January 16, 2007

Detroit Auto Show draws crowds on opening weekend

Detroit, Michigan – The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit drew 224,019 people on the opening weekend of its Public Days, which run until January 21.

“Once again, it’s another great year for the NAIAS,” says Robert Thibodeau, Jr., senior co-chairman of NAIAS 2007. “This year’s show offers interactive exhibits, breathtaking concept and production vehicles, along with activities such as the new photo contest. You definitely do not want to miss NAIAS 2007.”

Public days for the show run through Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admittance closes one hour prior to show closing.

This year the event includes the first NAIAS 2007 Photo Contest; patrons who take photographs can upload their pictures on NAIAS.com and enter to win an official poster.

Tickets are US$12 for adults, US$6 for senior citizens 65 and older, and US$5 for children 7-12. Children 6 and under accompanied by a parent do not require a ticket. Electronic tickets can be ordered through the show’s Web site, which also features information on parking and shuttle services.

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