2017 Branding and Sponsorship Opportunities

WHY YOUR BRAND NEEDS TO BE AT AIMEXPO
AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is powersports’ first and only combined trade, consumer and media event in North America. The entire industry comes together in the right place, at the right time, and in a new place, at a new time, for an unparalleled celebration of motorcycling, the motorcycling lifestyle and the business of powersports.

AIMExpo presented by Nationwide features OEMs, parts & accessories manufacturers, dealers, consumers and media. Unlike any existing show in the United States, AIMExpo serves the entire powersports industry and is produced by motorcyclists for motorcyclists.

MAXIMIZE EXPOSURE
We have created a comprehensive program of sponsorship, marketing and branding opportunities to leverage your investment at AIMExpo 2017. You’re already receiving excellent exposure just by being at the show, but these opportunities will make sure your brand is highlighted even more. Our innovative programs will help your company set itself apart from the competition.

Contact your account manager today for more details and branding opportunities!

When it’s FREE, everyone wants it!!! You’ll be the one motorcycle and scooter riders thank for Free parking at AimExpo presented by Nationwide! Located near the entrance to AIMExpo and AIMExpo Outdoors!, Free Motorcycle Parking offers exposure to all AIMExpo presented by Nationwide attendees, not just those taking advantage of free parking.
1 Sponsorship Available – EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY

Price: Before June 16 – $7,500 | After June 16  – $9,375

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Exclusive opportunity gives you title sponsorship: “Free Motorcycle Parking presented by ‘You’”.
  • All references to Free Motorcycle Parking in pre-show marketing such as print ads, billboards, radio and TV spots, as well as on-site signage and publications will be labeled as “AIMExpo presented by Nationwide Free Motorcycle Parking brought to you by: ‘You’”*
  • Logo printed on all signage and banners related to Motorcycle parking, including signage in parking lots, show guides, advertising materials and show maps
  • Opportunity to set up canopy/display in the parking lot
  • Sponsor has the option to provide T-shirts for parking staff to wear during consumer days (shirts provided by sponsor)

* AIMExpo presented by Nationwide reserves the right to modify text based on written materials

Free-standing billboards can be placed in the main lobby area where attendees enter/exit the showfloor and access registration, as well as celebrate at the AIMExpo HAPPY! Happy Hour.  Your company’s logo and brand message will be easily seen by all attendees.

Price: Before June 16 – $1,000/ea. or $2,500/3 pack | After June 16 – $1,250/ea. or $3,125/3 pack

Sponsorship Includes:

  • (1) 38” x 84” meterboard
  • A maximum of three lobby billboards can be purchased per company
  • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork*
  • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is responsible for production and placement of lobby billboards

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

Be one of the first exhibitors seen! Vehicle displays are located throughout AimExpo presented by Nationwide’s public space. All attendees will see your vehicle display before, during, and after show hours. This is a highly visible branding opportunity and is a great value for you to show off your motorcycles, ATVs, or SxS’s outside your exhibit space.

(8) Sponsorships Available

Price: Before June 16 – $3,500 After June 16 -$4,375

Sponsorship Includes:

    • Displays include truss supporting structure, digitally printed background graphic, carpet, stanchions and spotlights
    • Floor space for display vehicles measures 6′ deep; 10′ across
    • Background graphic measures 78″ x 78″ *
    • To ensure maximum visibility for all vehicle displays, only 8 displays are available for purchase

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

Floor clings are a great way to drive traffic to your booth. Use this opportunity to advertise your brand or your latest product and let people know where they can see it at the show.

(12) Sponsorships Available

Price: Before June 16 – $975 After June 16 -$1,225

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Placed in prominent locations throughout the show floor
  • Each cling measures 3′ x 4′ (landscape orientation)
  • Packs include (4) floor clings. A maximum of (4) packages of (4)(16 clings total) can be purchased by an individual company
  • To maximize your exposure, there is a total limit of 12 total packs available
  • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork*
  • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is responsible for production and installation of floor clings

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

This is your opportunity to get your brand front and center at AIMExpo presented by Nationwide. These super-sized floor clings are located in the most highly trafficked areas of the show.

(10) Sponsorships Available

Price: Before June 16 – $900 After June 16 – $1,125

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Placed directly in one of the main cross aisles
  • Each floor cling measures 72″x53″(landscape orientation)
  • A maximum of (2) clings can be purchased by an individual company
  • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork*
  • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is responsible for production and installation of floor clings

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

This is your chance to MAXIMIZE your brand exposure and take over the main aisle with this exclusive opportunity! Keep your brand top of mind and in front of thousands of attendees as they walk up and down the main aisle taking in the newest products to hit the market.

(1) Sponsorship Available – EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY!

