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If You Weren’t At AAPEX, What Did You Really Miss?

To many thousands of people, AAPEX was the biggest party of the year – if you weren’t there, here’s a recap.

What Is A 20 Group – And Why Should You Care?

In this podcast, you’ll learn about 20 Groups and how an AAPEX 2022 seminar might enlighten you.

Training Needs Change But Need For Training Doesn’t

Doug Kaufman speaks with Duane “Doc” Watson, technical trainer at Bosch, about today’s training opportunities.

Appealing To Industry To Answer AAPEX Travel Prayers

Planning and preparation help – faith in our automotive partners is absolutely critical.

AAPEX 2022 Introduces Programs to Attract, Retain Talent

Program aims to introduce students to AAPEX and educating them on the benefits and career opportunities in the industry.

How Technology Can Save Your Shop (Podcast)

Learn how technology actually helps keeps the plates spinning in today’s shop. This podcast is sponsored by AAPEX.

In Business, As Travel, Prep Beats Panic Every Time (Podcast)

Safety briefings are held to ensure you know what to do, just in case. This podcast is presented by AAPEX.

Lessons Learned By Being Back – The Last Word

After two years, our industry finally had its homecoming.

Industry Hits Jackpot in Las Vegas – Were You There?

The drought has ended and the return to trade shows has happened. AAPEX 2021 is in the books. And whether business as usual has now become business as possible, it was great to reconnect with the industry in Las Vegas. By all accounts, AAPEX 2021 exceeded the expectations of exhibitors and attendees. Business was booming,

Here’s Why You Probably Need To Raise Your Labor Rate

If you’re a shop owner you’ve heard from your coaches and your industry suppliers that your labor rate is probably too low. Of course, you’ve heard from your customers that it’s far too high! Who do you believe? As long as you’re competitive to the shop down the street, there’s not much more you need

Automotive Training Options

Understanding how training helps, where you can get it and why It matters.