Thursday, October 30, 2008 (Toronto, Canada) – The North American International Motorcycle SUPERSHOW returns to Toronto right after New Year’s, January 2nd – 4th, 2009. North America’s largest and most comprehensive motorcycle show, presented by Mantha Insurance, has something for every type of rider in its seven themed halls housing all aspects of motorcycling.
Hall 1 and 2, sponsored by Mill St. Brewery, are designated the Touring & Cruiser Halls, featuring the expanded Road Riders Marketplace, with vendors selling everything from helmets and riding gear for all members of the family to GPS systems and touring luggage. This area is also the meeting place for touring and cruiser enthusiasts, featuring displays from riding clubs and associations and the Touring & Cruiser Stage with ongoing seminars, travel presentations and the MAX Awards for Riders.
The main Industry Showcase Halls are found in Hall 3 and 3A, focusing on over 20 Manufacturers’ brands of the New 2009 Motorcycles. The feature Marque of this year’s Show is the 2009 Harley-Davidson line-up in the Jacox Harley-Davidson and Davies Harley-Davidson Dealer Display. Hall 3 features new product unveilings and all the latest aftermarket products. New riders will appreciate the readily available information from Rider Training Schools, insurance representatives, and dealer advice on all aspects of getting into motorcycling including licencing, safety gear, and basic motorcycle maintenance. The Scooter marketplace is an expanding area in the Show. A big feature of Hall 3A is the Used Bike Market sponsored by the Bike, Boat & RV Trader. As the main entrance to the SUPERSHOW, Hall 3 is a great place to start your tour.
Hall 4 is the Racing and Performance Hall, sponsored by Royal Distributing, with all things related to sport bikes and off-road bikes and the people who ride or race them. With features such as the Racers Stage, MX ‘Stars of the Tomorrow’ display; racing clubs, associations and racetracks; the MAX Awards for Racers; and Racer interview and autograph sessions, Hall 4 will make for an exciting weekend for race fans or riders shopping for high performance equipment.
The Vintage and Classic Hall 4A features the very popular ‘Century of Motorcycles’ display. Each year fifty motorcycles are hand-picked to get the red carpet treatment as they represent the evolution of the motorcycle over the past 100 years. Also in Hall 4A are vintage and marque clubs, individual showbikes, vendors specializing in antique motorcycle parts and services, and the newest feature for Hall 4A is the popular Vintage and Classic Used Bike Market sponsored by the Bike, Boat & RV Trader.
Hall 5, the Chopper and Custom Bike Hall, sponsored by J & P Cycles,features custom bikes from all over North America competing for the $50,000 jackpot and top prizes in the Canada Cup Championships. In addition to Canada’s largest display of custom bikes chopper fans will find custom painters and suppliers of specialty parts. A busy new area is the Choppers & Customs Used Bike Market sponsored by the Bike, Boat & RV Trader.
This motorcycle shopping extravaganza has earned the SUPERSHOW the nickname of 'The Big One by the Airport', because of its ideal location and free parking at the International Centre (6900 Airport Road). Established in 1976, the 425,000 square feet SUPERSHOW is North America’s largest consumer motorcycle show. Produced by Bar Hodgson Productions Ltd, the SUPERSHOWis dedicated to presenting the finest the motorcycle industry has to offer for every type of motorcycle enthusiast, in Seven Halls of the International Centre.
Show Dates: Friday, January 2nd – Sunday, January 4th, 2009
Location: International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga
Hours: Friday & Saturday – 10am - 10pm
Sunday – 10am - 6pm
Parking: Free parking for more than 7,000 vehicles
Companies wishing to book exhibit space please contact:
Peter Derry / SUPERSHOW Events
Tel: (905)771-0132, Fax: (905)771-1812