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Police Fleet Expo 2015 Draws 1,500 to Milwaukee Aug 18-21

Expo at Wisconsin Center / Ride & Drive event in Oak Creek

By - Aug 13th, 2015 04:35 pm

MILWAUKEE— (August 13, 2015) –  An expo tailored for law enforcement personnel from around the country that work directly with police vehicles, the Police Fleet Expo 2015 expects attendance to reach 1,500 in Milwaukee from August 18-21.

The Expo features all the latest new vehicle information from auto manufacturers, plus the latest products from aftermarket manufacturers, suppliers and service providers. Attendees ranging from highly experienced to those new to police fleet management get a hands-on feel for latest products and services.

Seminars by leading experts address topics such as cutting costs and managing fleets of various sizes more efficiently. Valuable networking takes place with other police fleet managers and professionals to share solutions and assist in performing the job more effectively.

A major highlight of the Expo is the Ride & Drive to be held at MATC’s Oak Creek Campus on Tuesday, August 18 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. This event provides an opportunity for attendees to test out new vehicle models and equipment on a course designed to challenge maneuverability and precision driving.

VISIT Milwaukee estimates the local economic impact of this event at $2.1 million.

More information on the Police Fleet Expo 2015 can be found here.

About VISIT Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, convention organizers and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. In 2014, tourism amounted to $4.9 billion in total business sales in Greater Milwaukee and supported more than 49,000 local jobs. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs.  For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.

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