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2QuikTA 01-12-2017 08:11 PM

Chicago auto show
 
Anybody know where to get free tickets? I know dealerships usually do the free ticket thing but I haven't seen anything.

Grabber 01-12-2017 08:52 PM

Even with free tickets, I refuse to go to the auto show. So many god damn people that act like tards and bump into you and crowd the fuck out of Mcormick place.

2QuikTA 01-12-2017 10:38 PM

I don't go every year, it'll be a couple years for this year. We'll be going on a weekday, so it shouldn't be bad

Grabber 01-13-2017 09:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 2QuikTA (Post 3519846)
I don't go every year, it'll be a couple years for this year. We'll be going on a weekday, so it shouldn't be bad

I remember about 4-5 years ago, my wife and I decided to take a day off and go to the show during the week. It was madness, just as bad as it is on the weekends. There are thousands upon thousands of people that go. It's just too much of a clusterfuck and I feel us car guys, cannot even get close to the cars we like because people that know shit about cars and just think they are "cool" are on top of them or kids are jumping all over the interiors.

I hope when you go, you and your SO enjoy it and it isn't too crowded.

If you can, get some good pictures and post them up.

Primalzer 01-13-2017 10:00 AM

Get there when it opens, during the week, and it's a much better experience

LikeABauce302 01-13-2017 10:02 AM

Last year I took my girlfriend to the charity night on the Friday before the show opened to the public. It was a bit expensive, but we had an awesome time. The crowds are small and you really get a chance to check out any vehicle your interested in. Plus the complimentary alcohol and food makes for a nice time.

Mook 01-13-2017 10:06 AM

Its been fun to go when the site is there with a booth but I'll probably skip it this year.

The Beast 01-13-2017 10:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Grabber (Post 3519958)
I remember about 4-5 years ago, my wife and I decided to take a day off and go to the show during the week. It was madness, just as bad as it is on the weekends. There are thousands upon thousands of people that go. It's just too much of a clusterfuck and I feel us car guys, cannot even get close to the cars we like because people that know shit about cars and just think they are "cool" are on top of them or kids are jumping all over the interiors.



I hope when you go, you and your SO enjoy it and it isn't too crowded.



If you can, get some good pictures and post them up.



Go on a Wednesday right when it opens at 10am it's wide open cause I would walk the whole show when I used to work the auto show back in the day.

Ryan02Stang 01-13-2017 10:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Grabber (Post 3519820)
Even with free tickets, I refuse to go to the auto show. So many god damn people that act like tards and bump into you and crowd the fuck out of Mcormick place.

Try the first look for charity. Small crowd, many more cars are opened to sit in...and its open bar! Pricey, but fun.

Also, I've gone on a Friday night about 90 minutes before close and it wasn't bad.

Also, its really easy to apply for a media pass and go on media day. Just have to say you're a blogger. I agree with you, I cannot go when its packed...its miserable.

2QuikTA 01-13-2017 10:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Beast (Post 3519990)
Go on a Wednesday right when it opens at 10am it's wide open cause I would walk the whole show when I used to work the auto show back in the day.

You guys giving out tickets?

Ryan02Stang 01-18-2017 12:00 PM

Works every year...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...c358aa3eae.jpg

Mook 01-18-2017 12:00 PM

Hey CMC guys, are they on the show floor this year? Curious if they got invited back or whats going on with the clubs this year.

boost21 01-18-2017 12:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ryan02Stang (Post 3522811)

do explain! I have a nice camera setup and can fib that I am a photographer lol

Mook 01-18-2017 12:22 PM

Just sign up for a media pass. Hell, use TCG as the site. Done.

Bru 01-18-2017 12:23 PM

It's super easy. There's no media presence on day two, and little on day one, so they're lax about media credentials :rofl:

Bruce Jibboo 01-18-2017 12:24 PM

Signing up now then :rofl:

RICH17 01-18-2017 12:25 PM

Hmm I didn't get approved for mine

Ryan02Stang 01-18-2017 12:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by boost21 (Post 3522842)
do explain! I have a nice camera setup and can fib that I am a photographer lol

Yeah...I just say I'm a blogger and throw a random site in there.

http://www.chicagoautoshow.com/media...imary-contact/

VenomousDSG 01-18-2017 12:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mook (Post 3522812)
Hey CMC guys, are they on the show floor this year? Curious if they got invited back or whats going on with the clubs this year.

@LikeABauce302

boost21 01-18-2017 12:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ryan02Stang (Post 3522854)
Yeah...I just say I'm a blogger and throw a random site in there.

Media Credentials - Edit Primary Contact - Media | Chicago Auto Show 2016

Done! We will see what happens lol

boostedguy05 01-18-2017 12:41 PM

skipping this year as well. we will see how next year goes.

Primalzer 01-18-2017 01:40 PM

Will most likely skip the Chicago autoshow, since I'll be going to Detroit this weekend for the autoshow there

BlaqSnake 01-18-2017 01:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mook (Post 3522812)
Hey CMC guys, are they on the show floor this year? Curious if they got invited back or whats going on with the clubs this year.

No contact at all

Mook 01-18-2017 01:41 PM

Same

BlaqSnake 01-18-2017 01:43 PM

After last year's lack of enthusiasm for staffing the booth, I figured it was time for a break.


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