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Hear Directly from These Automakers at CAR MBS

Michigan Business Network
May 30, 2022 10:00 AM


As the global automotive industry continues to evolve, it is more imperative than ever to facilitate collaboration and communication among stakeholders. CAR MBS provides an exceptional forum to hear directly from the automakers and other industry thought-leaders as they bring their expertise and perspectives on critical issues facing the industry.Don’t miss your chance to hear from these automakers at the leading automotive conference of the summer:

August 2022
Olabisi BoyleVice President, Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America Reinhard FischerSenior Vice President, Volkswagen Group of America Timothy GreweDirector, Electrification Strategy, General Motors Lottie HollandHead of Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement, Stellantis Ehsan Moradi PariLead Scientist, Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.Spencer ReederDirector of Government Affairs & Sustainability, Audi of AmericaNick SitarskiVP, Integrated Vehicle Systems Division, Toyota Motor North America R&D Inga Von SeelenSenior Vice President, Purchasing, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Shaun WestbrookPrincipal HMI Lead, Management, Honda R&D Americas, Inc. Robert YoungGroup Vice President, Purchasing Supplier Development, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Connect with Center for Automotive Research's audience a step further and get ahead of the competition at CAR MBS.

Your competition will surely be attending the leading automotive conference of the summer; will you? With CAR MBS a little over three months away, we want to make sure you don't miss the chance to get your organization in front of our audience of top decision-makers.At this year's MBS, we expect nearly 800 in-person attendees, 200 virtual attendees, more than 400 companies, and over 60 high-level speakers; this presents an exceptional opportunity to grow your brand's footprint in the auto/mobility industry. As outlined below, we've added some exciting new sponsorship packages and more visibility for our exhibitors this year. Sponsorships are going fast; don't wait! Let us find the right opportunity for you and your organization today.

Download Sponsorship and Exhibitor Packages

New Sponsorship Packages for 2022

Foursome Sponsorship for Golf OutingTake advantage of the networking opportunity with a foursome at the outing. You can invite attendees throughout the week, or request specific individuals be put in your group from the roster.
RoundtablesHave a topic that you would like to discuss with a small group of interested attendees? Work with CAR to develop a topical roundtable, and put your brand in front of a high-level audience on a critical topic facing the industry.
Game Room NetworkingHost a unique networking experience at The Den in the Grand Traverse Resort. Activities include axe throwing, bowling, virtual reality, an escape room, and much more. With a bar, and food also available, take advantage of the most fun networking of the week.

Welcome Reception to be Hosted in the Exhibit Hall

Located right outside the main conference rooms, these exhibit booth spaces offer a great way to network with attendees. The welcome reception will be hosted in the exhibit hall for maximum engagement with the attendees. Plus, with more time for breaks, this year will be one of the best for exhibitors looking to engage with automotive industry leaders.

CAR Affiliates save 20% on Sponsorships

Don't forget - members of the CAR Affiliates Program save 20% on all sponsorship and exhibitor packages.


For all questions on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, contact:Shaun Whitehouse  |  swhitehouse@cargroup.org


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At CAR MBS, there are more than...

800+ attendees                 400+ companies
60+ high-level speakers

Industries represented at CAR MBS include...

- Auto Suppliers (32%)
- Tech Company (11%)
- Research Org/Consultant (10%)
- Gov/Econ Development (9%)
- OEM (8%)
- Media (8%)
- Academic (8%)
- Services (7%)
- Non-Profit/Association (5%)
- Other (2%)
More than 60 media outlets have attended and covered CAR MBS over the years, including… 
Associated Press  |  Autoline  |  Automotive News  |  Bloomberg  |  Crain’s Detroit  |  Detroit Free Press  |  Forbes  |  MarketWatch   Plastics News  |  Reuters  |  The Detroit News   Wall Street Journal  |  WardsAuto   WWJ

CAR MBS across the globe in 2021:

1,120+ media articles    3.1B+ media reach
700+ social media posts using #CARMBS
1.4M+ social media impressions
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Take advantage of these numbers and promote your organization.

Valuable sponsorship and exhibitor packages for CAR MBS are still available. Contact Shaun Whitehouse today to find the right opportunity for your organization.

Shaun Whitehouse  |  swhitehouse@cargroup.org 

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