American International Motorcycle Expo Now Four Days
News from Sport Rider Magazine:

IRVINE, Calif. –Marketplace Events Motorcycle Group, producer of the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo), has announced the 2014 show will be a four-day event held on October 16-19, 2014. Last year’s inaugural event was five days.

In the short time since the launch of AIMExpo, show management has received a significant amount of feedback from the Powersports industry hailing the event as much needed and an overwhelming success. Based on input received, and keeping with AIMExpo’s mission of providing the most effective and efficient platform for B2B and B2C commerce, AIMExpo will be streamlined by one day.

Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center remains the host venue for the event. Exclusive trade and media days will be held on Thursday and Friday (October 16 & 17) with the show expanding to include consumer attendees on Saturday and Sunday (October 18 & 19).

AIMExpo is powersports’ only combined trade, media and consumer event in North America.

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