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Overseas Automotive Council Announces 2018 Global Summit

Date: November 2, 2017

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), the international export council of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), announces its first annual Global Summit on Thursday and Friday, January 25-26, 2018, in Miami, Fla.

The OAC Global Summit is a forum for suppliers and channel partners to explore international opportunities and collaborate to advance the international aftermarket industry.

Summit participants will include top executives and leaders from supplier companies and aftermarket channel partners with responsibilities for their company’s international operations and executives interested in exploring global exporting opportunities.

Discussions will focus on topics including:

  • 2018 Aftermarket Outlook

  • Spanning the globe: leveraging data to gain insight into vehicle trends across international borders

  • Strategies for global expansion

  • International marketing: how to develop growth strategies in Asia Pacific

  • Latin America deep dive: economy, political situations, and growth opportunities

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About OAC

The Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) is the international aftermarket council of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), which is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association. The Council promotes the sale in foreign markets of automotive and heavy duty products manufactured in North America. Those products include components, accessories, chemicals, hand and power tools, service maintenance and repair equipment, and paint and body supplies for both cars and trucks. OAC has more than 350 members in more than 40 countries. More information is available through its Web site,

About AASA

AASA ( exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 871,000 American jobs. AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members. AASA is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). “AASA, The Voice for the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Industry”

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