Automotive Logistics Europe conference is the most significant annual gathering of logistics executives from OEMs, tier suppliers and LSPs across Europe. Now held in Bonn, Germany, in the stylish Kameha Grand Hotel on the banks of the river Rhine, Automotive Logistics Europe has been established for over 10 years as an interactive business conference of over 300 senior attendees who come together to network, learn and do business.
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The UK is on track to produce 2m pa vehicles by 2017, which will be more than the previous 1970s peak. Sales in the UK are headed towards 3m pa, which will make the UK market the second biggest in Europe behind Germany. The event is planned as one day, with preceding cocktails, concluding dinner and the Live service, and will be held in central London in October 2016.
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Automotive Logistics Russia conference – held in Moscow and St Petersburg in alternative years – brings together domestic and foreign OEMs with logistics service providers, infrastructure managers and government advisers. They meet to network, learn and do business in the sector which presents the single biggest challenge to Russia’s automotive industry – its logistics.
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The original Automotive Logistics conference is held annually in Detroit, and has a track record of developing initiatives and collaborations which have changed the delivery of logistics services in North America. Held annually since the year2000, Automotive Logistics Global brings together senior executives from OEMs, tier suppliers and LSPs.
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This event will be about inbound/aftermarket supply chains, and is the complement to Finished Vehicle Logistics North America in June 2016 as a sector-specific event. Automotive Logistics Global continues in September as the over-arching master supply chain event.
The complexity of parts supply chains, including the need to provide more ‘airtime’ for the aftermarket, is the subject matter. The event will be on the proven 2-day model AL conference model, with cocktails, gala dinner, Live streaming and an appropriately smart venue.
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In the outbound sector, one dedicated conference held annually in California has established itself as a unique meeting of OEMs and logistics service providers. Finished Vehicle Logistics North America is the place for senior executives from all parts of the sector to network, discuss and do business. Visit Finished Vehicle Logistics North America page
A one-day event launched in 2014 and held in Baltimore, this one day event focuses on the port/transport issues of finished vehicles, and so is branded with the Finished Vehicles Logistics logo.
The first event was organised by Ultima Media at our risk/profit but co-owned with the AIAG, the leading automotive trade association in the US. The 20165 and subsequent events are wholly owned by Ultima Media.
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A new conference in the Automotive Logistics series (first held Jan 15) this event is in one of the hottest manufacturing centres in the world. The booming US market has triggered major investment in new plant by both American and European/Asian OEMs, which in turn is driving exports to the rest of the world as well as North America. Owned by Automotive Logistics but organised ‘in partnership with’ the AIAG.
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Automotive Logistics South America focuses on the region’s need for big and rapid investment to avoid throttling growth in one of the most vibrant automotive markets of the world. This conference brings together the carmakers and tier one suppliers that provide the demand, with the logistics and infrastructure providers that supply the vital services needed for growth.
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The world’s biggest automotive market has some of the world’s biggest logistics challenges. Automotive Logistics China conference has for 10 years been bringing together OEMs and tier suppliers – both jv and domestic – with the logistics service providers which have global and local presence. With the backing of China’s official logistics federation, the CFLP, the conference is unique in its significance and in the senior level of executives that attend.
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Perhaps the most exciting future prospect for automotive growth, India is also a country with the biggest logistics challenges. Automotive Logistics India is a unique forum which brings together car-makers and tier suppliers with LSPs, infrastructure providers and government.
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Car Design Night brings together professional designers who are attending motor shows at a high-level networking reception
in a relaxed, social environment. Held on the evening of the final press day at selected international motor shows, Car
Design Night has the support of leading designers at OEMs, independent studios and academic centres. It is currently held
in Geneva, Beijing/Shanghai and Los Angeles.
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CDN’s Interactive Design Competitions use social media and a user-driven website to allow students to share their ideas,
inspirations, work-in-progress and draft designs with their peers and with design professionals.
With support and mentoring from leading OEMs like GM, the Interactive Competitions reward design development skills as well as
raw design talent. They are innovative ways of identifying the best of the next generation of designers, who win paid internships
as competition prizes and so launch their professional careers.
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The Car Design Awards Global competition celebrates the finest work from students studying vehicle design and related
disciplines across the world. Working to briefs set by OEMs, and judged by a panel of senior design directors, the best of the
student work is presented to the global automotive design community, and prizes awarded, during the prestigious Awards ceremony
held alternatively at the Paris and Frankfurt motor shows.
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This is a student design competition that focuses on the talent being developed in the world’s largest automotive market. Organised
in mandarin, the Car Design Awards China are for students at any design college in China, with briefs set and judged by design
directors from both domestic and global OEMs.
The Awards culminate in a glamorous presentation ceremony (in mandarin & English) at the time of the country’s international
auto show in Beijing or Shanghai.
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