Las Vegas, Nevada – The Virtual APPEX Experience keynote session will feature a routable of panelists sharing their insights on “What to Expect on the Road Ahead.”
The session is to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at noon EST., and will be live-streamed. Registration for the virtual experience is not required to attend the keynote session.
The five industry experts will explore the future of the auto care industry and the effects of COVID-19 on current and future business: Sue Godschalk, president of Federation Auto Parts; Eric Sills, CEO of Standard Motor Products; Duncan Gillis CEO of BBB Industries; Tom Greco, president and CEO of Advance Auto Parts, and lastly, Greg Johnston, CEO of O’Reilly Auto Parts.
Topics include auto care as an essential industry, collaboration across industry associations, diversity and inclusion, grassroots advocacy support, technician participation/activation, and what to expect for APPEX 2021.
The virtual experience is aimed at serving as the hub of training, insights, and connections for more than one-trillion-dollars global automotive aftermarket industry. It will feature instructor and exhibitor-led training, product and equipment demos from industry suppliers, new product showcases, and opportunities to connect one-on-one with exhibitors to talk products and conduct business.
Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, and Paul T. McCarthy, president, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), will also present the state of the aftermarket during the keynote session.
APEX 2021 will return to the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4.
AAPEX buyers include automotive service and repair professionals, auto parts retailers, independent warehouse distributors, program groups, service chains, automotive dealers, fleet buyers, and engine builders.