The Washington Auto Show is postponing the spring event because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, show organizers said Thursday.
The event was set to run March 26 through April 4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital. Show organizers in August moved the 2021 show from its original dates — Jan. 29 through Feb. 7 — because of the COVID-19 crisis.
“Nothing is more important to us than the safety and health of our loyal attendees, our participating exhibitors and all those who work so hard to make the show a success every year,” show CEO John O’Donnell said in a statement.
“With that in mind, we are doing everything we can to host a show in 2021 that meets the high standards our visitors are used to, while ensuring that our region stays safe and finally defeats this terrible pandemic,” he said.
Organizers said they’re working with D.C. officials and the convention center to explore dates later in the spring to host the event.
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