By: Jessica Finnerty, CEM, Manager, Meetings & Events, Auto Care Association
We are navigating in uncharted waters. While there is always an element of unknown when planning an event, the current levels of uncertainty are beyond anything we have ever experienced. So how in the world do you plan a large-scale event for November when you aren’t even sure what next week will look like?
The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) is held annually in Las Vegas, NV and typically hosts more than 2,500 exhibitors and almost 50,000 attendees. At five and a half months out, we are currently in a critical planning period, and we are moving forward with all systems go. Happily, the auto care industry is a robust one and early indicators have all been positive. Our industry is ready to get back to business, and it is apparent that they see the value at…
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