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Chicago Auto Show Partners with Cision as its Official News Service Provider

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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 Partners with Cision as its Official News Service Provider
Media Preview Dates are Feb. 8-9, 2018

CHICAGO (Jan. 29, 2018) – The Chicago Automobile Trade Association, producer of the Chicago Auto Show, has partnered again with Cision and its PR Newswire service as the official news and content distributor for the 2018 show: Feb. 10-19. With this designation, Cision will help Chicago Auto Show organizers reach media and consumers by distributing the latest news releases, videos, infographics and other multimedia content issued by the show, while amplifying the Chicago Auto Show's social media reach. Cision’s PR Newswire service will continue to offer distribution services and multimedia production to the show's exhibitors and sponsors.

“We’re pleased to once again partner with a leader like Cision and its PR Newswire service,” said 2018 Chicago Auto Show Chairman John Hennessy. “We look forward to expanding our capabilities with Cision this year, not just for news release distribution but also influencer outreach, comprehensive media monitoring and analytics.”

“Cision is proud to continue its longstanding partnership with the Chicago Auto Show in providing distribution services and multimedia production to this year’s exhibitors and sponsors,” said Chris Lynch, Cision CMO. “The show continues to deliver an unmatched experience that highlights cutting-edge technology in the automotive industry while utilizing the latest communications tools to inform media and consumers about exciting developments. We are honored to be a part of the show’s continued success by returning as this year’s official news and content distributor.”

The Chicago Auto Show’s online newsroom can be found here: https://www.chicagoautoshow.com/media/. For more information on the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, please visit www.chicagoautoshow.com.  

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About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America, spanning more than 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 more than $2.5 million annually for 18 vital Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2018 public show will be Feb. 10-19. For more information, visit www.ChicagoAutoShow.com or www.Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow.

The 2018 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.

About the Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is one of the nation’s largest metropolitan dealer organizations. It is comprised of more than 420 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group’s dealer members employ about 20,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world-famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information please visit www.CATA.info.

About Cision
Cision Ltd. (NYSE: CISN) is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. Cision has over 3,000 employees with offices in 15 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud®, visit www.cision.com and follow Cision on Twitter @Cision.

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