Northwood University’s International Auto Show Set for Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2


MIDLAND, MI, Jan. 21, 2011 – Northwood University’s 48th Annual International Auto Show is set for the weekend of September 30, October 1 and 2. The show, billed as North America’s largest outdoor new car show, is held on the Michigan Campus of Northwood University located at 4000 Whiting Drive in Midland. This year’s theme is “The Road to Innovation.”

The Auto Show is free and open to the public. Show hours are Friday, September 30, from noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many exhibits will line the Mall Walk and offer a variety of food, information and entertainment. For more information call 989.837.4823.

General Chair of this year’s show is junior Joshua Struck from Oakley, Michigan. He and his 14-member executive board and several hundred students will be involved in creating the show which attracts approximately 50,000 visitors each year. It is held during the peak fall color season on Northwood’s heavily wooded campus and expects to feature 500 new domestic and imported cars, trucks, recreational vehicles, vans, experimental and specialty 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 full-time, evening and industry specific master’s degree programs for entrepreneurs and executives in Michigan, Texas, Florida and Switzerland. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise in Midland, Michigan, specializes in creative thinking and innovation development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Northwood University also operates the Margaret Chase Smith Library in Maine.