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Las Vegas Hosts Big Twin West

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December is the Annual Big Twin West Show

Santa Ana, California – Advanstar Communications, Inc – a leading provider of print, event and online media for the powersports, off-road and automotive aftermarkets – today announced that Big Twin West, a leading custom motorcycle industry trade show, will be held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas on December 1–3, 2006.

“The success of the 2005 event has given us a mandate that Big Twin West belongs on the calendar and has a home in Las Vegas. The most challenging part of hosting an event in Las Vegas is the crowded exhibition schedule – moving our show from November to December means that we will have the stability necessary to serve the Big Twin community in the future,� stated Tracy Harris, Vice-President of Powersports Trade at Advanstar.

Launched in 2004, Big Twin West is the largest V-Twin motorcycle aftermarket trade show west of the Mississippi, quickly becoming a must attend event for the industry. Motorcycle sales topped one million units in 2004, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council, and the heavy cruiser / V-Twin segment currently accounts for a healthy share of this growth. Since its inception, Big Twin West has provided a trade forum and showcase for the many companies in this growing segment. Big Twin West 2006 will be building out the format of the event to include elements designed to celebrate the industry and the culture.

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