The 2019 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, takes place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from April 4 to 6, 2019. The event features more than 400 exhibitors and over 10,000 members of the nation’s automotive service and repair industry. It also offers a comprehensive Free Seminar Series.
Professionally facilitated by AutoMate Training, these highly informative free seminars will take place across each of the three days of the event, following the overall theme of Understanding the Rapidly Emerging Trends and Developing Industry Leading Standards, the organisers said.
According to Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) CEO Stuart Charity, the comprehensive Expo free seminar series assembles a range of leading industry experts who will provide the tools and advice that the trade needs to build better automotive businesses.
“The comprehensive free seminar series being held across all three days of the Expo has something to suit every automotive business no matter how large or small. While more than 400 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products, services and technology on the Expo floor, the free seminars provide the knowledge, advice and strategies to help business growth and development,” Mr Charity stated.
The free seminars start on the Expo’s opening day, with two informative presentations taking place on Thursday April 4 from 2:00pm. The opening seminar is titled Accelerate Your Business Success, and it covers the five key areas of business strategy that can shape your business future.
Renowned automotive aftermarket business coach Rachael Sheldrick (The Workshop Whisperer) and DBC 2’s Dale Brittain will lead Thursday’s 3:15pm seminar titled How to Tune Your Business for Tomorrow’s Customer. Day two of the Expo, Friday April 5, features a total of four important seminars covering a broad scope of industry and business development topics.
Amy Frangos, Ryco Filter Executive General Manager, will start the day’s seminar activities at
Friday’s fourth seminar takes place at 4:00pm, titled Vehicles and Technology: Tomorrow’s World Today. This informative presentation will outline the trends moving forward that will bring new challenges to automotive repairers, including electrification, mobility, connected cars and driverless technology.
The third and final day of the Expo, Saturday April 6, includes four highly informative free seminars, starting at 10:30am with The Secrets to Building a Winning Workshop Team, presented by mechanic.com.au’s Neville Brady. At 11:30am on Saturday we find out about the workshops of the future with a seminar titled What’s on the Workshop Horizon. At 1:00pm an expert panel will provide strategies that workshops can adopt to embrace continuous professional development programs and a pattern of life-long learning. This seminar also focuses on the integration of the latest platforms for training technicians.
At 2:00pm on Saturday the final Expo free seminar takes place with industry renowned Diesel expert, Clinton Brett from Diesel Help Australia presenting Wrong Fuel in a Diesel Vehicle.
The 2019 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo will be held concurrently with the 2019 Collision Repair Expo, forming the nation’s largest and most important automotive industry event at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from April 4-6.
For details- www.autoaftermarketexpo.com.au