Sunday, 4 November, 2007 11:42 AM
2008 North American International
Auto Show Charity Preview Tickets On Sale Now
-- Tickets for the 2008 North American
International Auto Show's (NAIAS) black-tie Charity Preview gala
The NAIAS 2008 Charity
Preview will take place Friday, Jan. 18, at Cobo
Center in Detroit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets for the event are
each, of which $390 is directly tax-deductible. For more information
the NAIAS 2008 Charity Preview or to purchase tickets, visit
or call (888) 838-7500.
is Detroit's night to shine. Every year the event
brings out the very best of our region as thousands of
fabulously-attired partygoers from all over the globe converge inside
Cobo Center to bask in the limelight," said Carl Galeana, senior
co-chairman for the NAIAS 2008. "This year's Charity Preview
be extra special as the NAIAS prepares for some incredible surprises."
Each year, the Charity
Preview and the NAIAS host many local, national
and worldwide celebrities. Although the show has not fully confirmed
of its plans just yet, in the past R&B Singer Kelis; legendary
Master Flex; veteran artists Hall & Oates; Celine Dion, Comedians
Harvey and Tommy Davidson; Kevin Bacon; Kid Rock; Jay Leno; Veronica
Webb; Tony Danza; Jeff Daniels; The Apprentice star Omarosa; and
Rachel Ray; have attended the black tie event. Be sure to check
frequently at www.naias.com
for updates on celebrities, entertainment
The 2007 Charity Preview
raised $6 million for children's charities.
Since its inception in 1976, Charity Preview has raised more than
million for children's charities in metro Detroit, nearly $40 million
which was raised in the last six years alone. The purchase of a
Charity Preview ticket provides medical treatment, clothing and
services for local kids in need.
Beneficiaries of the
2008 Charity Preview include: Barat Child and
Family Services; Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan;
Hope-Girls Hope of Detroit; The Children's Center; Children's Homes
Judson Center; Children's Hospital of Michigan; Children's Services
Northeast Guidance Center Assistance League; the DADA Charitable
Foundation Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast
Michigan; The Detroit Institute for Children; Easter Seals - Michigan;
March of Dimes; and ThinkDetroit PAL.
NAIAS 2008 Official
Press Preview will be
held Sunday, Jan. 13 through Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Industry Preview will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16 and Thursday,
17. The annual black-tie Charity Preview will be held Friday evening,
Jan. 18. Public Days will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 through Sunday,
Entering its 20th year
as an international event, the North American
International Auto Show is among the most prestigious auto shows
world and is one of the largest media events in North America. The
NAIAS is 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. The
Web site can be accessed at www.naias.com.
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