Frequently Asked Questions

AIMExpo is North America’s largest Motorcycle and Powersports Tradeshow and Lifestyle event with international reach. A progressive and comprehensive B2B platform that connects businesses to accelerate opportunity among exhibiting brands, distributors, dealers, media and manufacturers. This annual gathering attracts the influential leaders of the industry that are driven and focused on progressing the business of powersports.


  • The show is open to trade, industry and media from Thursday, January 21st – Saturday, January 23rd
  • Trade/Industry/Media may attend at no cost, but registration is required
    • Free Dealer Registration Coming Soon
    • Proof of trade/media affiliation is required and will be need to be submitted upon registration
    • Submissions are subject to delay without proper credentials
    • Onsite registering is available at $35.00 per person

Dealers (Welcome all 3 days)

  • Make face-to-face connections with 500+ Motorcycle and Powersports exhibitors and product experts
  • See the newest 2021 Models, Technologies, Parts & Accessories
  • Attend our powerful dealer education program designed to help grow and make your business more profitable and keep you ahead of current buying trends
  • Save with exclusive show specials
  • Take advantage of opportunities to network and engage in thought-provoking and inspiring discussions with industry leaders
  • New Floorplan, Lifestyle Features and Schedule make it easier to access the products, tools, and education that are most important to the growth of your business
  • Be a part of the Industry Celebration on Thursday night (Industry ONLY)


  • New Business: Connect with North American and International buyers
  • Launch: Your new models and products to dealers and international media
  • Expand: Your dealer base and increase demand for your products
  • Strengthen: Your Relationship with existing dealers, distributors and industry partners
  • Influence: The powersports industry by showcasing your brand alongside hundreds of other OEMs and aftermarket manufacturers
  • Network: With powersports community at industry events
  • Lifestyle/Floorplan
    • Invigorating the motorcycle community — a new show floor experience that will include 3 neighborhoods and community hubs
  • The Industry Party is back! Thursday night. (For Trade/Industry ONLY)
    • Exclusive industry party for Exhibitors and Dealers to interact in an informal setting and establish a more personal relationship.
  • Trade/Industry/Media
    • Thursday, January 21st, 2020 – 9am – 5pm
    • Friday, January 22nd, 2020 – 9am – 5pm
    • Saturday, January 23rd, 2020 – 9am – 2pm
  • Through onPeak we’re able to offer you convenient and affordable options for your trip to the 2021 AIMExpo. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by AIMExpo, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price.
  • Hotel Rooms Coming Soon

Yes, the Greater Columbus Convention Center provides concessions services. There are a variety of food, beverage (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) options available. Show Management is not responsible for concession prices inside the GCCC

Safety, health, and security will be top of mind during planning for the 2021 AIMExpo. We will follow the recommendations and guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, as well as those issued by state and local officials, and we will adapt and change our plans as recommendations become available.

Additionally, Experience Columbus is coordinating an effort with its convention facilities, the John Glenn Columbus International Airport, and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s GBAC STAR™ accreditation program — the cleaning industry’s gold standard of prepared facilities and the only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation for facilities.

Safety for AIMExpo attendees is our top priority.


*Information above is subject to change without notice