2021 CAS FAQs

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COVID-19 Protocol

Ticket & Admission

First Look for Charity

General

Parking & Shuttle Services

Disability Services

Food & Beverages

Media Preview

Exhibits

Interactive Test Tracks

Special Events & Appearances

Employment Inquiries

Questions & Answers

11/30/2021 2:52:17 PM

COVID-19 Protocol

What steps is the auto show taking to ensure my health and safety at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show

What steps is the auto show taking to ensure my health and safety at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show 1
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11/15/2021 3:40:00 PM

The Chicago Auto Show is 100% committed to delivering a safe and welcoming event!

Expected Health and Safety Requirements: Based on current COVID-19 indicators and trends in Cook County, Illinois, attendees at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show can expect that face masks will be required while indoors during the event. Currently there is no requirement to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test and there is no indication these measures would be in place in February.

Do I have to wear a face covering?

Do I have to wear a face covering? 1
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11/15/2021 3:41:09 PM

Currently, masks are required for indoor events. 

Ticket & Admission

Is my ticket good for more than one day of the Chicago Auto Show? Is my ticket good for same day re-entry?

Is my ticket good for more than one day of the Chicago Auto Show? Is my ticket good for same day re-entry? 1
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11/15/2021 3:27:05 PM

Tickets are valid for one entry into the show. Once they are scanned, they are no longer valid. However, you may re-enter any time that day. If you chose to leave and come back, that is permitted (just make sure to get your hand stamped). If you would like to come back multiple days there are many discounts offered that many benefit you.

Do you offer any complimentary admission tickets to the Chicago Auto Show for non-profit organizations?

Do you offer any complimentary admission tickets to the Chicago Auto Show for non-profit organizations? 1
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11/15/2021 3:33:11 PM

Chicago Automobile Trade Association member dealers can purchase discount tickets for non-profit organizations. See DriveChicago.com for a complete listing of dealers.

I bought tickets online for today but we're not able to go to Chicago Auto Show. Can we use them another day instead?

I bought tickets online for today but we're not able to go to Chicago Auto Show. Can we use them another day instead? 1
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6/23/2021 5:23:55 PM

Because of COVID-19 protocols, unfortunately, the ticket is only valid on the date selected at the time of purchase. 

What is the 2022 Chicago Auto Show ticket price?

What is the 2022 Chicago Auto Show ticket price? 1
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11/15/2021 3:34:42 PM

Admission prices are as follows:

  • $15 for adults
  • $10 for seniors aged 62 and older
  • $10 for children 4-12
  • Free Admission for children 3 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Family members only.

All Ticket Sales are Final.

Is an ID required to enter the Chicago Auto Show?

Is an ID required to enter the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/4/2021 8:12:17 PM

No, an ID is not required for entry. However, it may be required to participate in a test drive. 

Does the show offer a military discount for active and veterans?

Does the show offer a military discount for active and veterans? 1
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11/15/2021 8:37:10 PM

On Feb. 15, all first responders and military may visit an identified location at the event to show their badge or military ID for free entry. Any guests that accompany first responders or military personnel that day will be treated to a discounted voucher of $10. 

First Look for Charity

What is the appropriate dress code for the First Look for Charity gala?

What is the appropriate dress code for the First Look for Charity gala? 1
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11/15/2021 3:47:33 PM

First Look for Charity requires a strict black-tie dress code. Males are required to wear a tuxedo and females should wear an elegant dress or gown.

Should you forget your tuxedo, we will conveniently have a rental company on-site.

Where can I purchase Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity tickets?

Where can I purchase Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity tickets? 1
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11/15/2021 3:47:44 PM

To purchase your ticket and to find additional details regarding the event, please visit FirstLookForCharity.org.

For packages of 25 or more tickets, please call the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, producer of the Chicago Auto Show, at (630) 495-2282.

Will attendees have the opportunity to win a free car during the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity event?

