BETHESDA, Md. Mario Gabelli, Tim Rogers and David Portalatin will present the latest financial, industry and consumer trends, insight and analysis at this year’s AAIA Town Hall at AAPEX in Las Vegas. Hosted by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), the Town Hall, sponsored by Polk, will be held at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in the Venetian Ballroom in the Venetian Hotel.
The Town Hall program will switch from its traditional panel discussion to three separate presentations by:
Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO, GAMCO Investors Inc.
Tim Rogers, president, Polk
David Portalatin, executive director of industry analysis, The NPD Group
Polk, a provider of automotive information and marketing solutions, is the primary sponsor of Town Hall. Six member companies of the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) are contributing sponsors, including:
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
Automotive Distribution Network
Federated Auto Parts
National Pronto Association
“Three well-known and respected experts will provide valuable takeaways for the Town Hall’s more than 1,000 attendees,” said Kathleen Schmatz, AAIA president and CEO. “We decided to transition from the industry channel panel program model to all-new back-to-back information-filled presentations.”
Tickets for the 2011 AAIA Town Hall include a full buffet breakfast. Individual tickets are $100 for AAIA members and $115 for non-members, and a table of 10 is $850 for AAIA members and $1,000 for non-members.
For ticket information, visit www.aftermarket.org and click on “Meetings/Events.”