DETROIT (WWJ) – The North American International Auto show had a strong finish. Organizers say over 100,000 visitors showed up Sunday for the final day of the 2018 show, with a total attendance of 809,161 attendees.

That’s an increase of nearly 3,000 people from last year. This year’s show also had a larger economic impact the past year, of $480 million –the equivalent of two Super Bowls.

This year’s show introduced nearly 400 matchmaking sessions for start-ups and industry insiders, along with an automotive career expo, bringing job seekers and auto industry firms looking for help. There was a also a 40 percent increase in start-up companies taking part in the AutoMobili-D showcase.


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