Make plans now to attend AAPEX 2020, the premier event representing the more than $1 trillion global automotive aftermarket industry. As media, you’ll explore new products and technologies from more than 2,500 exhibiting companies. You’ll connect with the industry’s top leaders, educators, innovators and trainers, plus, you’ll hear from experts as they share the latest trends, opportunities and market intelligence.

As the gathering place for the global automotive aftermarket, AAPEX is ideal for developing valuable content and story ideas, conducting interviews with movers and shakers, identifying emerging trends and staying ahead in the industry.

Media Registration

Get access to all things AAPEX by registering for AAPEX 2020 with your qualifying media credentials. Media registration will open in April 2020.

Registration Is Available*

Media Partners

Promote AAPEX 2020 to your audience, and receive visibility leading up to and at AAPEX 2020 through our partner program, a trade opportunity that exchanges advertising of AAPEX for visibility to our audience. All relevant, qualified media channels are eligible to participate in the program and we welcome emerging media as well.

Press Releases

Get up-to-the-minute news and announcements from AAPEX, and read about AAPEX 2020 exhibitors and their exciting new products and technologies.


All AAPEX News

Fact & Figures

For background information about AAPEX use the AAPEX Fact Sheet, Automotive Aftermarket Industry Analysis, AAPEX Media Guide and AAPEX By the Numbers.

AAPEX Images, AAPEX TV-360, B-Roll

Tour our Photo Gallery for highlights of AAPEX and watch AAPEX TV-360 videos for the latest news and industry trends. Download b-roll – broadcast-quality HD video content for your TV broadcasts and online purposes – categorized by topic.

Media Contact

Contact Monica Buchholz with any AAPEX 2020 media inquiries at or 978-470-8887.


Read our AAPEX Blog for insights from industry experts on vehicle data, trends and market outlook, technology, ADAS and more.

Media Updates

View our Media Updates for the latest news and information specifically for media attending AAPEX.

Media Events

AAPEX 2020 will host several media events, including the AAPEX Media Reception, the AAPEX New Product and New Packaging Showcase Awards Presentation, AAPEX Media Tours, the AAPEX Best Booth Awards Presentation, Auto Care Association’s “Meet the President”, and AASA’s Member & Media Industry Briefing. Watch for more details in the spring of 2020.

Press Conferences

Press conferences will be held in The Venetian, Casanova Room 603. A schedule of press conferences will be available in late August.

On-Site Media Center

Registered media will have access to computers, internet, refreshments and private work areas, located in the Venetian, Casanova Room 601. The Media Center will be open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Nov. 1 through Nov. 5.

Learn more about the Media Center and watch highlights from AAPEX’s Media Reception in this short video. Watch it now!

Celebrity Appearances

Many celebrities will be in attendance at AAPEX 2020. Watch for a schedule in late August.


AAPEX partners with onPeak to offer discounts on hotel rooms. For air travel, AAPEX partners with major airlines to offer discounts on airfare.