AASA has launched a new resource for members: a web library with a wide variety of information in electronic formats. The AASA eLearning portal features webinars, podcasts and videos members can download or view online.

The site is designed to be easily scanned to find subjects of particular interest and includes resources focused on public policy, business trends, industry outlook, future forecasts and much more.

Most content on this page is only available to AASA members. For login assistance or to request membership information, please contact info@aftermarketsuppliers.org. 


   Public Policy Impacting Suppliers


Tariffs & Trade in the Aftermarket Webinar

AASA provided an informative webinar for members examining U.S. trade issues, including current and proposed tariffs and NAFTA renegotiations, which may have long-reaching effects on the automotive aftermarket. AASA President and COO Bill Long was joined by Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president, government affairs, and Leigh Merino, MEMA senior director, regulatory affairs, to discuss how these trade-related actions may impact the independent aftermarket. (Recorded August 1, 2018)


What the Aftermarket Needs to Know About Trade and Tariff Policies

MEMA and AASA joined with Aftermarket Business World to present a webinar featuring Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president of government affairs, to assist suppliers and channel partners in understanding U.S. trade and tariff policies – what’s in effect now, what lies ahead and how this will impact the automotive aftermarket. (Recorded Jan. 17, 2019)


China Section 301 Exclusions Process

Trade counsel Dave Hamill and Nancy Noonan of Arent Fox LLP addressed the product exclusions process for the first round of 25 percent tariffs on Chinese imports under the 301 tariffs. (Recorded August 9, 2018)


MEMA Webinar: China Section 301 Investigation

Trade counsel Dave Hamill and Nancy Noonan of Arent Fox LLP review the proposed Section 301 tariffs, focusing on products imported from China. (Recorded April 24, 2018)


MEMA Webinar: Steel & Aluminum Tariffs

An overview of what companies need to know before submitting exclusion requests under the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, presented by Dave Hamill and Nancy Noonan of Arent Fox LLP. (Recorded March 27, 2018)


Changes to California Proposition 65 Regulation

MEMA, AASA and the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) have monitored California’s Proposition 65 warnings regulation amendment process and participated in public hearings and comment periods. This webinar, presented by MEMA, AASA and BMC, presents an overview of the new amendment and background information about Prop 65. (Recorded May 3, 2017)


   Business Trends



Jefferies Quarterly Update - January 2019

Bret Jordan, CFA, equity research analyst with Jefferies LLC led this webinar featuring an aftermaket outlook followed by trends and shifts currently impacting the aftermarket. (Recorded Jan. 10, 2019)



Jefferies Quarterly Update - November 2018

Bret Jordan, CFA, equity research analyst with Jefferies LLC led this webinar featuring an aftermaket outlook followed by trends and shifts currently impacting the aftermarket. (Recorded Nov. 8, 2018)


Jefferies Quarterly Update - September 2018

Bret Jordan, CFA, equity research analyst with Jefferies LLC led this webinar featuring an aftermaket outlook followed by trends and shifts currently impacting the aftermarket. (Recorded Sept. 12, 2018)


AASA 2018 MAP/e-MRP Webinar

AASA gathered experts to explore about minimum advertised pricing (MAP) and electronic minimum retail price (eMRP) policies to help members make independent decisions on their pricing strategies. (Recorded Jan. 16, 2018)


AASA OE Service Channel Webinar

Four industry leaders discuss key challenges in the OES channel, automaker all-makes strategies, and business opportunities. (Recorded June 13, 2018)


AASA MiX February Webinar - Transformational Leaders

Available to MiX Members Only

The February MiX webinar featured Derek Matthews, co-founder of Character Quest, who focused on what it takes to drive results as a Transformational Leader. (Recorded Feb. 21, 2019)


AASA AAPEX Event Committee IP Protection Webinar

Presented by Arent Fox: best practices for handling intellectual property issues at AAPEX. (Recorded Feb. 7, 2018)


AASA AAPEX Event Committee Insights from Other Industries Webinar

New and exciting ways to increase booth traffic and show awareness from events highlighting other industries. (Recorded March 7, 2018)


AASA AAPEX Event Committee Bear Analytics Webinar

An analysis of buyer attendees at AAPEX from 2012 through 2017 presented by Bear Analytics (Recorded April 4, 2018)


   Industry Outlook


PODCAST: Aftermarket 4.0: From Digital Process to Digital Products

AASA Vice President Chris Gardner and Bill Newman of SAP discuss opportunities in the automotive aftermarket and a new breed of aftermarket suppliers. (Recorded October 9, 2018)


PODCAST: Digitizing the Automotive Aftermarket: Who's Cashing In?

AASA Vice President Chris Gardner and Bill Newman of SAP discuss digitizing in the aftermarket and who’s cashing in with host Bonnie D. Graham in this two-part podcase. (Recorded March 13, 2018)


PODCAST: New and Emerging Technology in the Aftermarket

AASA Vice President Chris Gardner joins Remarkable Results Radio podcast host Carm Capriotto for this discussion of new and emerging technologies and their impact on the automotive aftermarket. (Recorded April 2, 2018)


The Growing and Transformative Impact of Technology on the Auto Industry

Brian Daugherty, MEMA’s Chief Technology Officer, discusses the impact of advanced vehicle technology on the automotive industry in this webinar with Phil Nussel, online editor of Automotive News.


   Future Forecasts


Aftermarket 2025/2030 Strategy& Webinar

Evan Hirsh, president, Strategy& presents a brief overview of AASA’s latest landmark study, “Aftermarket 2025/2030: New Technologies & Opportunities for Growth,” and answers questions from AASA members. (Recorded May 16, 2018)


   2018 AASA Vision Conference


Speaking Out for Suppliers: It’s What Leadership Is and What Leaders Do

AASA President & COO Bill Long


Q&A: Omni-channel Strategies that Work

Jordan Hettinga, Director of Merchandising, Motors Parts & Aaaaaccessories, e-Bay Motors


Government Advocacy

AASA President & COO Bill Long discusses what your association is doing on your behalf in critical areas


The Three Dragons: Three Competing Views of How the Aftermarket Will Unfold in 2018-2019

Unique panel explores viewpoints from an economist, Wall Street and an Aftermarket analyst


Driving Growth for the Future: Summary of Vision Sessions

Paul McCarthy, Executive Vice President, AASA


Members Speak Out

Interviews with AASA members at the 2018 Vision Conference


  2017 AAPEX Keynote Speakers


The Future of the Vehicle: “The Future of Mobility and the Aftermarket”

Neal Ganguli, Deloitte Consulting LLP


The Future of the Buyer: “Successfully Navigating Omnichannel - A Retailer’s Journey”

John Kinsella, former VP at Lowes responsible for Customer Experience and Omnichannel


The Future of the Shop: “Grease, Code and Customers: You’re Entirely Right About All the Wrong Stuff”

Panelists – Chris Cloutier, shop owner and technology creator, Golden Rule Auto Care; and Tyler Reeves, president & GM of National Accounts, Interstate Batteries; Moderator: Scott Shriber, publisher, Counterman Magazine


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