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About Us

  • Blair Qualey
  • President and CEO
  • New Car Dealers Association of BC

President’s Message

Welcome to the 2015 Vancouver International Auto Show (VIAS), March 24-29, 2015, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Presented by the New Car Dealers Association of B.C. (NCDABC), the Auto Show is in its 95th year. The Show is the largest consumer show in Western Canada with over 85,000 guests expected to attend.

Our commitment to you and our consumers is to provide the best possible Auto Show experience ever. We’re listening to your feedback and that’s why for 2015, we have brought in new management to drive the Show towards a brighter future. In addition, the Show is growing by over 25% to include ballrooms, stunning views and the best entrance of any Show around the world! Not only are we committed to presenting a great Auto Show this year, we see a bright future ahead for the Show in Vancouver. By 2017, VIAS will be the first consumer event using both the East and West Buildings at the Vancouver Convention Centre, adding another 120,000 sq. ft.

Here at NCDABC, we are committed to ensure VIAS features as a stop on the international show circuit. I hope you will join us at the 2015 Vancouver International Auto Show and take advantage of the many special displays, including:

  • Car Culture, with interactive vignettes highlighting themed lifestyles;
  • Hollywood North with famous cars filmed in B.C. movies and TV shows;
  • Custom built and modified hot rods;
  • Electric Avenue, including a 100% electric Bigfoot monster truck;
  • the return of commercial vendors selling vehicle parts and accessories; and more…

To learn more about NCDABC, please visit:

Auto Show Overview

The Vancouver International Auto Show is Western Canada’s largest consumer shows, and one of Western North America’s premier automotive exhibition events. The Auto Show will be in its 95th year, presented by the New Car Dealers Association of BC ( For 2015 the event grows into the Ballrooms at the Vancouver Convention Centre and will now occupy over 20% more display space than in 2014. Look for displays in ‘Car Culture’, a focus on lifestyles and the cars that drive them.

About The New Car Dealers Association of BC

The New Car Dealers Association of BC represents more than 350 New Car Dealers throughout the province, who generate $12 Billion in economic activity, pump $1.9 Billion net GDP directly into BC’s economy, and employ directly and indirectly more than 36,000 high paying full-time positions across the province.
The Association speaks on behalf of British Columbia’s new car industry to the public, media, and government, and deals with the legal, environmental, and consumer issues relating primarily to new vehicle sales in British Columbia.
The New Car Dealers Association of BC provides services, products, consultants and benefit partnerships to its dealer members.