The Houston Classic Motorcar Weekend Announces New Date and Kick-Off Preview Event Fun with Classic Cars for Worthy Causes
Houston, Texas. October 20, 2014
The 4th Annual Houston Classic Motorcar Weekend is set for April 24-26, 2015, one week earlier than in previous years, launching with a special kick-off preview fundraising event for the Concours d’Elegance of Texas Charities on Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at La Toretta Lake Resort & Spa, 600 La Torretta Blvd., Montgomery, Texas.
The April Weekend events include The Concours d’Elegance of Texas presented by Gullo Family Dealerships, and The Houston Classic Auction presented by Worldwide Auctioneers. Preview highlights for the November 13 kick-off will include a short program with announcements of the 2015 Classic Car Marques and Featured Marques and the designated Concours charities for 2015, updates on the Houston Classic Auction and an introduction of the Next Gen Education Program. The evening also will present sponsorship and advertising opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors, as well as an array of opportunities for volunteers.
Attire for the preview event is business/casual. Attendees are encouraged to not only arrive in their vintage automobiles, but to include in their parties anyone who may interested in partnering with the Concours d’Elegance of Texas and the worthwhile charities selected for 2015.
On Friday, November 14, 2014, the morning following the preview, Worldwide Auctioneers and La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa will present a Next Gen Education Summit in the Europa Ampitheatre, also at the La Torretta Conference Center. The program vision is to use the automobile to “inspire students, show them opportunity and teach them growth,” and will have students and at-risk youth from Montgomery County as well as Conroe, Texas. The Summit will incorporate breakout groups and panel discussions with field experts focusing on numerous aspects of the automobile, including art and design, entrepreneurship, networking and the importance of striving for excellence.
The 2015 Concours d’Elegance is sponsored by the Conroe Convention & Visitors Bureau, Worldwide Auctioneers, La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, DuPont Registry, Heacock Classic Collector Car Insurance, Brenspeed, Chassis House Vintage & Luxury Auto Storage, Garage Deluxe, and benefits the Montgomery County Emergency Assistance, Montgomery County Child Protection Services/Child Welfare Board, Next Gen Education Program, and the Holy Angels Residential Facility.
For information on The Family Concours, visit ConcoursofTexas.org.
About the Concours d’Elegance of Texas: Come join us at one of the state’s largest celebrations of vintage motoring and see some of the world’s fastest cars at the 4th annual Concours d’Elegance of Texas presented by Gullo Family Dealerships. Visitors to the event, which runs from April 24-26, 2015, can look forward to a spectacular gathering of over 200 rare and exotic classic motorcars, sports cars, and racers, all assembled in the glorious lakeside setting of La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Montgomery, Texas. This Concours, known for its family inclusive events, is part of The Houston Classic Motorcar Weekend - a celebration of the motorcar.
The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is a 501©3 non-profit and is proud to support the Montgomery County Emergency Assistance (MCEA), in Conroe, Texas, The Montgomery County Child Protective Services/Child Welfare Board in Montgomery, Texas, the Holy Angels Residential Facility, in Shreveport, Louisiana and the Next Gen Education Program as its primary charities. Since its inauguration, the Concours d’Elegance of Texas has raised well over $1,000,000.
Tickets for all events may be purchased in advance at concoursoftexas.org. For more information on all the Weekend events, or to be a sponsor or exhibitor, go online at www.ConcoursofTexas.org or call us at 855.262.9900.