CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE OF AMERICA AT ST. JOHN'S CELEBRATES 37TH YEAR OF AUTOMOTIVE HERITAGE

July 9, 2015 by Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's

• BRUCE MEYER HONORED AS ENTHUSIAST OF THE YEAR

• 2015 Concours Attracts Enthusiastic Crowds, International Corporations and Local Businesses

Detroit, MI. (July 8, 2015) – The Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's (Concours of America) announced today its 2015 edition of their world-class event. The show has grown to three days of automotive excellence designed to attract a larger and more diverse audience.

With over 300 vintage and classic automobiles and motorcycles coming from 31 states and countries, the Concours of America reaffirms its position as one of the most prestigious automotive events in the world. The show attracts 10,000 show day attendees and almost 3,000 special event attendees.

'The 37th edition of the Concours of America promises to be one of our best ever,' said Larry Moss, Chairman of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's. 'We've expanded our program over three days in order to attract a wider audience of automotive enthusiasts and first-time visitors. I encourage people who have never attended a concours event to make it a point to check us out.'

Bruce Meyer, the quintessential 'car guy,' is the Concours of America's Enthusiast of the Year. The board members are recognizing Meyer for his decades of automotive enthusiasm and his association with many of the premier automotive museums in the U.S.

Bruce Meyer commented, 'This is truly a special honor for me to be recognized by the Concours of America in the car capital of the world.' I am looking forward to celebrating with my friends in Michigan!'

Bruce is showing five significant vehicles at the Concours:
• 1962 Shelby Cobra Roadster

• 1935 Bugatti 57 Ventoux

• 1929 Bentley 4.5 Liter Tourer


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    • 1957 Ferrari 625/250 TRC

    • 1934 Ford Pierson Brother's Coupe

    SIGNATURE PARTNERSHIPS:

    RM Sotheby's

    RM Sotheby's, the official auction house of the Concours of America, celebrates 21 years of

    thrilling auctions in the Detroit area. RM Sotheby's will sponsor the VIP exhibitor lunch and The

    Motor City Mingle. Master of Ceremonies Jean Jennings of Jean Knows Cars will join us to

    celebrate the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America and help support JDRF's mission of

    funding type 1 diabetes research. Guests will enjoy an evening of Motor City-themed dining and

    entertainment as well as live and silent auctions. A portion of the proceeds from the evenings'

    festivities will benefit JDRF.

    AIG/TDC

    AIG/TDC sponsors the VIP Motor Coach Tour to the Henry Ford Museum. TDC Companies is a

    coordinated family of wealth and risk management firms that serve successful individuals, their

    families and their businesses. TDC offers an exclusive insurance program for the collector car

    enthusiast. The primary underwriter is AIG Private Client Group. With over 90 million customers

    around the globe, AIG is the world's leading insurance company.

    Brembo

    Brembo returns as Media Hospitality and Supercar display sponsors for the fifth straight year.

    Brembo, with North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, is the world leader and

    acknowledged innovator of brake technology for automotive vehicles. Brembo supplies high

    performance brake systems for the most important manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles

    and motorcycles worldwide. Brembo celebrates its 40th anniversary in motorsports this year.

    Since 1975, Brembo has accumulated more than 300 motorsport championship titles and has

    invested heavily in research and development of highly innovative and technological products.

    Hagerty

    Hagerty sponsors the Motoring Tour and the Exhibitors' Morning Refreshments. Hagerty will

    also host two informative seminars: 'Factory Drag Cars' and 'Emerging Collectibles'. Hagerty,

    based in Traverse City, Michigan, is the world's leading insurance provider for classic vehicles

    and host to the largest network of classic car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for classic cars,

    trucks, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare

    parts.

    Kelly Services

    Kelly Services will be sponsoring the After Glow celebration as well as presenting the Buehrig Trophy, named for Gordon Buehrig, Duesenberg's legendary stylist. Kelly Services, founded in Detroit in 1946, has been widely credited with pioneering the modern temporary help industry. With over 8,000 employees globally, Kelly Services has been recognized for its quality processes, management practices, supplier diversity and community involvement.

    Reliable Carriers

    Reliable Carriers has been a long-time partner to the Concours of America. Operating for over 50 years, this Canton, Michigan based firm has become the largest enclosed auto transport company serving the 48 contiguous states and Canada.

    CHARITY PARTNERS:

    Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF)

    As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF is currently sponsoring more than $568 million in scientific research in 17 countries.

    Forgotten Harvest

    Celebrating their 25th year, Forgotten Harvest was formed in 1990 to fight two problems: relieving hunger in Metro Detroit and preventing nutritious food waste.

    College for Creative Studies

    The College for Creative Studies nurtures the creativity that is vital to the enrichment of modern culture. The College educates visual artists and designers, knowledgeable in varied fields, who will be leaders in creative professions that shape society and advance economic growth.

    Other Partnerships

    Airstream | ARESCO | Auctions America | Autometric Collision Boston Beer – Sam Adams | Cauley Ferrari | Classic & Exotic Service, Inc. | Classic & Exotic Restoration Service | Clear Auto Bra Michigan | Delehaye USA | Ducati Detroit | EEI Mobile | Metro Detroit Buick GMC Dealers | Fox 2 Detroit | Green Gator | GroupeStahl/Stahl's Automotive Museum | Grundy Insurance | Heacock Classic Collector Car Insurance | Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars | Hyundai | Indian Motorcycle - Motorcity | Italian Happening – Alfa Romeo Club | John B. McMullen | Kevin Adell | Kip Sheward Motorsports | Lingenfelter-Performance Engineering | M1 Concourse | Meguiar's | Mercedes Benz Club of AmericaMonroe Bank & Trust | Moss Financial Group of Raymond James | Motor City Harley-Davidson | Motorcities Autopalooza | North America Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards | Northville Township | Pasteiner's | Peninsula Wealth Management – UBS Financial Services | Plymouth Township | SAE-International-Mobility History Committee | Somerset Buick GMC | Suburban Collection | The City of Northville | The City of Plymouth | The Farago Foundation | The Finishing Touch | The Inn at St. John's | The Mistry Group – UBS Financial Services | The Moss Financial Group of Raymond James | UBS Financial Services | Vin Devers Auto Haus | Walter Leather

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