NAIAS Connect: The 2011 Show

COBO Center Reinvented

The Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority recently announced dramatic changes to Cobo Center in Detroit, home of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Construction is already underway on the $221 million project, and while many of the renovations will be ready for the 2012 NAIAS and 2013 NAIAS, all improvements will be completed for the 2014 show.

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NAIAS Promises Fulfilled

The 2011 NAIAS concluded an overwhelmingly successful run with increases across the board: in international media turn out, vehicles revealed, manufacturer returns for 2011 (and 2012), as well as public attendance figures. There was electricity in the air at the show as automakers took the wraps off 55 new products, 35 of those never-before-seen as worldwide debuts.

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Let the Show Begin!

The press conference schedule has been released. Exhibits are taking shape. Media registrations continue to come in from around the globe. In just three short weeks, the NAIAS will reveal some of the most significant and stunning vehicles, 90 percent of which will be worldwide debuts.

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A New Day Dawns at NAIAS

After facing some of the most challenging times in the world's economy, the auto industry is ready to unveil not just future vehicles but an entirely new era at the NAIAS. With innovative new products and concepts, the industry will illustrate visually and emotionally a redirected focus - a focus that will translate into excitement on just about every square inch of Cobo Center.

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