A message from the HMA president
A recent press release from the Hobby Manufacturers Association's new president, Bob Wilke:
Greetings HMA Member,
The HMA is in a transition period with new leadership and seeking to create a...
Trainfest 2016 approaches
Trainfest, America’s Largest Operating Model Railroad Show, featuring 70 operating layouts, and over 120 top model railroading manufacturers and vendors, will take place Nov. 12-13 at the Wis. S...
AMA hosts aviation show, AMA Expo East
The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) in cooperation with the Westchester Radio Aero Modelers (WRAM) announced it will host the annual Easy Coast hobby trade show. The next show will be held Feb. 24-...
Branson Hobby Center Open House
Branson Hobby Center will hold its 3rd annual Open House Oct. 8, 2016 from 10am to 4pm at 251 Saint James, Hollister, Mo.
Attendees will be able to drive Traxxas remote control trucks and sign up f...
JMD opens new superstore
JMD Plastics is set to open a new model railroad superstore in DePere, Wis. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.
This is a soft opening, with the official grand opening to follow on Oct. 3-8.
A press release...
HMA nixes 2017 iHobby Expo
The Hobby Manufacturers Association announced it will not hold an iHobby Expo in 2017. The HMA board of directors made the decision after its regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 17. The iHobby website...
Bob Wilke named president of HMA
August 19, 2016 — The HMA board members elected Bob Wilke as the new HMA president. His new role took effect immediately. He replaced Richard Janyszek of Bachmann Industries.
Wilke is als...