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TORONTO, Ont. (February 26, 2017) — Five straight days of record-setting crowds to open the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow set the pace for one of the strongest shows in the 44-year history of Toronto’s automotive exposition.
More than 47,000 people came through the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on the final Saturday. Final attendance numbers will be available Monday, but it is certain that the 2017 AutoShow will eclipse the 320,000 people who attended in 2016.
“The Canadian International AutoShow has grown into a diverse event that is not only about the newest cars on the market, and future automotive trends.” says Jason Campbell, General Manager of the AutoShow. “It is truly a lifestyle show, the largest consumer show in Canada, exploring all facets of the automotive world past and present, with numerous hands-on activities and virtual reality exhibits this year.”
The 2017 Canadian International AutoShow was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) from February 17 to the 26th. The Canadian International AutoShow There were hundreds of gleaming vehicles in every shape and colour. Thousands of people as far as the eye can see, kicking tires and checking out the latest automotive technology. There were more than 1,000 cars and trucks from every major manufacturer in the country on display, as well as dozens of rare vehicles in feature exhibits, for exploring the AutoShow’s 650,000 square feet of space.