Will attendees have the opportunity to win a free car during the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity event? 1
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11/15/2021 4:28:41 PM

One highlight of the First Look for Charity is the vehicle giveaway. Over the years, Lucky winners have driven off with the keys to more than 50 vehicles, including a Chevrolet Corvette and Didge Viper. Any attendee who has purchased a ticket is eligible to win. However, the winner must be present at the time of the drawing. This year, the giveaway vehicles are a 2022 Buick Enclave and 2021 GMC Yukon Denali. 

Are children allowed to attend the First Look Charity Event?

Are children allowed to attend the First Look Charity Event? 1
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11/15/2021 3:50:51 PM

Children are more than welcome to attend First Look for Charity. However, the ticket price remains the same amount despite their age. Additionally, all attendees must wear black-tie clothing (a tuxedo for males; an appropriate dress or gown for females).

What portion of the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity ticket price donation is tax deductible?

What portion of the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity ticket price donation is tax deductible? 1
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11/15/2021 3:50:56 PM

For the 2020 First Look for Charity Gala, $226 of each $275 ticket is deductible as a charitable expense, for tax purposes.

How does one become a participating charity in the First Look for Charity event?

How does one become a participating charity in the First Look for Charity event? 1
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11/15/2021 3:51:05 PM

You may send a letter indicating a desire for consideration to:
 
First Look for Charity
18W200 Butterfield Rd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Please explain the reason you’d like to be considered along with your charity’s cause. If admitted, a charity can participate in the event up to nine years. Please understand that many area organizations have appealed for consideration, so the wait to join is long.

Can I buy Chicago Auto Show First Look Tickets at the door?

Can I buy Chicago Auto Show First Look Tickets at the door? 1
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11/15/2021 3:51:55 PM

Yes. There is a ticket booth set up on the 2.5 level of the Grand Concourse. There is also tuxedo rental available on site. 

General

What are 2022 Chicago Auto Show’s dates and hours?

What are 2022 Chicago Auto Show’s dates and hours? 1
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11/15/2021 3:18:01 PM

The public show runs Feb. 12-21. The show opens every day at 10 a.m. It closes at 10 p.m. except for the final day when it closes at 8 p.m.
 

Is there a phone number I can call with questions or problems?

Is there a phone number I can call with questions or problems? 1
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1/23/2020 3:11:49 PM

The Chicago Auto Show general information line is 630-495-2282.

Is photography/videography permitted on the Chicago Auto Show floor?

Is photography/videography permitted on the Chicago Auto Show floor? 1
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10/9/2019 2:16:13 PM

Photography and videography is not only permitted, it is encouraged!

Please feel free to take photos/videos of displays.

Are there limits to the types of cameras I can bring to the Chicago Auto Show?

Are there limits to the types of cameras I can bring to the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 2:27:09 PM

Use of photography equipment that does not intrude on your fellow show-goers -- cameras, camcorders, camera phones and the like --  is fine by us. Just don't plan to take any crane shots, Mr. Spielberg.

Will there be coat or luggage checks available at the Chicago Auto Show? How much does coat check cost?

Will there be coat or luggage checks available at the Chicago Auto Show? How much does coat check cost? 1
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11/15/2021 3:21:57 PM

Yes, there are several coat and luggage checks available for your convenience. The coat check is located adjacent to the Grand Ballroom in the Grand Concourse. The price is controlled by McCormick Place. Generally it is less than $5 per item. 

Are there designated smoking areas at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are there designated smoking areas at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:02:32 PM

The Chicago ordinance bans smoking inside all buildings as well as 15 feet within any building’s perimeters. If attendees wish to smoke, they must exit McCormick Place to find designated smoking areas located 15 feet away from the building.

Are the restrooms at McCormick Place equipped with baby changing stations?

Are the restrooms at McCormick Place equipped with baby changing stations? 1
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1/9/2019 11:43:29 PM

Yes, the majority of restrooms inside McCormick Place are equipped with changing stations.

This is our first Chicago Auto Show. Am I able to sit inside the vehicles?

