AAPEX and SEMA Show Organizers Report Increased Buyer Registrations

For more information contact:

Rich White, AAIA
301-654-6664, ext. 1030

Margaret Beck, AASA

Della Domingo, SEMA

AAPEX and SEMA Show Organizers Report Increased Buyer Registrations
Discounted Early Registration Fee Available Through October 18

LAS VEGAS, NV (October 13, 2010) - Organizers of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) and the SEMA Show report a 7 percent increase in attendee registrations compared to the same time last year. More than 84,500 registrations have been received to date, an increase of 5,800.

A single registration allows attendees admittance to both shows: AAPEX at the Sands Expo Center, (Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Thursday, Nov. 4); and the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, (Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 5) The cost of advance online registration is $25 while on-site registration is $75. The $25 advance online registration expires on Monday, Oct. 18.

AAPEX is the annual business-to-business trade show representing the global automotive aftermarket and features more than 2,000 exhibitors. AAPEX is jointly sponsored by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA). For more information, visit www.aapexshow.com.

About the SEMA Show
The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details are available at www.semashow.com or www.sema.org, 909/396-0289.

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