AAPEX General Sessions share trends, outlook

by | Oct 30, 2023 | 0 comments

AAPEX will offer two free General Sessions filled with the latest trends, market research and insights to keep attendees ahead of the curve and prepared for the future. The first session, “Trends Impacting the North American Aftermarket,” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, while “Aftermarket Outlook 2024,” will take place Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Todd Campau, Aftermarket Practice Lead at S&P Global Mobility, will present the Tuesday session and share key industry trends and new insight affecting the global aftermarket. From the ever-changing new vehicle market, the path to electrification and the aging of the fleet, the automotive aftermarket continues to evolve. Campau will cover how these trends in the vehicle fleet are impacting aftermarket repair opportunities faster than ever before.

At this year’s aftermarket outlook session on Wednesday, Circana’s Executive Director and Industry Analyst, Nathan Shipley, will cover the trends observed both in general retail and the aftermarket over the last two years and why understanding what drove sales performance during that time is critical for predicting what the near-term future might look like for the aftermarket industry. The presentation will also provide perspective on how macro trends – both industry specific and more general in nature – might play into future results.

Registration is not required for the popular General Sessions, however, attendees should arrive early to ensure a seat. Both sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on their respective days in The Venetian, Titian Ballroom 2204.  

AAPEX will take place Tuesday, Oct. 31 through Thursday, Nov. 2, at The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas. 

AAPEX unites the more than $1.8 trillion global automotive aftermarket industry and historically draws approximately 2,500 exhibiting companies from around the globe that display innovative products, services and technologies that keep the world’s 1.5 billion vehicles on the road. AAPEX provides advanced technical and business management training for professionals to maintain excellence and take their businesses to the next level. Industry buyers include automotive service and repair professionals, auto parts retailers, independent warehouse distributors, program groups, service chains, automotive dealers, fleet buyers and engine builders.

AAPEX was recently honoured by Trade Show Executive (TSE) as one of the 50 fastest-growing trade shows in 2022. The event also made TSE’s list of the top U.S. trade shows in 2021.  

AAPEX is a trade-only event and closed to the general public.


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