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PRI Accepting Speaker Proposals for 2021 Trade Show

By SEMA Editors

PRI is now accepting speaker proposals for its education program
at the annual PRI Trade Show in December.

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is now accepting speaker proposals for its education program at the annual PRI Trade Show in December.

PRI’s education program, which takes place at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis before and during the Show, promotes engagement and connectivity between race teams, retail shops, warehouse distributors, e-commerce sites, engine builders, fabricators, dealers, installers, jobbers and media who attend PRI to learn about emerging industry trends and the latest racing technology.

The series of conferences and seminars provide thought-provoking, forward-thinking sessions that help participants take their businesses and careers to the next level. They are designed to provide best practices in motorsports business and technical education for professionals and grassroots operators alike.

“PRI Education is all about discovering new and innovative ways to enhance your motorsports operation,” said PRI editor and education programming director Dan Schechner. “From tips and takeaways to improve your marketing efforts to cutting-edge tech on the latest race engine developments, our sessions provide best-in-class business, management, and technical know-how for industry professionals.”

Now in its 33rd year, the PRI Show—set for December 9–11, 2021—is the world’s premier racing and performance trade event, attracting upwards of 1,200 exhibitors and 70,000 attendees representing all forms of motorsports from across the US and over 70 countries.

Countless industry experts have shared their knowledge with PRI Show attendees through the years. Recent presenters include Darin Morgan from Mast Motorsports, Bob Morreale from The Tuning School, Jason Enders from RE Suspension, Gary Crooks from Port City Racecars, Lake Speed Jr. from Total Seal, Jeanette DesJardins from Car Chix and Crank It Media, Corey Perlman from Impact Social, Tom Shay from Profits Plus and Brian Lewis from Wolfhound Interactive.

Topics of interest for 2021 include, but are not limited to:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Business Operations
  • Digital Communications
  • Race Track Management
  • Brand Building
  • Employee Relations
  • Engine Technology
  • Suspension/Setup
  • Machining
  • Tuning

Speaker proposals for the 2021 PRI Trade Show must be submitted by April 4. Suggestions for topics and/or speakers are also encouraged and can be submitted here. For more details, contact Gary Vigil, senior manager of professional development, at or 909-978-6738; or Dan Schechner at or 949-373-9228.