Automotive Events Achieves Three Outstanding Awards of Recognition

Cleveland, OH - October 9, 2009

Automotive Events proudly announces winning three outstanding awards. For the third consecutive year, Automotive Events was acknowledged as one of the 2009 "Top 50 Events Companies" by Special Events Magazine. The annual list, now in its 8th year, ranks event companies by annual revenues and other event criteria.

Automotive Events was also named as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies by Inc. magazine's third annual Inc. 5000 report. Representing the most comprehensive look America's independent-minded entrepreneurs, the Inc. 5000 report ranks companies according to percentage revenue growth over a three-year span. The third notable achievement was the firm's second consecutive recognition among the 2009 NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work. NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio from among hundreds of entries. The program recognizes companies for their ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention, and motivation of top performers.

"These three achievements are just a few examples of the tremendous team effort our dedicated people put into everything we create, produce and deliver on behalf of our clients," said John R. Thorne, President and CEO of Automotive Events. "We love what we do, and it shows in every event we produce."