CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As auto show season swings into gear, the Chicago Auto Show debuts an all-new website boasting responsive design, rededicated focus on the show's 116-year history and an improved ticketing experience. The show will launch an accompanying smartphone app in January that is intended to enhance attendee experience and interaction with the nation's largest auto show.
The 2017 version of ChicagoAutoShow.com is now fully functional for all devices - desktop, tablet and mobile - allowing users the same experience whether they are at home or on the go. As well, the show's rich past is on full display in pictures and videos in the site's Show History. Finally, online and mobile ticketing are improved, allowing purchasers to share tickets with their mobile device. The show's website also includes innovative functionality that allows site visitors and app users to interact with exhibitors as if they were on the show floor. No auto show has ever offered this feature, and, in conjunction with the site's Vehicles on Display section and DriveChicago.com inventory solution, the Chicago Auto Show website is unmatched in customer-to-exhibitor interaction. The website's Vehicles on Display section adds real-time inventory from Chicagoland's new-car dealers, provided by DriveChicago.com. This allows site visitors to sort through more than 40,000 new cars directly on ChicagoAutoShow.com as they are browsing their favorite vehicles. Highlighting its extremely active social media channels, the show's website features Facebook and Twitter conversations site wide and boasts a live Instagram feed on its homepage. In addition, the site hosts a social media wall that's constantly updated with the latest conversations across all social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest.