Innovation Direct™ Sets Sights on 2011 Editions of AAPEX and SEMA Shows

Miami, FL, September 22, 2011 --( Innovation Direct™, a South Florida-based leader in the area of invention and patent licensing now in its 15th year of serving the inventor community, is pleased to announce its upcoming participation in upcoming the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association) and AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo) shows. As customary, the 2011 editions of these events are shaping up to be considerably extensive in scope and Innovation Direct™ is looking forward to being an active participant in both shows. SEMA, with its usual complement of the leading automobile manufacturers in the world, will run from November 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center; AAPEX, meanwhile, will once again feature the leading makers of automotive aftermarket products, a $395 billion global marketplace, and will take place November 1-3 at the Sands Exhibition Center.

The SEMA Show, always large in scale and scope, is expected to attract more than 100,000 industry leaders from more than 100 countries in the automotive, truck and SUV, powersports, and RV markets. Not to be outdone, the AAPEX Show, as per their official website, will feature exhibitors in the categories of Air Conditioning, Automotive Lighting, Electrical Systems & Batteries, Cooling Systems, Friction & Brake Systems, Undercar, New & Remanufactured Replacement Parts, Suspension & Front End, Engine & Transmission Parts, Appearance Chemicals and Functional Fluids, Equipment & Tools (Including Diagnostic, Hand Tools, Machine Shop, and Service & Installation) Computer Systems & Software, Paint and Body and Retail Warehouse Fixtures.

"We annually experience a terrific conclusion to our trade show itinerary with these two dynamic events," remarked Peter Doran, Innovation Direct's Managing Director. "We have been able to make a significant amount of contacts over the years at both shows in a multitude of industries, which has been beneficial to our product roster."

Innovation Direct™ staff will actively engage with exhibitors at both the SEMA and AAPEX venues and gauge their interest in reviewing new products and patents from its roster, as well as becoming a part of the company's information subscription service for manufacturers and marketers, Innovation Direct To Industry™. All necessary post-show follow-up will also be conducted by Innovation Direct™ staff accordingly. With the SEMA and AAPEX Shows representing the conclusion of the 2011 Innovation Direct™ trade show schedule, ongoing coordination of the 2012 itinerary will also begin to take place.

Innovation Direct, Inc.
Juan C. Blanco
305-255-3662, ext. 1000