AAPEX Preview

Nothing replaces seeing an automotive system in action. But the opportunity to get this kind of close-up look at new products doesn’t happen as often these days. Enter Joe’s Garage! This real-world shop setup with eight service bays, provides a platform for exhibiting brands to demo their equipment. Beyond just talking products, this area within Repair Shop HQ lets you:

  • See equipment demos in a real-world shop setup with lifts and running vehicles, thanks to a source capture vehicle exhaust extraction system
  • Understand how tools can help with shop management and communication
  • Discover digital inspection tools for optimal service
  • Talk capabilities, benefits, and utilization in real-time
  • Get complete under-hood to under-vehicle solutions
  • Receive precise training and ask questions to enhance your competitive advantage

Like any Repair Shop, Joe’s Garage will include exhibits tailored to your front counter staff. Here you will be able to check out the latest:

  • Shop management software
  • Customer relationship management
  • Digital inspection software
  • Website designers
  • Digital signage and menu boards
  • Integrated and text-to-pay solutions

Load up on knowledge at this year’s training schedule focused on helping you improve all aspects of your business. Hear from some of the best in the industry and get a jump start on success rolling into the new year!

Tuesday, Nov 2

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM AAPEX Exhibits Open – Sands Expo & Caesars Forum
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM ADAS Systems and Calibrations for the Diagnostic Technician (Part 1)
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Business Sale Strategies and Design
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Fuel Trim Diagnostics
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Superior Service Advising- Mastering The Art of Trust-Based Selling
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM ADAS Systems and Calibrations for the Diagnostic Technician (Part 2)
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Effective Engine Mechanical Testing
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Improving Communication and Team Work
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Service Advisors – The Key to Business Success

Wednesday, Nov 3

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM AAPEX Exhibits Open – Sands Expo & Caesars Forum
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Electronification of the Chassis
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Scan Data Analysis for Diagnosing Driveability Issues
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Selling the Invisible Service Solution
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM You Can Hire a Manager but You Can’t Hire an Owner
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Communication Issues, U Codes and Network Diagnostics
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Do They Know, Like & Trust You? How to Differentiate Yourself
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Hybrid and EV High Voltage Systems
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Women Who Win: How to Thrive in a Male Dominated Industry

Thursday, Nov 4

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM AAPEX Exhibits Open – Sands Expo & Caesars Forum
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Advanced Financial Strategies for Peace of Mind
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Enhanced Air/Fuel Diagnostics
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM P&L Boot Camp – How to Boost Your Shop’s Bottom Line by Improving Your Understanding of the Income Statement
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM VVT Fundamentals & Diagnostic Process
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Excellence is a Habit
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Filling the Technician Void Through Implementing Career Pathing Programs for Technicians and Service Professionals and Associate Retention
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Misfire: Efficient and Effective Diagnosis
    2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Selling and Servicing Hybrids & Battery Electric Vehicles