His grand opening keynote, “Breakfast with John King,” will wrap up with a Q&A session with the audience.
AAPEX 2018 represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. The grand opening keynote session will take place Oct. 30, from 7 a.m. --8:45 a.m., PDT, in the Palazzo Ballroom of The Venetian.
King is an award-winning journalist who has covered the past eight presidential elections and reported from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. In addition to anchoring Inside Politics---the 30-minute Sunday morning program---King also anchors Inside Politics’ segments weekday mornings on CNN's New Day.
In his role as chief national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., he is instrumental in CNN's daily reporting and breaking news coverage. Most recently, King was a prominent part of the network's 2016 Election Night in America coverage offering insight and analysis throughout the evening. As part of CNN's America's Choice 2012 election coverage, King reported from the trail and moderated three presidential primary debates. His analysis and use of the "Magic Wall" to visually bring the results and their impact to viewers was an integral part of the network's Emmy award-winning 2012 election night coverage.
King’s keynote session will be preceded by a State of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry presentation by Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association, and Bill Long, president and chief operating officer of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). With more than 50 years of combined industry experience, Hanvey and Long will spotlight the trends and technologies having the greatest impact on the industry today.
The AAPEX 2018 grand opening keynote session is a ticketed event. To reserve a table, contact AAPEX Event Management, Chris Kalousek, CEM, at firstname.lastname@example.org.