DETROIT, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and The Kroger Co. of Michigan are teaming up to provide complimentary auto show access to active military and veterans as part of Military Day at NAIAS on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Kroger Co. of Michigan is the Presenting Sponsor of this special day at the show, which runs from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
"It gives us great pleasure to partner with The Kroger Co. of Michigan in honoring the men and women who serve or have served our great country in the military," said 2017 NAIAS Chairman Sam Slaughter. "Military Day at NAIAS is a small, but heartfelt, way for us to salute these brave and selfless individuals."
The complimentary access is available to active military and veterans in uniform or with military ID. Military and veterans will also have the opportunity to purchase tickets for family members at a discounted rate of $9 each (a maximum of two family members). The special show access is available through Hall C of Cobo Center.
"We are proud to support our military as they support our freedom," said President of The Kroger Co. of Michigan Jayne Homco. "Through our support of USO, our veterans' hiring events and our employment of active military and veterans, we stand beside our military. We thank them for all they have done and continue to do for our country."
About the North American International Auto Show
Now in its 29th year as an international event, the NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to the automotive products, technologies, people and ideas that matter most – up close and in one place. Administered by executive director Rod Alberts, the NAIAS is one of the largest media events in North America, and the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from around the world. For more information, visit naias.com.
2017 NAIAS Dates:
The Gallery – Saturday, January 7, 2017
AutoMobili-D – Sunday-Thursday, January 8-12, 2017
Press Preview – Monday-Tuesday, January 9-10, 2017
Industry Preview – Wednesday-Thursday, January 11-12, 2017
Charity Preview – Friday, January 13, 2017
Public Show – Saturday-Sunday, January 14-22, 2017
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SOURCE North American International Auto Show