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Hagerty Welcomes Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance to Growing Event Portfolio

  • Acquisition joins Concours of America, California Mille and Greenwich Concours as Hagerty continues to expand its experiential lifestyle offerings
  • The 27th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will take place March 3-6, 2022
  • Hagerty already has a major presence at the nation’s largest concours in Pebble Beach, California
  • In addition, Hagerty also partners with the annual classic car auction week in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Hagerty reaches millions of global enthusiasts every month through their engaging editorial content, shows and events, digital experiences, and a number of exclusive YouTube series

Traverse City, Michigan. USA: 23rd June 2021

Building on its purpose to save driving and its focus of preserving and expanding inspiring experiences for automotive enthusiasts, Hagerty today announced its acquisition of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The move follows Hagerty’s recent acquisitions of other premiere US automotive events, including the Concours d’Elegance of America, the California Mille and the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance.

The 27th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will take place March 3-6, 2022. The 2022 field will boast more than 250 significant classic, historically relevant vehicles.

Hagerty takes part in more than 2,500 car events annually. The company also has a major presence at the nation’s largest concours in Pebble Beach, California, as well as the annual classic car auction week in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Hagerty supports car enthusiasts and members through an expanding portfolio of events, experiences, and integrated product offerings. Hagerty Drivers Club, which now has more than 650,000 members in the US, is a hub of car culture offering unique experiences, entertainment, branded content, social communities, and discounts focused on cars and driving. The brand also offers clients the unique DriveShare platform, an innovative peer-to-peer, enthusiast vehicle rental marketplace, and MotorsportReg.com, the world’s largest motorsports event management system.

McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty, said “Our objective is to knit the enthusiast community together in a way that supports and protects the future of car culture. Amelia Island is synonymous with concours and motorsports heritage due to the steadfast efforts of Bill Warner and his team. We are incredibly proud to have the opportunity to build upon and scale Bill’s vision.”

Warner, who founded the concours in 1996, will remain as Chairman Emeritus. Hagerty will work with the concours’ existing operational team to expand the annual event.

Bill Warner added “When I founded the concours I wanted to infuse the calm, traditional concours environment with the energy of motorsports. We achieved that and raised more than $4 million for charity along the way. In Hagerty, we have a passionate and highly-skilled team that will bring these themes to a larger audience.”

ENDS

Editors Notes

About Hagerty

Hagerty is an automotive lifestyle brand. Our mission is keep driving alive for car lovers and drive positive change in the world. Hagerty is home to Hagerty Drivers Club, Hagerty DriveShare, Hagerty Valuation Tools, Hagerty Drivers Club magazine, Hagerty Media, MotorsportReg, Hagerty Garage + Social and more. Hagerty is the world’s largest provider of specialist insurance for enthusiast vehicles and supports keeping car culture alive through youth programs, the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA), the RPM Foundation and more.

Hagerty offers a comprehensive range of insurance options to classic vehicle owners. Our policies include features designed for classics such as, UK and EU Roadside assistance and recovery, agreed value, salvage retention and more as standard. Hagerty is rated excellent on TrustPilot with a score of 4.9 out of over 7400 reviews.

For more information, call 0333 323 0989 or visit www.hagerty.co.uk

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