The following keynote sessions will take place from 8 to 9 a.m., at the Venetian Hotel, Palazzo Ballroom:
- The Future of the Vehicle (Oct. 31) – “The Future of Mobility and the Aftermarket,” Speaker: Neal Ganguli, Deloitte Consulting LLP
- The Future of the Buyer (Nov. 1) – “Navigating Omnichannel Successfully,” Speaker: John Kinsella, vice president, FitForCommerce, and the former vice president, Experience Architecture & Center of Expertise at Lowe’s
- The Future of the Shop (Nov. 2) – “Grease, Code and Customers: You’re Entirely Right About All the Wrong Stuff,” Speakers: Chris Cloutier, shop owner and technology creator, Golden Rule Auto Care; and Tyler Reeves, president and general manager of National Accounts, Interstate Batteries. Scott Shriber, publisher of aftermarketNews, BodyShop Business Magazine and Counterman Magazine, will moderate the discussion.
AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31 through Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.