Northwood University 50th Annual International Auto Show Set for September 27-29

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The theme is Cruising Through the Golden Anniversary.

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University’s 50th Annual International Auto Show is set for the weekend of September 27, 28 and 29, 2013. The show, billed as North America’s largest student-run outdoor new car auto show, is held on the Michigan Campus of Northwood University located at 4000 Whiting Drive in Midland. The theme for this year’s show is “Cruising Through the Golden Anniversary.”

The Auto Show is free of charge and open to the public. Show hours are Friday, September 27, from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Auto Show will offer a variety of displays and exhibits on the Mall Walk in addition to food, vast information and entertainment. For more information, call the Auto Show office at 989.837.4823.

The General Chair for this year’s show is junior Adam LaFurgey from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He and the remainder of the 13-member executive board, as well as over 600 additional students, will be involved in creating the show which attracts an average of nearly 50,000 visitors each year. It is held during the peak of the fall color season on Northwood’s heavily wooded campus. This year’s show will feature over 500 new cars, trucks, semis, recreational, specialty and promotional vehicles plus an extensive aftermarket exhibit.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.