AAPEX 2021 Announces Repair Shop HQ Training Schedule

AAPEX 2021 Announces Repair Shop HQ Training Schedule

All sessions will take place in four new training theaters and are accredited toward AAP and MAAP designations.

AAPEX 2021 has announced the lineup of technical and business management training to be offered in the new Repair Shop HQ. The schedule features a wide range of topics and focuses on education for shop owners, service advisors and technicians. AAPEX 2021 will take place Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas. 

AAPEX formed a selection panel, comprised of 20 shop owners, to judge the more than 120 submissions and identify training that will best equip service professionals with top-notch skills to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. All classes are intermediate or advanced-level and will be led by the industry’s most renowned trainers and speakers. For the full speaker lineup, visit Repair Shop HQ speakers

Technical training sessions will cover a range of topics, including advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and calibrations, scan data analysis for diagnosing driveability issues, fuel trim diagnostics, and servicing hybrids and battery electric vehicles. 

Business management training sessions will include filling the technician void, a P&L boot camp, superior service advising, succession planning, advanced financial strategies and navigating the business realities of the new aftermarket. 

All sessions will take place in the four new training theaters in Repair Shop HQ and are accredited toward the Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) and Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) designations. 

Registration for AAPEX opens in early May and at that time, attendees will be able to select training sessions for $25 each. To preview sessions, visit the Training Schedule on the AAPEX website, aapexshow.com. 

To help ensure as safe and productive an event as possible, AAPEX Event Management and AAPEX co-owners – the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – will take all appropriate and advisable precautions and measures as advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines for COVID-19. All attendees and exhibitors will be informed accordingly of any new or updated procedures, plans and details as they are determined, put in place or evolved moving toward the event in November.

AAPEX represents the more than $2 trillion global automotive aftermarket industry and features innovative products, services and technologies, as well as advanced business management and technical training for professionals to maintain excellence and take their businesses to the next level.

Historically, AAPEX features approximately 2,500 exhibiting companies displaying their latest products, services and technologies that keep the world’s 1.4 billion vehicles on the road. 

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.

AAPEX is a trade-only event and is closed 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). For more information, visit www.aapexshow.com or e-mail: [email protected]. On social media, follow AAPEX at #AAPEX21.

You May Also Like

The December Digital Edition Is Ready To Download, Read

The December issue includes technical and management content and is free to download and read.

The interactive and easy-to-use digital edition of ShopOwner’s December issue, featuring articles from Brake & Front End, is available now.

Click Here to read the December issue

In addition to management topics and opinion pieces, this issue includes articles on ADAS Blind Spot Detection System; Brake Job ROI; how to tune adjustable shocks and struts; and more.

Read The November Digital Edition For Free Right Now

The November issue is full of technical and management content and is free to download and read.

Read The October Digital Edition For Free Right Now

The October issue includes technical and management content and is free to download and read.

The September Digital Edition Is Ready To Read Right Now

The September issue includes technical and management content and is free to download and read.

Read The August Digital Edition For Free Right Now

The August issue includes technical and management content and is free to download and read.

Other Posts

Diagnosing ABS/ESC False Activation Notices

As vehicles age, diagnosing false activation with ABS and stability control systems has become more common.

Brake Booster Replacement

Hydro-boost vehicles are not hard to work on, but they do require service information and a working knowledge of the system.

Handling Tomorrow’s Tech Shortage With Today’s Technology

How do you get students excited about working in this industry? Show them the best of what they’ll be working on.

Decrypting Brake Pad Edge Codes

Learning the cryptic codes on the brake pad or shoe will tell you a lot of information.