Price: Before June 16 – $5,000 After June 16 – $6,250

  • Pack includes (10) floor cling runners plus (3) oversized main aisle floor clings
  • Runners placed directly in main aisle; oversized floor clings will be placed at intersections – one when you walk onto the main floor and two at cross aisles
  • Each floor cling measures 72″x53″(landscape orientation)
  • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork*
  • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is responsible for production and installation of floor clings

*Deadline for art submission is August 1

Indoor perimeter banners are placed along the highly visible perimeter walls of the show floor, allowing your company’s logo to be easily seen by all attendees.

(20) Sponsorships Available

Price: Before June 16 – $3,000 | After June 16 – $3,750

Sponsorship Includes:

    • Banners are 15′ x 15′. The top of your banner will start at approximately 35′ high (expo hall ceiling height is 40′)
    • To maximize your exposure, only 20 total banners are available for purchase
    • A maximum of (4) perimeter banners can be purchased per company and you may keep the banner once the show ends
    • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork*
    • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is responsible for production and installation of banners

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

We expect 20,000 consumers to pass through the doors of AIMExpo. We implement online-only discount ticket codes to drive maximum traffic to AIMExpo’s online ticketing and maximize your exposure. The participant of this sponsorship also receives 100 consumer day tickets.

(2) Sponsorships Available

Price: Before June 16 – $4,500 | After June 16 -$5,625

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Name and/or logo inclusion in select paid show print, TV, radio and online advertising where online ticket sales are promoted
  • Logo and message appears on all online advance tickets (printed and digital)*
  • Prominent, select signage on show-site with your logo
  • Opportunity to offer your customers online discounts with an exclusive Promo Code for $4 off online tickets
  • Opportunity to display your marketing materials near the on-site AIMExpo indoor box office
  • Access to mailing list of online ticket purchasers
  • 100 complimentary tickets for consumer days

* AIMExpo presented by Nationwide reserves the right to modify text based on written materials

This exclusive sponsorship allows one company to take ownership of the most widely used item at any convention or trade show. Lanyards and badge are given to every trade attendee when they arrive onsite. AIMExpo presented by Nationwide uses environmentally friendly badges with custom lanyard cut-outs. The official show lanyard is a must-have for all attendees.(1) Sponsorship Available – EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY

Price: $5,800/$9,500 – SOLD!

Sponsorship Includes:

  • More than 4,500 dealer/trade/media attendees will need your lanyard or badge holder before entering the show
  • Sponsor is responsible for producing artwork and lanyards; lanyards must meet the required specs to be used with AIMExpo badge stock

* Dealers/Trade/Media – 4500 | Dealers/Trade/Media/Exhibitors – 9500

All non-trade attendees will need a wristband to enter AIMExpo presented by Nationwide on Saturday and Sunday whether they buy tickets online, onsite or have VIP passes. This exclusive sponsorship gives you the chance to have your logo on the wrist of every consumer who comes to AimExpo presented by Nationwide.

(1) Sponsorship Available – EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY

Price: Before June 16 – $7,500 | After June 16 -$9,375

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Your logo and limited text on the entrance wristband for both consumer days
  • An estimated 20,000 consumers are expected to attend on Saturday and Sunday
  • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork; AIMExpo is responsible for production and distribution of wristbands*
  • You can choose the color of the wrist bands**

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

** Subject to show requirements and approval by AIMExpo

Riders attending AimExpo presented by Nationwide have the option to check their gear at the show free of charge. This exclusive sponsorship will allow your company’s logo to be seen by the industry’s biggest enthusiasts both indoors and at AIMExpo Outdoors!

(1) Sponsorship Available – EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY

Price: Before June 16 – $5,000 | After June 16 -$6,250

Sponsorship Includes:

    • Free Gear Check is conveniently located near Free Motorcycle Parking at AIMExpo Outdoors!
    • All references to Free Gear Check in pre-show marketing (which can include radio and TV spots) and on-site signage and publications will be labeled as “AIMExpo presented by Nationwide Free Gear Check brought to you by: ‘You’”*
    • Back wall and outside of Gear Check will feature your logo and artwork of choice (approved by AIMExpo)
    • Your company’s literature will be distributed at Free Gear Check
    • Sponsor has the option to provide T-shirts for Gear Check staff (shirts provided by sponsor)

* AIMExpo presented by Nationwide reserves the right to modify text based on written materials

Showcase your hottest new product or technology in these illuminated displays placed in the most highly trafficked areas of AIMExpo presented by Nationwide.

Price: Before June 16 – $600 After June 16 – $750

To encourage participation and showcasing of new products for 2017, AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is excited to offer this Branding Opportunity for $600 for exhibitors showcasing new product for 2017.  This special offer will include special mention in the AIMExpo presented by Nationwide Show Guides as applicable.

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Overall size of each showcases is 23.5″ x 23.5″ x 66″
  • Actual display area is 23.5” x 23.5” x 23.5” and sits at a height of 42”
  • Showcases have an illuminated base and include 11″x17″ signage on two sides of each unit*
  • Product showcases include pockets to display company/product literature

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

The first day is always the best day, and when the show closes on Thursday all attendees are invited to network, socialize and unwind at the AIMExpo HAPPY! Happy Hour. AIMExpo HAPPY! Happy Hour is free for all to attend. AIMExpo presented by Nationwide provides the DJ, food, and cocktails. Attendee surveys showed the Happy! Happy Hour was one of the highest rated features of the show!

