AAPEX consistently seeks to improve the quality and value of its event for our loyal and valued exhibitors. An important part of this effort is the protection of our exhibitors’ investments in their technology.

AAPEX Intellectual Property Policy

Any exhibitor who has knowledge of a potential infringement prior to the Event should contact Event Management immediately at 708-226-1300, ext. 18 or by email at billjr@aapexshow.com.

AAPEX Intellectual Property Policy
AAPEX Intellectual Property Policy – Chinese


Exhibitors may not show any products, or another manufacturer’s products which have been identified by the Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to Event Management as failing to comply with the applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).

NHTSA Regulations
NHTSA Regulations – HID/LED Kits

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.