AutoRama Illawarra was first introduced in February 2013 . The events Creator Giovanni Zappia, a car enthusiast with show cars of his own, and a member of Rotary Wollongong South.
AutoRama is a non profit event and relies on sponsorship and community support . All proceeds made, stay in the Illawarra area and is donated to charities such as Life Line South Coast and other local charities.
Some sponsors and partners for next years event include, Rotary Club of Wollongong South, Life Line South Caost, Cleanaway, The Illawarra Mercury, 96.5 Wave FM, Hogs Breath Cafe, Easts Berkeley and Muscle Cars NSW.
Rotary Club of Wollongong South has recently donated $12,000 towards Life Lines ,Suicide Prevention Program.