Auto Service World
News   November 6, 2002   by Auto Service World

PREVIEW: Thursday’s Events at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, Las Vegas, Nev., November 5-8, 2002

Here is a preview of events scheduled for Thursday, November 7 at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week.
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Thursday, November 7

7:00 a.m. ACC Breakfast (Invitation Only) Sands Expo Center, Room 203

7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. AAPEX Registration Open Sands Expo Center

7:30 a.m. Marketplace Europe/Asia, Presented by U.S. Dept. of Commerce Center for International Commerce, Venetian Hotel, Casanova

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Seminar: “Hire Right the First Time”, Presented by University of the Aftermarket Sands Expo Center, Room 106

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Seminar: Integrated Shop Management – i-Shop Sands Expo Center, Room 107 8:00 a.m. AWDA One-on-One Conference (AWDA Members Only) Venetian Hotel

8:00 a.m. Seminar: “What We Need To Get It Right The First Time”, Presented by STS Sands Expo Center, Room 207

8:00 a.m. Seminar: Marketing to the US Aftermarket: Getting it Right Sands Expo Center, Room 304

8:50 a.m. AAPEX Service Professional’s Day Opening Ceremony Sands Expo Center

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. AAPEX Exhibits Open Sands Expo Center

1:00 p.m. AAPEX Buyer’s Appreciation Raffle sponsored by Motorcraft Sands Expo Center, Upper Lobby 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Shop Owner & Installer Special Program: OBD II Past, Present & Future, Presented by AASP Sands Expo Center, Room 206

4:00 p.m. AAPEX Tool & Equipment Raffle for Service Professionals Day Tool & Equipment Lounge #7731



Thursday, November 7

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

PRO Accessory WD Subcommittee Meeting

Location: N240

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

SRMA Open Council Meeting

Location: LVH CR 4

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Expanding Your Product Mix

Speaker: Jim Spoonhower

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Integrated Marketing Communications

Speaker: Marya Degenstein, Bill Holland

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Marketing and Training for the New Millennium

Speaker: Luanne Brown

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Marketing Pick-up and SUV Accessories to Women

Speaker: Tara Mello

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

New On-Board Diagnostic Regulatory Challenge

Speaker: Frank Bohanan

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

OEM Integration of Aftermarket Mobile Electronics (Part 2)

Speaker: Ron Freeman

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

OEM Niche Vehicles & Accessories: Opportunity or Threat?

Speaker: Craig Fitzgerald

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Sports Compact Business Partnership Opportunities: Project Japan

Speakers: Richard Saberton, Linda Spencer

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

The Specialty Equipment Market in Mexico: Opportunities and Challenges

Speaker: Linda Spencer

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

TCAA Select Committee Meeting

Location: LVH CR 4

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SEMA Hall of Fame Luncheon (by invitation only)

Location: LVH BR G

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Aftermarket & Performance Parts for Profit and Growth

Speaker: Joe Cavanaugh

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Selling With Integrity – How to be a True Professional

Speaker: Beau Hamilton

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Tire Industry’s Insurance Market: What You Need to Know for Your Business

Speaker: Jeff Fetters, Jerry McAndrews

6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

SEMA Industry Awards Reception and Banquet

Reception 6:30 p.m.; Banquet 7:30 p.m.

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