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Indoor Test Tracks and Outdoor Test Drives Highlight Show Experience

Jan 09, 2014 09:00 AM

The Chicago Auto Show will again feature three indoor test tracks and up to six outdoor test drives. Returning are Chrysler’s multi-brand test track and its wildly popular Jeep off-road course. Toyota also returns with a track of its own, but for 2014 it will feature trucks within a proving ground that features a see saw, water crossing and 15-foot hill climb.

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First Look Adds Entertainment

Jan 09, 2014 09:00 AM

Now in its 23rd year, First Look for Charity is held the evening before the auto show opens to the public. Eighteen Chicago area charities will benefit from more than $2 million expected to be raised by a black-tie gala held in conjunction with the 2014 Chicago Auto Show in February.

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Texting Plays Big Role in Media, Public Communication

Jan 09, 2014 09:00 AM

The Chicago Auto Show first introduced texting as a communications platform four years ago. Through its partnership with TEXT2DRIVE, Chicago Auto Show attendees simply text “at the show” to 37483 for the latest news, appearances, contests and food-court discounts. “The program proved to be a great way to communicate in real-time with attendees and has evolved as a nice compliment to the Chicago Auto Show mobile app,” said Mark Bilek, direc

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Chicago Auto Show Hosts Vine/Instagram Video Challenge During Social Media Preview

Jan 09, 2014 09:00 AM

To help boost show awareness and highlight manufacturer-specific events and programs, The Chicago Auto Show has teamed up with Digital Megaphone to host the 2014 Chicago Auto Show Vine/Instagram Video Challenge during its Social Media Preview on Friday, Feb. 7. Digital Megaphone, a Chicago-based organization that connects brands with bloggers through social media challenges and interactive blogger events, will deploy Social Media Preview influencers on the show floor.

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Media Preview Ramping Up

Jan 09, 2014 09:00 AM

The 2014 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview will begin on Thursday, Feb. 6 and run through Friday, Feb. 7. The Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) breakfast opens the first day with MAMA President Kirk Bell presenting the MAMA Family Vehicle of the Year award and introducing keynote speaker Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc.

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New, More Convenient, Official Hotel

Dec 12, 2013 09:00 AM

The Chicago Auto Show is proud to announce its new partnership with the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place as an official hotel for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place has recently undergone a 110 million dollar renovation and expansion. A second tower with 460 guest rooms and suites has been added. Highlights include a complete overhaul of all existing guest rooms, public spaces, restaurants, fitness center, and meeting space rounds out the renovation.

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2014 Chicago Auto Show Gala Expected to Generate $2 million for Charity

Dec 12, 2013 09:00 AM

Now in its 23rd year, First Look for Charity is held the evening before the auto show opens to the public. Eighteen Chicago area charities will benefit from more than $2 million expected to be raised by a black-tie gala held in conjunction with the 2014 Chicago Auto Show in February.

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Chicago Auto Show Ignites Conversation with #FuelCAS

Dec 12, 2013 09:00 AM

To fuel conversation surrounding the hottest vehicles, the latest automotive trends, interactive exhibits, special events and celebrity appearances, the Chicago Auto Show will engage its fans to participate in the first #FuelCAS Social Media Scavenger Hunt, presented by Cars.com.

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NBC 5 Chicago and Telemundo Chicago Net Emmy for 2013 Chicago Auto Show TV Specials

Nov 25, 2013 09:00 AM

NBC 5 Chicago and Telemundo Chicago each received an Emmy for coverage of the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. NBC 5 Chicago netted the prestigious award in the "Outstanding Achievement for Special Event Coverage - Live" category and Telemundo won in the "Outstanding Achievement for Special Event Coverage - Edited (other than news or sports)" category. The 55th Annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy awards ceremony took place on Sunday, November 3, at the Alhambra Palace in Chicago's West Loop.

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2014 Chicago Auto Show Hosts Connected World Conference

Nov 18, 2013 09:00 AM

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association is partnering with Connected World magazine to present the Connected World Conference at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. An established exposition for the past three years, the Connected World Conference has successfully coupled connected technology providers, app developers and industry experts. Bringing this conference to the Chicago Auto Show adds a public element that hasn’t been tapped in previous technology conferences.

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