With newly branded areas, hands-on training, and growing sections dedicated specifically to service and repair, automotive aftermarket professionals can shop, compare, and learn about the latest products and technology all at AAPEX.
It’s All at Repair Shop HQ
In addition to showcasing products for every essential category, Repair Shop HQ showcases equipment in action. Located on Level 1 of the Sands Expo, it’s the prime destination for everyone in service and repair with a complete marketplace of products, solutions, and insights:
- Joe’s Garage with six service bays and running vehicles to simulate a real shop
- Three training theaters for hands-on learning and demos
- Tool & Equipment section, with demos
- New Tires section
- Alternative Fuel section
- Diagnostics/Telematics sectionMobile Heat Transfer/Heating/Air Conditioning section
See Equipment in Action at Joe’s Garage
The new Joe’s Garage brings products to life in a simulated real-world shop experience. Located on Level 1 of the Sands Expo, this area features six service bays, lifts, and demos on running vehicles, allowing you to talk directly with exhibitors about capabilities, benefits, and utilization in real-time. Additional experiential highlights include Kukui’s video recording studio setup for attendees to make a one-minute video for their use, and Remarkable Results Radio with Carm Capriotto broadcasting live and conducting onsite interviews with aftermarket leaders who are making an impact on the industry. Visit our Joe’s Garage page to find exhibitors and learn more about exciting programming throughout each day onsite.
Expert Training for Everyone
Elite trainers will address the industry’s hottest topics in three theaters, including technical, leadership and shop management training. These CEU-accredited sessions go beyond textbook training with work on live vehicles, providing hundreds of dollars in value all included in the cost of registration (just $40).
Get Cutting-Edge Insights from NAPA
The NAPA Auto Care bay is a source of powerful information, offering a full schedule of demos with a focus on hybrids, A/C servicing, suspension work, and electronic power steering.
DRiV Mobile Training Trailer Takes Knowledge on the Road
DRiV’s mobile training and demo tractor trailer will offer unique, interactive opportunities all day, every day.
Explore Diagnostic Developments in Tools and Equipment
Get up close to the newest tools—both hand and power—in the Tool & Equipment section. With top exhibitors featuring new products and streamlined, 30-minute demos, you’ll experience the capabilities of smaller, handheld equipment and diagnostic equipment on vehicles in this newly enhanced area.
Discover Must-Have Products at Automotive Aftermarket Central
If you need to stock it, use it, or recommend it, you’ll find it in Automotive Aftermarket Central. Get the products and equipment that meet customer demand and keep vehicles safely on the road with a selection from 1,295 product categories. Located on Level 2 of the Sands Expo, this area features vast product offerings, a new robotics and a warehouse equipment/logistics area, Technology of Tomorrow for a look at what’s next, remanufacturing, paint and body, AWDA, import vehicle community, and more.
Find What’s New and Powerful in Products & Packaging
Discover focused debuts of this year’s top products in our featured showcases. In the New Product Showcase, you’ll see cutting-edge products that will be the year’s must-haves. The New Packaging Showcase presents the largest display of the latest and most innovative packaging designs and concepts. Shop easy-to-merchandise, eco-friendly, and innovative packaging you won’t want to miss.
Innovation on Display at The AAPEX Stage & Technology of Tomorrow
Get insights today and prepare for tomorrow by exploring the latest technology, advanced solutions, and emerging innovations at AAPEX. Don’t miss valuable previews and thought leadership at The AAPEX Stage and Technology of Tomorrow.