Who Qualifies as a VIP?

Do you work for an OEM? Do you have a high-level title? You may qualify as an AutoTech: Detroit VIP!

Title must include: Director, Vice President, President, C-Level
Some exceptions made for ‘Head of’ (must be department lead and have budgetary responsibility)

Attend Free & Premium Sessions Delivering the Latest Intelligence Across Automotive Tech

Explore an Active Expo Floor and Visit Exhibitions

Take Advantage of our VIP Lounge and Converse with Speakers and Sponsors

Network with Technology Providers and the Full Automotive Pipeline

Opportunity to be Featured in our NEW AutoTech eMagazine!

With a Grandstand (OEM VIP) Pass, you will have exclusive, complimentary access to all aspects of the event, including:

  •  Complimentary pass with priority access to register to Informa Tech Automotive Group events
  • Exclusive access to VIP and Speaker Lounge
  • Priority access to all roundtables and workshops (RSVP required)
  • Reserved VIP seat at our award ceremonies (RSVP required)
  • Opportunity to participate as a speaker or thought leader at Informa Tech Automotive Group events
  • Opportunity to take part in a written Q&A featured on WardsAuto media site

In 2023…

65 Contracted Meet & Greets | 65 Meet & Greets Filled

100% of VIP Meet & Greets Delivered

“Much easier than attempting to setup own meetings / get around the exhibition hall between sessions. Real value in hearing from technology providers first-hand in an intimate setting. 15 minutes – the perfect allocation of time to assess suitability for future conversation.” — VP & Technologist, Automaker

VIP Perks:

Our unique format offers multiple sources and types of industry intelligence. Our expert speakers lead the discussion, while industry-leading solution providers offer best practice through exclusive, downloadable resources; all while Wards Intelligence Analysts analyze market trend data.

As a VIP, you get exclusive VIP-only resources and priority access to all sessions. Access to the VIP lounge means you get time away from the hustle and bustle. For you to get the most out of the event, 1-on-1 assistance is always on-hand via the virtual helpdesk managed by our dedicated VIP relations manager.

Meet current and upcoming industry talent. Our variety of passes ensure we offer access to all levels, encouraging not only senior-level VIPs to attend, but new talent looking to learn from the experts and advance their own careers. Feel like you have talent in your team you want to show off? We offer discounted passes for our
VIP’s team members.

Automakers speak at Informa Tech Automotive Group’s events. Meet the industry’s leading solution providers. Our exhibition hall is a treasure trove of innovative technology.

Position yourself as an industry leader through a variety of opportunities. Take part as a speaker, panellist, or moderator. Share your expertise through the VIP Resource Hub.

Our exhibition floor is full of the latest innovation! Our exhibitors, partners and Award winners are on-hand to showcase why they are at our events and why they are a leader in the space.


AutoTech: Detroit offers limited complimentary VIP tickets to Senior Level Executives from OEM’s. For VIP inquiries, please contact:

Alexa Madden
Senior Marketing Manager, Events & Media

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