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The Cincinnati Auto Expo will feature the latest cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers and hybrids available on the market. A must-attend event for media covering Cincinnati and the automotive industry, the Expo is Cincinnati’s best way to get a look at the newest in automotive innovation, design and performance.

For media credentials or access to the show outside of public hours, please contact Rich Walburg, rwalburg@gamedaypr.com, or Jackie Reau,  jreau@gamedaypr.com at Game Day Communications at (513) 929-4263. 

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2021 Cincinnati Auto Expo moving to May 5-9 in the Duke Energy Convention Center
December 1, 2020 – The Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Assn. (GCADA) is moving the 2021 Cincinnati Auto Expo from its originally scheduled mid-February dates to May 5-9 in the Duke Energy Convention Center.

“Following full consultation with manufacturers, our event committee, sponsors and exhibitors while closely weighing promising developments with emerging COVID-19 protocols and vaccines, we determined an additional 11 weeks will be significantly beneficial to creating the family-oriented entertainment experience Expo visitors are accustomed to enjoying year after year, “ GCADA Executive Vice President Charlie Howard said. “We especially thank the Duke Energy Convention Center team for its diligence and extend our congratulations on the venue becoming the first Ohio facility to achieve Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ Accreditation.

The 33rd Cincinnati Auto Expo will offer guests opportunities to experience and explore the latest models, features and technology created by favorite domestic and import manufacturers.

2020 Cincinnati Auto Expo to Feature New Automotive Models and Tech, Added Local Flair Feb. 5-9 
January 28, 2020 – Guests visiting the 2020 Cincinnati Auto Expo Feb. 5-9 in the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati will be able to explore and experience the lastest models and technonolgy from favorite manufacuturers along with traditional new favorite exhibits such as the Dream Machine Boulevard presented by General Electric Credit Union, Safe Travel Family Zone presented by the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Toyota Dealers featuring activites for children, the new TriState GMC Dealers Queen City Tailgate entertainment area, Off Road Divas Club, Recreations Oultet Pedal-Kart Track for kids as well as customs and classics from Concours d’ Elegance, Nuthouse Industries and Wings & Wheels Military Aviation Museum.

Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealerships Generated an Estimated $4.58 Billion in Sales Last Year
February 5, 2018 – Greater Cincinnati franchised new motor vehicle retailers accounted for nearly 160,000 new and used cars sold in the region in 2017, contributing $4.58 billion in retail sales and $234 million in sales tax generated into the local economy, according to a new study conducted by the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA).

The Cincinnati Auto Expo Celebrates 30 Years of Tire Kickin’ Fun February 7-11, 2018
January 5, 2018 – The 2018 Cincinnati Auto Expo presented by The Enquirer, from February 7-11 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, will celebrate 30 years of exhibiting the latest in the automotive world from the area’s top domestic and import manufacturers. This year, 31 auto manufacturers will be represented in showcasing their 2018 models.

Cincinnati Auto Expo: 2017 In Review
June 15, 2017 – The 2017 Cincinnati Auto Expo was the 29th to be held since the show was reestablished in 1988 by the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA). This year’s Expo was the first dealer production of the show, and featured a new decorator, new sponsors, an expanded marketing and PR budget and a variety of new attractions and exhibits to draw and entertain attendees.

Fact Sheet: 2017 Cincinnati Auto Expo presented by the Enquirer, Cincinnati.com set for February 8-12
February 2, 2017 – The 2017 Cincinnati Auto Expo presented by the Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, is slated for February 8-12 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Auto Expo is the area’s premier automotive industry event featuring the latest models of cars, trucks, SUVs, hybrids and crossover vehicles. Dealers from around the area will display their 2017 editions and will be available to answer any questions about the new vehicles.

Tickets on Sale Now for 2017 Cincinnati Auto Expo presented by the Enquirer, Cincinnati.com
December 1, 2016 – Just in time for holiday gift giving, tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Cincinnati Auto Expo presented by the Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, to be held February 8-12 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.