The rapid changes and transformation taking place in the $1 trillion high-tech global automotive aftermarket industry will be in the spotlight at AAPEX 2019 as attendees experience new product introductions, advanced training and current and futuristic technology demonstrations.

The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

New products and technologies to keep the world’s 1.2 billion vehicles on the road will be on display from 2,500+ exhibiting companies. More than 48,000 targeted buyers are expected to attend, including automotive service professionals, auto parts retailers, warehouse distributors (WDs), service chains, automotive dealers, fleet buyers and engine builders. Approximately 162,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from 126 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX and the SEMA Show.

Online attendee registration will be available in April. Attendees can be notified when registration is open by signing up on the AAPEX website, aapexshow.com.

AAPEX 2019 also will feature the popular New Product and New Packaging Showcases. The industry’s top trainers and experts will deliver an extensive AAPEXedu, including Let’s Tech presentations, Mobility Garage underhood and alternative fuel vehicle training, and interactive sessions on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), international trade, trends, the outlook for 2020 and more.

A Technology of Tomorrow section on the show floor will showcase the future through technologies that are not yet available, but are currently being tested and discussed. For an added glimpse of technology, attendees will be able to test their skills during a virtual vehicle challenge.

AAPEX is a trade-only event and is not open to the general public.

AAPEX is co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). www.aapexshow.com or e-mail: info@aapexshow.com.