Price: Before June 16 – $9,500 After June 16 – $11,900

Sponsorship Includes

  • Title sponsorship – AIMExpo Happy! Happy Hour Presented by ‘You'”
  • Branded cocktail napkins (artwork provided by exhibitor;produced by AIMExpo)
  • Logo on minimum of (4) meterboards with HAPPY! Happy Hour signage
  • Mention in pre-show marketing of HAPPY! Happy Hour
  • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide custom drink named for your company, promoted during HAPPY! Happy Hour

Be the life of AIMExpo presented by Nationwide by branding the bars on the show floor with your logo. Your sponsored bar will be the only place on the show floor where attendees can purchase alcohol. You’ll be the most popular exhibitor at AIMExpo presented by Nationwide!

(1) Sponsorship Available – EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY – SOLD!

Price: $6,000/$10,000

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Your logo on onsite bar signage
  • Branded cocktail napkins (artwork provided by exhibitor; produced by AIMExpo)
  • Branded floor clings directing attendees to your bar (artwork provided by exhibitor; produced by AIMExpo)
  • Custom drink named after your company/brand
  • Sponsor has the option to provide T-shirts and/or hats for bar staff to wear (shirts provided by sponsor)

COST:

  • Trade-Only Days, Thursday/Friday – $6,000
  • All Four Days of AimExpo presented by Nationwide – $10,000
Indoor Show Entrance/Exit Escalator Runners

Be the first and last brand they’re thinking about as your customers enter and exit the Convention Center from one of the many AIMExpo presented by Nationwide partner hotels. Escalator branding ensures people see your logo and brand message before they hit the floor and remember your name as they leave. Be sure to include your booth number so you can be one of their first stops!

(1) Branding Opportunity Available (Escalators to/from AIMExpo presented by Nationwide partner hotels)

Price: Before June 16 – $2,800 each or $5,000 both After June 16 – $3,500 each or $6,250 both

Sponsorship Includes:

  • This opportunity gives you the option of either branding one or both escalators leading to the Hyatt from the Hilton or from the Hyatt, which includes traffic from Crowne Plaza and the Drury Inn & Suites
  • Includes (2) escalator runners that measure 48’ long x 12-1/2” wide
  • Exhibitor is responsible for providing artwork*
  • AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is responsible for production and installation of runners

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

AIMExpo introduced Custom Culture ahead of the 2016 show as an updated approach to the v-twin segment to focus not only on v-twin products, but the industry-wide interest of the whole Custom Culture Lifestyle. The Custom Culture at AIMExpo brand brings together the Championship of the Americas, Standard Motor Co. Showcase, V-Twin/Custom Parts exhibitor booths, Custom Culture Lifestyle exhibitors, Millennial Artisans and bike builders areas.

(1) Sponsorship Available

Price: $10,000

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Exclusive opportunity gives you title sponsorship: “Custom Culture @ AIMExpo presented by ‘You’”.
  • All references to Custom Culture @ AIMExpo in pre-show marketing such as print ads, billboards, radio and TV spots, as well as on-site signage and publications will be labeled as “Custom Culture @ AIMExpo presented by: ‘You’”
  • Logo printed on all signage and banners related to Custom Culture, including signage at show entrance, directional signage, show guides, advertising materials, show maps and show app
  • 10×10 Booth in Custom Culture @ AIMExpo

Championship of the Americas is a world-class bike show focused on builders from all of the Americas that will serve as a path to compete in the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building. With builders participating from around the world, the show will feature 4 classes based on different platforms as opposed to catering to the style de jour.

Price and Availability: (1) Available at $7,500 (Free Style Class), (3) Available at $2,500 (Custom Street, Custom Retro, Custom Performance Classes)

What’s Included:

  • Logo on on-site signs and banners associated with classes*
  • (2) floor clings near sponsored class*
  • Mention in Show Directories
  • Online/Digital Recognition

Free Style class sponsor gets all the above plus:

  • Larger branding on signage and banners*
  • Awards ceremony photo opportunities
  • International exposure from promotion of [Your Name] Free Style Class winner going to the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building

* Deadline for art submission is August 1

Championship of the Americas is a world-class bike show focused on builders from all of the Americas that will serve as a path to compete in the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building. Winners from the four classes will be awarded with trophies, prize money and merchandise provided by you. This opportunity would see your products showcased and used by some of the best custom bike builders in North and South America.

Price and Availability: (1) Available at $10,750 worth of merchandise

What’s Included:

  • Logo on on-site signs and banners*
  • (2) floor clings*
  • Mention in Show Directories
  • Online/Digital Recognition
  • Awards ceremony photo opportunities
  • International exposure opportunities

* Deadline for art submission is August 1