CAR Management Briefing Seminars
August 4-6, 2020  |  Grand Traverse Resort & Spa  |  Traverse City, MI
Secure your pass for three days of inspirational speakers, opportunities for valuable connections, and a front-row seat to understanding the current and future automotive and mobility industry.


Andy Palmer

President and Group Chief Executive Officer
Aston Martin

Larry Dominique

President and Chief Executive Officer
PSA North America, Inc.

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The Center for Automotive Research is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic very closely.  We are also following the decisions being made about national and international events.  At this time, planning for the 2020 CAR Management Briefing Seminars continues and registration for the event is open. However, we are also considering options in the event we do need to make changes.  We will provide updates as CAR MBS gets closer.  If you are not already a member of CAR’s mailing list, please sign up HERE.

For more information about COVID-19, and its impact on the automotive industry, please visit our feature story for updates.




$1,799 after June 15

New Reduced Rate



$1,360 after June 15

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Learn from Industry Leaders

CAR MBS is an exceptional forum to hear from industry visionaries as they deliver thought-provoking talks and engage in lively panels about the future of the global automotive industry. CAR’s research is the foundation that shapes the sessions’ content – with today’s industry experts delivering mission-critical insight and vision.


Expand Your Network

Among the most valued aspects of the annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars is the relationship building encouraged by the relaxed northern Michigan setting. The busy schedule allows time for networking and socializing with colleagues.

  • Monday Welcome – CAR MBS kicks-off with a welcome reception in the lobby of the Grand Traverse Resort as attendees arrive.
  • Social Hours – CAR invites all attendees and their partners to gather Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking.
  • CAR MBS Golf Outing – Come up early to join your colleagues for golf on the Gary Player-designed Wolverine Golf Course at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Monday afternoon.

Showcase Your Organization

For more information on how your company can engage with CAR on this event, including Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities, please contact:

Lisa Hart  |  [email protected]

Shaun Whitehouse  |  [email protected]

All proceeds from CAR MBS support our nonprofit mission.