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Eight companies sponsor AAPEX General Session

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Eight companies sponsor AAPEX General Session

Eight companies are the official sponsors of the new, free Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo General Session on Wed., Nov. 5, that features a keynote address by Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media.

In his presentation, “The Next Four Years: Navigating the Economy for Business Growth and Success,” Forbes will provide insights and strategic advice for attendees to grow their businesses during uncertain times. The General Session will be held from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. in The Venetian Palazzo Ballroom. 

The following companies are "VIP Experience" sponsors of the General Session:

* Robert Bosch LLC, Booth 5038;

* UCI FRAM AutoBrands, Booth 1838; and

* ZF Services LLC, Booth 5061.

These exhibitors will enjoy breakfast with Steve Forbes, tickets to a VIP seating area, complimentary copies of Forbes’ new book, "Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy and What We Can Do About It," a VIP book signing and other benefits.

At the "Concierge Experience" level, the following companies are sponsors:

* Brake Parts, Inc., Booth 838;

* Dayco Products LLC, Booth 4026;

* East Penn Mfg. Co., Inc., Booth 4022;

* SKF, Booth 4650; and


Concierge Experience sponsor benefits will include tickets to a reserved seating area, complimentary copies of Forbes’ new book and exclusive entrance to the General Session.

AAPEX is set for Nov. 4-6, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nev., with AAPEXedu sessions starting on Monday, Nov. 3.

The General Session is part of the 2014 AAPEXedu that also will offer 49 sessions, including three new, customized conferences: the Service Professionals Program, sponsored by Mahle Service Solutions, which will take place throughout AAPEX, the Recruiting and Retaining Program on Nov. 3, and the REMANedu Conference on Nov. 3.

AAPEX is expected to feature more than 2,400 exhibitors, 5,000 booths, nearly 50 AAPEXedu sessions and 39,000 targeted buyers. More than 130,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from nearly 125 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX.

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