Why You Should Exhibit at
AIMExpo presented by Nationwide…

For 2017, AIMExpo presented by Nationwide moves to the heart of powersports nation!

Strategically located, 41% of all US dealers and 50% of the US population are within 500 miles of Columbus, AIMExpo will also take place one month earlier – September 21-24 – inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

The combination of NEW PLACE, NEW TIME and all of the benefits the AIMExpo platform provides, sets the stage for the ultimate must-attend powersports event of the year for you and your brand.

If you’re looking to connect to the motorcycle and powersports community and be out in front of the market, you need to be at AIMExpo!

Hundreds of OEMs and aftermarket brands exhibit at AIMExpo where they introduce new products, connect with current dealers, establish new dealer relationships, meet with international members of the media, establish lasting relationships with consumers, and much more.

With 41% of US powersports dealers and 50% of the US population located within 500 miles of Columbus, AIMExpo’s new location puts the industry in the heart of the nation. Powersports Nation!

Thousands of dealers and hundreds of media members will come to AIMExpo presented by Nationwide from around the globe.

2016 by the Numbers…

  • 44 COUNTRIES Countries Represented in Total
  • 49 STATES Represented by Dealer Attendees

This international presence and influence equates to your brand reaching a global audience of potential customers.

AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is the perfect place to introduce your latest and greatest models and product. With three different groups gathered at one time, your new product will be seen by media, dealers, and consumers all in a matter of days.

There is no better platform to launch new products and connect in-person with hundreds of domestic and international media outlets than AIMExpo. The media is hungry for new products and new products drive business. These are the worldwide content generators for the industry and an integral piece of AIMExpo.

Take full advantage of the AIMExpo platform by positioning your brand and product in front of the media via a new product presentation inside the Media Hub or in your booth.


>> Learn more about the Networking Events

The industry’s show from start to finish, AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is the perfect place to meet with industry peers, whether they are longtime friends or brand new contacts. Along with connecting on the show floor, AIMExpo’s HAPPY! Happy Hour is an additional gathering that allows for networking after a productive day in your booth.

>> Learn more about the Networking Events

The move to Columbus was very strategic as the nation’s 15th largest city boasts a state-of-the-art, downtown Convention Center that will be dedicated to AIMExpo presented by Nationwide this September 21-24.

A vibrant city life complete with restaurants, bars, hotels and entertainment just steps from the show floor, and a central location that places it within one of the densest areas for dealerships in the USA. In fact, 41% of franchised and independent dealers are located within a 500-mile radius of Columbus, making for less than a day’s drive or an hour flight to AIMExpo presented by Nationwide.

>> Learn more about Columbus

For those exhibitors that are also members of the Motorcycle Industry Council, you will be happy to know that the benefits of being a member and exhibiting at AIMExpo presented by Nationwide just got sweeter.

Exhibiting MIC Member companies are eligible for a show credit of $200 (up from $100 in 2016) per 10’x10′ booth purchased. Total maximum credit of up to 50% of annual paid dues.

>> Learn more about becoming an MIC Member

The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide fired up for the first time in 2013 at a key moment in the powersports market.

Fast forward to 2017, and AIMExpo presented by Nationwide moves to the heart of powersports nation!

Strategically located, 41% of all US dealers and 50% of the US population are within 500 miles of Columbus. AIMExpo will also take place one month earlier – September 21-24 – inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The combination of NEW PLACE, NEW TIME and all of the benefits the AIMExpo platform provides, sets the stage for the ultimate must-attend powersports event of the year for you and your brand.

If you’re looking to connect to the motorcycle and powersports community and be out in front of the market, you need to be at AIMExpo!

Download the 2017 AIMExpo presented by Nationwide Exhibitor Sales Brochure to learn more.