ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. will host the first RPM International Motorsports & Trade Expo, a celebration of motorsports, off-road, aviation, aerospace, and high performance marine on December 4-8, 2013. The five-day “Marvel of Motors” will cross seven venues within 40 square-miles of Walt Disney World Resort beginning with the RPM Trade Expo. It will then build throughout the weekend with a host of exhibits; racing and social activities; celebrity appearances; entertainment; and closing with a Motoring Festival.
“This will be the greatest combination of an international industry trade show and motorsports expo ever assembled,” said RJ Hunt, executive producer and CEO of RPM International Motorsports & Trade Expo. “We’ve created the ultimate motorsports experience in one location to engage, educate and entertain. This extravaganza will give enthusiasts a serious adrenaline rush with products, rare vehicles, interactive displays, and conceptual designs from around the world. Many of the most impressive names in the high performance industry have already committed to be part of this event.”
The week kicks off with the two-day aftermarket trade show. Then the trade show opens to the public, giving adrenaline seekers and motorsports enthusiasts the chance to see, hear, touch and even drive the latest technologies.
“We look forward to hosting the first RPM International Motorsports & Trade Expo at the Walt Disney World Resort in December,” said Anne Hamilton, vice president of Resort Sales and Services, Disney Destinations. “RPM’s team has so much in store for enthusiasts of all types. The Disney name is synonymous with unparalleled experiences, which makes Disney the perfect place to host such a high-octane week.”
Several Walt Disney World venues will play host to RPM Expo events:
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom – RPM Gone Wild reception
- Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center – host hotel and heart of the RPM Expo
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Cars are the Stars and VIP fashion show
- Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course – RPM Motoring Festival
- Disney’s Yacht Club Resort – RPM Performance Marine Village, hosted by six-time world-champion, Miss Geico Racing
- Epcot – Test Track presented by Chevrolet
- Walt Disney World Speedway – Richard Petty Driving Experience
For event information (including the “Your Car Can Win a Trip to Disney” promotion), visit RPMmotorsportsexpo.com. While attendees enjoy the event, they can also explore Walt Disney World Resort.
About RPM International Motorsports & Trade Expo
Held December 4-8, 2013, at the Walt Disney World Resort, the RPM International Motorsports & Trade Expo is a celebration of motorsports, off-road, aviation, aerospace and high performance boating. Developed by RJ Hunt and his team of professionals, the five-day “Marvel of Motors” includes an industry trade show; exhibits; exciting racing and social activities; celebrity appearances; and entertainment for adrenaline seekers and their families. The RPM Expo is the ultimate experience! For information, visit the website or Facebook. The Expo can also be found on Twitter (@RPMTradeExpo) and on YouTube.