The Automotive Industries Association of Canada is hosting a Canadian Pavilion at the Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo in Las Vegas this November. The pavilion is being organized by AIA with funding from the Federal government to provide Canadian companies with a competitive opportunity to export their products globally. “This is a great opportunity for our members who have never participated in this show,” explained Ray Datt, AIA Canada president. “By participating in the Canadian Pavilion, companies get a chance to benefit from the networking and opportunities of the largest business-to-business event for the aftermarket industry in the world but at a very reasonable cost.” At no other show will you find as many qualified buyers and sellers from all segments of the automotive aftermarket. Last year, over 114,832 visitors from every corner of the global automotive aftermarket attended Industry Week in Las Vegas — 57,439 of them were buyers with purchasing power. Over 2,060 exhibitors participate in AAPEX, the automotive aftermarket event of the year! Member companies who participate in the Canadian Pavilion will receive: 10×10 booth space which includes signage, carpeting, lighting, electrical, and cleaning Pavilion / booth structure set-up and tear down Subsidized airfare for one employee (50% of cost up to a max. $500) A per diem for one employee (max. $200 per day up to 7 days) On site Business Services including telephone, fax, email, internet, meeting space, message board Interpreters available in four languages Meeting room services Prearranged meetings facilitated through the Trade Commissioners Office Identification of new markets facilitated through the Trade Commissioners Office Floor presence is highly visible in high traffic area Opportunity to participate in breakfast receptions Listing in AIA directory / other promotional advertising such as Show Daily Possibility of meal service or some kind of attraction at booth each day. The cost per 10 X 10 booth is only $5,999.00 CDN (limited double booths available).
The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is a national trade association representing the automotive aftermarket industry. The aftermarket is a $15.8 billion industry, and is proud to employ more than 220,000 people. The industry is composed of companies that manufacture, distribute and install automotive replacement parts, accessories, tools, and equipment.