New products are the number one reason buyers attend shows. Many buyers and media make the New Product & Packaging Showcases their first stop at AAPEX. Product entries will also be uploaded to the AAPEX website and app, maximizing your exposure, and making it easy for buyers to find your products or packaging all year round.

New Product Showcase

The New Product Showcase is the launchpad for the cutting-edge products that are making their debut AAPEX.

Get Extra Exposure

When your product is featured in the New Product Showcase, you get:

  • Your product displayed in the onsite Showcase
  • A New Product Showcase identification on your online profile and on the AAPEX Mobile App
  • Promotion year-round on the AAPEX website and the AAPEX Mobile App
  • An exclusive product listing in AAPEX Product Plus, which is emailed to 48,000 buyers
  • Online promotion of the Showcase to hundreds of media channels

Enter to Win

In addition to being featured in the Showcase, all products that are entered will receive additional promotion ensuring that you reach your target markets before, during and after the show. Winning products and companies will receive additional promotion through media coverage and press releases.

Entry categories will include:

  • Accessories & General Merchandise
  • Appearance Chemicals & Car Care
  • Automotive Lighting
  • Business Tools & Services
  • Chemicals, Lubricants & Filters
  • Hard Parts
  • Safety
  • Technology
  • Tool & Equipment

Participating is easy – Follow the steps below to enter your product today!

  • Log in to your Exhibitor Console
  • Click “Purchase Enhanced eBooth Listing and Showcases”
  • Select “New Product Showcase” and the amount of products you wish to enter
  • Complete your payment information
  • Go back to your Exhibitor Console and click “Add/Edit New Product Showcase” to complete your New Product entry

*If you want to enter the New Product Showcase now before your booth assignment is completed, click HERE for a paper application form.

New Packaging Showcase

The New Packaging Showcase is the largest display of the latest and most innovative packaging designs and concepts in the automotive aftermarket industry! It’s where buyers identify easy-to-merchandise, eco-friendly and innovative packaging types that will help them sell more product.

Get Extra Exposure

When your packaging is featured in the New Packaging Showcase, you get:

  • Your packaging displayed in the onsite Showcase
  • New Packaging Showcase identification on your online profile
  • An exclusive product listing in AAPEX Product Plus, which is emailed to 48,000 buyers
  • Online promotion of the Showcase to hundreds of media channels

Enter to Win

In addition to being featured in the Showcase, all products that are entered will receive additional promotion ensuring that you reach your target markets before, during, and after the show. Awards will be presented for the Best New Packaging in each category. (Please note: awards are based on packaging only, and not the product itself.) Winning products and companies will receive additional promotion through media coverage and press releases.

Entry categories will include:

  • Economics
  • Environmental Impact
  • Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Performance
  • Protection

Participating is easy! Follow the steps below to enter your packaging today.

  1. Log in to your Exhibitor Console
  2. Click “Purchase Enhanced eBooth Listing and Showcases”
  3. Select “New Packaging Showcase” and the amount of packages you wish to enter
  4. Complete your payment information
  5. Go back to your Exhibitor Console and click “Add/Edit New Packaging Showcase” to complete your New Packaging entry

*If you want to enter the New Packaging Showcase now before your booth assignment is completed, click HERE for a paper application form.

Questions?

For information on cost, eligibility, rules and how to apply, view the 2019 New Product Showcase brochure and the 2019 New Packaging Showcase brochure. For other questions, contact Ryan Glasgow at 1-708-226-1300 or ryan@aapexshow.com.

Attention: The use of the AAPEX name and logo (including all affiliated with AAPEX, AAIW, or AAPEX and the SEMA Show) and any licensed products are strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Show Management and/or Show Owners (AASA/MEMA and Auto Care Association). This includes, but not limited to, exhibitors, suppliers, contractors and publications. You may contact Kelly Denman at kelly@aapexshow.com for approval.