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2020 CAS Media Preview Key Events

MEDIA INFORMATION
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


MEDIA PREVIEW KEY EVENTS

CHICAGO (Dec. 23, 2019)

WED., FEB. 5 
CONCEPT & TECHNOLOGY GARAGE
  • 30-40 Vehicles featured from 20+ automakers
  • Journalists take a deep dive into the industry’s latest concept vehicles, safety technology & telematics
  • Climate-controlled environment; vehicles may be driven at low speeds
  • 100-150 of the nation’s top-tier automotive media, broadcast outlets and social media influencers
NISSAN MEDIA WELCOME RECEPTION
  • 6-7:30 p.m., Revel Motor Row, 2400 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616 
  •  Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres
THURS., FEB. 6 
MAMA BREAKFAST
  • Opening breakfast of the Chicago Auto Show Media Preview featuring keynote speaker
  • MAMA Family Vehicle of the Year and Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year Awards Announcement
  • Approximately 400 journalists and industry representatives in attendance ECONOMIC CLUB OF CHICAGO LUNCHEON
  • The ECC hosts this luncheon for its members who are leaders at the top of their profession
  • Media Preview cornerstone event featuring a robust lineup of keynote speakers
  • Attended by nearly 1,000 journalists, industry representatives and ECC members
FRI., FEB. 7 
WHAT DRIVES HER PANEL & LUNCHEON
  • Event honors and celebrates women who hold leadership roles within the  automotive industry
  • Features a vast range of speakers on a wide variety of topics as it relates to female pioneers in the workplace
  • Event hashtag #WhatDrivesHerCAS trended nationally three years in a row on Twitter and garnered 13.6 million hashtag impressions in 2019
 

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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 19,000 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.

 

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