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'05 auto show expands 43%, now world's largest show on 1 level

November 18, 2010
B r i n g your walking shoes to the 2005 C h i c a g o Auto Show, w h i c h boasts 1.2 m i l l i o n square feet of exhibit space, about 43 more than last year. The enlarged Show will use the McCormick Place North and South halls, which are separated only by the Grand Concourse hallway. It is believed to be the largest auto show on one level in the world. Public show dates are Feb. 11-20. First Look for Charity, the show's black-tie benefit, is Feb. 10. Tickets for both events, plus information aplenty on the show, is at All CATA members whose dues are current will receive packages this week with materials to help promote the show and tickets to attend. The shipments are trackable, so call the CATA if a package does not arrive by Jan. 14.