CAR Management Briefing Seminars

August 5-8, 2024  |  Grand Traverse Resort

For 58 years, the CAR MBS has been the definitive automotive industry event, bringing together the brightest minds and boldest ideas to shape the road ahead. This year, buckle up for a seismic shift. We’re not just turning the page – we’re rewriting the playbook. Get ready for high-impact speakers, game-changing topics, and an electrifying atmosphere charged by our powerful legacy of convening stakeholders. Join us as we shift gears for the future. Automotive industry decision-makers – this is your chance to connect with the industry’s elite, ignite your strategic thinking, and drive your organization forward. And keep in mind the networking at MBS is unparalleled!


59th Annual MBS: Where we will ENGAGE, EMBRACE, and EMBARK

CAR MBS 2024 Logo, Management Briefing Seminars, Center for Automotive Research


Engage, Embrace, and Embark: Navigate the Future of Automotive Together


Engage in thought-provoking discussions with industry leaders and peers. Dive into critical topics shaping the automotive landscape, from autonomous driving to sustainability. Challenge your perspectives and gain new insights to propel your organization forward.

Embrace the ever-evolving automotive landscape. Adapt to transformational changes with confidence. Learn from expert insights and discover innovative solutions to overcome industry hurdles and seize new opportunities.

Embark on a journey of transformation. Translate your newfound knowledge and connections into actionable strategies. Drive change within your organization and steer your success in the dynamic automotive future.

Join us at the 59th Annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars and:

  • Engage in powerful dialogues that spark innovation.
  • Embrace the future with confidence and clarity.
  • Embark on a path to success in a transformed industry.


Expand Your Network

Don’t miss one of the most valued aspects of the annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars. The networking encouraged by the relaxed northern Michigan setting provides unparalleled relationship-building opportunities.

  • CAR MBS Golf Outing – Join your colleagues for golf on the Gary Player-designed Wolverine Golf Course at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
  • Welcome Reception – CAR MBS kicks-off with a welcome reception in the exhibit hall of the Grand Traverse Resort as attendees arrive
  • Social Hour – CAR invites all attendees and their partners to gather in the evening for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking

Showcase Your Organization

CAR MBS features an audience of some of the top decision makers in automotive. For more information on how your company can engage with CAR on this event, please contact: Mark Garrison  |  [email protected]

Companies that have attended MBS:

Full list of companies in attendance for 2023

All proceeds from CAR MBS support our nonprofit mission.