Motor Press Guild Monthly Speaker Series Features a Distinguished Design Panel

Mar 03, 2011, 13:00 ET from Motor Press Guild

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


Motor Press Guild March Dinner. This month's speaker series features a panel presentation by Jim Shaw of Bentley, Jason C. Hill of the eco-friendly Eleven LLC., Troy Sumitomo of Five Axis and Frank Stephenson of McLaren Automotive. Together, these industry veterans are responsible for many of the exciting developments in today's automotive world.

Event attendance includes admission to the renowned Petersen Automotive Museum, a viewing of the all-new Supercars: When Too Much is Almost Enough exhibit, a rooftop networking cocktail hour and the rare chance to hear the speakers give personal insight to the vehicles on display and work they've done.


Jim Shaw, Head Of Concepts, Bentley Motors, most recently worked on 2012 Continental GT

Jason C. Hill, owner, Eleven LLC., designed Aptera prototype

Troy Sumitomo, owner, Five Axis, has worked on projects for Honda, Lexus, Toyota & Hot Wheels

Frank Stephenson, Design Director, McLaren Automotive, responsible for Fiat 500, Alfa Mito & Fiat Bravo


Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036


Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Social: 4:00 p.m.

Cocktails and panel discussion: 4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Supercars and Q&A: 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


One-on-one discussion with top automotive designers


Member price for the luncheon meeting is $15, and is open to automotive industry professionals and media. The guest/non-member fee is $25. 


The Los Angeles-based Motor Press Guild (MPG) is the largest automotive media association in North America with more than 700 members. This non-profit trade guild is dedicated to promoting professionalism in automotive journalism through education and information exchange. Members include journalists from print, broadcast, visual and new-media outlets as well as public-relations representatives, consumer groups, and governmental bodies tied to the automotive industry.


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SOURCE Motor Press Guild