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RacingJunk and Internet Brands Auto Communities' "No Shows, No Problem" Virtual Trade Show Kicks Off

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The "No Shows, No Problem" Virtual Trade Show organized by RacingJunk.com and the Internet Brands Auto Communities, opens today, Wednesday October 28, 2020, kicking off three days of celebration and reflection on the future of race, performance and enthusiast spaces in the auto industry.

Featuring product showcases, feature builds, reflections on the future of the automobile, the race industry, the car show and more, the "No Shows No Problem" embraces its theme: Looking Forward: The Future of the Auto Industry in the Race, Performance and Enthusiast Space.

As both a business-to-business and business-to-consumer event, the show's aim is to celebrate the race, performance and enthusiast space with roundtable discussions, a virtual car show, relevant articles, and more. Components of the show will be available on both RacingJunk.com, the Internet Brands Auto Communities forum websites, and on the relevant social media platforms.

The show opens with welcoming words from Jim Sweener, Director of Sales and Business Development for RacingJunk.com: "This show is a way for us to give back to the industry and community, which has struggled over the past few months. We wanted to celebrate the businesses and enthusiasts who come together every day to share their passion for race, performance and cool cars."

Wednesday's schedule of events includes the kickoff of the virtual car show, and "The Future of the Auto Industry: Race, Performance and Enthusiast Space" roundtable featuring Todd Hoevener from the Ford Motor Company, Jim Smith of Guaranty Chevrolet, along with the editors of the Internet Brands Auto Communities sites, and moderated by Auto Communities editor Michael Palmer.

One of the highlights for all three days of the show will be "Membership Morning Coffee Talk" with RacingJunk's Director of Membership, Ian Downey, who will be available live (via Facebook) to offer tips for utilizing RacingJunk's classifieds platform to its fullest advantage, while also answering any member questions.

The afternoon roundtable will focus on "Leveraging Giveaways to Build Partnerships," featuring Jeanette DesJardins,Car Chix & Crank it Media; Nolan Browning, Brand Manager, MOTUL; Jim McConnell, Sales Manager, inTech Trailers; and Tim King, Marketing Manager, Baer Brakes moderated by Mark Menadier, Business Development Manager of the Internet Brands Auto Classified Group.

RacingJunk.com, HDForums.com, FordTruckEnthusiasts.com, F150online.com and LS1Tech.com are also teaming up with auto detailer manufacturer Chemical Guys for a virtual car show. Best of category winners will receive detailing kits, with finalists competing for the Best in Show prize: a Chemical Guys TORQX Randon Orbital Polisher Kit. The car shows will run through the duration of the "No Shows, No Problem" (and a little beyond) to give enthusiasts plenty of time to enjoy the galleries and submissions (and submit their own vehicles!)

The show will run until 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday October 30. To learn more, or to participate, check out the schedule of events: https://www.racingjunk.com/news/no-shows-no-problem-schedule-of-events/

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The Internet Brands Auto Classifieds group is a collection of Auto Classifieds websites including RacingJunk.com, HotRodHotline.com, OldRide.com and CollectorCarNation.com. The vertical focuses on auto racing and performance, hot rods, classic and collectible vehicles & parts, as well as trailers and RVs.

The Internet Brands Auto Communities group is a collection of forum-based automotive enthusiast sites including CorvetteForum.com, Ford-Trucks.com, ClubLexus.com, AudiWorld.com, LS1Tech.com, HDForums.com and more, representing shared passions, trusted advice and breaking trends amongst auto enthusiasts.

 

SOURCE RacingJunk.com

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