Thursday, October 27, 2011

Online Registration Is Still Open

AAPEX is just around the corner, but there's still time to register!

Simply use the online registration,, and bring your confirmation with bar code to the Express Badge Pick-Up area in Domestic Registration at AAPEX.

By registering online, you'll save lots of time when you get to AAPEX.

Online registration will remain open throughout AAPEX, with a registration fee of $75.

We look forward to seeing you at AAPEX 2011.
-The AAPEX Team 

Monday, October 24, 2011


Complimentary shuttle bus service is available between the Sands Expo Center and most official AAPEX hotels. Pick up location is on the Lobby Level past registration. 

Buses pick up every 20-30 minutes between 7:00 am - 10:30 (break) and again at 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

Hilton Grand Vacation - LV Hilton                Boarding: Curbside on Karen Ave 
RivieraBoarding: Convention Center Entrance
StratosphereBoarding: Tour Bus Lobby 

Circus Circus                                           Boarding: Outside Main Entrance 
Hilton Grand Vacation - Strip        Boarding: Outside Main Lobby 

MirageBoarding: North Valet Entrance 
Treasure Island                                       Boarding: Right of Main Entrance 
Trump                                     Boarding: Main Entrance

Cosmopolitan                                          Boarding: Right of Main Lobby 

Aria                                                      Boarding: Tour Bus Lobby 
Vdara Boarding: Walk to Aria 

Monte Carlo                                           Boarding: Tour Bus Area 
New York New York Boarding: Zoomanity Theater Entrance 

Excalibur         Boarding: Rotundra Entrance 
Luxor                                                   Boarding: Tour Bus Area 
Tropicana Boarding: Main Entrance 

Hard Rock                                             Boarding: Main Lobby 
MGM Grand Boarding: Grand Garden Entrance 
Planet Hollywood Boarding: Tour Bus Area 
Planet Hollywood Towers Boarding: PH Tour Bus Area 
Signature @ MGM Grand Boarding: Walk to MGM Grand Garden Entrance 

Ceasar's Palace Boarding: Planet Hollywood Sign 
Bellagio                                                Boarding: Tour Bus Area 

Bally's  Boarding: North Entrance on Flamingo Road 
ParisBoarding: Walk to Bally's 
Westin                                                 Boarding: Right of Main Entrance 

Flamingo Boarding: Tour Bus Lobby 
Harrah's  Boarding: Tour Bus Area 
Imperial Palace                                      Boarding: Walk to Harrah's 

AAPEX to SEMA  Tuesday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Venetian                                              Boarding: Tour Bus Lobby 

Airport Shuttle:  - Thursday Only 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Every 30 minutes
Venetian                                              Boarding: Tour Bus Lobby 

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

AAPEX Information Accessible Via Three New Mobile Apps

ORLAND PARK, IL – Oct. 5, 2011 – 

Information about the 2011 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) is now available via the AAPEX Mobile Compass App for Androids, the AAPEX Mobile Compass App for iPhone, iPad and iTouch users, and ChirpE, the AAPEX Mobile Compass Web App that works on all internet-enabled smart phones. The three new apps are designed to provide easy and fast access to important AAPEX information while on the go. AAPEX will take place Tuesday, Nov. 1 through Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nev. 

The mobile apps for Androids and iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users are free and feature the 2011 AAPEX exhibitor list, an interactive floor plan and a complete schedule of Learning Forum education sessions and networking events. The apps also can be used to create a personalized plan of favorite exhibitors, sessions and events. The Android app can be downloaded from the Android Market,, while the app for Apple devices can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store,

The web app ChirpE,, is linked directly to the AAPEX website in real-time to provide the most up-to-date information on the event. It features the 2011 AAPEX exhibitor list, an interactive floor plan, and Learning Forum education sessions and speakers. Users also can create personalized agendas using the My Sessions and My Exhibitors features.

AAPEX represents the $395 billion global motor vehicle aftermarket, and is jointly sponsored by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA). For more information, please visit or e-mail: