AAPEX 2020

We’re in uncertain times. There are a lot of unknowns. So, we wanted to share with you what we do know. The planning for AAPEX 2020 began last year and continues on without interruption.

COVID-19 Update:

While we know everyone is mindful of the evolving COVID-19 situation, we hope you, your family and your business are in good health. We will be in touch with updates as we prepare to come back together as an industry.

I’ll Be There…

"It is a "must-attend" for me, and I have made connections with key people, found new products, and reconnected with industry friends every year."

    - Andy Bizub, Owner, Midwest Performance Cars Chicago, MPC Northbrook

In this newsletter, you’ll learn about:

  • AAPEX-TV 360 featuring the 2020 expansion and a detailed look at Repair Shop HQ.
  • The AAPEX blog schedule.
  • Staying connected with the automotive aftermarket community on social media.
  • Hotel room block and today’s low-cost options.

AAPEX-TV 360 keeps you in the know about 2019 and focuses on the road ahead.

Watch the February episode of AAPEX-TV 360 to learn about:

  • Highlights of AAPEX 2019
  • The 2020 show floor expansion
  • New additions planned for this year via the AAPEX 2020 Spotlight

And check out the new March episode to take a closer look at:

  • Everything featured in the all-new Repair Shop HQ
  • The new Tire Section
  • Hands-on instruction and technology in the upgraded training theaters


Stay focused on opportunities ahead with the latest expert insights in informative and timely posts from industry thought leaders every week in the AAPEX blog.

First up, check-in with Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of Auto Care Association. Read his call to join the evolution in these uncertain times, to come together as an industry, to strengthen your network, and to prepare for AAPEX this November.

Look for new entries on technology, trends, market outlooks, and a range of other relevant topics as well as posts from AAPEX community members – like yourself.


Stay Connected With #AAPEX20

While everyone is figuring out the new normal, make sure you stay connected with AAPEX and your community on social media. AAPEX is where the full automotive aftermarket ecosystem comes together each year—to do business, stay informed, and reconnect with people who understand your challenges and champion your opportunities. Follow AAPEX on social media and join the conversation throughout the year.

Facebook: @AAPEXShow
Twitter: @AAPEXShow
Instagram: @aapexshow
LinkedIn: @AAPEX

Check our channels frequently to see the latest videos from AAPEX TV-360 and keep pace with current trends, policies, and issues facing our industry.


We’re all in this together. That’s what makes this year’s coming together so important. Book your rooms now for the best selection at affordable rates. Access the discounted hotel block through OnPeak, AAPEX’s official housing partner, to save on rooms at conveniently located hotels, as well as exclusive perks, all with no booking or service fees. Vegas is more affordable for you and your business than you might realize. Here are just some of the low-cost options from OnPeak*:

  • Harrah’s $190
  • LINQ $200
  • Golden Nugget $159
  • Palace Station $129
  • Stratosphere $144
  • Tropicana $170

*Prices per night, excludes taxes. Prices are inclusive of resort fees. No penalty cancellation policy: All reservations are fully refundable as long as they are cancelled prior the cancellation deadline.