The International Motor Press Association is the premier organization of automotive journalists and public relations professionals in this country. The backbone of IMPA's activities are the luncheon meetings held monthly in New York City (on the third Tuesday at the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street). Here featured speakers from all disciplines of our industry address the membership on timely, informative topics from the latest automotive products and technologies to current marketing trends to market conditions to motorsports. Besides to the featured speaker, each meeting provides a friendly, casual atmosphere for members and their guests to network with their colleagues in a welcome, profess ...Read More
Orth Hedrick, Kia Motor America’s vice president, product planning, provided IMPA members and guests with an overview of the Kia Stinger, the Korean automakers entre in the realm of grand touring. In addition, he brought one along - parked it on 51st Street in front of the 3 West Club. Members can listen by going to the "Podcast" area of the "Members Only" section of this Website.
Audio of Doug Haartz and Matt Williams discussing the convertible market at the March 21, 2017 meeting
Audio of Doug Haartz and Matt Williams discussing the overall convertible market and the products produced by Haartz Corporation, the largest provider of soft-tops for the industry at the March 21 meeting, is now posted in the Podcasts section of the Members Section of IMPA's Website.
Mark your calendars: IMPACon '17 is July 18th!
Our headliner is Peter Shankman, founder of Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and communications and PR guru. He’ll share his view of where content is going, the opportunities ahead and how you can conquer this mountain. Other speakers include Derek Drake, CEO of DriveShop, Kelley McLees of DriveShop and social and digital workshops to help you polish your skills.
Also, we have ride and drives at lunch! All sponsors are invited to bring three vehicles for attendees to drive during the lunch session.
We return to the Auto Ed Center in Queens; tickets are $79 for members, $199 for non members (anyone is welcome) and we have complimentary tickets for media members who request them.
Consider being a sponsor to support this great event! Join FCA and Drive Shop in making IMPACon17 happen. Click here for sponsorship information. Reach out to Scotty Reiss (email@example.com) or Kate McLeod (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
Test Days 2017
Monticello Motor Club, Monticello, NY