The 2008 Montréal International Auto Show: January's premier event in Montreal!



    MONTREAL, Nov. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Already in its 40th year, the Montréal
International Auto Show (MIAS), taking place from January 18 to the 27, 2008,
is almost upon us! The event, which consistently attracts hundreds of
thousands of passionate car enthusiasts every year, will once again be held at
the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

    Following a very successful path

    Last year's visitor's circuit was such a phenomenal success (over 77%
satisfaction rating!) that organizers have decided to repeat the experience
during this year's milestone 40th Edition. As a result, the now-famous
level 7, called 7th Heaven, home to all the Show's wonderfully exotic
automobiles, will remain an optional part of the circuit.

    Still Hot... 40 Years Later

    At the heart of the Show, visitors will find a host of special
attractions and events designed to both fascinate and amaze. Chief among them
is a segment entitled Still Hot... 40 Years Later, a brand new attraction
created specifically in honour of the Show's 40th Edition. The exhibit takes
visitors on a trip through time to admire some of the most famous automobiles
from 1968, along with their modern-day counterparts. Here's a peak at some of
the models on display, simply to whet your appetite: The Corvette, the
Charger... these are but a few of what awaits you during this fascinating trip
to yesteryear.

    MIAS blood drive: an annual tradition

    The Montréal International Auto Show's annual blood donor clinic,
organized in conjunction with Héma-Québec and CFCF-CTV, will take place this
year at the Grande-Place of Complexe Desjardins, from Monday, January 21 to
Friday, January 25, 2008. In exchange for their precious gift of life, each
donor will receive a free admission ticket to visit the 2008 MIAS.

    
    2008 blood drive schedule:
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    - Monday, January 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    - Tuesday, January 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (CFCF-CTV
      personalities in attendance throughout the day)
    - Wednesday, January 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    - Thursday, January 24 and Friday, January 25, from 1:15 p.m. to
      8:00 p.m.
    

    Those who wish to obtain more information on the 40th Edition of the
Montréal International Auto Show can do so by visiting the MIAS web site at
www.montrealautoshow.com.
    The Montréal International Auto Show, organized by the Montréal
Automobile Dealers Corporation (MADC), is presented by Desjardins General
Insurance, in collaboration with The Gazette.




For further information:

For further information: Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications,
Montréal International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571 extension 234,
s.leroy@ccam.qc.ca; Contact: Karine Gélinas, Project Manager/Communications,
Montréal International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571 extension 324,
k.gelinas@ccam.qc.ca

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