Chicago Auto Show Photograph Takes First Prize

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Chicago Auto Show Photograph Win First Place

Oscar Einzig PhotoCHICAGO, ILLINOIS - A photograph taken at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show won First Place in this year's International Association of Exhibitions and Events' (IAEE) 2010 Art of Show Competition, thanks to the efforts of photography company Oscar Einzig.  First Place in the 2010 Art of Show Competition is awarded annually to the submission that most successfully combines the marketing essentials of event promotion with an original, artistic point of view. 

As the nation's largest automobile exhibition, the Chicago Auto Show is proud to offer show attendees the latest and greatest of the automotive industry--Oscar Einzig's winning photograph in the over 150,000 nsf category highlights this exciting element of the show.  With a dramatic use of color and silhouette, the photo illustrates the industry's fusion of advanced technology and beautiful design.

According to Kevin Mize, 2011 Chicago Auto Show Chairman, "As a show, we strive to partner with the best companies out there.  From exhibitors and sponsors to vendors and photographers, we hope that by working with the best, we can give our exhibitors and audience the best show possible.

Oscar Einzig's achievement shows us we're doing things right."  
The winning photograph will be on display this December 7 - 9, 2010 in New Orleans, LA at Expo! Expo!, the IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 

About the Chicago Auto Show: The Chicago Auto Show is the largest on the continent, spanning over one million square feet of production, concept, and exotic vehicle exhibit space. In addition to hosting multiple world and North American vehicle debuts, the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity raises nearly $2 million annually for 18 worthy Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2011 public show will be held from February 11 - February 20, 2011.  For more information, visit www.chicagoautoshow.com or www.facebook.com/chicagoautoshow

About the Chicago Automobile Trade Association: Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. The CATA is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and allied members. Dealer members employ over 20,000 people in the metropolitan area. For additional information visit: www.cata.info.

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CONTACT:
Paul Brian
Director of Communications
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
phone: 630-495-2282
email: paulbrian@drivechicago.com

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