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Chicago Auto Show Launches Mobile App

New Mobile App Designed to Heighten Digital Experience

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Auto Show today announced the launch of its first-ever mobile app, designed with the digital consumer in mind. With an easy-to-navigate interface and innovative functions, fans can now stay connected to the show while on the go.

"The launch of the Chicago Auto Show mobile app marks a new milestone in the way the Chicago Auto Show connects with consumers," said Michael Ettleson, 2013 Chicago Auto Show chairman. "Even beyond our fans' experience, we're constantly looking to provide value to our automakers and sponsors, and there's plenty of room for consumer/brand engagement within the app."

In anticipation of the 105th edition of the nation's largest auto show, the Chicago Auto Show launched a completely redesigned and refreshed website, with mobile capabilities in mind. The mobile app complements the refreshed website by offering an on-demand schedule of events, detailed map of manufacturer exhibits on the show floor, interactive videos, image galleries, aggregated social media feeds with real-time updates, a camera icon and filter to upload and share photos, and much more.

Fans can download the Chicago Auto Show mobile app through the App Store or Google Play. For more information, please visit ChicagoAutoShow.com.

About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest on the continent, 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 million annually for 18 worthy Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2013 public show will be February 9-18. For more information please visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow.

About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of about 400 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 CATA.info.

The 2013 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 d'Automobiles.

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