Top Automotive Conferences and Trade Shows in 2022 & 2023

May 31, 2022 8:16 PM

After two years of COVID-19 craziness, the automotive industry is finally coming back together for a wide range of in-person conferences in 2022.

Automotive conferences are an important part of any company’s marketing strategy, a chance to get out, get to know your customers, see what’s going on in the industry, and more. Not only that, conferences are fun, and a great way to encourage your people to meet others in the industry and let loose outside the office walls. 

We’ve rounded up a list of our top automotive conferences in 2022 that you don’t want to miss below.

Why are Automotive Conferences and Trade Shows Important for your Business?

Companies that want to get their name out in the automotive industry and space, must make an effort to present at relevant conferences and trade shows. Not only will you be able to meet potential customers and showcase your solution, but visiting conferences is a statement about your company. When you attend a prestigious conference, you’ll be able to upload social media posts about what’s happening at the event, invite people to meet you, and more. 

Of course, we can’t forget about the endless learning opportunities at conferences. With the tech space and automotive field constantly adapting and developing, conferences and trade shows are the number one place to learn about new trends and technologies that will keep you relevant in the field. 

The top 2022 & 2023 Automotive Conferences in the USA

NADA 

Where: Dallas, Texas

When: January 26-29, 2023

The NADA conference features over 600 companies, showcasing the top innovations and auto solutions available on the market today. With more than 20,000 attendees, NADA is the place to get to know your customers, competitors, and more. 

CES

Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

When: January 5-7, 2022 (January 5-8. 2023)

CES is one of the biggest and most influential tech conferences globally, featuring breakthrough technology in a wide range of fields including the automotive industry. 

Digital Dealer

Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

When: October 11-13, 2022

Digital Dealer, a biannual conference, hosts automotive dealers, OEMs, auto retail solution providers, thought leaders, and more, in a 3-day event featuring various educational tracks. The conference has something for everyone involved in the industry!

Top 2022 & 2023 Automotive Conferences in the EMEA

EcoMotion Week

Where: Tel Aviv, Israel

When: May 9-12, 2022

The EcoMotion conference focuses on the Smart Mobility field, featuring its community of 650 startups and 13,000 community members. The conference brings together start-ups and leaders in a wide variety of fields including autonomous & connected, mobility services, drones & aviation, and more, for a celebration of innovation. 

InsurTech Insights 

Where: London, United Kingdom

When: March 15-16, 2022

With over 200 speakers, 1,200 insurtech companies, and 4000 leaders in the insurance field, InsurTech Insights is the place to be for those in the insurance industry. 

Tips to Make the Most Out of Automotive Conferences and Trade Shows

You’ve decided you’re attending one of the big auto conferences this year. Great! Now’s the time to get ready. In order to gain maximum exposure, leave a lasting impression on your potential clients, and network with the right people and companies, make sure to prepare in advance. 

  1. Prepare your booth and materials 

This may seem obvious, but it’s worthwhile to get started on this way in advance. Writing marketing materials specifically for the conference, planning the look of your booth, ordering the right SWAG, and more takes time. That’s why you’ll want to start working on this as soon as you decide that you’ll be heading to a specific conference. 

  1. Get the word out

You’ll meet a lot of people randomly at any conference, that’s a given. However, you want to make sure that the right people are looking for you and visiting you at your booth. That’s why you’ll want to post on your social media about the conference, write a blog post, and even add your booth information to your email signature. This makes it as easy as possible for people to look and find you while they’re at the event. 

  1. Do your homework

Are there companies that you want to connect with while you’re attending the conference or trade show? Do your research in advance to see who is going to be at the event, where they are located, and even reach out in advance to plan a time to meet up. 

  1. Consider hosting an event within the conference

Want to make things even more interesting? Create a mini-event for your colleagues and/or customers during the event. Send out invites and welcome people to join you for a lecture, a cocktail event, a demo, or anything else that fits your brand. 

Meet Ravin.AI in 2022 at the Following Automotive Conferences

Ravin.AI makes a point of attending the biggest conferences in the industry each year and we’d love to meet you there. 

During 2022 you can find us at the following automotive conferences:

  • NADA
  • CES
  • Digital Dealer
  • ITC

If you or your colleagues will be at any of the above automotive conferences in 2022, schedule a time to meet with us here

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