Nominations for PhillyMINI Prime MINIster are now open and will close at noon on February 11th. Those who were paid members in 2014 may nominate another paid member to hold the position. After the nomination period closes, the MINIster of Membership will reach out to those nominated for the position and will verify their interest before opening the voting.

Go to the Members Only section of our forum for additional information and details on the nomination process Here.


Philadelphia Auto Show PhillyMINI, MINI of Mount Laurel and Otto’s MINI invites you to the Philadelphia Auto Show on Saturday, January 31.

Let’s check out all the new and classic cars! Have your hankie ready to drool over the latest new cars from Aston Martin, Lotus, Porsche, and of course, MINI!! (Hankie is to wipe off the drool.)

Afterwards we’ll have lunch at the Imperial Inn, an authentic Philly institution.

Lunch is only $15 per person [including tax and tip], and features various steamed and fried dumplings, vegetarian, and noodle dishes. Chrysanthemum and jasmine teas are also available for your sampling!

How to get there: It is recommended to take SEPTA or PATCO (from NJ) to the 8th and Market – Gallery stop and exit at the Reading Terminal to get to 12th and Arch.
Parking is available nearby, but as always, special events command special prices.
See the trip planner page on the Philadelphia Auto Show site for more info.

Date: Saturday, January 31st, opening at 9AM

Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. [MAP]

Meet time: 9AM

PhillyMINI Member Meeting Location: Inside show entrance at 12th and Arch St at the PA Convention Center.

Group Photo: We will meet at the MINI booth at 12:30PM for a group photo.

RSVP INFO: Free Auto Show event passes are provided for club members (2014 paid memberships and navigators) and up to 3 guests. Please include everyone in your RSVP headcount.

We will have two counts, one for lunch and one for the show, please indicate your attendance for one or both in your RSVP e.g. 2 show, 2 lunch.

We remind everyone to RSVP responsibly, the restaurant will base their food preparation and seating on our counts and show tickets will be allocated for attendance on Saturday. Any left over tickets may be available after January 31st.

When you arrive, look for Edgar inside the entrance at 12th and Arch to get your tickets!


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