Lots To See and Do On Family Day Weekend at the 2018 Canadian International Autoshow

The 2018 Canadian International AutoShow (Feb. 16-25) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is in full swing and there are many new and exciting feature attractions to take in this Family Day long weekend.

Lots To See and Do On Family Day Weekend at the 2018 Canadian International Autoshow

TORONTO, February 17, 2018 –  The 2018 Canadian International AutoShow (Feb. 16-25) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is in full swing and there are many new and exciting feature attractions to take in this Family Day long weekend.
 
The Automotive Intelligence Series (AIS), a new public education series kicked off yesterday with the ‘Future in Focus’ panel discussion featuring four of Canada’s top automotive executives:

  • Don Romano, President and CEO, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.

  • Joni Paiva, President, Nissan Canada Inc.

  • Ted Lancaster, Vice President & COO, Kia Canada Inc.

  • Brian Fulton, President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Canada

Moderated by Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), president Mark Richardson, the wide-ranging discussion covered several pressing industry-related topics including electrification, autonomous cars and the future of NAFTA. Click here for a short video from the discussion.

In addition to AIS, the show has several feature attractions to experience this weekend and on Family Day (Feb. 19) presented by Allstate. Among these exhibits are the 50th anniversary of Hot Wheels display, the 70 Years of Porsche exhibit and the Art & the Automobile.
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, a leading provider of home and automobile insurance, returns as a headline sponsor of the Canadian International AutoShow.

“We’re happy to be back at the Canadian International AutoShow,” says Marcelo Regen, Vice President, Allstate Brand, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. “We’re fortunate to have the opportunity to speak to show goers about the importance of driving without distractions, helping raise awareness of our goal to #ProtectPlay, in an effort to make our roads and neighbourhoods a safer place.” 

Now that the show is up and running, click here to see a time-lapse video of how the show came together.