BMW of Sarasota will host its first ever BimmerCon on Saturday, April 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at its dealership located at 5151 Clark Road, Sarasota, Florida 34233. The event will feature celebrity judges, a costume contest, cash prizes, and a grand prize giveaway of “Daryl Dixon’s Bike” from the AMC series the Walking Dead.

BMW of Sarasota recently announced that it will be hosting its inaugural Bimmer-Con event on Saturday, April 28, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at its dealership located at 5151 Clark Road, Sarasota Florida 34233.  This year’s event will be Walking Dead themed and will feature a cash costume contest, giveaways, and other family-friendly activities.

BimmerCon was organized this year in benefit of Female Veterans Unite, Inc.a local  non-profit that organizes retreats for female veterans.

All proceeds from future Bimmer-Con events will also be donated to organizations that raise awareness and provide services, support and training for U.S. veterans.

BimmerCon’s main attraction this year is its unique grand prize valued at nearly $40,000.  The luxury dealership will be giving away a custom Classified Moto, previously owned by actor Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon in the AMC hit show The Walking Dead.

Last week the Morgan Automotive Group dealership released a short promo video detailing the rules for the highly-anticipated Daryl Dixon Bike giveaway. The custom Classified Moto 920R motorcycle will be awarded to one winner selected from video entries submitted before midnight on Friday, April 27, 2017.  

Other prizes include a 4 hour cruise on a 62 inch yacht on Sarasota Bay, a free weekend rental of a new BMW convertible 4 series and over $1,500.00 in cash prizes for the Walking Dead themed costume contest.

The event will also host celebrity judges that will serve as an expert panel for both the costume and the video entry contest.

Brad Battersby – Director of Digital Film at Ringling College
Anthony Pernicka – Producer at
Conrad De La Torres – Director at Digital Caviar
Damian Alpizar – Special Affects Producer at 208 Monkeys
Jeanne Corcoran – The Sarasota Film Commissioner
Beatrice Sims – Founder of Spaghetti Ninja

BimmerCon is a free event open to the public, however, RSVPs are requested via the event Facebook page for catering purposes.  Costumes are not required to attend.

About Morgan Automotive Group
Morgan Auto Group is one of the largest, privately held automotive dealer groups in the nation, recently ranked in the top 50 by Automotive News.

Through its 25 dealerships, the Tampa-based business offers 15 unique brands, from Honda to Lamborghini, with new, certified pre-owned, and quality used vehicles available for lease or purchase. These retail locations also sell car parts, service contracts, along with maintenance and repair services.

The company’s famous slogan, “When You Make It Morgan, We Make It Happen” is the basis for all customer service, branding, promotions, and other key operations at its 25 locations from Columbia, Missouri to Naples, Florida.


Francis Mariela |

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