AAPEX 2015, Gates

Gates Giveaway at AAPEX

March 30, 2015


With the AAPEX show right around the corner, the excitement builds for vendors, buyers, and those planning to attend as fans. Thousands of products that will be on display, and there are always the “bonus” things that go on at AAPEX, including many companies promoting giveaways and challenges to leave Vegas with cash. One of those is the Gates Corporation, who has planned the perfect timing and venue to wrap up a large-scale promotion called the “Deal of the Century.” Gates Site Feature Graphic Three lucky shop owners have been named finalists in a contest that could net the winner $100,000. timberland chaussure Gates ran a promotion over the summer that was designed to encourage automotive professionals to make the right system repair recommendations to their customers. Those who participated earned an entry into the contest by installing belts, tensioners, and accessory component kits made by Gates. The three finalists are: 1. 59-year old John Welker, who owns Texoma Fleet and Auto Repair in Texas 2. asics gel lyte iii 32-year old Marc Mondich from K.M. nike air presto Auto Care in Georgia 3. bottes timberland Charles Forehand, a 58-year old who owns a garage in Oklahoma. At 4:00 in the afternoon on November 4, these three finalists will be on stage at the Gates booth at AAPEX playing a game of poker, with a twist, for a shot at $100K.   “Since we are in Las Vegas, we thought this would be a memorable way to conclude our promotion, “ said Todd Hack, Gates VP of Automotive Aftermarket. “Though this is a fun event, the underlying message is an important safety reminder to the auto care industry about systematic inspection and repair. We encourage technicians to inspect and replace all worn components in a system, not just a belt.