2019 Georgian Auto Show

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2019 Georgian College Auto Show
May 31 to June 2
Barrie Campus

Acura Canada corporate logo
Alfa Romeo corporate logo
BMW Canada corporate logo
Buick Logo
Chev Logo
FCA North America corporate logo
Ford Canada corporate logo
GMC Official Logo
Honda Canada corporate logo
Hyundai Canada corporate logo
Empower the drive
Lexus Canada corporate logo
Lincoln Canada corporate logo
Mazda Canada corporate logo
Mercedes Benz Canada corporate logo
Mitsubishi Canada corporate logo
Nissan Canada corporate logo
Porsche Canada corporate logo
Subaru Canada corporate logo
Toyota Canada corporate logo
Volkswagen Canada corporate logo

For Exhibitor opportunities, please submit your request here before April 30, 2019.

Fun for the whole family, admission is free for kids 12 and under. Parking is free, too !

Tickets will be sold $7 at the gate.

Why not skip the line and save $2 online?

Purchase your ticket online and save automatically $2. Just print your ticket, and you’re all set!

Sound good? Click here to get your tickets now!

* Please note that Friday May 31 no advanced tickets will be needed.
Pay what you can at the gate and all proceeds will be donated to charity



This year’s event is focused on the passion that built and still builds the automotive industry:

Passion created the automobile.
Passion is what made the automotive industry what we know today.
Still today, passion drives us all.
We are #IgnitedByPassion, and we believe that passion is inherent in everything we do.

As future leaders of the automotive industry, we want to share our sincere appreciation for the automobile and aim to ignite a passion within our visitors.

Join us from May 31 to June 2 to share your passion for anything automobile and learn about what makes the automotive industry so exciting.

2019 Georgian College Auto Show Student Directors


Student Director,
Student Experience


Gabriel Basque

  • Born and raised in Saint-Basile-le-Grand
  • 4th year of the ABSC degree program
  • Completed the Automotive Business Diploma
  • Past College Diploma in Business Management
  • Extensive participation in the Georgian College Auto Show:
    Ambassador (Mitsubishi, Volkswagen); Captain (Volkswagen)

Student Director,
Marketing & Media Relations

Camille Berube

Camille Bérubé

  • Born and raised in Québec City, Québec
  • Bilingual (French & English)
  • 4th year ABSC Degree Student
  • Ambassador, Team Nissan, 2017 Georgian Auto Show
  • Co-Captain, Team Porsche, 2018 Georgian Auto Show
  • Automotive Experience in both corporate and retail sectors
  • Strong advocate of women’s role in the industry
  • Passionate, Devoted and Driven.
  • Networking Skills, Keen interest for marketing and branding

Student Director,
Site Management & Logistics


Jessica Cowan

  • Raised in Keswick, Ontario
  • Second year ABSC Diploma Student
  • Past ambassador for Alfa Romeo at the 2018 Auto Show
  • Proud advocate for women’s advancement in the automotive industry

Student Director,
Customer Experience


Alissa Abramova

  • Lived in Barrie for 15+ years
  • 3rd Year ABSC Degree student
  • Co-Captain, Team Subaru, 2018 Georgian CollegeAuto Show
  • Not only passionate about the automotive industry but also the program and all of the opportunities that the students are exposed to.

Student Director,
Sponsorship & Performance

Ajay Kanwar

Ajay Kanwar

  • Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 4th year ABSC Degree student
  • Awarded Co-Captain of The Year, Team FCA, 2017 Georgian College Auto Show
  • Captain, Team Nissan, 2018 Georgian College Auto Show
  • Over 6 years of experience in the Automotive Industry

Canine performance

A dog catching a frisbee.

Professionally trained dogs from Red Barn Event Centre will put on a show by leaping over obstacles, blazing through slalom poles, performing scent detections and proving their athletics.

Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Yamaha Mini Bikes

Two children riding mini bikes

Kids aged 6-12 can ride the latest Yamaha TT-R off-road motorcycle, with certified instruction and motorcycle gear. Minimum donation of $5 with proceeds going to Youth Haven. Note: children must be able to ride a two-wheeled bicycle and be accompanied by a parent.

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday

Batman and his Batmobile

Batman and Batmobile at the Georgian College Auto Show

Meet Batman and get a picture with the superhero and his batmobile!

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday

Pfaff Test Track

Pfaff Drifting Track

Porsche driving at the 2011 auto show

Take an exciting off-road experience on an escorted test drive on the auto track. Minimum donation of $5 with proceeds going to Youth Haven to support youth experiencing homelessness.

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Live auction

The live auction is a very sought-after event part of the Georgian College Auto Show.
Visit the “Live Auction” tab to see examples of auction items that will be available this year!

  • Manufacturer Merchandise (Branded Jackets, Hats, Clothing)
  • Sports Tickets
  • Golf Green Fees
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Gift Certificates
  • Weekend Getaways

All proceeds go toward awards and scholarships for students.

Saturday 1:00 p.m. 

Bentley the Bulldog


Have you ever met a Bulldog who can skate and drive, too?
Meet Bentley the Bulldog! Bentley will be driving and sharing his passion for cars all weekend!

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday

… and many more to come!

Plenty of attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy. With an expanded Kid Zone, little ones are guaranteed to have a blast!

Bouncy Castles


Batman and his Batmobile

Batman and the Batmobile at the Georgian College Auto Show

Face Painting


Lego Display


Yamaha Mini Bikes



Peak Powersports

st onge

St-Onge Recreation Barrie


Vendor Village

Allandale Technologies
Alumni Association
Bentley The Bulldog
Continental Currency Exchange
Georgian Detailing
IQ Pro Detailing
Juvenileway (Friday only)
Pride Marine Group
RBC Insurance
Slip Club (Saturday only)
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Fun Field and KidsZone

Barrie Police Service
Canadian Armed Forces – CFB Borden Carnival carts
Children’s inflatable
Ice cream truck
KITT car
LEGO cars display
Race Lab
Red Barn Event Centre
Smart Adventures – Yamaha mini bikes

For exhibitor inquiries, please submit your request here.
Please note that if you wish to be included and advertised in the 2019 Georgian College Auto Show Program Guide, your request must be submitted prior to April 15.

Snapshot of Auction Items

Audi R8 Spyder 6V Battery Ride-on Vehicle

This Audi R8 is perfect for the young car enthusiasts!

WaySpa E-Certificate

WaySpa e-certificates offer the unique Spa experience at over 2,000 participating spas across the country!

Garmin Forerunner Smartwatch

This watch is perfect for the outdoor runner

Samsonite Twill Collection 2-piece Hardside Luggage Set

Planning a trip? This Samsonite luggage set is durable and is perfect for air travel!

… and more coming soon!

Pictures retrieved from Costco.ca

The 2019 Georgian Auto Show is a show for the whole family…
Join us in our dog-friendly event !

The 2019 Georgian College Auto Show would not be possible without the support from the following sponsors.  Thank you all sincerely for your incredible support.

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors


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