AAPEX is the One-Stop Shop for Service and Repair

There are a lot of moving parts in your day. You need hands-on training to keep up with them. AAPEX delivers that on today’s most important topics: Diagnosing false warnings. Working with calibration sensors. Understanding stop/start systems. With sessions and sections dedicated specifically to service and repair, you can shop, compare, and learn about the latest products and technology all at AAPEX.

Take a look back at all things service and repair as seen at AAPEX 2021 from Vehicle Service Pro’s interview with AAPEX advisor, Vic Tarasik, founder and managing partner of Shop Owner Coach LLC.

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It’s All at Repair Shop HQ

In addition to showcasing products for every essential category, Repair Shop HQ showcases equipment in action. It’s the prime destination for everyone in service and repair with a complete marketplace of products, solutions, and insights:

  • Joe’s Garage with ten service bays and running vehicles to simulate a real shop
  • Four training theaters for hands-on learning and demos
  • Tool & Equipment section, with demos
  • Tires servicing section
  • Diagnostics/Telematics section
  • Mobile Heat Transfer/Heating/Air Conditioning section
  • Transmission Supplier section
  • DRiV Automotive Training Center
  • NAPA Auto Care Center

See Equipment in Action at Joe’s Garage (Sponsored by Shop Owner)

Joe’s Garage brings products to life in a simulated real-world shop experience. This year you’ll find 10 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 a Service Counter experience 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 four theaters, including technical, leadership, and shop management training. These soon-to-be announced CEU-accredited sessions will go beyond textbook training with work on live vehicles, providing hundreds of dollars in value at a cost of just $50 per session.

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 (Sponsored by PTEN)

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. This area features vast offerings, including the New Products and Packaging showcases featuring cutting-edge products and innovative packaging, a Technology Section for a look at what’s next, specialty sections in remanufacturing, paint and body, warehouse distribution, and import vehicles, and more.

Get the Inside Scoop From Exhibitor Trainings

Hear directly from the suppliers about product capabilities and specs at exhibitor-led sessions throughout the event. Live demos will help you see equipment and tools in action, and you can get your questions answered on the spot by the experts.

See Innovation on Display at The AAPEX Stage

Get insights on advanced solutions and emerging technology at AAPEX. Don’t miss valuable previews and thought leadership at The AAPEX Stage during 20-minute TED Talk-style presentation, as well as panels and industry award events.

Looking for something else?

Need more reasons to join the automotive  aftermarket industry in Vegas this November? See more reasons on why you need to attend. Got questions? AAPEX has answers.