The NAPA EXPO 2022 kicked off in Las Vegas this week attracting NAPA community members from throughout the globe for an in depth commerce present, a dozens of seminars, and particular occasions.
The worldwide occasion was initially scheduled for 2020 however was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The occasion has attracted teams of jobbers and automotive service suppliers from as far-off as Australia, New Zealand, and the U.Ok. And naturally a delegation of Canadian NAPA community members.
As one of many first worldwide aftermarket occasions to be held since journey restrictions have largely been lifted, the occasion is offering a long-awaited alternative for suppliers to point out what they’ve to supply to jobbers and outlets.
It has additionally offered a possibility for business members at giant to interact in conversations concerning the challenges they’re dealing with and the alternatives forward.
Chief among the many discussions is the continuing wrestling match for Proper to Restore laws, however of a extra fast concern for outlets and jobbers alike is staffing. Some outlets took the choice to shut whereas they attended the occasion as they didn’t have senior sufficient employees in place to operated whereas they attended. Some others despatched relations in to maintain tabs on the enterprise.
For these combating the staffing challenge there are a selection of seminar on faucet together with the ambitiously titled “Your Answer to the Technician Scarcity,” and “Successful within the “New Regular” expertise market.
Various seminars embrace addressing comebacks in steering, brakes, and charging system classes.
Seminars resembling “Constructing Buyer Relationships” “Combatting Steering Comebacks,” “Mastering Urgency: When All the pieces is Pressing,” are examples of some providing enterprise course of steering. Different seminars supplied data on monetary administration, digital advertising and marketing, motivating employees and buyer communication.
Among the many most anticipated had been seminars trying on the coming applied sciences with “NAPA’s View on Rising Applied sciences” having close to capability registration over a number of periods.
The occasion runs July 18 by way of to July 21, and consists of various networking occasions and normal periods with main audio system.
The occasion wraps up with a gala live performance with ’80s New Wave tribute band The Spazmatics opening for Grammy Award profitable headliners the Goo Goo Dolls and Keith City.
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NAPA EXPO 2022 VIP Crimson Carpet Occasion sponsored by Milwaukee Device
Live performance Occasion that includes the GooGoo Dolls Keith City and opening act The Spazmatics
Closing Basic Session with Blue Angels pilot John “Gucci” Foley and Rugby all-star and former All Blacks Captain Sean Fitzpatrick