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First Look Gala Expected to Raise $2 Million

Nov 13, 2014 01:51 PM

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 2015 Chicago Auto Show in February. Now in its 24th year, First Look for Charity stands as one of the special events on the winter schedules of Chicago socialites and car buffs.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Nov 13, 2014 01:51 PM

The 2015 Chicago Auto Show is set to be the backdrop for a number of television programs. In a partnership that will last throughout the year, ABC7 Chicago is set to broadcast the official 2015 Chicago Auto Show special. The live show will air at 6 p.m. CST on Saturday, Feb. 14. In addition, ABC7 Chicago will utilize its daytime and news programming, including the popular Windy City Live, to cover the Chicago Auto Show.

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Chicago Auto Show and Digital Megaphone Team Up for Video Challenge

Nov 13, 2014 01:21 PM

The Chicago Auto Show and Digital Megaphone are teaming up again to bring the 2015 Vine and Instagram Video Challenge back to the Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview.

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Chicago Auto Show & NRSF Invite Teens to Help Spread Message About Distracted Driving

Nov 03, 2014 09:00 AM

National Road Safety Foundation to host Drive Safe Chicago Video Contest; Winner Gets $2,000 and works with Emmy-winning director to create PSA that will air nationwide.

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Chicago Auto Show Launches 2015 Website

Oct 21, 2014 08:21 AM

The Chicago Auto Show today launched a completely redesigned website in anticipation of the 107th edition of the nation’s largest auto show.

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DriveChicago Partners with AIM to Deliver Auto Shoppers Directly To Dealership Websites

Oct 09, 2014 11:57 AM

DriveChicago.com, the automotive portal owned and operated by the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), is partnering with Automotive Internet Media (AIM) to help CATA dealer members get more exposure to vehicle inventory and dealership websites.

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Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Ink 3-Year Deal as Official Hotel

Jul 22, 2014 09:00 AM

The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is pleased to announce that it will return as an official hotel for the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Gearing up to take over the Windy City February 14-22, the Chicago Auto Show attracts car aficionados from around the globe to get an up-close-and-personal view of the world's most spectacular automobiles, some being viewed by the media and public for the first time anywhere.​

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Chicago Auto Show Announces 2015 Dates

Jul 22, 2014 09:00 AM

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.

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Chicagoland New-car Dealers to Host More than 60 USO Barbecues for the Troops on July 19

Jul 11, 2014 09:00 AM

Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. For the second consecutive year, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) and its dealer members have partnered with the USO of Illinois to host more than 60 Barbecue for the Troops community fundraising events.

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Colin Wickstrom Elected CATA Chairman

Jun 23, 2014 09:00 AM

Colin Wickstrom, of Wickstrom Auto Group in Barrington, was recently elected to become the 2014-2015 Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) chairman and the 2015 Chicago Auto Show co-chairman.

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Thursday, December, 17, 2015

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Thursday, December, 03, 2015

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Friday, November, 13, 2015

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Tuesday, November, 10, 2015

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Saturday, November, 07, 2015

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Tuesday, October, 20, 2015

Mazda Drive for Good Program Returns

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2/5/2016 8:16:28 PM

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2/5/2016 4:32:44 PM

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2/5/2016 10:39:43 AM

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2/5/2016 10:35:31 AM

The Chicago Auto Show's #FLFC16 is now a week away! Not only will you get to enjoy the auto show before it opens to the public AND support #JDRFIL, but it's also a great option for Valentines Day!

2/5/2016 9:43:26 AM

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2/5/2016 8:25:03 AM

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2/4/2016 5:15:02 PM

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2/4/2016 9:30:02 AM

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2/4/2016 8:35:03 AM

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2/3/2016 9:03:18 PM

Thanks to the The Chicago Auto Show for supporting the Illinois Spina Bifida Association and 17 other local groups at the First Look for Charity. Check out this great ABC 7 Chicago feature and join us Feb. 12

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2/6/2016 12:16:34 AM

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2/6/2016 12:13:04 AM

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2/6/2016 12:02:16 AM

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2/5/2016 10:47:01 PM

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2/5/2016 10:14:58 PM

Good evening...thanks to the @ChiAutoShow for an awesome dinner...now off to give your Traffic on the 8's on @WBBMNewsradio

2/5/2016 9:26:27 PM

Counting down the days till the @ChiAutoShow the @ChevyAutoShow display is always my favorite.

2/5/2016 9:18:01 PM

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2/5/2016 8:57:40 PM

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2/5/2016 8:51:30 PM

RT @FamilyHyundai: @ChiAutoShow Thanks for all the love on our tweet! So close it is getting exciting! #FamilyHyundai #TinleyPark