More Side-by-Side and ATV Exhibitors Than Ever Set to Showcase New Product at AIMExpo presented by Nationwide

Fast-Growing Off-Road Segment Will Have
Big Presence in Columbus

IRVINE, CA – June 27, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – A record number of ATV and side-by-side (SxS) exhibitors will display their latest machines and products at this year’s American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide. More than 50 companies will fill the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio from Sept. 21-24, making it the strongest showing of four-wheeled vehicles, accessories and gear yet seen at the industry’s premier motorcycle and greater powersports expo.

“Combined ATV and SxS sales have climbed steadily from 391,000 new units in 2012 to more than 492,000 last year, so the huge growth in companies showcasing four-wheel off-road products is no surprise,” said Cinnamon Kernes, Show Director. “The word ‘motorcycle’ may be in the show’s name because a motorcycle dealer is where you’ll generally find these products, but it’s really a powersports expo, embracing every facet of the industry.”

With so many ATV and SxS exhibitors gearing up for Columbus, attendees at the four-day show will have a one-stop shop for all their needs. The fifth-annual Motorcycle Industry Council produced event is designed to be the ideal setting for exhibitors to unveil new products to dealers and media, and to engage directly with consumers, all in the same location.

Attendees will see the latest ATV and SxS models up-close, from American Honda, American Lifan, BRP, BV Powersports/Trailmaster, CFMOTO, Cub Cadet, Dongfang, HiSun, Ice Bear, Jinling, Kawasaki, KYMCO, Rage Motorsport, SSR Motorsports, Suzuki, Textron Off Road and Yamaha. In addition, many aftermarket companies will be there to showcase a variety of products specially built to personalize these vehicles, from GPS, lighting and sound systems to performance enhancements that include wheels, tires and suspension.

“ATVs and side-by-sides are wonderful for exploring the great outdoors with friends and family, and they provide tremendous versatility on farms and ranches for getting work done with more efficiency,” added Kernes. “And we invite current enthusiasts and prospective buyers everywhere to come join us in Columbus to see the latest and best that the industry will be offering.”

The show floor is nearly 80% full and companies looking to exhibit are encouraged to contact AIMExpo presented by Nationwide for more information before it’s too late.

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About American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide

The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide ( was created to serve as the catalyst to bring together industry, press, dealers and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for motorcycling and powersports in the U.S. and North America, and delivers an efficient and energetic market-timed expo platform for B2B and B2C in the greater powersports industry. AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is the single most important event of its type in the North American market and has international impact within the motorcycling and powersports community. AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is produced by the Motorcycle Industry Council (

About the Motorcycle Industry Council

The Motorcycle Industry Council exists to preserve, protect and promote motorcycling through government relations, communications and media relations, statistics and research, aftermarket programs, development of data communications standards, activities surrounding technical and regulatory issues, and the American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide. As a not-for-profit, national industry association, the MIC seeks to support motorcyclists by representing manufacturers, distributors, dealers and retailers of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, ROVs, motorcycle/ATV/ROV parts, accessories and related goods and services, and members of allied trades such as insurance, finance and investment companies, media companies and consultants.

The MIC is headquartered in Irvine, California, with a government relations office in metropolitan Washington, D.C. First called the MIC in 1970, the organization has been in operation since 1914. Visit the MIC at

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit

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Source: MIC Events