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February 8-16, 2020

Welcome, Exhibitor!

Welcome, Exhibitor!

The 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show is scheduled for February 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Media Preview and Black Tie Tailgate will take place Friday, February 1.

This page contains information that is vital to the successful planning of your exhibit. Please be sure to review and download all applicable information below.

Mike Gempp
Auto Show Director

Kelsey Baker
Auto Show Manager

Andrea Simpson
Auto Show PR Director

Phone: 610-279-5229
Fax: 610-279-5240

Mailing Address:
Philadelphia Auto Show
3311 Swede Road, Suite A
East Norriton, PA 19401

The Official Floor Plan for the 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show is available to download in two different formats: PDF or DWG. Please download the format that works best for your planning needs.

If you have any questions or problems with the floor plan, please contact Mike Gempp at 610-279-5229 or

Initial Release date: October 17, 2018
Updated: January 8, 2019

Thoroughly reviewing the Show Management Exhibitor Manual and Hargrove (General Contractor) Service Manual is vital to the successful planning of your display. Please take special note of advanced ordering deadlines to ensure you are paying the lowest possible rates on all orders and services!

Please click a link to view and download the PDF forms needed to order show site-related services from the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Be sure to use only these forms when ordering your service, or follow the instructions for ordering online!


All services have an advanced ordering rate that is much lower than the standard show rate. Save yourself and your clients money – be sure to order all electrical and other services prior to January 11!

Exhibitors must pre-register all persons scheduled to work the Philadelphia Auto Show. Please download, complete and return the Credential Request Form to Kelsey Baker at Credentials will be available for onsite pickup in the Show Office beginning on Monday, January 28.

Each year, the Philadelphia Auto Show contracts with Analytic Business Services and Dr. Richard Waterman, Practice Professor of Statistics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania to conduct exit interviews of randomly selected Auto Show attendees. The survey tracks trends in attendee demographics, satisfaction, and purchasing habits. Questions can be cross-tabulated and results can be viewed for a single year or multiple years, as data is available going back to the 2000 Philadelphia Auto Show.

The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is the official headquarters hotel of the 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show. The Exhibitor rate is $154/night (+tax). Please call (800) 228-9290 or (215) 625-2900 to reserve your room(s). Reservations must be made by January 18 to receive this rate.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown | 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19107


February 8-16, 2020