2019 Washington Auto Show


     Walter E. Washington Convention Center
     Washington, DC

     Hargrove's Advance Order Deadline:
     Wednesday, March 4 -- carpet orders
     Thursday, March 14 -- all other orders, hanging sign forms

Important Dates & Information

Each Accessory Booth (10' x 10') booth includes the following standard equipment:

8’ High Draped Backwall – Colors:                    Blue & White
3’ High Draped Siderails – Color:                      Blue
1 – 7” x 44” Identification Sign with Company Name & Booth Number

Advance shipping begins Thursday, February 21 at 10:00 AM and ends Tuesday, March 26 at 4:00 PM.

Advance shipping address:
(Your Company Name & Booth Number)
Washington Auto Show
c/o Hargrove
YRC Washington
7600 Preston Drive
Landover (Hyattsville), MD  20785

Advance Warehouse Receiving Hours: Monday thru Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Print Advance Shipping Labels
Print Floor Covering/Carpeting Shipping Labels
Print Hanging Sign Shipping Labels
Request a Shipping Quote

Direct shipments will be accepted according to the Installation / Move-In Schedules

NOTE – VEHICLE EXHIBITORS:  Shipments that do not adhere to the Installation / Move-In Schedules will be considered Off-Target and subject to the applicable surcharge(s).  Please provide all drivers with the targeted schedules for your booth as well as the Marshaling Yard directions/map* There is a new Marshaling Yard location for 2019. *


Direct shipping address:
(Your Company Name & Booth Number)
Washington Auto Show
c/o Hargrove
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Print Direct Shipping Labels
Request a Shipping Quote

  • See the detailed Installation / Move-In Schedules
  • See Hargrove’s Material Handling Estimate and Labor forms for straight-time, overtime and double-time days and hours.
  • All exhibits must be show-ready by 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 3.  However, vehicles will continue to be spotted until 11:59 PM.

    Vehicle Exhibitors:
    Thursday, March 28 thru Tuesday, April 2                  per the Installation / Move-In Schedules
    Wednesday, April 3                                                      see Vehicle Move-In Schedules

    Accessory Exhibitors:
    Monday, April 1                                                           10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Tuesday, April 2                                                           8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Wednesday, April 3                                                      8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday, April 4: Public Policy/Press Day & Sneak Peek (see Show Management’s ‘Exhibitor Information Kit’)

Friday, April 5                                                               Noon to 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 6                                                           10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, April 7                                                             10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Monday, April 8 thru Thursday, April 11                     Noon to 9:00 PM
Friday, April 12                                                             Noon to 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 13                                                         10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, April 14                                                           10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Vehicle Move-Out:                                                                  Sunday, April 14 - 6:00 PM to Midnight
Pre-Approved Expedited Empty Return Service:                    Sunday, April 14 - 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Dismantling & Move-Out:                                                       Monday, April 15 at 6:00 AM
                                                                                                  Monday, April 15 at 6:00 PM
Outside Carrier Check-In:                                                        Monday, April 15 at 4:00 PM
Material Handling Agreement to Hargrove Service Center:    Monday, April 16 at 6:00 PM
Final Clean-Up/Move-Out Ends:                                              Monday, April 15 at 11:59 PM

Additional Links

Access to official vendors' order forms (Hargrove and Additional Vendors) and Hargrove's online ordering: