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Chicago Auto Show Partners With XFINITY to Help Fans Go #XFINITYFast at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show


Contact: Mark Bilek
Senior Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632
Email: [email protected]

Contact: Jennifer Morand
Director of Public Relations and Social Media
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6084
Cell: (630) 391-1986
Email: [email protected]




CHICAGO (Feb. 13, 2017) - The 2017 Chicago Auto Show is proud to once again partner with XFINITY to offer show attendees a chance to win great prizes and exclusive access during the 10-day show, running from Feb. 11-20 at McCormick Place.

Throughout the duration of the show, XFINITY is awarding fans who share pictures of their favorite vehicles using #XFINITYFast on social media with prizes at the XFINITY Lounge, including the chance to win exclusive access to the Super Car Gallery on the show floor.

"We are proud to sponsor the 2017 Chicago Auto Show for the second year in a row," said John Crowley, Comcast's Greater Chicago Region Senior Vice President. "XFINITY delivers super-fast Internet speeds in the Chicagoland area, so to help fans make that connection, we're providing fans special access to the fastest cars at the Chicago Auto Show."

Attendees can learn more details about the promotion, the prizes and XFINITY services by visiting the XFINITY Lounge in the North Hall.

"The Internet and social media are among the key vehicles we use to engage with our fans at the show," said Chicago Auto Show Chairman Mike McGrath. "We're excited to build on the success of last year's XFINITY partnership to reward our guests for having fun and interacting with us on social media." 

The Super Car Gallery features all the newest, fastest vehicles the Chicago Auto Show has to offer, including:

  • Aston Martin Vantage
  • Bentley Bentayga
  • Dodge Viper
  • Lexus LC
  • Lamborghini Aventador
  • Lotus Exige
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG GT
  • Porsche 911
  • Rolls-Royce Dawn

The show is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily from Feb. 11-20, with the exception of Monday, Feb. 20, when the doors close at 8 p.m. 

For continuing coverage and a behind-the-scenes look at the show, follow the Chicago Auto Show on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. For more information about the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, please visit


About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America, spanning more than 1 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 2017 public show will be Feb. 11-20. For more information, visit or

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

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