January 31- February 9, 2025 / Washington DC, Convention Center


Public Policy Day

Known on the auto circuit as the official “Public Policy Show”, the 10-day Washington, D.C. Auto Show is preceded by an official gathering of automotive industry leaders, government officials, and media contacts to address the current state of the country’s essential automotive sector and its future initiatives. If you are interested in joining the days events including a Sneak Peek reception, please RSVP here.

Press Credentials

Credentials are provided to local, national, and regional qualified journalists. These credentials provide members of the press access to attend our public policy day, opening sneak peek, press conferences, and other special events held throughout the 10-day show. To qualify for a press credential, a person must be working in print, broadcast or web. 

Please complete the form below to obtain your press credential. If you have any further questions or other media inquiries, please contact Michaela Watkins.


Media Assets & Past Releases

Please click on the media assets button below to access show logos, photos, and recent press releases.



Show Press Room

A press room will be available at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for all qualified media professionals. The press room will be open each day of the show, starting at 9:00 am. 

All media will be required to produce a photo ID, and all bags and equipment will be subjected to inspection.