Whitley Collection/Seaway China to Host Inaugural Royal Doulton Event and Exhibition in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Detroit, MI, March 25, 2009 --(PR.com)-- In the true spirit of innovation, Whitley Collection/Seaway China announces a premier Doulton International Event to take place July 17-19, 2009 at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This preeminent international exposition will feature an expansive roster of prestigious, international exhibitors featuring the finest in Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, and other masters of British art pottery design.

Serving as the venue for this cultural event, the Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest is nestled on a 135 acre championship golf course and offers a tranquil park setting and resort-style amenities. The Ann Arbor Marriott will be transformed into a dazzling art gallery, displaying the finest in British ceramic and art pottery design.

Gregg Whittecar and Arron Rimpley, promoters for this international event and owners of Whitley Collection and Seaway China located in Doral, Florida, have been providing collectors around the world with the finest in Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Wedgwood and other fine art pottery and ceramics. They have successfully organized and participated in numerous expositions throughout the world. The promoters are also authors of the book Royal Doulton: A Legacy of Excellence 1871-1945, depicting the important contributions made by the Doulton Company during the late 19th and early 20th century.

When the doors open Friday night, collectors will be greeted with a champagne reception and the opportunity to preview and acquire their own piece of British history. The shopping will continue Saturday with a spectacular dinner party being planned for that evening. Guests will also be invited to the final exhibition day on Sunday.

"This Doulton International Event will create excitement not seen in years" said Arron Rimpley. "We look forward to welcoming collectors and exhibitors from the United States, Europe and around the world to our extraordinary event in July."

This innovative Royal Doulton Event is devoted to bringing the finest in antique English art pottery to discerning collectors and dealers from around the world.

To RSVP to this exciting event please visit www.DoultonEvent.com

Whitley Collection
Arron Rimpley
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