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2009 NAIAS: Supporting Events

 

  • 2009 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Finalists: A special meeting of the Detroit Economic Club. Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. inside Detroit's Cobo Center. Speaker: Joe Serra, President, Serra Automotive and Senior Co-Chairman of 2009 NAIAS. Presiding officer: Carl Galeana, Senior Co-Chairman of 2008 NAIAS. Topic: "Where the Automotive World Comes Together". For more details, click here.
  • FACS Seminar for Automotive and Business Journalists: Detroit Free Press Building. Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 9:15 a.m. Detroit Free Press, 600 W. Fort St., Detroit, MI 48226. The seminar is presented in cooperation with the Detroit Free Press, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Center for Automotive Research. "What Drives Detroit -- V" Featured Experts: Sean McAlinden, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Vice President, Research, Center for Automotive Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan; David E. Cole, Ph.D., Director, Center for Automotive Research; Sheldon Sandler, Founder and CEO, Bel Air Partners, Skillman, New Jersey
  • 2009 International Car of the Year Awards: MGM Grand Detroit Casino, Saturday, January 10, 2009 at time TBA. Presented with the Hollywood flair of the Academy Awards, the ICOTY Awards kick off festivities for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) January 10, 2009, taking center stage at MGM Grand Detroit. Hosted by Edmunds.com Editorial Director Kevin Smith, and Road & Travel Magazine (RTM) Editor-in-Chief Courtney Caldwell, the 13th annual awards will reveal the winning vehicles for International Car of the Year and International Truck of the Year. The mission of the ICOTY Awards is to honor vehicles that reflect lifestyle compatibility and how well automakers achieve that goal through the design and marketing of the vehicle.
  • 2009 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Awards: NAIAS Stage, Michigan Hall, Cobo Center, Sunday, January 11, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. The 16th Annual awards recognize vehicles that have become benchmarks in their respective segments.
  • 12th Annual Designers Night in Detroit: The Designers' Night committee and sponsors will hold their 12th annual event at Camilo Pardo's art studio/gallery from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Automotive art and design from nationally acclaimed artists will be on display. Performing live jazz. By invitation only. Business cards will be required upon entry. Valet parking will be available.
  • Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) 21st Annual Automotive Outlook Conference: Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect and CEO of Tesla Motors will deliver the keynote address at the event. Musk, named Inc.'s Entrpreneur of the Year in 2007 is also the CEO and CTO of Space Exploration Technoligies (SpaceX), and was co-founder of PayPal. Chief Economists from DiamlerChrysler, General Motors and Ford will make their sales forecasts for 2009. For complete conference details, visit www.cybersaa.org.
  • EyesOn Design at NAIAS: Cobo Center, NAIAS Stage, Michigan Hall, Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 11:10 a.m. Presented by Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology. Presentation of international design awards to honor and recognize the most significant automotive designs on display at NAIAS. Awards are judged and presented by a panel of world-renowed designers led by the DIO's founding chairman and noted designer, Thomas Gale. For more information, contact Judi Dara at 313.82.4710.
  • 13th Annual Urban Wheel Awards: The Detroit Opera House, Tuesday, January 13, 2009. Red Carpet and VIP Reception at 4:00 p.m., General Reception at 5:00 p.m. and Awards Presentation at 7:00 p.m.The Awards honor automotive companies, executives, dealers, suppliers, motorsports organizations and advertisements that recognize the growing clout of multicultural consumers and the industry’s embracing diversity. On Wheels, Incorporated, parent company of African Americans On Wheels, Latinos On Wheels, and Asians On Wheels magazines present the Urban Wheel Awards. Also produced by On Wheels Incorporated are On Wheels With Warren Brown, the On Wheels News Service (OWNS) and www.onwheelsinc.com. Tony Plana, star of ABC's "Ugly Betty" will co-host.
  • China Business Update / China Automotive Review: Cobo Center - Room W2-63, Wednesday, January 14, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. "China and the Future of Global Auto Manufacturing" Learn about the latest developments of China’s automobile market, its movers and shakers; Explore the future of global auto manufacturing and the role of China, especially in the area of new energy vehicles; Understand China's potential as a global player to better prepare for new challenges and opportunities Meet top executives from Chinese OEM exhibitors at a unique networking event during the annual Detroit Motor Show. Click here for more info.