This is our first Chicago Auto Show. Am I able to sit inside the vehicles? 1
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1/9/2019 11:44:30 PM

Most every production vehicle on the floor is unlocked for attendees to comb through. One-of-a-kind concepts are for viewing only, and a few of the displays for high-end cars give unfettered access to select patrons.

Are backpacks permitted into the Chicago Auto Show?

Are backpacks permitted into the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/9/2019 11:44:57 PM

Certainly; however, all bags are subject to search at the entrances to the Chicago Auto Show.

Is there a “Lost and Found” area at the Chicago Auto Show?

Is there a “Lost and Found” area at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/10/2019 3:21:35 PM

If any of your belongings are lost during your visit to the Chicago Auto Show, please check with McCormick Place security at (312) 791-6060.

Are cars on display at the Chicago Auto Show available for purchase?

Are cars on display at the Chicago Auto Show available for purchase? 1
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1/10/2019 3:36:09 PM

No, the Chicago Auto Show is an exhibition only. However, product specialists are available to answer any questions you have regarding the vehicles on display. If you are interested in purchasing a new vehicle, representatives can help direct you to a dealer that is within a convenient location from your home or office.

Is free WiFi available at the Chicago Auto Show?

Is free WiFi available at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:37:14 PM

Yes! Free WiFi is available for show attendees.

Are there any indoor test tracks or outdoor test drives at the Chicago Auto Show? Is there an extra fee for participation on the indoor/outdoor test tracks at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are there any indoor test tracks or outdoor test drives at the Chicago Auto Show? Is there an extra fee for participation on the indoor/outdoor test tracks at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/5/2021 4:02:50 PM

Yes. There is no cost for the indoor test tracks and outdoor test drives.

Is there a gift shop at the Chicago Auto Show?

Is there a gift shop at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:41:40 PM

There are merchandise stands in the lobby of McCormick Place that will have Chicago Auto Show memorabila for sale. 

Are there any children's activities at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are there any children's activities at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/5/2021 4:01:45 PM

Children are more than welcome at the show and there are plenty of activities and fun displays they can play with at various booths.

Are small dogs allowed at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are small dogs allowed at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:44:46 PM

Only service dogs are allowed. 

If you have a CCL can you have your Firearm with you in the Chicago Auto Show?

If you have a CCL can you have your Firearm with you in the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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6/17/2021 8:32:27 PM

No, McCormick Place is a gun-free zone. 

All patrons are subject to search. It is unlikely that you will be able to bring a knife into the show. 

Are selfie-stickies allowed inside the Chicago Auto Show for photos?

Are selfie-stickies allowed inside the Chicago Auto Show for photos? 1
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10/9/2019 4:11:31 PM

Yes.

My reason for coming to the Chicago Auto Show is to see all the Teslas and prepare to buy one. Why are there no Tesla exhibits scheduled?

My reason for coming to the Chicago Auto Show is to see all the Teslas and prepare to buy one. Why are there no Tesla exhibits scheduled? 1
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5/5/2021 4:00:50 PM

Thank you for your interest, we do not exclude any manufacturers. If an auto maker is not present at our show, it is because they have elected not to participate. We urge you to contact them and ask them why they feel they don't need to participate. 

Are there select hotels in the area with rates supporting the event? If so, where do I find them and their special rates?

Are there select hotels in the area with rates supporting the event? If so, where do I find them and their special rates? 1
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6/15/2021 2:03:15 PM

Yes, we have several hotel partners. You can get more information here: https://www.chicagoautoshow.com/about-the-show/official-hotels/

Parking & Shuttle Services

What are my parking options closest to the Chicago Auto Show?

What are my parking options closest to the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/6/2021 6:32:46 PM

McCormick Place offers on-site parking. There are three main McCormick Place lots: A, B & C.

  • Lot A: $25 (or $30 after 16 hours) 
  • Lot B: $17
  • Lot C: $25

*After 6 p.m. during Chicago Auto Show dates, the parking rate is reduced to $11 at all three lots.

Parking fees can be paid by credit card; VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Parking lots are open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is not available, and there are no in-and-out privileges.

