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AIMExpo, MPN Partner for Disruptive Thinking Education Series
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2023 — AIMExpo and Motorcycle & Powersports News have partnered to bring the most engaging, actionable education sessions yet to the Disruptive Thinking stage for the 2024 show, Tuesday through Thursday, February 6-8, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It will feature three focused tracks: Training and Talent, F&I/PG&A, and Marketing.
As a leading industry publication, MPN has the pulse on powersports trends and developments, and understands what dealers need to know today so they can succeed tomorrow.
“We’re thrilled to broaden our relationship with MPN by having them as our strategic partner to help curate AIMExpo’s education series,” said Cinnamon Kernes, vice president of market expansion and events at the Motorcycle Industry Council. “We’ve had a relationship with MPN since the show launched, so it’s fitting that we team up on AIMExpo’s tenth anniversary to put together the most relevant, exciting Disruptive Thinking series, with content and speakers that will help drive the industry forward.”
“The entire Motorcycle & Powersports News team is excited for another AIMExpo, and we are even more thrilled to have expanded our partnership for 2024,” said Greg Jones, content director Power and Performance Group, MPN. “As such, it is important to us that we help deliver content dealers want and need for the Disruptive Thinking stage. We put the dealer first at MPN and these educational panels will reflect that in the topics covered, and in the companies and people we have on the stage with us. Make sure you’re in attendance and ready to expand on your dealership practices.”
AIMExpo’s Disruptive Thinking education series will run on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 6 and 7. Among the topics featured:
- Symposium-inspired sessions to address issues at the forefront of our industry, including economic changes and forecasts, government relations, new-rider initiatives, and more.
- Classroom-style content with actionable takeaways for dealers and retailers.
- MIC Breakfast with the Board sponsored by S&P Global. On both Tuesday and Wednesday, the Disruptive Thinking stage will kick off the show with breakfast, and members the MIC Board of Directors sharing thoughts and insights on 2023, with an open conversation about the year ahead.
- Focused, more intimate classroom sessions throughout the day, delivered by industry experts, leaders, and influencers in their fields.
“This is powersports’ biggest, most impactful trade show in North America,” Jones continued. “Everyone will be here, and we can’t wait for this annual reunion so we can connect, face-to-face, with all of our powersports colleagues and friends.”
The American International Motorcycle Expo will span more than 225,000 square feet of exhibit space, with more than 15 OEMs, three distributors, and hundreds of exhibitors already signed up. Additional features include two e-Bike demo areas, New Product Central, the Dealer Recharge Zone, the MIC Business Center, the AIMExpo Industry Party powered by Tucker, and more.
Cardo Systems Joins Forces with Helmet House to Expand Distribution Nationwide
Cardo Systems Ltd., a trailblazer in motorcycle communication technology, is proud to announce a dynamic partnership with industry leader Helmet House. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in expanding the distribution of Cardo Systems’ groundbreaking communication solutions, including the PACKTALK EDGE, through Helmet House’s extensive network of dealer locations.
As a pioneering force in the powersports industry for over 50 years, Helmet House has consistently pushed the boundaries to bring the best products to the motorcycle industry. This partnership with Cardo Systems underscores their commitment to enhancing the riding experience.
“Cardo Systems has always strived to create communication solutions that redefine the motorcycle experience,” said Alon Lumroso, CEO at Cardo Systems. “Partnering with Helmet House aligns perfectly with our mission to bring innovative technology to riders, enabling them to stay connected and safe on their journeys.”
Under the agreement, Cardo Systems’ revolutionary communication solutions will be made accessible to motorcycle enthusiasts nationwide through Helmet House’s renowned dealer network. This strategic move ensures that riders across the country can enjoy seamless and advanced communication tools designed to elevate their on-road experiences.
Dave Bertram, CEO of Helmet House, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership: “The Helmet House team is proud to partner with Cardo to further develop the footprint of quality dealers across the United States. Cardo’s strong commitment to ongoing innovation and improvement of their communication devices is impressive, and we are so excited to add the brand to the rest of our premium products sold through our partner dealers.”
This collaboration brings together two powerhouses in the powersports markets, solidifying their joint commitment to shaping the future of motorcycle communication. The combined expertise of Cardo Systems and Helmet House promises to revolutionize the way motorcyclists connect and communicate on the road.