Januaryauto industry

Indianapolis Auto Show

Date: Dec. 26, 2018-Jan 1 2019

Location: 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Admission: Adults – $7 at the Door

Start the year off right with the Indy Auto Show! See the new Hyundai 2020 Palisade, 2020 Jeep Gladiator, and others in exhibits from a plethora of brands, including BMW, Ford, Chevrolet, Subaru, and Nissan.


Global Lightweight Vehicles Manufacturing Summit

Date: Feb. 19-20, 2019

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI, USA 48243

Admission: Standard – $1,899.00

2019 features the 6th edition of this summit and will host a top-level industry panel on harnessing digitalization of automotive manufacturing for greater production and profits. This OEM-driven convention will explore new tech used in EVs, along with other advancements in manufacturing techniques for lightweight vehicles.


Green Truck Summit and Fleet Technical Congress

Date: March 5-8, 2019

Location: JW Marriott Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Indiana)

Admission: Price varies based on membership and registration date

Why go to one car show when you can go to two? The Work Truck Show is North America’s largest work truck event, hosted by NTEA, the Associaton for the Work Truck Industry. This year, the Green Truck Summit will feature programs by fleet managers and industry specialists who will present insights into the transition to alternative fuels, electric infrastructure development, and much more. The accompanying Fleet Technical Congress should be equally enlightening, providing strategies for tackling the technology revolution and enhancing fleet methods.

Innovative Dealer Summit

Date: March 26-27, 2019

Location: 700 14th St., Denver, CO 80202

Admission: $445

The Innovative Dealer Summit is a leadership event for dealership owners, managers, sales leaders, advertisers, and other key automotive decision makers. Over the two-day event, attendees will learn the latest strategies relating to technology and the Internet. This will include SEO-SEM, social media marketing, lead generation and follow-up, and other important 21st century approaches. This will also be a great opportunity to network with some of the most accomplished automotive Internet marketing experts in the US.

Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR)

Date: March 26-27, 2019

Location: Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

Admission: Starting at $895

This event is organized in conjunction with the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA), Spring Business Meeting, and the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Spring Roundtable. CAR is an event where dealers, consignors, and auction companies, can network with over 500  other remarketing professionals, and access the latest in technology, industry standardization, wholesale market conditions, and other salient auto developments. Some things to look forward to at this year’s conference: five networking sessions, twenty-two education session, vehicle inspection technology, and legal tools for credit consumer financing.

Automotive Cybersecurityauto industry

Date: March 27-29

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Admission: From $549

Cybersecurity is of growing importance to the automotive industry. This event will host prestigious speakers sharing insights into the evolving vehicle cybersecurity landscape. Talks will examine how OEMs, Tier 1 Suppliers, Cloud Security companies, and others are approaching the industry’s needs. In focus at this year’s convention will be addressing key automotive cybersecurity essentials, like integrating safety measures throughout the supply chain.


SAE International’s WCX™ World Congress Experience 2019

Date: April 9-11

Location: Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center, One Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

Admission: Numerous price ranges available

Over 10,000 industry peers and leaders will come together to engage in hot-button topics regarding mobility technology, in sessions that will help attendees evolve their businesses. Collaborative roundtable discussions this year will include topics ranging from powertrain and propulsion systems to AI for automotive to consumer data privacy. Celebrate the spirit of innovation, exploration, and motion with three days of trade learning, networking, and inspiration.


Auto Insurance Report National Conferance

Date: May 5-7, 2019

Location: The Breakers Palm Beach, One South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480, US

Admission: $1799

If you want to understand what’s new in auto insurance, don’t skip the Auto Insurance Report National Conference, run by Risk Information. Past presentations have included topics like “Exactly How Do Drivers Respond to Accident Avoidance Systems?” and “Online Selling: Speed and Continuous Engagement are of the Essence.” Expect to acquire cutting-edge information regarding drivers and instantly applicable strategies.


Women In Automotive Conferenceauto industry

Date: June 23-25, 2019

Location: 1000 West Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Admission: $595

For those looking to network and grow their enterprise, the Women in Automotive Conference is the place to go. Women are a significant segment in the auto market, which makes empowering female leaders and team members in the industry is a solid investment. The conference is open to both genders and with over three hundred attendees each year, the event serves as a fantastic networking opportunity, in addition to being an inspiring educational experience.


Driving Sales Executive Summit

Date: Oct. 6-8, 2019

Location: 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158

Admission: $999 at the door

The Driving Sales Executive Summit gives dealership professionals a platform to improve their dealerships and advance their careers. Explore a myriad of timely topics, learn from leaders in the field and meet with like-minded peers. Arm yourself for today’s market over a three-day experience, and come away with tools to create exceptional managment procedures at your dealership.  

North American Commercial Vehicle Show/The Fleet Technology Showcase

Date: Oct. 28-31, 2019

Location: Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Admission: $109 if not invited by an exhibitor

At the North American Commercial Vehicle Show/The Fleet Technology Showcase, get together with prominent members of the trucking and fleet sectors. Discover new technology, discuss best practices and see the latest advancements and innovations from major brands before they’re released.


AutoMobility LA 2019auto industry

Date: Nov. 18-21, 2019

Location: 1201 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA

Spend four days in the US city with the largest auto market. AutoMobility LA looks to foster autonomy, connectivity, electrification and sharing the car industry. You’ll be introduced to professionals from a myriad of automotive fields, from manufacturers to investors, to dealers, to government officials. Join thought-provoking discussions, network, tour top brand exhibits and be present for breaking market reveals and announcements — an invaluable experience, particularly to those wishing to further efficient, environmentally conscious travel.


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