Join us for the Industry Connect program at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars (CAR MBS) in Traverse City, MI. The Industry Connect program will equip your team with the knowledge and best practices of how to be effective in presenting your team/company at tradeshows and networking events.

The CAR Management Briefing Seminars (CAR MBS) is at the nexus of the automobile industry and new mobility transformation, highlighting technology opportunities and strategic challenges. With more than 1,000 key industry stakeholders in attendance, the event provides a great opportunity to hear the latest automotive trends and connect with leaders from throughout the industry.

  • Receive guidance on how to approach and talk to corporate partners and customers at a tradeshow event to get valuable information without giving away your secret sauce.
  • Obtain feedback on how to effectively deliver a team/company introduction in thirty seconds.
  • Attend CAR MBS content sessions and networking events to conduct customer discovery with over 1,000 key industry stakeholders from the automotive sector.


Grand Traverse Resort
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd
Acme, Michigan 49610


This Industry Connect program is generously sponsored, so there is no cost to participate. Registration for CAR MBS will be covered for each member of your team. Teams are responsible for booking and paying for their own travel to Traverse City. Hotel suggestions will be provided after acceptance into the Industry Connect program.


Webinar #1
Date: July 11, 2019
Time: 12:00-1:00PM EDT

This webinar will give you an overview of the program and help you get ready to meet with industrial partners, investors, and customers. You will be required to introduce your team and technology to the rest of the cohort as a part of the webinar.


Webinar #2
Date: July 25, 2019
Time: 12:00-1:00PM EDT

In the second webinar, you will work through different scenarios to better understand how to build successful relationships and partnerships.


CAR MBS Industry Connect

Mon, Aug 5 Intro Session 5:00PM-7:00PM
Office Hours w/ Instructors 7:00PM-9:00PM
Tues, Aug 6 Attend Conference 8:00AM-4:30PM
Startup Village 5:00PM-7:00PM
Industry Connect Wrap-Up 7:30PM-8:30PM
Wed, Aug 7 Attend Conference (optional) 8:00AM-4:30PM
Thurs, Aug 8 Attend Conference (optional) 8:00AM-4:30PM

View full CAR MBS Schedule

July 1, 2019