Press Accreditation Now Open for World's Largest American Car Show

    Press Invitation to Power Big Meet 2007, Vasteras, Sweden

    VASTERAS, Sweden, March 19 /CNW/ - Be prepared to see 15,000 classic cars
and meet 250,000 visitors from 40 countries on July 5th, 6th, and 7th in
Vasteras, Sweden.
    "We're celebrating our 30th anniversary this year," say Klas Brink, prime
mover and organizer of Power Meet. "So expect even more classic cars, people,
swap-meet vendors and celebrating than ever before."
    Invited guests include Jay Leno and Per Blixt, his Swedish mechanic from
Big Dog Garage.
    During the show's three days, you'll enjoy cruising, exhibits, markets,
the awards show, and festive celebrations. You'll get to meet and interview
organizers, exhibitors, and car enthusiasts from around the world.
    Photographers can be arranged for footage on and above ground, including
still and motion pictures. Requests for freelance writers will be forwarded to
independent third parties.
    2007 is the first year with press accreditation. To enroll, please visit, For more information, write to Jenny Hahre, press
officer, or call +46-213-901-04.

    More about Power Big Meet

    Power Big Meet is a part of the Vasteras Lake Festival, a month-long
celebration with concerts, a dance festival, markets, family activities, and a
festival for the environment. Enjoy street rods, customs, 50's cruisers, 60's
muscle cars, Corvettes, Mustangs, and Cameros. The festival offers a
spectacular display of Raggare - a Swedish cultural phenomenon, people
associated with rockabilly music, and classic American cars. Swedes are also
well known worldwide for skillfulness in car restoration and automotive
engineering. Media from around the globe cover this event each year.

    About Vasteras

    Vasteras is Sweden's sixth largest city. It's situated in the heart of
the well-populated Malardalen region, beside a lake and just a one-hour drive
from Stockholm, the capital. In 2006, Vasteras grew the most - of all cities
in Sweden. Vasteras is renowned for its business enterprises and entrepreneurs
- it's the birthplace of the H&M retail chain and the ABB company's hometown
(ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies). Mikael
Genberg's (local artist) surreal art installations and hotels have attracted
worldwide attention.

For further information:

For further information: write to Jenny Hahre, press officer, or call +46-213-901-04

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