MIDLAND, Mich., Jan. 31, 2014 — Northwood University’s 51st Annual International Auto Show is set for the weekend of October 10, 11 and 12, 2014. The show is North America’s largest student-run outdoor new car auto show and is held on the Michigan Campus of Northwood University located at 4000 Whiting Drive in Midland. The theme for this year’s show is “Take the Wheel” focusing on connecting consumers to their vehicles.

The Auto Show is free of charge and open to the public. Show hours are Friday, October 10, from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, a Classic Car Show will be held on Sunday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Auto Show will offer a variety of displays and exhibits throughout the campus in addition to food, information and entertainment.

The General Chair for this year’s show is junior Kristin Hammond from Alma, Michigan. She and the 14-member executive board, in addition to over 600 other students, will be involved in creating the show which attracted approximately 60,000 visitors last year. It is held during Northwood University’s Homecoming weekend during the peak of the fall color season on the heavily wooded campus. This year’s show will feature well over 500 new cars, trucks, semis, recreational, specialty and promotional vehicles plus an extensive aftermarket exhibit.

For more information contact Michael Duffy, public relations chair, at 989.837.4823.

ABOUT NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.  

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