Chicago Auto Show Announces 2015 Dates: February 14-22

MEDIA INFORMATION
Contact:
Mark Bilek
Senior Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632
Email: mbilek@drivechicago.com

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW ANNOUNCES 2015 DATES: FEBRUARY 14-22
Show set to open one hour earlier each day.


CHICAGO (July , 22 2014) – The public portion of 2015 Chicago Auto Show will run Saturday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 22. Show hours are slightly adjusted. For 2015, the Chicago Auto Show hours will be 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day except for the last day when the show opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m.

“Opening the show an hour earlier each day will give our attendees a better opportunity to visit the nation’s largest show at their convenience and help grow attendance with school groups,” said 2015 Chicago Auto Show Chairman John Webb. “This will give our exhibitors the best value and best opportunity to reach new buyers.”

Ticket Prices remain unchanged: $12 for adults and $6 for seniors and children age 7-12. Children age 6 and under are admitted free. Special days include Family Day on Feb. 14, Women’s Day on Feb. 15 and Hispanic Day on Feb. 17.

The show's media preview will be Feb. 12 – 13, and the show’s black-tie benevolent event, First Look for Charity, will be Feb. 13, from 7 – 11 p.m.  Please visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow for more information.

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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 2015 public show will be February 14-22. For more information, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow.

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 CATA.info.

The 2015 Chicago Auto Show is officially sanctioned by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers. Founded in Paris in 1919, it is known as the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles.

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