More than 25 manufacturers and distributors have contracted for space at the 2011 Dealer Expo within the past two weeks, according to Advanstar Communications, parent of the Indy show (and Dealernews).
The ATV/UTV/Off-Road Marketplace has seen the most activity, with seven exhibitors coming on board. The ATV Marketplace is the largest of the “shows within the show” planned for February.
More than 10 product and lifestyle Marketplaces, featuring exhibitors promoting and selling products and services for those markets, will take up the bulk of the show floor at Indy.
Here are the latest companies to sign up in the various Marketplaces:
ATV/UTV/OFF-ROAD – Comet Clutches, Janesville, Wisc.; Elka Suspension, Boucherville, Quebec, Canada; Hangzhou Rock Machinery, Polson, Mont.; Hilliard Corp., Elmira, N.Y.; Interparts Industries, Plainview, N.Y.; Mid America XC Racing, Milroy, Ind.; Pro Armor, Riverside, Calif.
BUSINESS SERVICES – 1 Wheel Revolution, Billings, Mont.
ELECTRONICS – BlueVision Wireless, Canton, Ga.
GEAR & APPAREL – Racin’ Dirty, Brownburg, Ind.; Twist & Lockwear, Fiarburn, Ga.; Velocity Sportsgear, Mississagua, Ontario, Canada;
PARTS & MAINTENANCE – FIAMM Technologies, Cadillac, Mich.;
RACING & PERFORMANCE – Baja Design, San Marcos, Calif.; Gifor USA, Columbus, Ohio; Mishimoto, Wilmington, Del.; Sudco International Corp., City of Commerce, Calif.
SCOOTER – Cruzin Coolers, Houston, Texas; E-Moto LLC, Kent, Wash.
Companies who recently signed up to exhibit within the “general” areas of the show – meaning that they will be located on the grand aisles and walkways connecting the various Marketplaces -- include: Alpha Micron, Kent, Ohio; BP Lubricants/Castrol, Lionshead Lake, N.J.; Caravan Canopy, La Mirada, Calif.; CIMA International, Aurora, Ill.; Redcat Racing, Phoenix, Ariz.; Rigid Industries, Mesa, Ariz.; Savatech, Slovenia; Strider Sports, Rapid City, S.D.
For more information or to register for Indy, visit www.dealerexpo.com.