AAPEX Student Sponsorship Program Supports New Talent

Oct. 26, 2022

Sponsored students will get a complimentary experience at the trade show next week in Las Vegas. 

Oct. 26, 2022—The Student Sponsorship Program at AAPEX gives students a complimentary experience by attending the show. 

According to a press release, AAPEX launched this program in June 2022. The top sponsors of the program are Denso and Delphi Technologies/BorgWarner. Both are exhibiting at AAPEX this year. 

The program is set to run on Tuesday and Wednesday of AAPEX next week in Las Vegas. The students will attend the Keynote Session and visit the TechForce STEM Mobile Career Center located in Repair Shop HQ. These students will also visit exhibitors, participate in training sessions and attend OAC Global and YANG receptions. 

During the morning on Wednesday, students will meet with their exhibitor sponsor to learn about the company. They will attend additional training session during the afternoon. 

The goal of this program is to help increase and retain the industry's talent pool. Sponsored students this year are enrolled in service and repair, engineering and business education programs in California, Michigan and Illinois.

TechForce is bringing over 45 students to the event this year. AAPEX works with Northwood University, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and other programs like the the "Give Me 10" Internship Program to help the aftermarket reach a younger generation.

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