Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County

Boys and Girls clubs of Broward County


17th Annual International Automotive Excellence Gala

About The Event

17th Annual International Automotive Excellence Gala

event Details

An enchanting evening in Great Gatsby style celebrating some of the biggest names in the automotive world returns to South Florida for its 17th year. Gala attendees, donned in their best 1920’s or Black Tie attire, will be treated to an elegant cocktail reception presented by JM Family Enterprises, gourmet dinner and live entertainment by South Florida’s own “Vibe City”.

The highlight of the evening’s festivities is the presentation of the coveted “Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award”. This year’s honorees include:

2024 Dealer Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
A. Edward Appleby – Coconut Creek Automotive
Clay King – King Motor Company of South Florida & Fountain Motor Company

2024 Racing Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
IndyCar Series Racing Driver – Tony Kanaan

2024 Race Car Team Owner Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Felix Sabates – NASCAR Team Owner 1985 – 2021

In addition to the awards presentation our guests will have the opportunity to bid in our Live Auction including exquisite items, exotic vacation packages and one-of-a-kind experiences.


We feature a silent auction during each of our events throughout the season. Our silent auctions are online for mobile bidding, allowing our auction to reach a larger audience. This gives our bidders the opportunity to acquire some very fine merchandise and services while making a direct contribution to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.

If you would like to donate to this worthy cause all while marketing your company or product, please fill out the message box below with a brief description of your donation. Or contact Kirra Swiderski at 954-537-1010 ext.218

Minimum value donation accepted of $25.