Rocky Mountain Automotive Press

reporting the automotive news in the Rocky Mountain West

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press is a professional association that strives to enhance the standing of the media we represent.

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2018 Full Member
Sam Gomez is attending David K. Muramoto's event

2018 Rocky Mountain Driving Experience (RMDE) at Estes Park, CO

August 22, 2018 at 7am to August 23, 2018 at 6pm
After the first RMAP board meeting of the year, It became clear that RMDE would need to be restructured to keep it financially viable. While the dates (August 22-23) remain in place, look for further details on how the restructured RMDE 2018 will unfold.Please keep this on your "can't miss" list of events for 2018. Current RMAP members will sample the latest cars, trucks and crossovers in a uniquely Rocky Mountain setting. More details to come. See More

2018 Full Member
Sam Gomez is attending David K. Muramoto's event

DAS Media Day at Colorado Convention Center

April 4, 2018 all day
The 2018 Denver Auto Show (DAS) media day features 35-45 minute private press conferences for RMAP media prior to the show opening to the public. Breakfast and lunch during the day will allow RMAP members to visit with product planners and other manufacturer staff in a more informal setting. See More

2018 Full Member
Sam Gomez is attending David K. Muramoto's event

Denver Auto Show Charity Party at Colorado Convention Center

April 3, 2018 from 4pm to 10pm
The 2018 Denver Auto Show (DAS) Preview Party will encompass the RMAP Car,Truck and Crossover Award presentations. Details are still developing and all 2018 RMAP members will be receiving updates.  See More

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February RMAP Update

There's a lot of action going on in February for RMAP members. There will be a lunchtime RMAP general meeting on 2/21/18 at the Colorado Auto Dealers Association (see events section below). This meeting will focus on how RMAP members can network, and develop both their coverage and careers. Paxti's Pizza and drinks will be served, courtesy of RMAP! Voting for the 2018 RMAP Car/Truck/Crossover of the Year will begin 2/12/18 and be completed no later than 2/26/18. This will allow RMAP adequate preparation time to present the three awards at the Denver Auto Show (DAS) Preview Party in early April. Development of the DAS Media Day schedule is continuing and all 2018 RMAP members will be invited.

These are just a few of the reasons to request past RMAP members submit their 2018 membership fees. At $50/year for early registartion, they can be easily paid using the PayPal option on the RMAP main page (below). 


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Join RMAP or Renew membership today!

Annual 2017 RMAP dues for journalists are $50 (before Feb 1, 2017) and $65 (after Feb 1, 2017). This helps support our association and is your entry to numerous professional-enrichment opportunities organized through and via RMAP.

These include dinners and press events surrounding the Denver Auto Show, the chance to take the wheel of great new vehicles on and off road at the Rocky Mountain Driving Experience - RMDE, RMAP Holiday party, and other automotive events throughout the year.

RMAP also helps promote this region's journalists to automakers, who decide which vehicles to release to the local press fleets. Your participation and support make it all happen.

If you are a new member, please Sign Up and use the PayPal option below to pay your annual dues. You will receive an email from us when your membership is approved.  If it's not approved, your PayPal payment will be promptly refunded.

Affiliate Member/Company or Automaker 2017 RMAP dues are $150 per company.  Your company may have more than one representative as RMAP members, but there is only one membership due.

You can also renew your existing RMAP membership by using the PayPal link below.


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Rocky Mountain Driving Experience


Hello! 3 Replies

Greetings! I just became a member yesterday and wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Lauren Holt and I am a blogger at I was excited to hear…Continue

Started by Lauren - Motherhood & Beyond in Sample Title. Last reply by Josh Max Aug 22, 2017.

Let's Have A Serious Conversation 1 Reply

As I am sent e-mail reminders to vote for the RMAP car of the year, I go over it and realize that I cannot truthfully, honestly, vote in a way that is fair and balanced. Why? Well, out of the total 54 rides listed, I have only driven 14 of them.…Continue

Started by Richard Melick in Sample Title. Last reply by David K. Muramoto Feb 2, 2016.

What is RMAP doing to grow? 2 Replies

So I guess this might be considered a call out to all involved, but as a member of three years, I am seeing a trend that concerns me.  We seem to be losing members, losing participation from manufacturers, and not recruiting writers of all caliber.…Continue

Started by Richard Melick in Sample Title. Last reply by Sam Haymart Dec 16, 2014.

2013 Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards

With RMAP's 2014 Car, Truck and SUV of the Year Awards not too far away, here's a look at one of the more innovative awards programs, one with some relevance for  our active Rocky Mountain West audience.CHANDLER, Ariz. – The automotive winners of…Continue

Started by Charles A. Giametta in Sample Title Oct 22, 2013.



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