Statements and News Releases

July 18, 2022 – Vancouver Auto Show Announces New Show Manager

The New Car Dealers Association of BC, owners of the Vancouver International Auto show, are pleased to announce the appointment of new Show Manager, Eric Nicholl.

“Eric brings a wealth of experience from across the trade and consumer show sector in Canada and new and innovative ideas will create even more excitement as we plan for next year’s event,” says 2023 Auto Show Chair James Carter. “We are thrilled he has joined our team and know that his perspective will be a great benefit to both exhibitors and attendees who are excited for the return of the Vancouver Auto Show after a three-year hiatus due to COVID.”

Read the Statement here.

December 16, 2021 – Auto Show Cancelled for 2022

For the past several months we have been working diligently with our partners and major auto manufacturers to plan a return of Western Canada’s best attended consumer exhibition event in March of 2022 at the beautiful Vancouver Convention Centre.

Automotive enthusiasts from across the province have been eager for a return of the Vancouver Auto Show, however our top priority continues to be the safety of the public, our dealer members and their staff.

The constraints on the industry and the realities of the continuing pandemic in Canada have forced us to make the disappointing decision to postpone the 2022 Show until 2023.

Read the full release here.

Statement – Updated November 20, 2020

Organizers of the Vancouver International Auto Show have been exploring options for a 2021 Auto Show and today ruled out the potential for a March in-person or virtual event.

Over the last several months, collaborative discussions have taken place involving all of Canada’s auto show officials – but it became apparent the viability of a virtual format was not yet possible. View the Statement here.


News Release – March 19, 2020

Please be advised that due to the current situation to do with COVID-19, the 100th Anniversary Auto Show has been postponed.  No future dates have been announced.  View the press release here.

Tickets: Purchased tickets are being refunded. You will receive an email with instructions to obtain your refund. If you have not received this email by March 27th, please check your spam folder, and if it is not there, please contact [email protected]

We apologize for any inconvenience and we look forward to celebrating the 100th Anniversary with everyone in the future.