New products are the number one reason buyers attend shows. Many buyers and media make the New Product & Packaging Showcases their first stop at AAPEX. Put your new product or packaging in the spotlight, get extra exposure for your company and drive traffic to your booth when your product is featured.

New Product Showcase

The New Product Showcase is the launchpad for the cutting-edge products that are making their debut AAPEX.

View the 2017 New Product Showcase Brochure

Get Extra Exposure

When your product is featured in the New Product Showcase, you get:

  • Your product displayed in the onsite Showcase
  • A New Product Showcase identification on your online profile and on the AAPEX Mobile App
  • Promotion on the AAPEX website and the AAPEX Mobile App
  • An exclusive product listing in the Product Plus, which is mailed to 39,000 buyers
  • Online promotion of the Showcase to hundreds of media channels

Enter to Win

In addition to being featured in the Showcase, all products that are entered will receive additional promotion ensuring that you reach your target markets before, during and after the show. Winning products and companies will receive additional promotion through media coverage and press releases.

Entry categories will include:

  • Accessories & General Merchandise Appearance, Chemicals & Car Care, Automotive Lighting, Business Tools & Services, Chemical, Lubricant & Filter, Hard Parts, Safety, Technology, Tool & Equipment

Participating is easy! Follow the steps below to enter your product today!

  • Log in to your Exhibitor Console
  • Click "Purchase Enhanced eBooth Listing and Showcases"
  • Select "New Product Showcase" and the amount of products you wish to enter
  • Complete your payment information
  • Go back to your Exhibitor Console and click "Add/Edit New Product Showcase" to complete your New Product entry

New Packaging Showcase

The New Packaging Showcase is the largest display of the latest and most innovative packaging designs and concepts in the automotive aftermarket industry! It’s where buyers identify easy-to-merchandise, eco-friendly and innovative packaging types that will help them sell more product.

View the 2017 New Packaging Showcase Brochure

Get Extra Exposure

When your packaging is featured in the New Packaging Showcase, you get:

  • Your packaging displayed in the onsite Showcase
  • New Packaging Showcase identification on your online profile and on the AAPEX Mobile App
  • An exclusive product listing in the Product Plus, which is mailed to 39,000 buyers
  • Online promotion of the Showcase to hundreds of media channels

Enter to Win

Awards will be presented for the Best New Packaging in each category. Representatives from the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) will select the winners. (Please note: awards are based on packaging only, and not the product itself.) Winning products and companies will receive additional promotion through media coverage and press releases.

Entry categories will include:

  • Economics, Environmental Impact, Innovation, Marketing, Performance, Protection

Participating is easy! Follow the steps below to enter your packaging today!

  • Log in to your Exhibitor Console
  • Click "Purchase Enhanced eBooth Listing and Showcases"
  • Select "New Product Showcase" and the amount of packages you wish to enter
  • Complete your payment information
  • Go back to your Exhibitor Console and click "Add/Edit New Packaging Showcase" to complete your New Packaging entry

QuestionsQuestions?

For information on cost, eligibility, rules and how to apply, view the 2017 New Product & Packaging Showcases Brochures above. For other questions, contact Chris Kalousek at 1-708-226-1300 ext. 14 or chris.kalousek@aapexshow.com

Attention: The use of the AAPEX name and logo (including all affiliated with AAPEX, AAIW, or Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week) and any licensed products are strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Show Management and/or Show Owners (MEMA/AASA and Auto Care Association). This includes, but not limited to, exhibitors, suppliers, contractors and publications.