Awards to highlight the continued growth and importance of the overland industry

November 4, 2019 – Spring, TX and Indianapolis, IN – Overland Expo and OutdoorX4 Magazine are proud to announce their collaboration with Roadhouse Marketing for the 2019 SEMA Show to select the 10 Best Overland Vehicles at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, a trade-only event to be held November 5-8, 2019.  

In recognition of overlanding as an emerging trend within the automotive aftermarket, SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, organizers of the annual trade show, established a new the Overland Experience section in the Performance Pavilion booth #51501, where these vehicles will be displayed. While setting up the area provided some recognition, it prompted Roadhouse owner Jason R. Sakurai, Lodestone Events – the owners of Overland Expo – and OutdoorX4 Magazine to create an award for the 10 Best Overland Vehicles. 

“We seized the opportunity to select the 10 Best Overland Vehicles. Adventure travel vehicles are being exhibited throughout the show, and we wanted to highlight those we feel are the best of the best at this year’s SEMA Show,” stated OutdoorX4’s Publisher, Frank Ledwell. 

The awards themselves are works of art, made of reclaimed wood and laser engraved by Portland, Oregon’s Light Lab Creative from a Roadhouse Marketing design. The look of inscribed wood, preserved by a matte finish, is a fitting prize for a vehicle type that has existed for decades, yet has only recently come to prominence in the media and among growing numbers of enthusiasts. 

The awards will be announced at the Truck and Off Road Alliance’s (TORA) reception on Wednesday, November 6th during the SEMA Show.

For more information, please contact Frank Ledwell at (832)-280-7950 or Jessica Kirchner at (317) 716-2678.

About OutdoorX4 Magazine

OutdoorX4 Magazine is an outdoor magazine focused on overland adventure whether in a 4×4 vehicle, on two-wheels, in a canoe or kayak, or traveling by foot. OutdoorX4 appeals to the broadest range of outdoors enthusiast while providing expert advice in the field as well as dynamic photography and editorial that inspires. OutdoorX4 Magazine is committed to promoting responsible adventure travel and outdoors recreation in an effort to guide all outdoors enthusiasts to choose the road less traveled. Learn more at www.outdoorx4.com.

About Lodestone Events

Lodestone Events owns and operates the Overland Expo series.  Lodestone Events is an enthusiast event solutions company. The company’s founders have a passion for the live event industry and have spent decades producing some of the country’s largest consumer events in the automotive aftermarket industry coast to coast. Lodestone Events specializes in event marketing & communications, planning & logistics and sponsorship & exhibitor sales to create world-class events. lodestoneevents.com

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