May 9, 2019
Suburban Collection Showplace – Novi, MI


North America’s most unparalleled conference dedicated to automotive interiors returns in 2019. High-level attendees are drawn by keynote addresses and panel discussions featuring top talent from OEMs and key suppliers. Plus, design team leaders are called to the stage to accept Wards 10 Best Interiors Awards, which honor the best designs for the new year. LEARN MORE

Please note we have moved to a new location for 2019 – Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.

October 1, 2019
Suburban Collection Showplace – Novi, MI


Modeled after the popular Wards 10 Best Engines and Wards 10 Best Interiors programs, the UX Conference spotlights new model vehicles that go above and beyond in creating a perfect user experience for drivers and passengers. Join us as we engage automaker designers with technology suppliers for conversation and solutions focusing on the consumer’s user experience in a vehicle. This day-long conference features presentations from top thinkers inside and outside the auto industry. LEARN MORE

Mar 7  |  Jun 6  |  Sep 5  |  Dec 5  –  2019
The Townsend Hotel – Birmingham, MI


Interactive sessions with Wards Intelligence analysts and WardsAuto editors; insights and analysis covering topics that matter to the future of your business, trend analysis of OEM strategies, new technologies, market outlooks and more. Extended Q&A Session lets you pick our industry experts’ brains on issue important to your company. LEARN MORE

March 9, 2019
Empire Garage – Austin, TX


Now in it’s fifth year, the Summit has become a must-attend event for mobility thought leaders, highlighting cutting-edge transportation tech trends and hosting mayors, city and state officials, legislators, media and SXSW attendees. Join us to inspire mobility together while enjoying the best of Austin culture. LEARN MORE

April 11, 2019
The Townsend Hotel – Birmingham, MI


A full-day event for professionals inside and outside the automotive industry to explore how artificial intelligence is changing how cars are designed, built and utilized. This event will feature presentations from Wards analysts, technology providers and industry observers with unique perspectives on how A.I. will transform the industry. Attendees include major automakers and suppliers researching the landscape of A.I. opportunities to better guide future planning. LEARN MORE

October 2019
San Francisco, CA


Join us to explore cutting-edge transportation solutions: the immense opportunities and significant challenges that smart mobility poses. This inaugural joint event builds on five years of the C3 Group gathering stakeholders from automakers’ Silicon Valley labs, the top tech firms, venture capitalists, the research community, policymakers and media for collective brainstorming.


January 16, 2019
Detroit Marriott – Detroit, MI


Known as the Oscars for automotive engines, this awards program gathers top powertrain executives from around the world to celebrate the annual Wards 10 Best Engines, as selected by WardsAuto editors. Held at the Marriott in Detroit’s Renaissance Center, also home of General Motors’ world headquarters. The event is invitation-only, with seating available to winning automakers and suppliers who sponsor the program.

December 13, 2018
The Townsend Hotel – Birmingham, MI


Half-day conference on solving the complex equation of global fuel economy rules, costs, lightweighting and safety in an uncertain environment: the view from Washington, the latest analysis of the future of CAFE and zero-emission standards in the US, and how they differ from rest of world, and much more.


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