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October 31, 2016
Opening Celebrations at AAPEX
Welcome to AAPEX 2016! Join us at the opening ceremony on Tuesday morning at 8:45 a.m. for a performance by the award-winning drumline from the Basic Academy of International Studies in Henderson, Nev., and a Presentation of Colors. Right after the ceremony, the winners of this year’s New Product Showcase and New Packaging Showcase will be announced in the Let’s Tech Studio, Level Two Lobby. And that’s just the beginning. Take advantage of everything at AAPEX 2016 and you’ll stay ahead of the curve!
Former Director of CIA and NSA Talks Cyber Security
For the very latest on the smarter the car, the greater the cyber risk, attend the AAPEX General Session with retired Four-Star General Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA). General Hayden will speak from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Palazzo Ballroom at the Venetian.
Celebrities and Show Specials 
Many exhibitors are hosting celebrities in their booths and offering show specials exclusively for AAPEX buyers. Check out the Celebrity Appearance schedule and the list of show specials, but also watch for more celebrities and specials as you walk the show floor.
Technology Everywhere
You’ll see more technology than ever before at AAPEX 2016. Check out the all-new Let’s Tech presentations for what you need to know in 20 minutes or less. For the very latest products, visit the new Automotive Technology section on the show floor. And, don’t forget to allow time to learn about the opportunities presented by connected cars during all new AAPEXedu sessions
Don’t Miss New Product Demos
Here’s a look at the demos taking place during AAPEX. Check the monitors at the Sands for additional demos and times.
  • The Tenneco Experience: Tenneco,
    Booth 1025,
  • The SmartWasher bioremediating parts washing system. CRC® Industries, Inc., Booth 3816,
  • The One-Minute Challenge and ProDemand with its OES information and Real Fixes, Mitchell 1, Booth 2271,
  • VehicleMRI - OBD2 Vehicle Inspections in an Instant, DENSO, Booth 2226,
  • Autodiagnos Check,"The Electronic Screwdriver," Continental, Booth 2626,
  • The Battery Shop on YouTube, Johnson Controls, Inc., Booth 1826.
  • OptiCat Network of Tools, Booth 4528.
Attend Today’s REMANedu Conference
At no-extra charge, attend today’s REMANedu Conference, a one-day, multi-faceted education and networking forum dedicated to remanufacturing. Industry experts will showcase their company’s remanufactured parts and technologies, along with the processes that go into successful reman operations. The day will wrap up with a panel of company leaders providing insight and outlook for remanufacturing in 2017. REMANedu will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Venetian, Marco Polo Room, 706. When the exhibits open tomorrow, make sure to visit the Remanufacturing Section and the more than 100 remanufacturing-related booths throughout the show. 
Live Now: AAPEX TV
For the latest news and headlines at this year’s event, watch AAPEX TV, sponsored by ZF Services. AAPEX TV will air new videos every day on big screens in the lobbies of the Sands Expo, on the show floor and on its own channel in guest rooms at the Venetian/Palazzo, the Mirage and the Westgate Hotel. 
Win a $150 Gift Card
Keep an eye out for #AAPEX16 giveaways! From Nov. 1 - Nov. 3, we're giving away a $150 gift card daily to a lucky fan. Follow @AAPEXShow on both Instagram and Twitter for the specifics on each giveaway. May the odds be ever in your favor!
AAPEX represents the $356 billion global automotive aftermarket industry, and 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). For more information, visit or e-mail
AAPEX 2016 | Education: Oct. 31- Nov. 3, 2016 | Exhibits: Nov. 1-3, 2016 | Sands Expo | Las Vegas, NV
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AAPEX 2016 Show Hours
Tues. Nov. 1 - 9 am - 5 pm
Wed. Nov. 2 - 9 am - 5 pm
Thurs. Nov. 3 - 9 am - 5 pm
Download the AAPEX 365 App
To easily navigate AAPEX, download this year’s app. See a list of exhibitors, find them on the show floor, and even locate yourself, if you get lost! 
Complimentary Shuttle Bus Schedule
AAPEXedu to Offer 40+ Sessions
AAPEXedu sessions are included in your registration, so make sure to attend as many as possible to stay ahead of the curve. Check out the schedule on the Mobile App or the AAPEX website.
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