St Regis Hotel, Mexico City, 2-3 October 2017
Overlooking the historic Paseo de la Reforma, with the sounds, hustle and bustle of an exciting city at their feet, Automotive Executives gathered at the St. Regis Mexico City to celebrate achievement, creativity, knowledge and partnership.The double-event commenced with the 2017 Mexican Automotive Leaders Awards dinner and prestigious awards ceremony where eight individuals were recognised for their contributions and achievements to the industry.
This was followed by the Automotive Leaders Summit conference where the latest developments in Mexico’s Automotive Industry were debated by vehicle manufacturers, logistics and tier suppliers to future technology experts. Their full analysis and debate presented the audience with some thought-provoking sessions.
With automotive being a key pillar of Mexico’s economy and its primary source of foreign currency, the audience was stimulated with topics ranging from NAFTA2, to Digitalizing the Supply Chain, to Finished Vehicle Logistics, Resourcing, The Future of Automotive Manufacturing, Customer Satisfaction and Aftermarket, as well as a futuristic look at the Future of Mobility as Mexico continues its astonishing growth in the global market.With its architectural splendour, thriving culture and endless energetic spirit, the 2017 Leaders Event concluded with an exceptional networking afterglow drinks reception.
Recognising and commending Mexico as the shining star of the automotive world, guests celebrated at the 2017 Mexican Automotive Leaders Awards event and paid tribute to eight Award winners who, by their efforts and those of their organisations, exemplify the commitment and quality which has contributed so much to the continuing success of Mexico as a global automotive powerhouse.
“This is the first time we have brought an awards event to Mexico. These awards are reflective of the importance that Mexico holds for the whole Automotive industry. The enthusiasm, creativity and innovation shown by the individuals here tonight are testament to the high standards expected by a quality-driven industry. It is by encouraging and developing individuals, giving creativity to ideas, being adaptable and flexible, that the industry will continue thriving in the years ahead.” Peter Wooding, CEO, Three6Zero
“The boom in automotive production, not only of finished vehicles but of componentry, has been virtually without precedent. This, in itself, is a tribute to the quality of the Mexican workforce and to the nation’s espousal of new technology.” Sam Ogle, Editor, Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain
Through expert insight, analysis and debates the summit explored new ideas and concepts and discovered how current political, technological, financial & geographical considerations are influencing Mexico’s automotive industry for the future and how industry leaders are looking to address these issues. With an international audience of automotive business leaders, the event brought together a highly senior level of attendees - with over 90% of attendees being CEO’s & C level executives, including all the senior decision makers from; OEM’s, supply chain, vehicle manufacturing, government agencies, component supply, logistics service providers, shippers, packaging, IT, multi-modal transportation, finished vehicle distribution, aftermarket parts, purchasing, and future mobility specialists.View the agenda
The Automotive Leaders Summit Mexico brought together exceptional panels of speakers and panellists to share their knowledge, insight and views and explored issues affecting the supply chain, the consumer and the industry. For anyone developing, shaping and forming the automotive industry in Mexico wanting to understand the challenges ahead, this was the event to be at and have the chance to learn what other players are doing and what lies ahead for the future of the industry.
With opportunities throughout the summit to meet up with old friends and colleagues, also to meet with the senior decision makers and start new solid business relationships for the future.