Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show
Although the North American International Auto Show in Detroit is arguably the most important auto show in North America, it is not the largest one. North America’s best-attended auto show is the Chicago Auto Show with over a million visitors every year. It is also one of the longest-running events of its kind, the inaugural show took place in 1901.

The Chicago Auto Show has been held more times than any other auto show in North America. It was the world’s first auto show to celebrate the 100th edition. It has been organized and presented by the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) since 1935. The show is held every February at North America’s largest convention center McCormick Place, utilizing more than 1 million square feet in the center’s North and South Exhibit halls.

The show’s exhibitions include a variety of world and North American production car, concept car and race car introductions; a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks; sport utility vehicles; experimental cars; antique and collector cars. It total, attendees have the opportunity to see about 1,000 different vehicles as well as numerous auto-related exhibits and accessories.

The show’s program includes a number of special days. A two-day Media Preview and First Look for Charity take place before the Chicago Auto Show opens its doors to the general public. During the show, visitors can attend Family Day, Women’s Day and Telemundo Hispanic Heritage Day, as well as participate in the Chicago After Show Food Drive.

The show’s exhibitors include leading car manufacturers from around the world such as Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Acura, BMW, Dodge, Subaru, Volkswagen, and others.

Chicago Auto Show




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