Two Months Until the 13th Annual Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show

Jan 11, 2011

The 13th Annual Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show takes place March 17-19 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

The event is free to qualified members of the hot rod and restoration industry, and will feature over 40 education and training seminars, more than 100 exhibitors, and networking events.

Thursday, March 17 is Education & Training Day. During eight one-hour sessions, 40 manufacturers, suppliers and service providers will be presenting seminars on issues ranging from technology and product innovations to sales and management solutions. To see the complete list of Education & Training Day seminars and to register, click here.

The trade show officially kicks off the morning of Friday, March 17, with the Grand Opening Breakfast. Jack Chisenhall, owner of Vintage Air, will be honored at the breakfast with the 2011 Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award. The 2011 Innovation Awards will also be presented at the breakfast for new products in seven categories-Engine Components, Transmission & Drivetrain, Paint & Body, Interior, Electrical & Electronic Components, Shop Tools & Equipment, and Chassis, Brakes & Suspension. For more information on the Grand Opening Breakfast, click here.

The trade show floor will be open Friday and Saturday, March 18-19. Over 100 manufacturers, suppliers and service providers are currently signed on as exhibitors for the Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show, with new companies being added all the time. To view the current exhibitor directory, click here.

Friday evening, all attendees and exhibitors are invited to the Industry Reception for music, drinks and fun. For more information on the reception, click here.

Saturday, March 19, will also feature seminars. ARMO will host two panel discussions in the morning-“The Art of Selling” and “Understanding How the Internet Can Help Your Business.” In the afternoon, Mobile Solutions will present its popular Interior Fabrication Workshop. To view the Saturday seminar schedule, click here. To register for the Saturday seminars, click here. Pre-registration for the Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show closes on Feb. 25. Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show attendees can get information on special hotel, airline and rental car discounts by clicking here.

Complete information about the 2011 Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show can be found at