup of speakers to keep attendees ahead of the curve on the future of the vehicle, buyer and shop.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Future of the Vehicle: The Future of Mobility and the Aftermarket
Speaker: Neal Ganguli, Deloitte Consulting LLP

  • This session began with an introduction presentation from AAPEX Co-Owners Bill Hanvey of Auto Care Association and Bill Long of AASA. Keynote presentation immediately followed.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The Future of the Buyer - Navigating Omnichannel Successfully
Speaker: John Kinsella, FitForCommerce

In this must see Keynote Session, John Kinsella will address the growing world of Omnichannel Retailing in three parts:

  • How e-tailing and omnichannel has changed the retail environment over the last 5 years
  • An in depth case study of how a retailer are successfully incorporated omnichannel and ecommerce into their traditional marketing
  • A State of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry in the ecommerce universe

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Grease, Code and Customers: You're Entirely Right about All the Wrong Stuff
Speakers: Chris Cloutier, Scott Shriber, Tyler Reeves