The CAR Management Briefing Seminars is an annual gathering of more than 900 auto industry, academic and government leaders addressing critical issues and emerging trends in an atmosphere designed to build relationships. The CAR MBS is the North American automotive industry’s most important and influential management conference. For more than four decades, the event has featured thought leadership focused on all facets of the business, and included C-level speakers from throughout the automotive world. With the foundation of CAR’s research behind the development of the formal sessions, and the numerous opportunities to network in a relaxed setting, attendees will receive a vision of what’s happening as the industry balances between short-term profitability, medium-term growth and long-term sustainability.
Confirmed speakers already include:
Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan will address attendees of the Automotive Strategy session on August 7.
Located in northern Michigan’s beautiful Traverse City, the event encourages participants to focus on the critical topics of today and tomorrow, in a relaxed setting designed to facilitate relationship-building.
This year’s Automotive Strategy sessions will discuss “Mobility, Sustainability, Profitability,” while targeted sessions focus on global manufacturing strategies, lightweighting, connected vehicles, powertrain developments, sales forecasting, purchasing, policy, designing for technology, and capital investment. The schedule allows plenty of time for networking and socializing with colleagues. The week's networking activities kick-off with a scramble golf tournament on Sunday, August 4.
More information at www.cargroup.org.