Automotive experts around the country are gathering once again for the Supplier & Training Expo (STX 2022). The expo is currently happening at the Marriott Orlando World Center in Florida and will run from March 23-27, 2022. We are extra excited because Advanced Local is joining this year!

About 2,000 auto repair technicians, business owners, service advisors, manufacturers, suppliers, and students have traveled to Orlando, FL for STX. Held annually, this is one of the largest gatherings of automotive professionals in the United States. It is hosted by Worldpac, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Advance Auto Parts.

Dan Vance, Advanced Local’s CEO, aims to promote the value of digital marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), and excellent web design to businesses in the auto repair industry. We look forward to sharing our expertise and helping growing local shops thrive even further.

Supporting the Growth of Local Auto Repair Businesses

STX 2022 offers a wide variety of training courses for technicians, shop owners, and students. According to the hosts, this is their largest expo to date with more than 250 participating companies. These include leading manufacturers, suppliers, original equipment and aftermarket companies, and various tool and equipment brands.

Moreover, the event features 250+ new technical and business classes that participants can choose from. The sessions will be led by experts from top OE brands in the country and instructors from Carquest Technical Institute + Worldpac Training Institute (CTI+WTI). These classes provide an extensive and customized learning experience for the audience. On top of being the perfect venue for networking, STX 2022 is an excellent place to learn the latest trends in the automotive industry. 

According to Bob Cushing, president of Worldpac, STX 2022 aims to provide the most comprehensive training curriculum for its participants. This is to enable them to meet the demands of growing their businesses in a challenging business environment.

Digital Marketing for Auto Repair Shop Owners and Professionals

This is where Advanced Local comes in. In addition to the technical requirements of an auto repair shop, business owners must keep an eye on their digital marketing strategies. After all, online visibility and effective advertising are no longer optional due to today’s tight competition. We can take care of all that!

Based in Ogden, UT, we are a team of SEO professionals, web designers, and experts in digital marketing. Our company has over 20 years of experience and a stellar track record. We started managing the campaigns of a few auto repair shops in Utah and now we have dozens of satisfied customers around North America.

Boost Your Online Presence and Revenue

This STX 2022, we strive to share the potential of a carefully-planned online marketing campaign and local SEO. If this potential can be tapped, auto repair businesses can extend their reach to more vehicle owners who need their services. 

Our strategies have been tested and proven to drive traffic to our customers’ websites and help them connect with potential customers. Additionally, we can help shops continuously engage their existing clients to build brand loyalty. We accomplish these through extensive research, software tools, and our talented team of SEO experts.

We also work closely with auto repair shop owners to achieve a web design that best represents their brand. Our team will then optimize their web pages to achieve their business goals.

Do you want to reach more customers in your target geographic area? Advanced Local is the way to go! We can help you by formulating a focused and efficient digital marketing campaign that will surely drive excellent results.

Get Started with Advanced Local Digital Marketing

If you would like to learn more about our digital marketing and web design services, give us a call at (801) 622-3690. You can also schedule an appointment or send us an email at If you’re traveling to Utah, you can find our headquarters at 2909 Washington Blvd Ogden, UT 84401.

STX 2022 is currently ongoing and will run until March 27th. We are excited to see you there!