If I were to park in the Soldier Field lot, is there a free shuttle to the Chicago Auto Show?

If I were to park in the Soldier Field lot, is there a free shuttle to the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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11/15/2021 3:53:38 PM

Yes, you can park in the Soldier Field lot. The Chicago Auto Show does not operate that lot or set rates. However, we will provide a free shuttle from the Soldier Field lot every day. Buses run between the Center Aisle at 18th Street in the stadium lot and Gate 27 at McCormick Place. Be sure to return to Gate 27 for the return trip!

Shuttles operate each day beginning at 9 a.m. The last departure from McCormick Place is 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8 and 9; 10:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (Feb. 10-14); 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb 15; and 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16.

*Shuttles can accommodate children's lightweight umbrella strollers  

Are there other offsite garages in which I can park if the McCormick Place lots are full?

Are there other offsite garages in which I can park if the McCormick Place lots are full? 1
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11/15/2021 3:53:54 PM

On weekends show-goers can park offsite at either Millennium Park Garage or East Monroe Garage. The Chicago Auto Show runs a free shuttle service on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays only) for those who park in the Millennium or East Monroe Garages. The free weekend shuttles stop in 10-15 minute intervals near Columbus/Lower Randolph and at Gate 3 at McCormick Place.

The automobile entrance for the Millennium Garage is on South Columbus Drive between Monroe Street (from the south, heading north) and Randolph Street (from the north, heading south).

Is there valet parking service offered at McCormick Place?

Is there valet parking service offered at McCormick Place? 1
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1/9/2019 11:31:45 PM

Valet parking is offered by the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, which adjoins the convention center, but spots are limited for those not staying at the hotel.

I heard that Chicago does not allow trucks on their streets. Will it be safe to drive to the event in a truck? I'll be driving on I-55 N to get to the Chicago Auto Show.

I heard that Chicago does not allow trucks on their streets. Will it be safe to drive to the event in a truck? I'll be driving on I-55 N to get to the Chicago Auto Show. 1
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10/9/2019 4:12:05 PM

Lake Shore Drive is a boulevard, that means pickups are not allowed. However, you don’t need to drive on Lake Shore Drive to get to McCormick Place if you are coming from 55. Park in Lot A and you will be fine. 

Where can I get a cab going out of McCormick place after the Chicago Auto Show?

Where can I get a cab going out of McCormick place after the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/5/2021 6:17:41 PM

The cab line is at the Martin Luther King Drive turnaround, which is located between the West and North/South Buildings. 

Disability Services

Are wheelchairs and motorized scooters available for rent at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are wheelchairs and motorized scooters available for rent at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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11/15/2021 3:20:03 PM

Scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting Scootaround toll-free at (888) 441-7575. Scooter rentals are $55.00 a day and wheelchair rentals are $20.00 a day. Scootaround accepts all major credit cards. Scootaround is located at Gate 4 of McCormick Place (west end of the Grand Concourse). While Scootaround will make every effort to accommodate all needs, you are encouraged to reserve in advance. Visit the Scootaround event reservation page for more information. 
 

Where is there handicapped parking available at McCormick Place?

Where is there handicapped parking available at McCormick Place? 1
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1/9/2019 11:40:35 PM

All McCormick Place parking lots include a number of stalls reserved for handicapped parkers.

*However, Lot A is closest in distance to the show floor. Lot A’s entrance is at I-55 and Martin Luther King Drive.

Are personal motorized scooters or wheelchairs allowed into the Chicago Auto Show?

Are personal motorized scooters or wheelchairs allowed into the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/9/2019 11:42:47 PM

Yes, you are welcome to bring your own motorized scooter or wheelchair to the Chicago Auto Show. 

Are assistance pets permitted at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are assistance pets permitted at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/9/2019 11:47:41 PM

Yes, assistance pets are permitted in the Chicago Auto Show.

Are there handicap-accessible restroom facilities and elevator access at McCormick Place?

