AAPEX 2018 pre-registered buyers are invited to vote for their favorite products in the AAPEX New Product Showcase starting Monday, Oct. 15. Entries with the largest number of votes in each of nine categories will be awarded the Best New Product. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and will take place Tuesday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
Pre-registered buyers will receive voting instructions and a link to all entries in the New Product Showcase. Buyers will have until Friday, Oct. 19, to vote electronically for their favorite products in the following categories: Accessories & General Merchandise; Appearance Chemicals & Car Care; Automotive Lighting; Business Tools & Services; Chemical, Lubricant & Filter; Hard Parts; Safety; Technology; and Tool & Equipment.
The winning entries will be announced during AAPEX on Oct. 30 at 10:30 a.m., on the Let’s Tech stage, Level 2 Lobby of the Sands Expo.
During AAPEX, entries will be on display in the New Product Showcase in its new location, The Venetian Hallway, Level 2. All entries also will be featured on the AAPEX website and on the AAPEX Mobile App, as well as in the AAPEX 2018 Product Plus magazine published by Babcox Media.
AAPEX 2018 will feature more than 2,500 exhibiting companies displaying the latest products, services and technologies. More than 47,000 targeted buyers are expected to attend, and approximately 162,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from 135 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX 2018.
AAPEX is a trade-only event and is not open to the general public.