Automotive Innovation Meets Business
Don’t miss the ASTE 2023 Trade Show! A premier event in the automotive industry. This year, we’re showcasing the latest products, services, and technologies that are driving innovation in the field. Whether you’re looking to equip your business with cutting-edge tools or seeking to gain a competitive edge, our trade show is the place to be. Connect with industry leaders, discover new trends, and enhance your automotive knowledge.
Join Us For LUNCH
Enjoy our lunch Buffet on Thursday and Friday, featuring a delicious spread of dishes and satisfying desserts. Meet esteemed sponsors who have made this event possible, and forge valuable connections. While you enjoy your meal, get ready to be inspired by our first top-notch keynote speaker! Tom Greco, President and CEO of Advance Auto Parts, Inc.will deliver an insightful and invigorating address, igniting your purpose and enthusiasm anew. Lunch is included in with your registration, so make sure to grab your spot. This event promises inspiration, networking, and memorable moments. Join us for an unforgettable experience!
NETWORK & DINE: WOMEN’S EDITION
We are thrilled to announce that the Amazing Women in Automotive dinner is back for the second year at ASTE 2023. Join us at Mez Contemporary Mexican restaurant for an evening filled with great networking and delicious food. Prepare to be inspired and empowered as you connect with like-minded professionals who share your passion for the automotive world. Share stories, exchange ideas and forge valuable connections. ASTA women’s group will be kicking off at this event, and will continue to hold in-person quarterly meetups around NC. Open to all women who work in the automotive aftermarket industry! *You must purchase a seperate ticket for this event.
Roll the dice and try your luck at our thrilling Casino Night! Step into a world of glitz, glamour and excitement as we bring the vibrant atmosphere of a Las Vegas casino to the ASTE. Test your skills at the poker table, take a spin on the roulette wheel, or try your hand at blackjack – the fun is endless. The casino floor will be buzzing with excitement, and our professional dealers will ensure you have an authentic and unforgettable experience.
Dynamic Evening with Stuart Schuette
Get ready for an unforgettable night at our fun-filled and exciting dinner session! The evening promises to be a fantastic experience with a delightful cocktail hour to kick things off. We are thrilled and honored to announce that our keynote speaker for the evening is none other than Stuart Schuette, the Chief Executive Officer of American Tire Distributors, Inc. Stuart’s expertise and strategic vision in the tire industry are unparalleled and we’re privileged to have him share his valuable insights with us. Don’t miss out on this exceptional occasion as we gather for an evening of camaraderie and learning from one of the industry’s brightest minds.
Beverages, Snacks & Connections
All 3 Nights 9pm-12am
We invite you to join us in the hospitality suite for an unforgettable networking experience. Connect with a diverse range of attendees, from our esteemed Diamond-level sponsors to our talented apprentices. This is a great chance to mingle, engage and build meaningful relationships with like-minded professionals from various backgrounds and expertise. Indulge in an array of sweet treats, snacks and beverages, including a selection of beer and wine. The atmosphere with be full of excitement and camaraderie creating the perfect environment to foster new connections.
Fine Spirits Exploration
Join us for a wonderful and educational Bourbon Tasting, where you’ll have the opportunity to wrap up a successful event alongside 40 other shop owners. As we come together, we’ll share stories, share hearty laughs and dive deep into the world of bourbon. Our event features Gary Crunkleton, an engaging and knowledgeable instructor who is passionate about the art of bourbon and takes pleasure in sharing his expertise with enthusiasts like you. Join us for this unforgettable bourbon tasting adventure. Cheers! *You must purchase a seperate ticket for this event.