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News   September 17, 2018   by Adam Malik

Political consultant Rove added to AAPEX keynote

AAPEX has added another name to its breakfast keynote just before the opening of its annual show in Las Vegas.

Karl Rove, a political strategist who served as George W. Bush’s chief of staff, will join CNN’s John King for a discussion called “How Trade and the Elections Could Impact the Aftermarket.” Rove will focus on the global impact of President Donald Trump’s imposed and proposed tariffs, as well as how tariffs potentially levied by foreign countries may impact U.S. businesses on Oct. 30 from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in The Venetian at the Palazzo Ballroom on the fifth floor. It will wrap up in time for the official opening of the biggest aftermarket show of the year at the Sands Expo.

The grand opening keynote session will begin with a State of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry presentation by Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association, and Bill Long, president and chief operating officer of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association.

To reserve a table for the event, contact AAPEX Event Management, Chris Kalousek at