2019 Detroit Auto Show Dates Are Here

The event organizers released the dates for next year's auto event at the Cobo Center in Motor City.

Elaine Chao at the 2018 North American International Auto Show
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Next year's Detroit auto show has been scheduled for Jan. 14-Jan. 27, 2019, at the Cobo Center, organizers of the event said this week.

"Planning for 2019 is well underway and initial meetings with automakers and tech companies have hinted at some big product news earmarked for Detroit in the upcoming year," 2019 North American International Auto Show Chairman Bill Golling said in a statement.

* The two-day press preview will begin Jan. 14, 2019.

* The two-day industry preview starts Jan. 16, 2019.

* The charity preview takes place Jan. 18, 2019.

* The public show kicks off Jan. 19, 2019, and continues through Jan. 27, 2019, which includes the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 21, 2019.

More than 5,000 journalists from 60 different companies reported on more than 50 vehicles which made their debut at the 2018 show, organizers said.

In addition, 809,161 tickets were sold to the public for the most recent show in Detroit, bringing an estimated $480 million to the regional economy, organizers estimated.