DETROIT – The North American International Auto Show on Wednesday announced Gov. Rick Snyder has officially proclaimed Jan. 14 – 21 as AutoMobili-D Week in the state. AutoMobili-D is a global exposition of the automotive ecosystem – from startups and venture capital firms to suppliers, automakers, universities and government organizations.
“AutoMobili-D is unmatched in its offering, and no other event in North America provides an international platform for this vast array of mobility companies, organizations and leaders under one roof…” Gov. Snyder stated in the proclamation.
AutoMobili-D will kick off on Sunday, Jan.14 with a keynote address from U.S. Secretary of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. A full week of mobility immersion will follow with a showcase of 57 startups from around the world, over 160 exhibitors and a powerful lineup of industry leaders and visionaries taking the stage.
“We’re honored by Gov. Snyder’s proclamation recognizing this amazing exposition of innovative companies all coming to Detroit to learn what the future of the automotive industry will hold,” said 2018 NAIAS Chairman Ryan LaFontaine.
The first Future Automotive Career Exposition (FACE), held in partnership with NAIAS and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, will take place at AutoMobili-D on Jan. 20 – 21, connecting people interested in working in the industry with AutoMobili-D companies.
Now in its 30th year as an international event, the NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to the automotive products, technologies, people and ideas that matter most – up close and in one place.
For more information, visit naias.com.
Public Show – Saturday-Sunday, January 20-28