The 2013 Los Angeles International Auto Show is already shaping up to be a big deal, with at least nine world debuts from some of the biggest names in the industry. Now, Autoblog has intercepted a memo that's going to be sent out to automakers this week explaining that LA will be even bigger this year because it is adding a third day of media festivities.

Called the Connected Car Expo, the additional day will focus on the industry's burgeoning "connected car space." Currently, Verizon, Sprint, OnStar and Qualcomm represent the big-name exhibitors, although we expect that list to add more than a few mainstream automakers.

The Connected Car Expo is scheduled for November 19, and will be the first official press day of the 2013 LA show. It should be noted that while the CCE will be held in the LA Convention Center, it'll be limited to one hall and that the media – that'd be us – won't have access to the main show floor that day. A whole day dedicated to the future of automobile technology sounds like a great idea to us, though, and we're anxious to check it out firsthand.

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