Dealer Expo - Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo
|Show Place:||McCormick Place|
2301 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL, USA
DEALER EXPO CHARGES INTO CHICAGO
With a history 49 Years Strong, Dealer Expo is North America’s largest, longest-running tradeshow only event dedicated to the powersports dealer community. Starting this December in Chicago (December 5-7), Dealer Expo will launch a new course.
More than just a new venue, a new city or a new date, it’s a dramatic must be at event. Dedicated to the discovery of new products, access to powerful business strategies and connecting you with your most powerful buyers, the all-new Dealer Expo promises to deliver far greater value than ever before!
- - DE (49th year!) is the only powersports TRADE SHOW in the US.
- - DE attracts 10 times the number of qualified powersports buyers that any other powersports event in the US. DE has 3 times as many exhibitors as any other powersports show in the US: 900+ exhibitors!
- - DE attracts a truly national and international buying audience (dealers and distributors, importers and retailers). The US States with the highest concentration of retail buyers are in those states closest to Chicago: Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York. These make up 7 of the Top 10 markets in the US. 53% of all dealers in the US are within a 500 mile radius of Chicago.
- - 81% of retail buyers to DE have purchasing authority, the rest recommend or specify.
- - Based on buyer’s surveys, December is the best month for buying: the major selling cycle is March-October when retailers and dealers are the busiest and don’t want to leave their shops.
- - December is well after the big European events - -Intermot and EICMA. AIME is a short 10 days after Intermot and 15 days before EICMA; DE is 2 months earlier that Intermot and 1 month after EICMA.
- - Parts/Accessories and Apparel/Gear are top buying categories followed by service and maintenance.
Looking forward to seeing you at Dealer Expo 2014, Chicago, December 5-7!!