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Frequently Asked Questions

What is AutoMobility LA? Where did Press & Trade Days go?

The Los Angeles Auto Show Press & Trade Days and Connected Car Expo have MERGED to form AutoMobility LA, the new auto industry’s first true trade show. The four-day event includes the global vehicle debuts and reveals you’ve come to expect, along with an award-winning conference exploring the future of connected vehicle technologies, autonomous tech, and more. AutoMobility LA also features an auto-tech focused expo floor, with groundbreaking technologies and the companies that create them. Register now and join us November 14-17, 2016.

When and where can I register for AutoMobility LA onsite?

Registration for AutoMobility LA 2016 will be available onsite at the following times and locations:

Saturday, November 12

– By appointment at LA Convention Center Room 502 A

Sunday, November 13

– 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 502 A

Monday, November 14

– 8:00 am – 7:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 515 (Media Center)

– 8:00 am – 7:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 502 A

– 7:00 am – 9:00 pm at LA Convention Center West Hall Entrance

Tuesday, November 15

– 6:00 am – 6:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 515 (Media Center)

– 6:00 am – 6:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 502 A

– 6:00 am – 8:00 pm at LA Convention Center West Hall Entrance

Wednesday, November 16

– 6:00 am – 6:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 515 (Media Center)

– 6:00 am – 6:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 502 A

– 6:00 am – 6:00 pm at LA Convention Center West Hall Entrance

– 6:00 am – 5:00 pm at LA Convention Center South Hall Entrance

Thursday, November 17

– 7:00 am – 5:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 515 (Media Center)

– 7:00 am – 4:00 pm at LA Convention Center Room 502 A

– 7:00 am – 1:00 pm at LA Convention Center West Hall Entrance

– 7:00 am – 1:00 pm at LA Convention Center South Hall Entrance

What will I need to enter the show floor during AutoMobility LA?

To enter the show floor, you will be required to present your credentials along with additional identification (a valid driver’s license or passport) for validation. A wristband will be given for each validation.

Will I need to get a new wristband every day at AutoMobility LA?

No, your wristband is valid for all of AutoMobility LA. If you remove your wristband during AutoMobility LA, you will need to have the validation process repeated at registration.

Can I gain early access to the show floor?

All early entrance requests must be addressed with the show’s PR agency, JMPR Public Relations. All properly credentialed working exhibitors will have all-hours access to their booths.

Are children or guests allowed?

No person under 18 will be admitted. No guests will be admitted without an AutoMobility Standard or All-Access pass. Passes are available for purchase on our registration page.

Are production crews allowed to use the show as a location?

The ability to use the show floor as a location to either broadcast live or taped is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please email the show’s PR agency JMPR Public Relations to discuss specific needs.

Who qualifies for media credentials at AutoMobility LA?

Working print, broadcast or web journalists will qualify for media credentials. To apply, please click here.

Can others apply for AutoMobility LA credentials?

Yes. We welcome dealer principals and dealership general managers, public relations and advertising agencies, automobile designers, and individuals in the automotive industry. Additionally, professionals in the technology sector can also apply; including but not limited to developers, startups, and investors. All applications will be reviewed by show management and are subject to verification by the exhibitor being represented. To register, please click here.

If I can’t make it to AutoMobility LA, can I give my credential to a co-worker?

No, your credential is non-transferable. However, we encourage you to invite your coworker to register for AutoMobility LA here.

What if I lose my credential?

You can get a duplicate printed on-site at any registration desk. Please see the previous FAQ regarding registration locations and hours for more information.

How do I apply without a Member ID number?

Please click here to begin the online registration process without a Member ID number.

How will I receive my Member ID number?

Your Member ID number will be emailed to you when registration opens in early July. If you have not received this email or are experiencing any other issues with your Member ID number, please contact Experient Registration support.

Who receives Member ID numbers?

Individuals who have attended either LA Auto Show Press & Trade Days or Connected Car Expo in the past have received Member ID numbers. If you are experiencing difficulty locating or using your Member ID number, please contact Experient Registration customer support.

When can I use my credential?

You can use your credential during AutoMobility LA hours only, November 14-18. Credentials are not valid during public show days.

When will credentials be mailed out?

Credentials for individual registrants will not be mailed out in advance, and must be picked up on site at the LA Convention Center (pleaase see previous FAQs regarding locations and hours of AutoMobility LA registration desks). If you are a part of a manufacturer or exhibitor group, please contact your group manager for specific details regarding your AutoMobility LA credentials.

How do I register if I am with a design studio or manufacturer?

Each design studio and manufacturer has identified an individual responsible for credentialing all employees. Please check internally with your company. If you do not know who to contact, please contact Experient Registration support for the name of your internal contact.

When does online registration open?

Online registration is open now.

How can I register for AutoMobility LA?

How do TV crews gain access into the Show?

Please email AutoMobility LA & LA Auto Show’s PR agency JMPR Public Relations with answers to the following points:

· Planned dates and times of load in AND taping (live or taped)
· Type of equipment your crew plans to bring
· Special shots/interviews requested
· Anticipated airdate
· Anticipated viewership details of your show
· Any other production-related needs

How do I get into the Preview Party?

There is no Preview Party for 2016. We are planning other events during AutoMobility LA and LA Auto Show to benefit charitable organizations, please check back soon for further information.

What if I forget my Member ID number?

Please email Experient Registration support with your previous registration information.

You can retrieve your Member ID number online, using “Forgot your password?.” You must enter the email address we have on file.

How do I get in for Public Days?

Press credentials are not valid for public days. However, working journalists who need to access the show for a story can contact the show’s PR agency JMPR Public Relations for further assistance.