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Online Media Credentialing Opens for North American International Auto Show 2014


DETROIT--Nov. 6, 2013: The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that online media registration is open for Press Preview at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2014, Jan. 13-14, 2014, at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Credentials by Mail Journalists are encouraged to register online at and complete the form on the Media Access page. To receive a credential by mail, journalists must apply during the early registration period that ends Dec. 20, 2013. After Dec. 20, journalists may still register online, but will need to collect their credentials in person at Cobo Center prior to Press Preview. The registration deadline for media applications is Dec. 31, 2013; no applications will be accepted after this date.

Media credentials are required for entry to the NAIAS 2014 Press Preview and provided to qualified journalists only. To qualify, applicants must be working in print, broadcast or social-based/website media. All persons entering the show floor with credentials during Press Preview will be required to present additional identification (current driver's license or passport) for validation. NAIAS credentials are not transferable.

The Gallery NAIAS media credentials will also provide access to a special media preview of The Gallery, an exclusive event featuring a magnificent display of luxury and performance vehicles at MGM Grand Detroit on Sunday, Jan. 12, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Hospitality NAIAS also encourages journalists to begin making travel plans now. The NAIAS offers helpful hospitality information online at to aid in travel to the Detroit area, which continues to open new hotels, and renovate classics. The site features information about booking hotel rooms, as well as links to Delta Air Lines, maps of downtown parking lots, shuttles to the show, international travel information and a complete list of local attractions.

The World Stage NAIAS 2014 Chairman Bob Shuman says once again Detroit's "world stage" is ready for automakers to unveil their best.

"NAIAS continues to play a significant factor in automakers' global product launch strategies," says Shuman. "Detroit's leadership in worldwide product unveilings, and media attendance and coverage, simply makes NAIAS a must-attend event."

About the North American International Auto Show Celebrating its 26th 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. Administered by Executive Director Rod Alberts, the NAIAS is one of the largest media events in North America, and 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.

NAIAS 2014 Dates:

Press Preview: Mon-Tue, Jan. 13-14, 2014 Industry Preview: Wed-Thu, Jan. 15-16, 2014 Charity Preview: Fri, Jan. 17, 2014 Public Show: Sat-Sun, Jan. 18-26, 2014