California Designer Night at the Races Registration Opens

Registration for the SoCal Designer Night at the Races™ events is now open.                     Please note that unfortunately the Thousand Oaks event has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control!

Details are on the flyer and after the jump below.Designer Night at the Races #32 33 & 34 SoCal

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Designer Night at the Races™ 2014 Schedule Announced

Competition, Camaraderie and Charity.

Those are the words that best describe Designer Night at the Races™.

What started as a small event in March of 2006 with fewer than 20 racers is now a multi-night affair entering its 8th year with thousands of dollars of donations generated for various charities.

Read on for more details (and to download the flyer) …..

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Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment™ 2014 Afterparty

On Friday, January 17th, after the Detroit Auto Show Charity Black Tie was well underway, people in tuxes and gowns starting leaving and heading towards New Center to mix with people in t-shirts and cocktail dresses.  Why?  Because the week’s newest and best auto show party was happening in an area once know for blind pigs in a place that used to be called Black Bottom.  More than 500 people attended as the party brought together the formal auto industry, Detroit’s creative community and gear heads of all shapes and sizes in a benefit for a relatively unknown local Museum.

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Sketchbattle Round 1                                                              Photo: Jon Adams

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Has the Mojo Returned? NAIAS 2014 L-V

Yesterday we covered all the intros from Acura through Kia.  Today we return to cover the rest:  Lexus through Volvo.  So without further ado, let’s get started……
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Has the Mojo Returned? NAIAS 2014 A-K

There is no doubt that the auto industry is in the midst of a slow but steady recovery.  The analysts are saying it, the people working inside the industry are saying it, and anyone with their eyes open can see it for themselves.  But the things that come with a recovery are not all positive.  Too many are quick to return to the old habits, and since a higher tide floats all boats, sales increases are often attributed to personal success and not the fact that everyone has sales increases.  Such was this year,s North American International Auto Show in Detroit – it seemed every manufacturer claimed or implied their sales increases were due to having better products than their competitors.  Unfortunately, this cannot be true in every case…….

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MAIN Event 2014

Yesterday we told you the best way to end your week at the North American International Auto Show – by joining the underground party and Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment.  Today we are going to tell you the proper way to start the week – at the MAIN Event. 

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Need a Break from the Stuffy Auto Show Events?

NOTE! NEW VENUE!

Do you work in the auto industry?  Do you have to go to all the parties and events with your bosses and never get to let your guard down?  Does a whole week of being careful what you say because the press is in town get on your nerves?  Then join us at the end of the week for the best Auto Show AfterParty.MSBE 2014 Underground Party Invite - Location Change

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