Challenge What’s Possible. Inspire the World

5000+ global automotive leaders will unite to break news, set benchmarks and showcase innovation
  • 40+OEM Speakers
  • 100%Industry Driven
  • 20+CEO/C-Suites Speakers
  • 4Dedicated Days

Setting the automotive agenda

The automotive industry is undergoing more change than ever. Driven by individuals who are all passionate to deliver zero emissions, create safer roads, and deliver customer-first solutions.

Reuters Events Automotive 2021 is the global meeting to unite CEOs and board members from OEMs to take to the stage and set the automotive industry agenda for years to come.

Reaching a global audience, this event will shape the future strategies across business-critical topics including electrification, connectivity, autonomous vehicles, sustainability, supply chain and customer-first strategies including retail and marketing.

This is the most senior OEM driven meeting of all time.

Inspiring the future: Here is a sneak peek of who will be joining the 2021 virtual stage

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Adrian Hallmark Chairman and CEO Bentley Motors Ltd

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Linda Jackson CEO PEUGEOT

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Tobias Moers CEO Aston Martin

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Steve Carlisle Executive Vice President and President GM North America

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Sajjad Khan Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Board of Management Mercedes-Benz AG

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Markus Duesmann Chairman of the Board of Management and Board of Management Member for Product Lines AUDI AG

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Robert Kurnick President Penske Automotive Group Inc.

Jochen Sengpielh - Headshot
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Jochen Sengpielh CMO Volkswagen AG

Alain Visser - Headshot
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Alain Visser CEO Lynk & Co

Jenny Watson - Headshot
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Jenny Watson Chief Experience Officer Vroom

4 business critical days designed by automakers

  • October 19th: Global CEO Day
    Access the most exclusive announcements as global CEOs take to the stage to set industry benchmarks, define future strategies and announce news
  • October 20th: Breaking Car Boundaries
    Delve into how OEMs are creating disruptive models to innovate their vehicles, improve connectivity and deliver autonomous vehicles
  • October 21st: Zero Emissions and Supply
    Explore how industry leaders are commercializing EVs, progressing zero-emission goals and preparing their future supply chain
  • October 22nd: Customer First
    Futureproof your brand by creating a seamless, omnichannel OEM and Dealership experience

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Why this conference is the must automotive meeting

6 business critical topics

This meeting is unique in that it brings together a senior network of 5000+ automotive leaders from across different departments, yet maintains an intimate, tailored agenda that was designed by the industry for the industry.

All stakeholders. All functions. 1 place.

The most cross-functional automotive event in the world, giving you the opportunity to network with executives from board level to those leading electrification, connectivity, autonomous vehicles, sustainability, supply chain and customer-first strategies including retail and marketing.

CEO and Board Level News

Access the most exclusive collection of CEO and Board level speakers to get ahead of priorities, next steps and be inspired by the most forward-thinking minds all in one place.

Reuters Editorial Interviews

Our editorial colleagues are keen to drive debate and will leave live fireside chats onstage with the biggest names across automotive. Prepare for household names to take to the stage with direction-setting insights and industry leading analysis

Business, Culture and Beyond

This meeting does not only focus on innovative strategies and business goals, but we drill down into industry topics that touch us personally, from culture and people to diversity and inclusion, this meeting has the power to make long lasting impact

Getting Personal

Unlike other events, we get to know the industry personally, we drill down on individual challenges, hopes and dreams to ensure this meeting provides a platform to inspire, collaborate and network, so together we can challenge what’s possible

Diversity and Inclusion: Together we can make change

We are dedicated to uniting women in automotive and advocates for diversity within the workplace. We believe our Global Reuters Events Automotive 2021 is the perfect platform to bring these important conversations to the forefront of the industry, to take action and inspire change.

For 2021, we have introduced the following sessions to ensure together, we can inspire change. If you also share this same passion, please do get in touch to help us push this agenda forward.

  • October 19th: Chief Diversity Officer Panel
    Learn how CDO’s are driving forward diversity, equity and inclusion across their business so you can make real progress.
  • October 22nd: Women in Automotive Panel
    Learn directly from the women shaping the future of automotive, as we deep dive into their personal journeys, successes and how we can continue to inspire the next generation of female leadership.

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Most Senior Automaker Attendance

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Representatives include:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Strategy Officer
  • Chief Technology / Innovation Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Partnerships
  • Connectivity & Autonomous
  • R&D
  • Mobility
  • Electric Vehicle Strategy
  • New Business
  • Innovation
  • Customer Experience
  • Digital Strategy
  • Sales Strategy
  • Service Strategy
  • Brand Strategy
  • Product Strategy

From Every Part of the Ecosystem

Real Decision-makers

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Uniting The Entire Automotive Ecosystem

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Mobility Service Providers

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Government & Cities

Tier 1s

5 Reasons Why Reuters Events Automotive Summit is Unique

  1. CEO and Board Level News: Gain access to first-hand insights from the industry’s biggest names on the future of automotive and what is next
  2. The ‘Davos’ for Automotive: This is the meeting to shape automotive future, set precedence, improve mobility, deliver responsible solutions and make world change
  3. Practical Case Studies: The ONLY meeting to focus and delve deep into industry news across electrification, connectivity, autonomous vehicles, sustainability, supply chain and customer-first strategies including retail and marketing.
  4. Exclusive OEM and Dealership Access: We aim to create an industry gathering with the highest OEM and Dealership attendance in history, ensuring you have every opportunities to meet your peers facing the same challenges
  5. Business-to-Business Setting: We stay away from ‘fluff’ to cover hard-hitting topics, push boundaries, and deliver useful and practical takeaways

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The World’s Most Senior Digital First Congress

We are disrupting the traditional conference model and offering you the ultimate conference virtual experience.

Our live stream service gives you access to:

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