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First Time at CAS Doesn’t Disappoint

Posted by: Mary Perisin

Walking into the Chicago Auto Show showroom for the first time feels like entering a parallel universe. Every single sense is taken over: shiny cars, flashing lights, jolting music. You can feel the excitement thick in the atmosphere. People of all ages and backgrounds coming together to celebrate something that they love. This year there is no shortage of entertainment; from Lexus’s Light Show photo booth to Hyundai’s Zombie Apocalypse simulation to visits from legendary Chicago Blackhawks and Bears players.

Getting to experience all of this for the first time has been a priceless experience so far. It was difficult to grasp how massive the show is until you walk into the McCormick Place’s one million square foot exhibit hall filled with almost 1,000 vehicles. There are test tracks, product demonstrations, free giveaways, and even food vendors.

I now understand that this is not simply a car show but a total automotive experience. It is a time to sneak a peek at some of the most exclusive vehicles in the world, purchase a new car you’ve wanted, or reuniting annually with family and friends. Although this is my first trip to the Chicago Auto Show, it most definitely will not be my last!

 

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