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T E C H N o L o G y U P D AT E Online OppORtunity Virtually Vital VIRTUAL Online experience On Sept. 30, the aftermarket will experience a first-of-a-kind Virtual Aftermarket eForum - a complete education, networking and business development conference – presented completely on the Web. The Virtual eForum is powered by technology from ON24 (www. which can deliver all of the aspects of a live event in the environment of a simulated virtual world. Throughout the day, there will be scheduled presentations on social media, supply chain collaboration, e-commerce and product content management. Speakers will answer questions submitted by the audience and scheduled chats will carry the discussion during the intermissions. Participants can browse the vendor trade show and visit with companies offering technology solutions and services. When something catches your eye – download it – and place the file in your virtual event bag. Ask questions and chat with a booth rep online or simply click on a demonstration or product brochure. 10 | AFTERMARKET INSIDER | AUGUST • SEPTEMBER 2009 The excitement of the Virtual eForum is completed with the help of a points scoring system that rewards those who visit a lot of vendors, participate in short surveys and view much of the available content. A grand door prize will be given away to one of the lucky participants. The Virtual eForum is designed to turn “attendees” into “participants.” The planners of eForum have packed a lot into the single “live day.” “We don’t expect anyone to sit in front of their computer for eight hours to view every presentation and visit with every exhibitor,” said Scott Luckett, chairman, eForum planning committee. “It is designed to allow people to see what their schedules will permit on the live day and then return for more content on-demand.” The Virtual Aftermarket eForum is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST. The registration fee is $95 per person after association member and early-bird discounts. Registration is fast, easy and exclusively online – visit www. today Vendor trade show Participants can search for friends and colleagues to exchange messages about a speaker or vendor demonstration. In the Networking Lounge, anyone can start a discussion thread and share ideas with like-minded participants. networking lounge

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Aftermarket Insider - August/September 2009

 Aftermarket Insider - August/September 2009
President's Message
Association News
Special Deliveries for AAPEX 2009
Industry Events
Member Profile
Three-in-One Market Intelligence
Segment Spotlight
Market Research
Company Profile
Market Research

Aftermarket Insider - August/September 2009