The 2012 Show

A Show to Remember: NAIAS 2012 Closes with Smiles, High-Fives, and Optimism

January 22, 2012

After a spectacular nine day run, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 is in the books. Today's attendance of 101,141 topped last year's final day numbers of 98,106, bringing total attendance of the 2012 show to 770,932, the highest since 2005.

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Think Sunshine. Think New Cars and Trucks. Think Auto Show.

January 20, 2012

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 has enjoyed a spectacular run since it opened to the press January 9. And, now, with just two days left, Detroit car lovers have a chance to help make history.

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Snap and Win - North American International Auto Show Photo Contest

January 16, 2012

Snap and win, bring your camera or smartphone to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012, take a photo and submit it at naias.com, and you could win $200.

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Family Fun Abounds at the North American International Auto Show 2012

January 16, 2012

A world of great vehicles, connectivity and interaction awaits families and auto enthusiasts at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012. The show, which opened to the public Saturday, runs through Jan. 22, and continues to draw thousands of enthusiasts. Yesterday's opening day was the strongest in five years with 92,106 visitors.

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MEDIA ADVISORY

January 16, 2012

Education Day provides an opportunity for school groups of all ages to learn about the automotive industry. PNC Bank, as the "Official Preschool Partner of NAIAS Education Day," will host pre-K "Grow Up Great" students engaged in various learning activities that includes a visit from Sesame Street™ character Cookie Monster.

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Kids Win - North American International Auto Show Charity Preview Raises $3 Million

January 14, 2012

Last night the focus was on the kids amongst the backdrop of the cars at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 Charity Preview held at Cobo Center. The annual black-tie gala raised over $3 million for children's charities.

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All Smiles and Digital Cameras at Opening Day of North American International Auto Show

January 14, 2012

The celebration of cars continued today at Cobo Center in Detroit as the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) opened with its strongest first day attendance in five years.

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Detroits Big Night: NAIAS Celebrates "The Return of the Buzz"

January 12, 2012

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 12, 2012 - The Buzz is Back at Detroit's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012, and Fridays Charity Preview event will celebrate the excitement and enthusiasm felt all week at Detroit's Cobo Center.

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North American International Auto Show Celebrates Successful Press Preview; Transitions to Industry Preview

January 10, 2012

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 10, 2012 - The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 completed two full days of exciting new-vehicle introductions and upbeat press conferences signaling an enthusiasm not seen in the auto industry for a few years. The NAIAS now transitions to two days dedicated to Industry Preview.

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Twenty-seven New Vehicle Introductions Highlight First Press Day at North American International Auto Show

January 9, 2012

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 9, 2012 - The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 opened its doors to over 5,000 journalists from 55 countries this morning, who witnessed the unveiling of 27 vehicles seen for the first time ever. NAIAS is in the middle of its two-day press preview, and show organizers said they expect approximately 40 total new-vehicle introductions.

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National and State Elected Government Officials to Visit North American International Auto Show

January 8, 2012

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 will host a number of national and state elected government officials, including four members of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, beginning tomorrow and throughout the show.

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The Gallery at MGM Grand Detroit Adds McLaren MP4-12C Supercar to Line-Up of Über-Luxury Vehicles

January 6, 2012

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012, in partnership with MGM Grand Detroit, has added the McLaren MP4-12C supercar to the line-up of über-luxury and performance vehicles at The Gallery. Celebrating its fifth year, this exclusive VIP automotive and culinary event will be held for one night only at MGM Grand Detroit, Sun., Jan. 8, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and kicks off a jam-packed two weeks of automotive excitement.

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Industry Sponsors Abound at North American International Auto Show

January 5, 2012

In addition to the magnificent new vehicle introductions at the North American International Auto Show 2012 (NAIAS) are a host of valued sponsors that highlight their products to industry and public audiences throughout the show.

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NAIAS Mobility Center Provides Transportation Options for Physically Challenged

January 2, 2012

The North American International Auto Show Mobility Center, premiering with the 2012 edition of the NAIAS, will provide new transportation options and opportunities for those living with disabilities.

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The Gallery at MGM Grand Detroit Features Über-Luxury and Performance Vehicles

December 29, 2011

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 together with MGM Grand Detroit will once again feature ultra-luxury and performance vehicles at The Gallery. Now in its fifth year, this exclusive event will be held at MGM Grand Detroit on Sun., Jan. 8, 2012.

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North American International Auto Show Charity Preview Ticket Sales Up 20 Percent

December 21, 2011

NAIAS Sponsors The NAIAS would like to thank its premier sponsors: Delta Air Lines, DENSO, Johnson Controls, KPMG, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michelin, ZF Group, as well as its official sponsors: AutoTrader.com, ion Television, MSN Autos, Panasonic Automotive, and Schaeffler. Charter One, part of the RBS group, is the Presenting Sponsor of Charity Preview. About the North American International Auto Show Entering its 24th year as an international event, the NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to the automotive products, people and ideas that matter most - up close and in one place. One of the largest media events in North America, the NAIAS is the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from around the world.

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NAIAS Press Conference Schedule Promises Worldwide Industry Impact

December 15, 2011

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) today released the coveted press conference schedule for the 2012 show, which opens to journalists on Press Preview days, Jan. 9-10.

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NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW 2012 CHARITY PREVIEW TICKETS ON SALE

November 21, 2011

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) today announced that tickets for the Charity Preview, Detroit's premier black-tie gala, are now on sale. The event, which raises millions for children's charities, will take place at Detroit's Cobo Center, Fri., Jan. 13, 2012. Charity Preview is presented by RBS Charter One.

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North American International Auto Show 2012 Media Credentialing Opens Online

November 2, 2011

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 announced today that online media registration is now open, and credential applications are being accepted for Press Preview, which will be held Jan. 9-10, 2012, at Cobo Center in Detroit.

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NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW ANNOUNCES 2012 HIGH SCHOOL POSTER COMPETITION

September 8, 2011

The 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), sponsored by NAIAS LLC, an association of Detroit area auto dealers, announced today the launch of its annual poster contest in connection with the NAIAS next January. The contest was established to engage the creative minds of Michigan’s students and encourage careers in automotive design while recognizing local art communities for their talents. In 2011, NAIAS received 740 entries from 79 high schools.

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