2015 Induction Ceremony



HALL OF FAME INDUCTION AWARD:
Elwood Haynes – (1857-1925) test drove his first car in 1894 in Kokomo, Indiana, two years before Henry Ford’s Quadricycle and less than a year after Charles Duryea’s Motorized Wagon; co-founder of the Haynes-Apperson Automobile Company (1898-1925), which produced Haynes-Apperson automobiles until 1905, followed by Haynes automobiles through 1925.
Luca di Montezemolo – Former Chairman, Ferrari S.p.A., restored the luster of the marque, returning Scuderia Ferrari to international racing prominence, while building the brand into a global powerhouse. Mr. Montezemolo is dedicating his induction to the German Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacker.
Roger Penske – Founder and Chairman, Penske Corporation, a leading international transportation services company, who also built Team Penske Racing into one of the most successful automotive sports teams in history, winning 15 Indianapolis 500 championships.
Ratan N. Tata – Founder of Tata Motors and Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons, returned Jaguar and Range Rover to eminent status and profitability, preserving the auto industry in the United Kingdom.
INDUSTRY LEADER OF THE YEAR:
Rodney O'Neal – Former CEO and President, Delphi Automotive PLC, led the supplier through a tumultuous bankruptcy and transformed it into a premier global automotive supplier.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND TICKET SALES

Title Sponsor: $50,000   PURCHASED
Gala Ceremony naming rights; two tables of 10 in the VIP area; full-page ad on back cover of program; one executive and spouse/partner invitation to a private pre-ceremony VIP event with AHF board members, alumni and the evening's honorees; special recognition by Master of Ceremonies and on the Automotive Hall of Fame website for six months, and other considerations.

Presenting Sponsor: $25,000
Induction Ceremony "presented by" designation; table of 10 in VIP area; full-page ad in program; one executive and spouse/partner invitation to a private pre-ceremony VIP event with AHF board members, alumni and the evening's honorees; special recognition by Master of Ceremonies and on the Automotive Hall of Fame website for six months.

Premium Table Sponsor: $10,000
Table of 10 in VIP area; full-page ad in program, and one executive and spouse/partner invitation to a private pre-ceremony VIP event with AHF board members, alumni and the evening's honorees.

Table Sponsor: $8,000
Table of 10 in VIP area and a full-page ad in program.

Table: $5,000
Table of 10
 
Individual Ticket: $500

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