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Chicago Auto Show Announces 2016 Dates: Feb. 13-21


Contact: Mark Bilek
Senior Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632

Contact: Jennifer Morand
Director of Public Relations and Social Media
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6084
Cell: (630) 391-1986



CHICAGO (October 12, 2015) – The public portion of 2016 Chicago Auto Show will run Saturday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 21. For 2016, the Chicago Auto Show hours will be 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day except on the last day when the show opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m.

"As the nation's largest, the Chicago Auto Show is the perfect environment for shoppers to experience the latest technologies and safety features found in today's vehicles," said 2016 Chicago Auto Show Chairman Colin Wickstrom. "Our indoor test tracks and interactive displays will return, making the show a perfect excuse to get the family out of the house in February."

Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $7 for seniors and children age 7-12. Children ages 6 and under are admitted free. Special days include Family Day on Feb. 15, Women's Day on Feb. 16 and Hispanic Day on Feb. 19.

The show's 2016 media preview will be Feb. 11 through Feb. 12, and the show's black-tie benevolent event, First Look for Charity, will be Feb. 12, 7 - 11 p.m.  Please visit or for more information.


About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show on the continent, spanning more than 1 million square feet of production, concept, and exotic vehicle exhibit space. In addition to hosting multiple world and North America vehicle debuts, the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity raises more than $2 million annually for 18 vital Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2016 public show will be February 13-21. For more information, visit or

About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group's dealer members employ about 19,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information please visit

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