2019 AACA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, Feb 7-9

83rd AACA 
Annual Meeting
February 7-9, 2019
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
(Formerly the Sheraton 
Philadelphia Downtown Hotel)
Philadelphia, PA
Special note: If you have already registered for the Annual Meeting, thank you! This email was sent out to all AACA members as a reminder about the meeting in general, registration deadlines and to provide the most up-to-date seminar schedule.
Remember, you must be a current AACA member to attend the Annual Meeting.
Photos courtesy of the Hershey Region AACA
Have you ever attended the AACA Annual Meeting before? 
Then you know what a good time it is! The camaraderie of members, the celebration of our beloved hobby and AACA, the educational seminars, the trade show vendors and the special receptions and dinners make this an event not to be missed. The special guests, Youth Program, National Awards Banquet and one of the largest Judging Schools of the year only add to the list of reasons why YOU should be attending the Annual Meeting.
Never been to the Annual Meeting before? 
Isn’t it about time you find out what all the hype is about?! Join about 1,000 of your fellow AACA members and experience a weekend to remember!
Meeting Registration Deadline: February 1
HURRY! Hotel Room Reservation Deadline Extended: January 25
If you have any issues booking your room, please contact Chelsea Cioppi (Group Rooms Coordinator) at 215-448-2963 ext. 6415 or Chelsea.Cioppi@interstatehotels.com.
Note: This schedule is subject to change. Be sure to pick up the most up-to-date schedule on site at registration.
Don’t miss these event highlights:
  • First Lady’s Breakfast: AACA First Lady June Peterson-Crane will host this Friday morning breakfast tradition in the Horizons Ballroom on the top floor of the hotel. June’s guest speaker is Constance Smith, the author of Damsels in Design: Women Pioneers in the Automotive Industry, 1939-1959. Constance herself is a former General Motors designer. We have a feeling you will not want to miss this! This event is open to all members – you just need to purchase your tickets.
  • Special Focus on Women in Automotive History! AACA First Lady June Peterson-Crane wanted to do something special at this year’s Annual Meeting and has put together a track of seminars focused on Women in Automotive History. The seminars include topics such as female automotive innovators and the racing career and life of Joan Newton Cuneo. They will focus on the contributions women have made to the auto industry, as well as the influence they have had on cars and this hobby.
  • 53 Educational Seminars! Topics include: restoration and maintenance tips, market value trends, estate planning, several automobilia & collection topics, spray chrome, modern motor oils, battery care, cleaning tips, touring safely, collector car fraud, buying & selling cars at auction, using the internet to find what you need, several AACA judging-related topics, automotive upholstery and much more!
  • National Awards Banquet: A chance to celebrate and honor our members’ achievements in grand style – 66 car-related awards, 20 service awards and 37 master editor and webmaster awards will be presented this year!
  • Annual Trade Show: 26 specialty vendors, hand-picked just for AACA members will be participating this year including: American AutoWire, Eastern Etching, D & D Automobilia, This Ole Coupe, NuPrint, Battery Saver/Granite Digital and more! Click here for a complete vendor list.
Both the Publications Seminar and Webmasters’ Forum are open to ALL members. Are you currently involved in your region/chapter publications or website? Do you want to be? Or do you just want to learn more? Everyone is welcome!

NEW THIS YEAR! FREE Philadelphia Auto Show tickets
 will be available to attendees for Friday evening! More details 
will be announced soon on how to get your tickets.

We can’t wait to see you in Philadelphia!
Photos courtesy of the Hershey Region AACA
The AACA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, has served as the country’s premier resource for the collectible vehicle community since its formation in 1935. Through its national office, publications, online forums, Library and membership, the Club has assisted countless individuals, historians and collectors, along with other libraries and museums, in the quest to preserve and enjoy the antique automobile experience.
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