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Driving the Future: New Website and Mobile App for Chicago Auto Show 2018

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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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Driving the Future: New Website and Mobile App for Chicago Auto Show 2018

Des Plaines, IL – January 10, 2018 - Americaneagle.com recently created the newly-redesigned website for the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. Americaneagle.com has been proud to host and redesign the website every year since 2004 for Chicago Auto Show, one of the world’s biggest auto shows.

Mike Svanascini, President of Americaneagle.com, commented, “The Chicago Auto Show is a highly valued Americaneagle.com client. Our goal each year is to produce a site that truly represents the prestige of this acclaimed auto show to the world. We have continuously evolved the Chicago Auto Show site over the years to ensure this iconic event is always represented by a cutting edge design with advanced, user-friendly functionality, suitable for the largest auto show in North America. This year we really focused on making the ticket buying process much easier.”

John Hennessy, 2018 Chicago Auto Show Chairman commented, “We are very excited to have our new site up and ready for Chicago Auto Show attendees to browse. Our longstanding relationship with Americaneagle.com means that each year we can trust the team to take the lead and produce an outstanding site we’re always proud of. Thank you to the Americaneagle.com team for another stunning website!”

This year, Americaneagle.com conducted user analysis to make data-driven changes to the site design. This process led to a clean design that is bold, eye-catching, and easy for users to navigate.

The Chicago Auto Show mobile app has also been updated with new features and functionality. Ticket pages, contest pages and the ‘best of show’ page are now all native to the app – previously they were pulled in from the website. Customers can also purchase tickets on the mobile app using Apple Pay.
In addition to redesigns each year, Americaneagle.com also does all programming, hosts the site, and offers ongoing maintenance and support to the Chicago Auto Show team.

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About Americaneagle.com
Americaneagle.com, Inc., founded in 1978, is a leading Web design, development, and hosting company based in Des Plaines, Illinois. Currently, Americaneagle.com employs approximately 400+ professionals in offices throughout the country including Chicago, Charlotte, Cleveland, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New York, and Washington D.C. Some of their 7,000+ clients include Komatsu USA, FASTSIGNS, Stuart Weitzman, WeatherTech.com, Chicago Bears, and the American Dental Association. For additional information about Americaneagle.com, visit www.americaneagle.com

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.

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