Columbus Area Consumers Converge at AIMExpo Presented by Nationwide for the First Time on Saturday

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Enthusiasts Immerse Themselves in AIMExpo Outdoors!
and On the Show Floor

COLUMBUS, OH – September 23, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The start of the weekend signifies the transition of the American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) into the ultimate powersports playground for consumers, with thousands of Columbus area enthusiasts taking advantage of everything AIMExpo has to offer both inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center and at AIMExpo Outdoors! on Saturday.

Undoubtedly one of the biggest attractions for consumers at the event is AIMExpo Outdoors!, unparalleled demo space where attendees can swing a leg over the newest motorcycle models from BMW, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Indian, Kawasaki, KYMCO, Suzuki, and Yamaha. Each of these manufacturers boasts a diverse and exciting range of models for 2018, providing an opportunity for riders of all ages and skill levels to try something new.

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While there’s a seemingly endless number of motorcycles to ride and look at, AIMExpo isn’t just about two wheels. The industry’s powersports expo is also a showcase for vehicles with four wheels, and personal crafts to use in the water or in the snow. Exhibiting manufacturers like Bombardier Recreational Products, CFMOTO, HiSUN, Polaris Slingshot, Textron Off-Road, and Yamaha Watercraft include an impressive collection of ATV’s, jet-skis, full size boats, snowmobiles, and side-by-sides, making AIMExpo a one-stop shop for any enthusiast’s needs.

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The Rider’s Garage by Rider magazine, Woman Rider, and Thunder Press is an exclusive area available only during consumer days. Here, attendees will get an inside look into the industry from experts across a range of topics, from products and accessories to do-it-yourself classes. More than a dozen speakers touch on a variety of motorcycle and powersports-related subjects, including the first ever “Women Who Ride” panel at AIMExpo, which focuses on the fastest growing riding segment of the industry.

Best of all, Rider’s Garage is free to all AIMExpo attendees!

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Custom Culture powered by BMW Motorcycles is a popular pit stop for consumer attendees. While handcrafted bikes, accessories, apparel, and more fill the Custom Culture aisle, Japanese artist Makoto Endo is poised to grab all the attention and leave attendees with a truly lasting memory this year.

Any consumer at AIMExpo simply needs to send a photo of their beloved motorcycle to Makoto’s email address (provided at the show) and he’ll turn it into a one-of-a-kind piece of art.

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Be sure to stay tuned to the website and keep up to date on exciting news as it happens by visiting AIMExpo’s social media pages. “Like” the American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide on Facebook, and “Follow” on Twitter or Instagram: @AIMExpo.

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

Nationwide, Nationwide is on your side and the Nationwide N and Eagle are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Source: American International Motorcycle Expo