  • 16th Annual AutoWeek Design Forum: Postponed until 2010... "The announcement was made late last week to postpone the 2009 AutoWeek Design Forum. AutoWeek remains dedicated to the design world and it’s influence on the automotive industry and because of this, will continue to move forward in planning future programs, including the 2010 AutoWeek Design Forum."
  • Inforum's Annual Auto Show Breakfast: Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, Wednesday, January 14, 2009 from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. "Recession Defense: Smart Vehicle Choices," the breakfast is presented by Inforum, one of the largest and most prestigious professional organizations for women in the Midwest. Industry leaders will reflect factors that influence how consumers can balance making smart, small, safe and sustainable automotive choices. A highlight of this event will include the release of new data by Lonnie Miller, Director of Industry Analysis, R.L. Polk & Co., on the loyalty of customers who purchase hybrid vehicles. For more information, please visit http://inforummichigan.org/
  • Detroit Economic Club's Auto Show Luncheon: The Motor City Casino, Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. Detroit Mayor Ken Cockrel, Jr. will be the speaker. Join fellow DEC members and guests for a special luncheon, celebrating the opening of the 2009 North American International Auto Show. Each attendee will receive two weekday tickets to the 2009 Show, courtesy of the Detroit Auto Dealers Association. For more details, click here.
  • 2009 NAIAS Charity Preview: Cobo Center, Friday, January 16, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Black tie event. The Charity Preview of the North American International Auto Show brings the world to Detroit - but that's not all. The Charity Preview is one of the most exclusive, high profile events in the nation. Celebrities, athletes, and politicians are drawn to the gala... a perfect opportunity to entertain clients or reward members of your team. Tickets are $400 per person ($390 of each ticket is tax deductible). Funds raised will support vital youth services for children. You can be part of the biggest celebration in town. To order your tickets, call 888.838.7500 or visit http://www.charitypreview.com/.
  • 2009 Automotive News World Congress: January 19 - 22, 2009 at the Detroit Marriot Renaissance Center (NEW location!). Keynote Speakers: Frederick A. Henderson (President and COO, General Motors), and Ron Gettelfinger (President, UAW). It's the only automotive event of its kind in the world - and it only comes around once a year. The Automotive News World Congress. For four days during the North American International Auto Show, Automotive News delivers with access to the most influential and powerful industry leaders from around the globe. With 30 speakers and over 800 attendees, the World Congress is one event you can't miss. Register today. It's the one event that puts the automotive world at your fingertips.
  • 5th Annual NAIAS Automotive Education Day: Cobo Center, Wednesday, January 21, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Automotive Education Day began at the 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) as an opportunity for schools to participate in a positive and valuable offsite educational experience. The purpose of this event is to enable high school students (grades 9-12) to learn more about the trends in the automotive industry and the career opportunities available to them. Tickets for Automotive Education Day are $10 (USD and CAN) per student and include lunch. One chaperone per 10 students is required. Online registration is available at www.naias.com. School groups should arrive promptly at 7:30 a.m. in Cobo Arena. Opening remarks will begin at 8:30 a.m. For more details, click here.
  • NAIAS Auto Racing Day: Cobo Center, Friday, January 23, 2009. The 4th Annual Auto Racing Day invites you to experience the thrills of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. As Presenting Sponsor, Sprint will usher in unprecedented fun for everyone attending the 2009 North American International Auto Show Public Days. Test your driving skills in one of four 3/4-scale racing simulators and participate in surprise appearances by top NASCAR drivers. Want to feel the excitement of The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series? Start making plans to be part of the Sprint Experience.

Source: NAIAS.com

 

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