Getting Credentials

2022 Pre-Approved Media Outlets Only


Media Day - September 14, 2022

Media credentials are provided to qualified journalists so they may attend scheduled press conferences and events Wednesday, Sept. 14 and Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at the Detroit Auto Show. To qualify for media credentials, a person must be a working print, broadcast or website journalist.

If you have any questions or require media-related 2022 Detroit Auto Show information, including log-in IDs for pre-approved registrants, please contact the Detroit Auto Show Media Department at 248.283.5125 or

IMPORTANT: All persons entering the show floor with a credential will be required to present additional identification (a valid driver’s license or passport) for validation.

2022 Detroit Auto Show credentials are not transferrable. If Detroit Auto Show management becomes aware of any credential(s) being transferred to unauthorized individual(s), Detroit Auto Show management reserves the right to confiscate the credential(s) and remove such person(s) from the show.

**** Credentials for working media for the Charity Preview event cannot be requested online. All requests must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2022. Please submit your written request to Lisa Gill at MBE Group,

PLEASE NOTE: There are no reprints for lost or stolen Charity Preview credentials. Those entering the show floor with a Charity Preview credential must go through the Hall C Entrance doors and present valid identification (valid driver’s license or passport) at the time of entrance.

Important Dates

August 15, 2022

Mailing deadline for credentials. To have credentials mailed (for addresses within the U.S. only), requests must be submitted by this date.  Any credential request received after August 15 will be available for pick-up at Huntington Place beginning September 6.

Qualified and credential-approved journalists from outside the U.S. may pick-up their credentials at Huntington Place beginning September 6.

August 31, 2022

Registration deadline for media application.  No applications will be accepted after this date.

September 6, 2022

Media Credentials Office opens at Huntington Place, located at the Hall C entrance inside Huntington Place.

Media Credential Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

Extended Hours

  • September 12 – 13: 9 am – 5 pm
  • September 14: 7 am – 5 pm
  • September 15: 8 am – 5 pm
  • September 16: Closed
  • September 17 – 25: 9 am – 5 pm