International Buyers


As the trusted resource for technology, techniques, and tools powering the industry, automotive aftermarket professionals from around the globe make the annual trip to AAPEX to give their business an annual tune-up and a competitive edge. We welcome you to join your community here where you can discover the latest high-quality products and innovations, experience live training demonstrations from top-notch trainers, and meet with a wide variety of exhibitors including leaders in every product category.

Our current plans are to proceed with AAPEX 2020 as scheduled, November 3-5.

We continue to pay close attention to the evolving COVID-19 situation and its potential impact on the show. Our primary goal is to adopt an approach that enables a trade show in a safe and healthy environment. We will stay in touch in the coming weeks and months regarding any new developments.

A Message from AAPEX (with English Subtitles)

Un Mensaje de AAPEX (con Subtítulos en Español)

Exclusive Benefits for International Buyers

As an international buyer, you have exclusive access to a matchmaking program that pairs international buyers with exhibitors based on products of interest and schedules one-on-one meetings with U.S. exhibitors. Plus, the International Buyer Center provides a dedicated on-site area for you to hold meetings and recharge.

International buyer delegations receive benefits, discounts, and other incentives when they attend AAPEX through the International Buyer Delegation Program. For more information about the program, contact Kelly Denman at

International Buyers

In addition to the event’s unrivaled features, as an international buyer you will take advantage of worldwide connections and benefits that only AAPEX can provide, including:

  • Dedicated meeting rooms with interpreters in the International Buyer Center, so you can communicate one-on-one with partners and suppliers.
  • Networking opportunities with leading aftermarket exporters at the renowned Overseas Automotive Council Global Reception.
  • A matchmaking program that schedules private meetings with U.S. exhibitors focused on your interests in specific products and services.
  • Complimentary admission to The AAPEX Stage and all other training and education.
  • Complimentary shuttle bus services between hotels, Sands Expo, Caesars Forum and the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Increased Opportunities for International Buyer Delegations

As part of an International Buyer Delegation, you’ll enjoy all of the benefits listed above as well as discounts and incentives, networking, special events, and more. International buyers who come with a buyer delegation have increased opportunities and an enhanced AAPEX experience with access to a knowledgeable delegation leader who can:

Speak your language
Take care of your registration
Assist you with your visa application process
Organize your transportation and hotel accommodations*
Assist you before and during AAPEX
Offer expert trade counseling, including market analysis to help you select suppliers*
Schedule visits to booths and meetings with leading exporters*
Help you with your itinerary, questions, and logistics*

*Services may vary

See a World of Opportunity at AAPEX

Meet with current and new suppliers from dozens of countries across the global automotive industry, and explore cutting-edge products in 1,295 categories from a wide variety exhibitors. Easily identify U.S. exporters by the “WE EXPORT” sign posted in their booths.

Participating in an International Buyer Delegation is easy. Contact one of the delegation leaders listed below or, if your country is not listed, contact Kelly Denman at, who will connect you with a delegation leader in your country and answer any general questions you may have.

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