The buy American movement is growing, and this summer it may reach new heights thanks to a promotional bus tour that that will embark in a matter of days to promote American-made products and services. This tour is called “American Made Chic,” and it will set out on April 28, 2012 to change the views of Americans and shed light on all things made in America.
Led by three incredibly talented, smart, and chic American business women, the tour will travel across the country in a red, white, and blue motorhome creating high impact events and awareness for jobs, manufacturing, and products Made in the U.S.A.
American Made Chic will be filming “out takes” and taking photographs for their live streaming interactive blog. They will be showing the beauty and history of our amazing country while weaving in stories highlighting exemplary manufactures, producing products right here in the U.S.A.
Social media has created a way for fans, and followers to interact in real time, joining the Chic Tour in conversations, real time contests, and being a part of the summer fun allowing everyone to join the Chic ladies on the road this summer, creating a 3-D fan experience while giving hope to Americans for a better future of our country.
Below is the schedule for the first leg of the American Made Chic tour which takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. If they are coming to a city near you, please show them your support.
Until next time, here’s to doing what we can to support our country by buying American.
American Made Chic Tour Schedule for Louisville, Kentucky
April 30, 2012
Kentucky Derby Museum (704 Central Ave, Louisville, KY)
Meet and Greet AT&T Press Morning and kickoff of Derby festivities.
May 1, 2012
Avalon (1314 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY)
Celebrating American Made Products Happy Hour Event featuring American Made Products provided by AMC official Sponsors. AMC Tour will be presenting an award to a company or individual in the Louisville area highlighting their desire to strive for excellence in community, economy or new product development in the female category given by Women Impacting Public Policy.
May 2, 2012
Louisville Slugger Hillerich & Bradsby Factory (800 West Main Street, Louisville, KY)
AMC Ladies will be behind the scenes touring the manufacturing plant of the highly renowned Louisville Sluggers.
The Green Building (732 East Market, Louisville, KY)
AMC Tour will be presenting a custom-created masterpiece by R.S. Owens & Co. (Maker of the prestigious Oscar awards) to a company or individual in the Louisville area highlighting their desire to strive for excellence in community, economy or new product development.
Heaven Hill’s Bourbon Heritage Center (1311 Gilkey Run Road, Bardstown, KY)
Maker’s Mark (3350 Burks Spring Road, Loretto, KY)
AMC Ladies and Adam Johnson, Director of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, will experience firsthand the smelling of the sour mash, seeing and hearing a column still and encounter the heavy redolence of aging Bourbon and oak in a warehouse that takes our senses to a new level.
May 4, 2012
10:00 a.m. (All Day)
Kentucky Oaks (Churchill Downs 700 Central Avenue)
AMC Ladies will experience a Louisville tradition by sipping on Oaks Lily Cocktails and watching the lilies for our filly crowning.
Expo Five (2900 7th Street Road Louisville, KY)
The AMC Ladies and Expo Five Center will highlight American Spirits while enjoying an evening of entertainment with Derby Fans.
May 5, 2012
5:00 a.m. (All Day)
Kentucky Derby (Churchill Downs 700 Central Avenue)
AMC Ladies will be at Churchill Downs behind the scenes watching the sun rising over the track, the glistening of the dew on the grass and the horses being prepped for one of the most exciting American Traditions the Run for the Roses.