To accommodate 3,000 Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance customers making their way from the Mirage to AAPEX 2015, Las Vegas Boulevard will close temporarily on Thursday, Nov. 5. AAPEX is slated for Nov. 3-5 at the Sands Expo, with AAPEXedu sessions starting on Monday, Nov. 2.
The Alliance customers, who are automotive technicians and jobbers, will leave the Mirage at 8:45 a.m. PST, and cross Las Vegas Boulevard, arriving at AAPEX at approximately 9:15 a.m. While at AAPEX, they will participate in pre-arranged meetings with approximately 80 preferred Alliance suppliers that are exhibiting at the event. They also will attend AAPEXedu sessions, which this year will focus on disruptive and emerging technologies and their impact on businesses in the auto care industry.
AAPEX 2015 is expected to feature more than 2,400 exhibitors, 5,000 booths, 55 AAPEXedu sessions and 39,000 targeted buyers. Approximately 130,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from nearly 140 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX.