DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 12, 2012 - Tickets
for the largest single-night fundraiser in the automotive industry
are now on sale. The North American International Auto Show 2013
(NAIAS) Charity Preview presented by Charter One / RBS Citizens
will take place at Detroit's Cobo Center on Fri., Jan. 18, 2013.
The event raises millions for local children's charities.
Tickets are $300, $290 of which is tax deductible. Charity
Preview proceeds support vital services for children of all ages in
the Detroit region. Since 1976, Charity Preview has raised more
than $87 million for Southeastern Michigan children's charities;
nearly $40 million in the last 10 years.
"Detroit is standing tall, and Charity Preview is evidence of
the resiliency of our city, our region and our industry," said Jim
Seavitt, NAIAS 2013 chairman. "To the surprise of no one, this area
continues to be one of the most generous in the world. Charity
Preview makes it possible for us to come together as a community on
one special night, focus on the needs of our children, and deliver
a very large financial gift of which we can all be
Seavitt said he expects the black tie event to raise more than
Charity Preview tickets can be purchased online at charitypreview.com, or phone 888.838.7500 with
Beneficiaries of the Charity Preview include: Boys & Girls
Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit,
Children's Center, Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation,
Detroit Institute for Children, Judson Center, March of Dimes Metro
Detroit, Think Detroit PAL, and the DADA Charitable Foundation
Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast
For more information contact Rohatynski-Harlow Public Relations,
LLC, Joe Rohatynski or Marc Harlow at 517-579-0789 or NaiasMedia2013@roharpr.com.
NAIAS 2013 would like to welcome its Premier Sponsors: Delta Air
Lines, DENSO, Johnson Controls, KPMG, Michigan Economic Development
Corporation, Michelin and ZF Group, as well as its Official
Sponsors: AutoTrader.com, MSN Autos, Panasonic
Automotive, and Schaeffler. Charter One / RBS Citizens serves as
Presenting Sponsor of Charity Preview. AISIN joins NAIAS as Title
Sponsor of the AISIN Drive Green Experience.