The deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.
Business and technology leaders representing several dozen manufacturers and distributors attended the event.
Moody is one of the founding members of MiX and a supporter of other aftermarket professional development organizations.
The 2019 Joint Channel Forecast Model predicts that the total aftermarket sales will grow from $297 billion in 2018 to $338 billion through 2022, a 3.3% compound annual growth rate from 2018.
Attendees participated in more than 130 meetings with legislators and Trump-administration officials, with the goal of helping them understand the impact of tariffs and other issues as well as how decisions in Washington affect businesses across the country.
In the fight for access to the treasure trove of data generated by new vehicles, failure is not an option for the automotive aftermarket.
Gardner’s responsibilities in her new position at AASA will include membership growth and retention, identifying member needs and potential new association services, and building relationships and relevance with sponsor-partners of AASA events and special programs.
“Chris is an outstanding member of the AASA team, bringing his experience and dedication to our mission of advancing the business interests of the automotive aftermarket industry and our valued supplier members,” said Bill Long, AASA president and chief operating officer.
Handschuh is retiring as MEMA’s top executive on Dec. 31.
John King: “We are in the age of disruption. President Trump is not the cause, but the amplifier. There is a global divide over trade, immigration and way of life.”
To plan for AAPEX, attendees can use the app to register, as well as locate exhibitors and products, build a personalized itinerary and view a schedule of AAPEXedu sessions and events.
Attendees also will be able to have one-on-one interactions with exhibitors, as well as an augmented-reality experience to test and install parts.