Are there handicap-accessible restroom facilities and elevator access at McCormick Place? 1
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1/9/2019 11:45:12 PM

Yes, there are handicap accessible restrooms for guests at the Chicago Auto Show in McCormick Place. There is one restroom on the building's fourth floor, near Room S400, that accommodates one customer at a time if needed.

Elevators are accessible for use at the show. The elevators operate during the entirety of the Chicago Auto Show.

Can guests with handicap disabilities be dropped off near the entrance of the McCormick Place?

Can guests with handicap disabilities be dropped off near the entrance of the McCormick Place? 1
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1/9/2019 11:47:07 PM

Yes, handicapped individuals can be dropped off at the horseshoe-shaped taxi stand that is accessible at Martin Luther King Drive and what essentially is 23rd Street. Just show your handicap placard to police directing traffic, if the vehicle's license plate doesn't include the symbol, and the police will give you access to the taxi area.

King Drive runs north/south, separating the McCormick Place North/South and McCormick Place West facilities, and the taxi stand is about equidistant between Cermak Road (22nd Street) and the Stevenson Expressway.

Can I bring my walking sticks into the Chicago Auto Show with me?

Can I bring my walking sticks into the Chicago Auto Show with me? 1
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10/9/2019 3:49:41 PM

All patrons are subject to search upon entry. It is up to the discretion of McCormick Place and show security if large items will be admitted to the show.

Where is the best drop off area for elderly vehicles that are not able to park in the handicap parking at the Chicago Auto Show?

Where is the best drop off area for elderly vehicles that are not able to park in the handicap parking at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/5/2021 6:19:56 PM

The best area to drop off physically challenged individuals is the Martin Luther King turnaround. It is located immediately adjacent to the wheelchair and scooter rental facility.

Do you have family bathrooms at the Chicago Auto Show? I'm confined to a wheelchair and my husband needs to assist me in the bathroom.

Do you have family bathrooms at the Chicago Auto Show? I'm confined to a wheelchair and my husband needs to assist me in the bathroom. 1
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10/9/2019 4:16:51 PM

Yes, there are family restrooms located in the Grand Concourse. 

Food & Beverages

Do the food vendors on the show floor for the Chicago Auto Show accept credit cards?

Do the food vendors on the show floor for the Chicago Auto Show accept credit cards? 1
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5/7/2021 7:57:05 PM

Food and beverage vendors at McCormick Place accept credit cards. However, there will be no food vendors on the show floor this year. There will be food available for purchase at an adjacent location in McCormick Place. 
 

Are alcoholic beverages available for purchase at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are alcoholic beverages available for purchase at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/9/2019 11:40:12 PM

Yes, alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the Chicago Auto Show. Due to regulations at McCormick Place, outside alcohol is cannot be brought into the show.

Am I allowed to bring bottled water or snacks into the Chicago Auto Show?

Am I allowed to bring bottled water or snacks into the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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11/15/2021 3:24:21 PM

Yes, that is permitted. Food and beverages are also available for purchase on-site.

Do you have a list of places to eat at the Chicago Auto Show?

Do you have a list of places to eat at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:10:12 PM

The list is extensive. Ask ushers at the event for directions to all restaurants.

Media Preview

What are the Media Preview dates and schedules for the Chicago Auto Show?

What are the Media Preview dates and schedules for the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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11/15/2021 3:18:36 PM

The 2022 Media Preview will be Feb 10-11. Click here for more information. 

How can I obtain credentials for the Media Preview at the Chicago Auto Show?

How can I obtain credentials for the Media Preview at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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5/5/2021 6:21:34 PM

To apply for media credentials, please click here.

Where can I find the schedule for the Media Preview?

Where can I find the schedule for the Media Preview? 1
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1/10/2019 3:18:48 PM

These details will be posted here closer to the show.

Exhibits

Where can I find a list of exhibitors for the 2022 Chicago Auto Show?

Where can I find a list of exhibitors for the 2022 Chicago Auto Show? 1
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11/15/2021 3:18:20 PM

The full map of exhibitors will be avaialble on the Chicago Auto Show website in late Nov. These details will be posted here.

