NPW (National Performance Warehouse/National Auto Parts Warehouse) has reported record attendance of more than 4,500 customers at its seventh annual Florida Automotive, Speed & Truck Expo (FAST Expo).
The Expo was held Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Miami Airport Convention Center. This was the first event created by NPW, which celebrating its 50th year in business, founded by President and CEO Larry Pacey in 1969.
More than 150 suppliers representing the best in traditional, replacement, performance and truck parts and accessories were introducing their newest items as well as demonstrating their features and benefits.
The event featured a number of celebrity guests with NASCAR great, Tony Stewart signing autographs and interacting with fans, Jeff Lutz of the popular TV show “Street Outlaws” and his 57 Chevy was in the house, alongside the Miami Heat Dancers.
The event also raised funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by raffling off a 400 HP 383 Chevy engine built at the show.
The Sunday Expo was preceded by a Vendor/Customer Appreciation Banquet & Awards event on Saturday night. More than 300 customers and vendors attended with 18 awards presented for milestones in purchases and four for vendor and representatives of the year for 2018.
NPW’s Executive VP Chris Pacey commented, “We had great weather. With customers coming from Canada, the Midwest and the West coast, with their below normal cold, Florida was the place to be. We want to thank our vendor partners for their great support, which makes our Expos the success they are. Our racing celebrities Darrell Gwynn, Tony Stewart and Jeff Lutz added another level of excitement and were a big hit with the attendees. We look forward to 2020.”