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Promote Your Restaurant to 2020 Washington Auto Show Visitors | Jan. 24 - Feb. 2

January 6, 2020

The Washington Auto Show, a world class event designated as one of the nation's top five auto shows by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, returns January 24 - February 2, 2020 to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. With visitors expected in the hundreds of thousands eager to experience cutting-edge exhibits, the latest model cars and displays of historic vehicles (not to mention sure to need fuel before and after walking the show!), our partnership with Events DC allows us to offer you an exclusive complimentary marketing opportunity to easily reach this hungry audience.

´╗┐Thanks to Events DC, RAMW is able to promote any discounts and special offers from restaurant members directly to attendees in a targeted marketing campaign designed to drive traffic to your business!

What's In It for My Restaurant?
Register to be featured in this dining partner promotion and receive the following FREE marketing benefits:

  • PRINT AD in Washington City Paper published Thursday, January 23, 2020 – space is limited to first TEN dining partners
  • RESTAURANT DIRECTORY landing page on and featuring individual contact details, social media links + event specials/promos* – including top homepage feature link placement
  • SPONSORED 10-day social media ad campaign (Instagram & Facebook | 12k+ followers) driving traffic to restaurant directory landing page
  • CUSTOMIZED E-BLAST including landing page top feature link placement, participant logos + individual website links – distributed to 19k+ DMV opt-in foodie subscribers
  • FEATURED LISTING in printed dining guide available to Washington Auto Show attendees at the Convention Center information kiosk

What Do I Need To Do?

  • *PROMOS While not required to participate, consider offering event attendees exclusive deals – extended happy hour, event-themed promotions, etc. – when proof of event participation is provided (ie. tickets, conference badges and/or event passes), and submit details via the registration form
  • POST Launch a social media campaign to self-promote your restaurant as an "Washington Auto Show Dining Partner", plus welcome event attendees leading up to and throughout the show's duration by publishing your specials/promos
  • TAG @RAMWdc (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter) + include #EventsDCDiningPartner so your content can be tracked/re-posted on both RAMW's & Events DC's channels
  • HASHTAGS Utilize official event hashtags (see below) to help your published content organically reach more viewers browsing for event-related content

SOCIAL MEDIA // Handles & Hashtags

  • Events DC – @EventsDC (Instagram & Facebook); @TheEventsDC (Twitter)
    #EventsDCDiningPartner | #EventsDC | #WeMakeDCHappen
  • RAMW – @RAMWdc (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter)
  • Washington Auto Show – @washautoshow (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter)

Sign Up Today!


DEADLINE: Monday, January 20, 2020


This FREE marketing opportunity is made possible by Events DC. Questions? E: | P: 202.331.5990