Michael Carsch, the general manager of the Ritz-Carlton, who was struggling to fill his rooms, collaborated with Bill Warner a car enthusiast and launched an event ‘the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance’ to attract luxury crowd. The first show featured about one hundred and twenty five cars which drew the attention of over two thousand car enthusiasts. Michael Carsch was also successful in his mission.
The show of Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida is a three day event in the second week of March this year. The event’s glamour and glory will be gazed by famous collectors, proud owners, racing legends and celebrities which will also fascinate thousands of audience in water front surroundings. The meaning of Concours d’Elegance itself suggests “a competition of elegance” where two hundred and fifty finest cars with rare examples of designs on four, three and two wheels exclusively known for their innovations will draw international audience. The priceless models, unique motorcycles and classic cars will be taken to the stage for audience entertainment on Sunday.
The prestigious show is the biggest event which is in its 17th year.18, 000 enthusiasts are estimated to be present on Sunday 11th march event. The general manager at The Ritz-Carlton, James McManemon, is delighted to host international event and proud to be honoured as a founding sponsors. Collectors have been invited to the event to rate their cars for quality, style, history, function and authenticity and also watch as a team of judges. The occasion will be enjoyed as social gathering, a place of business investment, a place to share their cars with others and more. The public will be invited on Sunday show. Tickets should be purchased in advance paying $50.