Thursday, February 25 - Sunday, February 28



Media are welcome to join us for a sneak peek of the floor display on the morning of Thursday, February 25 and check out all cool new featured vehicles. We can coordinate for local dealers and product specialists to be available for interviews to answer all your automotive questions. Interviews will be scheduled by appointment. Please contact Leslie Fulford at Fleisher Communications Group for more details or to set up a time to cover the show.

Leslie Fulford, Fleisher
Communications Group
(614) 354-0720

A little snow doesn’t stop us! We’re still on for today, Dayton. Be careful out there, but we hope to see you here!

There’s plenty of chances to win great prizes at the Dayton Auto Show! This year we will be giving away Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speakers and iPad minis through our #DAStrivia challenge.


Start following us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. At the beginning of each day of the show we will be posting a photo with an automotive trivia question on each of our accounts with the hashtag #DAStrivia. Simply comment on Facebook or Instagram, or reply on Twitter, with your answer and you will be entered to win. At the end of each show day we will randomly draw one winner from the correct answers. You can read complete rules in the link below.


So brush up on your car knowledge and “like” or follow us so you don’t miss out on a chance to win some great prizes!


Click here for the official #DAStrivia rules.

Announcing the “Name That Car” Contest at the 2015 Dayton Auto Show! This is a chance for you to win a new 55″ LG LED HDTV!


All you have to do is make your guess on the identity of a cubed junkyard car. There will be an old crushed up junker on display in the lobby at the Auto Show. Take a good look and then enter your guess on the make, model, and year of the car. You will also guess the vehicle’s mileage at the time of compaction – this will be used as a tie breaker in the event that multiple entrants guess the correct make, model, and year. Entries must be submitted on the official entry form during show hours. For complete rules, click the link below.


The winner will be announced on Sunday, February 22nd after the closing of the show. Good luck!


 Click here to read the official rules.

February 4, 2015

Win a New Chevy Spark!

Chevy Spark

Courtesy of the Miami Valley Chevy Dealers


We are excited to be giving away a new car to one lucky winner at this year’s 2015 Dayton Auto Show! Thanks to the Miami Valley Chevy Dealers, someone will be going home with a brand new 2015 Chevy Spark 1LS.


Entries are being accepted until February 18th at any one of the 19 Miami Valley Chevy Dealers locations – you can find your nearest local dealership by visiting Four finalists will be drawn from the total entries at the dealerships.


Then we will also be accepting entries at the Dayton Auto Show from February 19th – February 22nd. We will draw one finalist each day of the Auto Show, for a total of four more finalists. All eight finalists will then come down to the Auto Show on Sunday, February 22nd for the final drawing which will take place in the Chevrolet display at 4:00 pm (must be present to win).


Click here to read the official rules. Good luck!

Organizers of the Dayton Auto Show are excited to announce that the show will return again in 2015 to the Dayton Convention Center from February 19 – 22, 2015.  We want our partner manufacturers and sponsors to know that we will continue to expand our interactive opportunities as well as grow our social media campaign and press opportunities for the 2015 model year.


Thank you, Dayton, for another great year!  See you in 2015!

There’s opportunities to go home with some great prizes courtesy of the Dayton Auto Show! Each day we will be posting a photo with an automotive-related question on our Facebook page, Twitter account, and Instagram. We will post it with the hashtag #DASchallenge to make it easy for you to find. All you have to do is comment on the photo (or tweet back on Twitter) with your answer to the day’s question for your chance to win! At the end of each day we’ll draw one lucky winner from those who answered correctly!


Thursday’s prize will be 2 tickets to the March 18th rounds at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in Dayton. Friday we will give away 2 tickets to the March 19th rounds of the tournament. Saturday’s winner will receive a new iPad Mini, and Sunday’s winner will get an iPad Air.
For the full contest rules, click here: #DASchallenge Official Rules 2014

Are you in need of a new ride? Well then you’re in luck! Thanks to the Dayton Area Ford Dealers and Time Warner Cable Media, we are excited to announce that we’re giving away a 2-year lease on a 2014 Ford Fusion SE at the Dayton Auto Show.


Simply enter at the show for your chance to win. We will draw 1 finalist at random at the end of each show day. At 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 23 the 4 finalists will come back down to the show and we will have a final drawing to announce the winner!


You can read the full contest rules by clicking here: 2014 Lease Giveaway Official Rules

We are excited to announce that the all-electric BMW i3 will be on display next week at the 2014 Dayton Auto Show!


The BMW i3 marks the start of a new chapter of mobility. One that’s defined by all-electric performance, efficiency and style. Where pure agility and impressive acceleration leave zero tail-pipe emissions. And where an electric vehicle finally performs like a BMW. Because it is one. With its sustainable design and its undeniable agility, this is an EV that’s bound to change the way you think about driving. Using extremely strong, yet lightweight Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic as its foundation, this vehicle is as innovative as the technology and renewable materials it contains. Some of its impressive stats include 0–60 mph in approximately 7 seconds, 170 hp and a maximum torque of 184 lb-ft, 80–100 miles per charge, and it is fully charged in approximately 3 hours.


The BMW i3 starts at $41,350 without destination and handling and before federal tax credit. Be sure to get down to the show next week to check out this for yourself!

The 2014 Dayton Auto Show will be rolling into town soon, showcasing the latest and greatest models.  Read the full press release here:  Press Release_Ohio Auto Shows 2014