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Cision Becomes Official News Service Provider for the Chicago Auto Show

Contact: Mark Bilek

Senior Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632

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


Cision Becomes Official News Service Provider of the Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO (Jan. 16, 2018) - The Chicago Automobile Trade Association, producer of the Chicago Auto Show, has partnered again with Cision and its PR Newswire services the official news and content distributor for the 2018 show. 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, 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.


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 is Feb. 10-19. For more information, visit or

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

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