Upcoming events

    • Thursday, September 15, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Huntington Place, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

    Shift Your NAIAS Experience Into High Gear

    Exclusive Tours Led by Industry Experts

    Includes Industry Day Pass for Sept. 15.

    Please note: Registration closes Friday, September 9th.

    Automotive industry thought leaders will lead SAA members and guests through exclusive and detailed tours of the 2022 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). In addition to the tours, attendees can spend the day using their Industry Day Pass credentials to visit the entire show floor and Automobili-D.

    Experts from Ducker, Plante Moran, and LMC Automotive will lead 60-minute tours that examine the latest technologies and vehicles.

    Tour topics include:

    New Vehicle Launches (tour provided by LMC Automotive; tour times 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.)

    • Key model launches detailing the “so what” of the vehicle as well as likely success or position in the market.
    • Review of model attributes with an emphasis on competitive position, technology, and powertrain, including EV details.
    • Overview of concept vehicles (technology, design, future model).

    Key Technology and Vehicle Milestones (tour provided by Plante Moran; tour times 1 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.)
    • Models critical to the future of specific OEMs
    • Significant new technology in the battery value chain or autonomous applications
    • Discussion on why specific models or technologies could be “game changers”

    A Focus on Efficiency (tour provided by Ducker; tour times at 9 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.)

    • Focus on lightweighting, including OEM material strategies and vehicle content material innovations (aluminum, magnesium, advanced steels, composites, etc.)
    • Electrification and battery housing, with an examination of key technologies for battery and materials utilized within the housing of the battery

    Don’t miss this unique and exclusive opportunity to view new models and mobility innovations before the show opens to the public. Each tour will be restricted to 15 people. Attendees will be able to select which tour and topic to attend.

Past events

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Exclusive Peek Into Microsoft Technologies and Tour of the Microsoft Technology Center
Tuesday, June 07, 2022 Are Lithium-Sulfur Batteries the Answer for EVs? (Virtual Event)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Staffing in the Automotive Industry — A Major Issue (free Lunch & Learn)
Friday, May 06, 2022 The Automotive Supply Chain Vulnerability Hiding in Plain Sight (Free Webinar)
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 9th Annual SAA State of Automotive Recalls Summit
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 Automotive Industry Legal Outlook in 2022
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 Accessible and Barrier Free AVs and Infrastructure
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Understanding the Automotive Semiconductor Supply Chain Crisis
Thursday, February 17, 2022 BI and DATA TRENDS 2022
Thursday, February 10, 2022 Ford's 2022 Trends Report Lunch and Learn
Thursday, January 27, 2022 2022 SAA Automotive Outlook Conference
Tuesday, December 07, 2021 Unprecedented Challenges in the Auto Industry – 2022 Strategies
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Virtual Tour of the New Rivian R1T All-Electric Full-Size Pick-Up
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 The View from Asia (Webinar)
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Experience Motor Bella
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Reimagining the Future of Mobility
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Lunch & Learn Featuring LMC Automotive: Updated Market Overview and Powertrain/EV Forecasts
Tuesday, June 08, 2021 Toyota R&D Advanced Mobility Update
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 New Immigration Policies and Their Impacts on the Automotive Talent Base
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Lunch & Learn: Last Month's Sales Today. Access the Earliest View of How Automotive Markets Around the World are Recovering from the Pandemic
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8th Annual SAA State of Automotive Recalls Summit (Webinar)
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 YPN Lunch & Learn: Leading with a Growth Mindset
Thursday, March 18, 2021 Rethinking Our View of Mobility — a Virtual “Fireside” Chat with Magna CEO Swamy Kotagiri
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Ford's 2021 Trends Report Explores How Consumers Are Adapting to Life During a Pandemic
Thursday, January 21, 2021 2021 SAA Automotive Outlook Conference
Thursday, December 10, 2020 The Automotive Industry Through the Eyes of Financial Experts (Webinar)
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Mobility Innovations Summit (Virtual Event)
Wednesday, November 04, 2020 Autonomous Vehicle Technology: What's Next? (Webinar)
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Webinar: Supplier Strategy Reboot: Navigating the Post-COVID Market
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 Webinar: How to Optimize LinkedIn to Support Your Brand & Generate Leads
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Webinar: Updated Industry Forecast and Outlook
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Webinar: Candid Industry Perspectives from Reid Bigland
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Free Webinar: An Update on the North American International Auto Show and Future Plans
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Webinar: How Waymo is Building the World’s Most Experienced Driver
Tuesday, June 02, 2020 Will the First Autonomous Vehicles Deliver Packages, Not People? (Webinar)
Thursday, May 14, 2020 RECORDING: COVID-19's Impact on the China Market and the Detroit Three: An Insider's View (Webinar)
Friday, May 08, 2020 RECORDING: 7th Annual SAA State of Automotive Recalls Summit (Webinar)
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 COVID-19's Impact on the China Market and the Detroit Three: An Insider's View (Webinar)
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7th Annual SAA State of Automotive Recalls Summit (Webinar)
Friday, April 03, 2020 Free Webinar: Short-Term Challenges Facing Automakers Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Are Consumers Ready for the Future of Mobility?
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2020 SAA Automotive Outlook Conference
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Mobility: Reality and Ground Truths
Thursday, October 17, 2019 2019 Mobility Innovations Summit
Thursday, October 03, 2019 YPN Event: A Tour of Eastern Market (Beer, Pizza and Murals too!)
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2019 SAA OEM Purchasing Summit
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Pathways to Growth in M&A Activity
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6th Annual SAA Warranty and Recall Summit
Thursday, July 26, 2018 SAA/JRT Networking Event
Thursday, December 07, 2017 YPN Networking at HopCat

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