MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Shawn and Mike with 2019 Awards of Excellence Winners RESIZED2019 Awards of Excellence Winners: (Left to right) MotorCities Executive Director Shawn Pomaville-Size, Leonard Kata of SAE International, Back to the Bricks Founder Al Hatch, Jill Engel of the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities, and MotorCities Chairman Michael O’Callaghan.

On, Wednesday, October 30, MotorCities presented its 2019 Awards of Excellence at an invitation-only event at the State Capitol Building.  Now in its 6th year, the awards recognize organizations or individuals who have delivered oustanding projects in the areas of auto or labor heritage tourism, education/interpretation and revitalization.

2019 Milestone Award: U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow

The 2019 Awards of Excellence winners by category are the following:

Revitalization

Cherry Hill Veterans Dormitory, restored by the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities of Canton

Interpretation & Education

SAE International's Mobility History Committee of Troy

Heritage Tourism

Back to the Bricks of Flint


The 2019 Michigan Auto Heritage Day event is sponsored by the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau and the UAW.
For more photos from this year's awards, click 

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 2020 Sponsorship Levels

 

 

 

Champion-$10,000 

This sponsorship package includes:

1/4 Page Ad in our MotorCities brochure (75,000 piece distribution)
Acknowledgment for support of highway signs & associated ribbon cutting ceremonies
1/2 Page Ad in our annual Passport Book (7,500 piece distribution)
Exclusive company feature as a Story of the Week in an issue of our weekly e-newsletter (Over 6,000 distribution)
Recognition at Michigan Auto Heritage Day & Awards of Excellence
4 Tickets to MotorCities Fall 2020 Special Event
Company name and link on our website
Recognition on social media
Acknowledgment in press releases and media advisories
Company name in our annual report

Racer- $8,000

This spsonsorship package includes:

Acknowledgment for support of highway signs & associated ribbon cutting ceremonies
1/2 Page Ad in our annual Passport Book (7,500 piece distribution)
Exclusive company feature as a Story of the Week in an issue of our weekly e-newsletter (Over 6,000 distribution)
Recognition at Michigan Auto Heritage Day & Awards of Excellence
4 Tickets to MotorCities Fall 2020 Special Event
Company name and link on our website
Recognition on social media
Acknowledgment in press releases and media advisories
Company name in our annual report

Rally- $5,000

This sponsorship package includes:

1/2 Page Ad in our annual Passport Book (7,500 piece distribution)
Exclusive company feature as a Story of the Week in an issue of our weekly e-newsletter (Over 6,000 distribution)
Recognition at Michigan Auto Heritage Day & Awards of Excellence
4 Tickets to MotorCities Fall 2020 Special Event
Company name and link on our website
Recognition on social media
Acknowledgment in press releases and media advisories
Company name in our annual report

Al A Carte Options:

$2,500 -- 1/4 Page Ad in our MotorCities Brochure

$1,500 -- 1/2 Page Ad in our annual Passport Book

Michigan Auto Heritage Day & Awards of Excellence:
$1,000 Title Sponsor includes retractable banner and easel signage
$500 Patron includes easel signage

MotorCities Annual Meeting:
$500 Patron includes table and easel signage
$250 Supporter includes easel signage

See our 2020 Sponsorship Packet! (PDF)


Click here for a list of our 2020 sponsors.

 

BECOME A SPONSOR TODAY!

Online sponsorship form

 

file 20160524140943 volunteerVolunteer for MotorCities
Are you passionate about auto culture and history? Are you interested in engaging with folks about our rich automotive heritage and how ‘We Put the World on Wheels?’ MotorCities has a perfect volunteer opportunity for those interested in car culture and local history. 

Please contact us at 313.259.3425 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


Ambassadors are asked to speak on MotorCities’ behalf at special events throughout the year. Volunteers must be prepared to promote the MotorCities NHA and our mission, as well as engage with the public about the region's rich automotive heritage. Whether helping at an event such as Michigan Auto Heritage Day, or presenting to community groups about storied automotive past, your time and talents would be valued.

Benefits of volunteering for the MotorCities include:

  • You are contributing to the preservation and promoton of the automotive story in southeast Michigan
  • Exclusive access to MotorCities special events
  • Volunteer T-shirt and other MotorCities SWAG
  • Special recognition at end of season

Forms and resources
All volunteers must complete and return a liability waiver form; please click on the link below to print out the form:
Volunteer waiver form

For more information on joining the MotorCities Ambassador team, please read the following resources:
Volunteer position description
Training Presentation

To get started, please fill out the volunteer registration below:

2019
Financial Statement 
Tax
Return (IRS Form 990)

2018
Financial Statement
Tax Return
 (IRS Form 990)

2017
Financial Statement
Tax Return (IRS Form 990)