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Family Events Signed As Producer Of RCX – The Ultimate Radio Control Expo

Family Events Signed As Producer Of RCX – The Ultimate Radio Control Expo

(Indianapolis, IN)- Officials of RCX LLC. and Air Age, Inc. announce that The Promotion Co. Inc. – Family Events is signed to produce the signature annual event of the radio control industry known as RCX – The Ultimate Radio Control Expo. Family Events will organize, produce, advertise, operate, sell and market the 13th annual RCX on Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, 2015 at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA on behalf of RCX LLC. and Air Age, Inc.

RCX is riding a wave of unprecedented growth in the radio control hobby industry sector. Record-setting enthusiast crowds grow each year at the event to see and try the industry’s latest products including radio control drones, helicopters, planes, race cars, off-road trucks, diecast models, 3D printing and more. From “try-me” areas to indoor and outdoor fly zones, race courses of all types, full-size display vehicles, demos and celebrity appearances; RCX is known as the greatest RC show ever. Manufacturers from all across the industry show off their latest gear and innovations at RCX to eager crowds looking for excitement and interactive experiences.

Yvonne DeFrancesco, Executive Vice-President of Air Age Media & RCX LLC said: “By assembling an Expo where the best Manufacturers and the most enthusiastic crowds can come together, we created something very special with RCX. We are very happy to announce that Family Events is coming in to help us grow the event and the industries we serve. Family Events is well known for its expertise in producing enthusiast events and has successful existing relationships with several manufacturers that exhibit at RCX. Family Events has years of experience in putting on shows and we are very confident that they will seamlessly assume all of the sales, marketing and operations of the event, allowing us to focus on our rapidly growing media platforms.”

Chris Dickerson, Vice President Sales and Marketing with Horizon Hobby LLC. said: “It’s great news to hear that Family Events is coming on board at RCX as producers. We work with Family Events at their Off-Road Expo at Fairplex in Pomona as well as their 4-Wheel Jamboree series and Monster Truck Nationals series, and have enjoyed the association over several years. They are very skilled at advertising and marketing and then smoothly running the operations of big shows. We get great exposure and our customers get to try out our products and pick up advice direct from our product specialists. We put consumers first at Horizon, and Family Events gets that. We look forward to working with them at RCX in 2015.”

Mike Moore, President of The Promotion Co. Inc. – Family Events said: “RCX is a fantastic event and we are honored to be chosen by Air Age to help achieve the vision they have for its future growth. We include RC sponsors and vendors in many of our automotive enthusiast events and are very impressed with how the hobby is growing in popularity. With RCX we can focus on the segment and lend our experience in marketing and production in an exciting new arena. We are fired up for May and the 2015 RCX!”

Information about RCX can be found at rcx.com or facebook.com/RCExpo.

ABOUT Air Age, Inc.: Air Age Media is the largest multimedia publisher of information for enthusiasts of radio-control cars, planes and boats. In addition to six market-leading magazines devoted to RC, aviation and diecast models, Air Age Media produces a full line of ancillary products including books, special issues, DVDs, a network of 10 websites, RCX, the world’s largest radio control expo and The Radio Control Show, the only weekly RC show on the web. Air Age Media’s network of category-leading magazines reaches more than 1 million readers across the full age spectrum, from young action-sports fans to seasoned modelers.

ABOUT The Promotion Co. Inc. – Family Events: Based in Indianapolis and founded by native entrepreneur C. Bruce Hubley, Family Events is a full service promotion and marketing firm specializing in producing family entertainment and motorsports events since 1976. The company has served more than 50 markets nationally, with 30 to 40 scheduled events per year. Leading events owned and/or produced by Family Events include the 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals Series, the Monster Truck Nationals Series, Off-Road Expo, Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals, Street Machine Nationals Series, Hot Bike Tour, Indy Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National, AutoFests, The International Mother Road Route 66 Festival and Car Show, and now RCX. A full list of events and information is provided online at www.familyevents.com.

Matthew Louck – mlouck@familyevents.com – (317) 563-2320

Updated: September 29, 2014 — 3:47 PM

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