The public is welcome to stop into the Elmhurst Fifth Third banking center—or any Fifth Third Bank in Illinois and Northern Indiana—and pick up discount coupons to the Chicago Auto Show. To find a banking center near you visit our branch locator at www.53.com.
The Chicago Auto Show will be held Feb. 9-18 at McCormick Place, on Lake Shore Drive at 23rd St. in Chicago. (Navigation system users will want to use the following street address: 2301 South Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60616.)
General admission is $12 for adults (ages 13 - 61), $6 for children (ages 7 - 12) and $6 for senior citizens (ages 62 and up). Any child 6 years or younger may enter the show free of charge when they accompany a paying adult. Advanced ticket sales are available online at www.drivechicago.com.
In addition to serving as an official weekday discount ticket repository, Fifth Third Bank will host an exciting interactive display at the Chicago Auto Show where the public can enjoy racing simulators, see the bank's #17 NASCAR Ford Fusion, and talk to bankers about all things related to auto financing.
"The Chicago Auto Show is an iconic institution that is well known and regarded throughout the world," said Robert A. Sullivan, president and CEO, Fifth Third Bank (Chicago). "We are delighted to join forces with this wonderful organization and enjoy the opportunity of meeting the tens of thousands of visitors that the show will draw daily."
As the nation's largest, the Chicago Auto Show spans more than 1 million square feet of contiguous one-floor space, displays multiple world and North American introductions and showcases a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars, trucks, sport-utility vehicles, minivans and concept cars. In all, nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display including hundreds of interactive, aftermarket, accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles, antique and collector cars.
"We're thrilled to embark on what we hope is the start of a long-term partnership with Fifth Third Bank," said Michael Ettleson, Chicago Auto Show chairman. "The Chicago Auto Show is constantly striving to bring value to our attendees, and now, show-goers will be able to approach Fifth Third representatives on-site with their financing questions."
For more information about the Chicago Auto Show, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com.