Top 10 Exhibiting Tips and Tricks

You’ve made your plans to be here—now prepare for success with resources and best practices designed to drive more booth traffic, generate valuable leads, and maximize your ROI. It’s key to put these tips and tricks into action right away so you can benefit before, during, and after AAPEX 2020.

Build Your Brand with Sponsorships

Check out available sponsorship options for every budget, and select the opportunity that best aligns with your goals and fits your marketing budget. Create brand awareness, make an impression on decision-makers, and position your company as an industry leader.

Submit Entries in the New Product and New Packaging Showcases

Extend your brand beyond your booth by taking advantage of this low-cost opportunity. Not only will your product be featured on site, you’ll also receive digital exposure reaching 100,000+ industry members. For a fee of $500 per product, highlight your products in these categories:

·                 Accessories & General Merchandise

·                 Appearance Chemicals & Car Care

·                 Automotive Lighting

·                 Business Tools & Services

·                 Chemical, Lubricants & Filters

·                 Hard Parts

·                 Safety, Technology

·                 Tool & Equipment

Complete Your E-Booth Profile Now

Put your booth on the map with this free profile that buyers can find online and through the app. Once your profile is complete, this tool helps you connect with attendees before AAPEX and throughout the year. Gain additional exposure with upgrades, including enhanced listings, additional press releases, and more.

Get Connected with the Widget

Embed the free exhibitor widget, accessed through your e-booth profile, on your company website to promote your participation at AAPEX 2020.

Take the AAPEX Stage

Identify a hot technology topic that connects with your product or service and prepare talking points for a 20-minute conversation where you can interact with automotive aftermarket professionals. Schedule your free presentation now.

Simplify with Onsite Lead Retrieval Solutions

Gather attendee information quickly and accurately with the “no-touch” Lead Retrieval Service from Compusystems. Accessed through the Online Exhibitor Services Guide, you can select one of two options—order before 9/21/2020 to save $40.

Host an Onsite Press Conference

Plan a free media event during show hours to get your brand and product in front of industry press. Utilize the onsite press conference room in Casanova 601 to host your event—conferences hosted here will be marketed on the AAPEX website and promoted to attending media. Questions? Contact Monica Buchholz at

Make the Most of Media Opportunities

Motivate industry media to cover your company’s products or services by putting media lists and kits to work. Request media lists from AAPEX Event Management, and prepare your media kit to distribute in the onsite AAPEX Media Center—all at no cost. Questions? Contact Monica Buchholz at

Stay in the Know on Social Media

Follow AAPEX’s social media channels for the latest information, tips, guidelines, and other reminders to ensure you’re staying on top of all things AAPEX 2020.

Mark Your Calendar with Deadlines

Make sure you’re ready for all event deadlines to avoid missing critical dates, take advantage of all free promotion, and save money on exhibitor services.