» AgendaSpark

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

SPARK participants will arrive throughout the day.

5:30 – 6:00PM Welcome to the Aftermarket by Bill Hanvey (Auto Care Association)

6:00 – 7:00PM AAPEX reception – An exclusive networking event with industry leaders.

7:00PM Annual SPARK Team Dinner

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

7:00 – 8:50AM AAPEX Grand Opening Keynote session with John King and Karl Rove

9:00 – 10:00AM Mort Schwartz and Bill Long (AASA) – The Aftermarket, a Dynamic Industry – AASA Sands 103 #3

10:15 – 10:45AM OptiCat Catalog Tour at booth #4446

10:45 – 11:15AM Federal Mogul tour at booth #3217

11:15 – 11:45AM Delphi tour at booth #5027

12:00 – 1:30PM Northwood Awards Luncheon

1:30 – 3:45PM Guiding Light volunteers accompany SPARK attendees through the show.

4:00 – 5:00PM Women in Auto Care Awards Press Conference – Casanova Room 505

5:00 – 6:00PM Women in Auto Care Reception – Casanova Room 505

7:30PM Dinner

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

7:30 – 8:45AM Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00AM Organizational Understanding & Career Paths in the Aftermarket presented by Jarod Adams – Bosch Automotive Aftermarket – at the Bosch booth #5042.

10:00 – 10:45AM How to Differentiate Yourself from Your Peers presented by Howard Kesten (APA Search) – Canaletto Ristorante

11:00 – 11:45AM Luminary panel with Tammy Chaffee Tecklenburg (Spectrum Brands), Matt Buckholz (MotoRad), Dave Peace (Airtex/ASC)

12:00 – 12:45PM Luminary lunch – Canaletto Ristorante

1:30 – 2:00PM ACDelco tour at booth #4609

2:00 – 2:30PM Mahle tour at booth #2661

2:30 – 3:00PM Airtex/ASC tour at booth #1843

3:00 – 3:30PM Gates tour at booth #4038

3:45 – 4:20PM The Bright Future of the Aftermarket hosted by Michael Klein – Auto Care Member Ctr Room#4

5:30 – 6:30PM YANG Networking Reception – The Palazzo, LAVO

7:00PM Farewell Dinner