The 2023 Student Aftermarket Day is returning in-person to Barrie, ON. Promoting aftermarket career opportunities to youth in Canada is of the utmost importance to ensure that the aftermarket industry remains vibrant. The Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College offers a unique program for automotive students, including automotive aftermarket courses.
Join students from sales, marketing, and other related programs for a one-day conference that provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the aftermarket and the industry’s future and network with potential new employees.
Organized by the Young Professionals in the Aftermarket (YPA) Committee and AIA Canada, this year’s conference will feature industry speakers and sessions, a career showcase, and the most anticipated “best-in-class” student presentations.
What is the the Career showcase?
In the Career showcase, students can explore careers in the automotive aftermarket and will have the opportunity to browse booths set up by industry partners to learn about aftermarket companies, post-secondary pathways, and what it’s like working in the aftermarket.
Applications to participate in the Career showcase are open to any company in mechanical and/or collision sectors of the auto care industry.
To participate in the Career showcase, there are access cost for the various vendor categories:
- AIA Canada member in good standing: $75 plus tax
- Non-member: $150 plus tax
- 2023 AIA Canada Maple Leaf and Gold sponsors: complimentary
Please note as a Career showcase vendor, AIA Canada will provide you with:
- One (1) table with a tablecloth and two (2) chairs
- Breakfast, lunch and refreshments for two (2) representatives
- Two (2) parking passes
The deadline to submit an application to become a vendor is September 22, 2023. Space is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.
Student Aftermarket Day details
When: November 22, 2023
Timing (tentative): 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Georgian College, Automotive Business School of Canada, 1 Georgian Dr, Building H, Barrie, ON L4M 3X9