Do the cars on exhibit change throughout the Chicago Auto Show or remain the same?

Do the cars on exhibit change throughout the Chicago Auto Show or remain the same? 1
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10/9/2019 2:46:50 PM

Every vehicle that enters the building during move-in remains at the show until its conclusion.

Will manufacturer representatives within exhibits try to push me to purchase a new car at the Chicago Auto Show?

Will manufacturer representatives within exhibits try to push me to purchase a new car at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:10:36 PM

No selling is permitted on the show floor – that is the beauty of the Chicago Auto Show! Product specialists will be on-site to help answer all of your questions regarding the cars on display. Should you be interested in purchasing a vehicle, representatives can direct you to your closest dealership so you can initiate that process.

Will there be any classic and/or antique cars at the Chicago Auto Show?

Will there be any classic and/or antique cars at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/10/2019 3:19:35 PM

Yes, vintage automobiles will be displayed by several car clubs at the show.

Will the Secretary of State be present at the Chicago Auto Show?

Will the Secretary of State be present at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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11/15/2021 3:25:03 PM

Yes, the Illinois Secretary of State will have a booth at the Chicago Auto Show.  Visitors to the booth can renew their driver’s license (vision screening only) and ID card. Additional services provided include vehicle transfers, vehicle sticker sales, passenger and B-Truck license plates, specialty license plates, vehicle title and registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and pick-a-plate. The public also can register to be organ/tissue donors.

Are there any VIP lounges offered by automakers at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are there any VIP lounges offered by automakers at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:47:13 PM

Several of the automakers have areas dedicated for owners. That entry into those spaces is at the discretion of the automaker. 

Are there restrictions for the public entering the high-end cars at the Chicago Auto Show?

Are there restrictions for the public entering the high-end cars at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 3:52:25 PM

Access to the vehicles is at the discretion of the automakers. We work very closely with each automaker to provide the best access possible. 

Interactive Test Tracks

Can we ride the vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show?

Can we ride the vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 2:08:03 PM

Yes, all show attendees can ride as passengers with the professional drivers on the designated tracks on the show floor. In addition, there are outdoor test drive opportunities where attendees can get behind the wheel and drive.

There is no age limit to ride along on the track, but guests must be at least 42 inches tall.

*There is no additional fee to participate!

What is the age limit for guests for the ride-alongs on the Chicago Auto Show test track?

What is the age limit for guests for the ride-alongs on the Chicago Auto Show test track? 1
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10/9/2019 2:26:37 PM

There is no designated age limit, but guests must be at least 42 inches tall in order to ride in the vehicles on the test track.

Special Events & Appearances

Where can I find the special guest appearances schedule for the Chicago Auto Show?

Where can I find the special guest appearances schedule for the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 2:51:38 PM

The special guest appearance schedule is posted here and is updated as we are notified, so please be sure to check back fom time to time.

Employment Inquiries

Who can I contact regarding employment during the Chicago Auto Show?

Who can I contact regarding employment during the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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1/9/2019 11:32:38 PM

The Chicago Auto Show management does not hire individuals. Rather, it retains firms that provide ushers and security. For such work, contact AF Services, (630) 279-0500. Many other workers in the building are employees of McCormick Place, (312) 791-7000.

People who set up and dismantle the displays are arranged for by the show's general contractor, GES Exposition Services, (773) 767-2237 or chicago@ges.com.

As for the people who work in the various exhibits, they are hired by the vehicle manufacturers, like Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge. For those opportunities, suggest you turn to the websites of the vehicle manufacturers and search the sites either for Employment or Contact Us.

Who can I contact for information about promotional modeling at the Chicago Auto Show?

Who can I contact for information about promotional modeling at the Chicago Auto Show? 1
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10/9/2019 2:45:35 PM

Chicago Auto Show management does not hire models; they are retained by the exhibitors themselves. The automakers turn primarily to three Detroit-area agencies and hire models months before the auto show in order to train them. You can inquire about modeling on the auto show circuit by contacting the modeling agencies:

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