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Ohio Auto Shows Roll Out New Vehicles and Showcase Advanced Automotive Technologies

  (January 15, 2014)
Ohio Auto Shows Roll Out New Vehicles and Showcase Advanced Automotive Technologies

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 15, 2014

The Ohio Automobile Dealers Association (OADA) brings new vehicles and the latest interactive technologies to consumers and enthusiasts of all ages in three auto shows to be held in Toledo, Dayton and Columbus in February and March. Each show will feature exhibits of the newest models from local automobile dealers and manufacturers.

The automotive industry continues to play a vital role in Ohios economy. Retail sales of cars across the state produce more than $34 billion, making up almost 25% of the total sales tax collected in Ohio, said Marie Gilman, Auto Show Manager of the Ohio Automobile Dealers Association, Dublin, Ohio. In addition, the automotive industry employs more than 50,000 Ohioans. Our annual auto shows provide a unique opportunity for consumers and enthusiasts alike to celebrate the auto industry in Ohio, as they get a glimpse of the new innovations that will be available in 2014. They also provide a forum to highlight the extraordinary contributions that auto dealerships make to our communities.

All three shows will hold a Media Day to offer journalists a sneak peek of the floor display at the show. At this time product specialists will be available for interviews. Please contact Leslie Fulford at leslie(at)teamfleisher.com for more details.


The SeaGate Convention Centre in Toledo will host the Greater Toledo Auto Show (Toledoautoshow.org) Thursday, February 6 through Sunday, February 9. The show will feature 25 automobile manufacturers and family entertainment such as Muddy and Muddonna of the Toledo Mud Hens, as well as interactive exhibits and special activities. Tickets are $6 each, with children 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets for students with appropriate IDs are $4 per person. For more information about tickets, show hours, schedule of events, directions and special activities, visit the show website. Tickets can be purchased on line at https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/a/7cb5d3. Media Day for the Greater Toledo Auto Show is scheduled for Wednesday, February 5th from 10am-2pm.

The Dayton Auto Show (Daytonautoshow.com) will be held Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23 at the Dayton Convention Center. The show will feature 26 manufacturers along with contests and interactive displays. Admission is $7 per person; children 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets for students with IDs are $5. For more information about the show hours, schedule of events, directions and parking, visit the show website. Tickets can be purchased on line at https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/a/9e9af5.col. Media Day for the Dayton Auto Show is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th from 10am -2pm.

The Greater Columbus Convention Center is the site for the Columbus International Auto Show (Columbusautoshow.com) Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16. This show will include exhibits from over 40 automobile manufacturers, the largest number of any of the auto shows. Mustang lovers will be delighted with an exhibit of the cars changing body styles through the years as they celebrate Mustangs 50th anniversary, and all car enthusiasts will enjoy a display of classic autos lining the hallways. Family entertainment includes gravity-defying stunts by the Dialed BMX Sports team, social media contests, and face painting and zoo animals for the younger attendees. Admission is $8 per person for tickets purchased online and $10 per person at the box office. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Students are $5 each. For more information about the show hours, schedule of events, manufacturers exhibiting, and special activities, visit the show website. Tickets can be purchased online at https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/a/23078e. Media Day for the 2014 Columbus International Auto Show is scheduled for Wednesday, March 12th, from 10am to 2pm.

Social Networking
All three shows feature newly launched websites and social networking sites. Please visit the following for updates on each show.

Greater Toledo Auto Show
Facebook: Facebook.com/GreaterToledoAutoShow
Twitter: @Toledoautoshow
Instagram: @Toledoautoshow
Suggested Tweet: It won't be long b4 cars are rolling in for the @ToledoAutoShow. The show runs 2/6-2/9. Buy tickets online today http://tinyurl.com/p38ajg3.

Dayton Auto Show
Facebook: Facebook.com/DaytonAutoShow
Twitter: @Daytonautoshow
Instagram: @Daytonautoshow
Suggested Tweet: Start planning your visit to the @DaytonAutoShow 2/20-2/23. 26 top manufacturers lined up. Buy tickets today at http://tinyurl.com/pgjw8lr.

Columbus International Auto Show
Facebook: Facebook.com/ColumbusInternationalAutoShow
Twitter: @Cbusautoshow
Instagram: @cbusautoshow
Suggested Tweet: It's more than a car show! The @Cbusautoshow, 3/13-3/16. Save $2 and buy tickets online today at http://tinyurl.com/pllqtrv.

About the Ohio Automobile Dealers Association
OADA is a political, economic and educational association created and managed for Ohio dealers, by Ohio dealers. The associations focus is to increase the value of automotive dealerships throughout the state, regardless of dealership size or locale, and to support and help Ohio dealers be the strongest dealers in the nation.

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