WORLDPAC Announces STX Expo Highlights
June 18, 2014—WORLDPAC announced the final numbers and highlights for its Supplier & Training Expo (STX) held last month at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Florida.
WORLDPAC imports and distributes OE and aftermarket replacement parts to independent service centers across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
Now in its third year, the four-day event was held May 15–18 and hosted more than 1,200 repair professionals from the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Over 50 national and international instructors offered nearly 500 hours of advanced-technical and business training during the expo.
The event also offered an evening showcase with more than 100 tool and equipment suppliers after training each day.
“We take great pride in continuing to offer training curriculum designed to meet the demands of growing the independent repair professionals business in a challenging environment,and now our world-class STX event is consistently a part of that,” said Bob Cushing, WORLDPAC president and CEO. “We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this event, only possible due to the tremendous support of our training partners, suppliers and customers, and we look forward to continuing it in the future.”
Other event highlights include:
- Cushing’s presentation called Innovating to Succeed in a Changing Market
- A talk on specialized oils and fluids by a Certified Tribologist Lake Speed
- Tool and equipment show discounts
- A raffle with over $150,000 in prizes
For more information about WORLDPAC, or its STX event, visit worldpac.com.