GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — The Automotive Distribution Network hosted its largest invitation-only reception yet at the Venetian in Las Vegas to help kick off last week’s Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).
A record 1,400-plus guests were on hand for the Network festivities, including several attendees representing global partner Nexus. “I’m pleased that our Network gathering continues its reputation as one of the show’s hottest tickets,” says David Prater, president of the Network. “Along with our manufacturer partners, this event helps ensure excellent ongoing relationships as the Network continues to grow throughout North America.”
In addition to more than 300 manufacturer partners in attendance, there were members and customers representing all Network brands from the US, Canada and Mexico, including Parts Plus, Auto Pride, IAPA, Parts Plus Mexico, and international partner Nexus. Operating under the brands of Parts Plus, Parts Plus Mexico, IAPA and Auto Pride, the Automotive Distribution Network is one of the largest, most diverse program groups in the industry.