HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – In excess of the very last handful of decades, the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Pageant, one particular of the nation’s most significant and fastest-expanding automotive and motorsports fanatic activities, has become identified for web hosting foremost automotive designers. The celebration is a place wherever fans can meet up with, dine and even bid on stay-drawn sketches from some of the biggest names in automotive design. Organizers announced some of the names that will be taking part at this year’s occasion.

“We enjoy bringing these modern-working day automotive legends to our guests. Our attendees get an up close and own knowledge with the persons driving vehicular structure. And from yr to calendar year, with this calendar year becoming no exception, they have been so generous with their time and understanding collaborating in seminars and helping to raise money for our charitable fund, Driving Younger The usa, at the Autoweek Structure Among the the Stars dinner,” stated Carolyn Vanagel, president of the Hilton Head Island Concours.

This year’s line-up of marketplace insiders includes:

Bob Boniface
Director of Layout, Buick Exteriors
Boniface potential customers a talented crew of designers, sculptors and engineers generating the next technology of Buick autos.  His resumé involves foremost the workforce that developed the exterior of the most up-to-date Cadillac Escala Idea, director of structure for the Chevrolet Volt thought car or truck and generation motor vehicle, functioning on the “top secret” Camaro undertaking and directing the structure of the hydrogen driven Chevrolet Sequel strategy.

Boniface will be serving as a visitor choose at this year’s Concours d’Elegance (Sunday, November 4 at the Port Royal Golf Club), will be a highlighted designer at the Autoweek Design and style Amid the Stars dinner (Saturday, November 3 at the South Carolina Yacht Club) and will participate in a style-targeted seminar on home at the Port Royal Golfing Club throughout the weekend’s festivities (Saturday and Sunday, November 3 & 4).

Moray Callum
Vice President, Structure, Ford Motor Enterprise
Callum prospects the style and design of all notion and creation vehicles for the Ford and Lincoln makes globally.  His successes contain the New Ford Fusion, Explorer, Mustang, EcoSport and Lincoln MKZ.
Callum will be serving as a visitor judge at this year’s Concours d’Elegance (Sunday, November 4 at the Port Royal Golf Club), will be a highlighted designer at the Autoweek Design and style Between the Stars meal (Saturday, November 3 at the South Carolina Yacht Club) and will participate in a style-centered seminar on residence at the Port Royal Golf Club through the weekend’s festivities (Saturday and Sunday, November 3 & 4).

 

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Ralph Gilles
Head of Style, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
Prior to getting appointed Head of Style and design in April, 2015, Gilles served as the Senior Vice President – Solution Structure and President and CEO – Motorsports, FCA – North The us President and CEO – SRT Model and President and CEO – Dodge manufacturer for FCA Usa LLC.  He was named Vice President – Style and design in September 2008.  He very first joined the Business in 1992 as a designer and has held several positions with the Enterprise since.

Gilles will be serving as a guest judge at this year’s Concours d’Elegance (Sunday, November 4 at the Port Royal Golfing Club) and will present 1 of the event’s highest honors, the Rolling Art Award.

 

Jay Ward
Innovative Director of “Cars” Franchise, Pixar Animation Studios
Ward started at Pixar in 1998 as a generation assistant on the film “Monsters, Inc.”. He was a Coordinator for the 2006 movie “Cars” where he applied his automotive know-how.  He also labored on “Ratatouille” and “Brave” and returned to cars and trucks for “Cars 2” and the creation of “Cars Land”, at Disney’s California Adventure Park, and proceeds to add every thing and something inside of the “Cars” franchise.

Ward will be serving as a guest judge at this year’s Concours d’Elegance (Sunday, November 4 at the Port Royal Golfing Club), will be a featured designer and auctioneer at the Autoweek Design Among the the Stars dinner (Saturday, November 3 at the South Carolina Yacht Club) and will take part in a style-centered seminar on house at the Port Royal Golf Club throughout the weekend’s festivities (Saturday and Sunday, November 3 & 4).


Tickets for the 2018 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Competition, including the Autoweek Style and design Between the Stars charity supper, are now on sale at www.HHIConcours.com. For more data, pay a visit to the formal Hilton Head Island Concours web page at www.HHIConcours.com.

 

ABOUT THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE & MOTORING Pageant:
The Hilton Head Island Motoring Competition & Concours d’Elegance will rejoice its 17
th year in the fall of 2018. The Pageant kicks off with the Savannah Pace Traditional, October 26 – 28, on the Grand Prize of The united states highway course located on the residence of The Westin Savannah Harbor Golfing Vacation resort & Spa in Savannah, Ga. The festivities carry on on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, November 2 – 4, at the Port Royal Golfing Club, where the Concours d’Elegance (Nov. 4) takes middle phase.  Motoring Pageant Associates for the 2018 Festival involve the Port Royal Golfing ClubThe Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & SpaThe Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & SpaBMW,PorscheVolvoBryant Heating & Cooling TechniquesTrustworthy Carriers, Inc.Dick Broadcastingthe Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and Stop by Savannah.
For far more facts, visit www.HHIConcours.com
 on-line.

 

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