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Jim_Colon_39316_2522_lowDRIVEN: A Tribute to Multicultural Achievement in the Automotive Industry to take place during the North American International Autoshow

DRIVEN: A Tribute to Multicultural Achievement in the Automotive Industry will honor James H. Colon Vice President of African American Business Strategy, North America Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A, Inc. with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In his current position, Colon is responsible for engaging African American business and media communities and finding viable ways to connect with Toyota’s dealer network. Prior to his current role, Colon was the vice president of product communications TMS, where he was responsible for creating, gathering and managing information and promotion initiatives for Toyota brand vehicles in addition to product and sales training. Colon began his career at Toyota in 1980.

“Jim Colon is a proven leader within the automotive industry. He is admired and well respected by his peers across the world. Over the span of his career, he has impacted this industry beyond measurement. Jim is a trailblazer and has set the standard of excellence and continues to inspire future generations of automotive professionals. I am honored to have the opportunity to personally present this award,” said chief executive officer of Real Times Media, Hiram E. Jackson.

DRIVEN: A TRIBUTE TO MULTICULTURAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY. DRIVEN, a publication dedicated to celebrating the extraordinary accomplishments and personal stories of success, will be unveiled in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show on January 13th 6pm at the Garden Theater in Detroit.

Held during the North American International Auto Show, the DRIVEN attracts hundreds of high profile automotive executives, civic, business and community leaders who use the publication as an information and reference tool. This year’s unveiling events and Award ceremony will be emceed by Fox 2’s Roop Raj. Celebrity DJ and Grammy Award- winning artist and producer Jermaine Dupri will host the afterglow.

This is a must attend event for every automotive professional. DRIVEN is a project of Real Times Media, the producer of multiplatform content and events highlight multi-cultural achievement in 25 cities around the country. The organization focuses on identifying, chronicling and celebrating achievements within various industries and lifestyle segments.


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