MPMC General Membership Meeting

A general membership meeting will be held from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m at the Indiana Convention Center in room 243 on Wednesday, December 7, to update MPMC members on the most current and ongoing council initiatives. The meeting will serve as a great opportunity to meet the select committee and learn how to become more involved. The event will feature a presentation entitled “Marketing in 2016 and Beyond: It’s Different, But Here’s How to Succeed,” presented by Chad Reynolds, Zan Martin and Jeff Lee. From this open discussion, attendees will take away tools on how to maximize exposure for their companies.

Drag Racing Sanctioning Body Discussion

Issues, challenges and opportunities between motorsports manufacturers and sanctioning bodies will be addressed at an open discussion between manufacturers and a panel of representatives from several drag race sanctioning bodies. This valuable discussion will take place from 2:00pm-3:30pm on Thursday, December 8 located at the Indiana Convention Center Room 242. This session is open to manufacturers only.

Preparing a Sponsorship Proposal

When motorsports companies begin their strategic marketing forecasts for the year, event sponsorships are a large factor. Companies may be asking themselves: Which events should I be part of? What opportunities should I jump on? How do I negotiate maximum exposure within my budget? In a session to take place in the Indiana Convention Center Room 242 from 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 9, motorsports manufacturers with suc¬cessful experience in sponsorships will help attendees navigate these tough questions.

What Are the Motorsports Hauler Rules of the Road? Part 3

MPMC continues their interactive discussion on laws that affect racers and manufactures alike for the third year in a row. Not a rehash of previous seminars, this 2016 edition will pick up where last year’s session ended. There are numerous State & Federal regulations that apply to the operation of anyone hauling a race car to or from an event, to distinguish between a hobby or a taxable, fee paying business. Guest speakers will share their extensive experience navigating the myriad regulations of hauling race cars and equipment.   This very popular discussion takes place in the Indiana Convention Center Room 242 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm on Friday, December 9.

Hall of Fame Industry Reception

Join the MPMC as it honors and immortalizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the motorsports industry through their life’s work by inducting them into the MPMC Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award that the council presents.

The reception serves as a wonderful opportunity to close out the PRI Show with an evening of networking with industry friends and colleagues. Enjoy hot hors d’oeuvres and drinks while mingling with the MPMC select committee and this year’s Hall of Fame inductees.

The reception will take place from 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, at the Indiana Convention Center room 208 and 209.


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