An Exclusive Conversation with President George W. Bush: The Challenges Facing Our Nation in the 21st Century and the Power of Freedom.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019. 7:00 am
The Palazzo Ballroom, The Venetian
Attend the AAPEX 2019 Grand Opening Keynote session for a fireside chat with Special Guest, George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and Founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. At this ticketed event, you’ll first hear from Bill Hanvey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Auto Care Association and Paul McCarthy, President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) on the State of the Aftermarket Industry, then Special Guest George W. Bush will engage in “An Exclusive Conversation with President George W. Bush: The Challenges Facing Our Nation in the 21st Century and the Power of Freedom.”
As Commander in Chief, President Bush worked to expand freedom, opportunity, and security at home and abroad. His Administration reformed America’s education system, restored robust private-sector economic growth and job creation, protected our environment, and pursued a comprehensive strategy to keep America safe after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
At this exclusive event, you’ll also enjoy an opportunity to connect with your peers over breakfast. Reserve your table for 10 (tables are limited) by contacting Chris.Kalousek@aapexshow.com. Only registered AAPEX attendees with a badge and a ticket can attend this extraordinary event.
Bill Rhodes, Moderator, AutoZone
Bill Rhodes, is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Customer Satisfaction. Mr. Rhodes was named President and CEO on March 13, 2005 and Chairman on June 6, 2007. Mr. Rhodes has been with the company for more than 24 years and has served in a variety of executive-level roles.
6:00 a.m.: Doors open
7:00 a.m.: Breakfast is served
7:20–7:45 a.m.: Bill Hanvey and Paul McCarthy present the State of the Aftermarket Industry
7:45–8:45 a.m.: “An Exclusive Conversation with President George W. Bush: The Challenges Facing Our Nation in the 21st Century and the Power of Freedom”
All breakfast attendees must be registered for AAPEX and have their badge and ticket with them at the time of the session. No large bags, backpacks, large event bags, briefcases, laptop bags, suitcases or coats will be permitted at the event. All parts of this special conversation are closed to the press with no personal photography, note taking or recording being permitted.