Consisting of the SEMA and AAPEX Shows, the AAIW
is the largest Aftermarket event in the world, with over 100,000 professionals descending upon Las Vegas every November.
For 2006, the conference organizers estimated that AAIW
attracted more than 117,800 trade professionals with more than 53,800 buyers estimated in attendance.
is one of the largest automotive trade shows in the world with attendees from 151 countries representing the $267 billion automotive aftermarket industry.
SEMA Show 2002 featured more than 1,500 project vehicles, had approximately 900 entries into its new product competition, and attracted 86,787 AAIW
attendees from more than 100 countries.
AAIW is composed of two separate but related exhibitions that run concurrently.
Exide's presence at AAIW 2003 is of threefold importance," said David G.
As part of AAIW
, the SEMA Show attracts industry leaders from more than 100 countries to discover profit opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, marine and RV markets.
AAIW consists of the SEMA and AAPEX Shows and was held Tuesday- Friday, Nov.
Preliminary verified attendance figures for AAIW surpassed 82,000, which was approximately even with 1999 figures, the record year until now.
is the largest gathering in the world for the automotive aftermarket, with extensive conferences and exhibitions by sponsor and affiliate association members, including the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), Auto International Association (AIA), Tire Association of North America (TANA), Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) and the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC).