The Washington, D.C. Auto Show is less than one month from opening, so be sure to save the date in your calendars so as not to miss a variety of industry and dealer focused events featured this year.
First, you don’t want to miss Public Policy Day on Thursday, January 19, 2023. As the “public policy show” on the global auto show circuit, the Washington, D.C. Auto Show advances its 10-day consumer event with an exclusive look at the people and policies shaping the U.S. auto industry. The exclusive event, geared toward officials in government, industry and media, launch just prior to the show’s public opening and encompass special announcements, fireside chats, and panel discussions focusing on the current state of the country’s essential automotive sector and its future initiatives. To see the latest lineup or register to attend, visit the Public Policy Day webpage here.
Public Policy Day then concludes with the annual Sneak Peek Preview from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This three-hour preview will provide VIP guests a close look at the range of new makes, models, and technologies displayed around the exhibit space at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Be the first to see Toyota’s east coast reveal of the 2023 Prius Prime. Take a ride on Hyundai’s indoor test track. Explore the EV Pavilion featuring the latest electric models, ElectriCityBikes, and an EV hovercraft! An array of musical entertainment, along with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres stations are sure to make this an evening to remember.
Concurrent with the Sneak Peek, The WANADA Member reception at the 2023 Washington, DC Auto Show will also be held the evening of January 19. Sponsored by BG Crovato Products & Services and The Kirvan, Pierce, Sweeney Group, the WANADA Member Reception will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and registration details are available here.
Additionally, the annual WANADA Tag & Title seminar will be held on Tuesday, January 24 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. A motor vehicle agency focused seminar unique to our region, the Tag & Title seminar at the auto show features motor vehicle agency regulators from DC/DMV, Maryland/MVA and Virginia/DMV discussing the special tag and title issues facing Washington Area dealers. The seminar will focus, as always, on inter-jurisdictional coordination and administrative efforts. Full details and registration information is available here.
Finally, all WANADA members travelling to Dallas for the 2023 NADA Show are invited to attend the WANADA/MADA/VADA Reception on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The reception is being held at the Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens, located at 2728 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201 and is sponsored by Councillor, Buchanan & Mitchell, COX Automotive, Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC, Mahdavi, Bacon, Halfhill & Young, PLLC, Penny Design Group, Truist, TrueCar and Armatus.Download Bulletin PDF