Q1 2024 Events, Conferences, and Expos That Have Redefined the Automotive Industry

Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is one of the largest and most influential industries in the world. Rapid technological and environmental innovations have made the industry adapt to new challenges. The increase in the adoption of electric vehicles has fostered the market’s growth exponentially. Additionally, the rise in the number of people paying interest in purchasing new vehicles with advanced safety and assistant features has given momentum to the industry. Apart from this, renowned businesses and companies conducted certain seminars, trade expos, conferences, and events in the first quarter of 2024 which have also helped the sector to grow. Allied Market Research, to analyze its role in detail, has studied all important events, seminars, expos, and conferences comprehensively.

Bangkok International Motor Show 2024

The Bangkok International Motor Show was conducted between 27th March-07th April in IMPACT Challenger Bangkok. It is a motor show which is also known as the “Thailand Motor Show” among automotive enthusiasts. In this show, more than 1700000 employees of leading automotive manufacturers came together. These participants exhibited key features about their important products and solutions which include automotive, motor vehicles, automotive parts, car care, and tuning.

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The Washington, D.C. Auto Show 2024

Considered as the largest public show, the Washington, D.C. Auto Show was held between 19th-28th January 2024, in the capital of the U.S. This show allowed visitors to take a leap forward to embracing the Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution. The show displayed almost hundreds of new from leading industry manufacturers and exhibited area for live painting of “art” cars. It also featured VIP tours led by award-winning automotive writers. On its 10th day, the event was preceded by a Public Policy Preview Day of special events and announcements for officials in government, industry, and the media.

NRF Supply Chain 360 Summit 2024

In January 2024, NRF Supply Chain 360 Summit took place at Retail’s Big Show inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This summit was a new day-long program that brought all retail supply chain professionals and industry experts across the globe to share strategies and tactics for promoting the modes and methods needed to build a stronger automotive supply chain. The supply chain professionals and industry specialists discussed the ways for making supply chains smarter for everyone, enabling improved visibility, connected capabilities, and decision-making across the entire supply chain.

NADA Show 2024

The automotive industry witnessed a convergence of visionaries, innovators, and leaders at the NADA Show 2024, held in the heart of Las Vegas, from February 1st-4th, 2024. In this grand event, the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations included a delegation of 24 eminent members through a journey of discovery, learning, and networking, promising to shape the contours of auto retail in the coming years. The event was meticulously organized for Subaru and Kia dealerships, providing invaluable insights into operational excellence, customer engagement strategies, and the integration of cutting-edge technologies in dealership management.

CES 2024

Counted as one of the most powerful tech events in the world, CES was held in January 2024, showcasing cutting-edge technologies and innovations from prominent manufacturers in the automotive industry. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES is the only trade show that exhibited the entire tech landscape at one event. In CES 2024 conference, top automotive brands got their business done, met new partners and the industry’s sharpest minds, and took the stage to unveil their latest releases as well as boldest breakthroughs.

WCA Worldwide Conference 2024

In January 2024, the WCA Worldwide conference, the largest and most important logistics networking event, was held in the dynamic and fast-growing city of Dubai, UAE. More than 4,500 delegates from over 180 countries attended this conference, breaking the record as the largest logistics networking conference ever held. In this conference, leading manufacturers were able to connect with existing partners and identify many new business opportunities, enabling them to elevate their business growth and development.

The Northeast International Auto Show 2024

After an absence in the last year, the Northeast International Auto Show returned to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, New England, in February 2024. Family vehicles segments were displayed in the expo, including sedans, minivans, SUVs, and sports cars. In this expo, the vehicles displayed were mostly battery-powered pure-electric vehicles, but there were also many conventional, gasoline-powered cars and trucks, as well as hybrids that run on a combination of battery power and gasoline.

ACMA Automechanika 2024

From 1st – 3rd February 2024, ACMA Automechanika Show held in New Delhi, India. This was a leading international trade fair, especially belonging to the automotive aftermarket and service industry. By visiting this exclusive B2B expo, the key decision makers in the automotive industry including dealers, distributors, retailers, garage, and car repair owners, and OEMs and fleet professionals met their business goals. This expo was organized in 25,000 sqm of exhibition space, displaying almost 50 plus product innovations on the same floor. Over 500+ exhibiting companies from 12+ global markets and 27332 automotive professionals from 79 countries attended this expo to talk about the future visions.

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Quad City Regional Auto Show 2024

The 30th annual Quad City Regional auto show was held at the Bend XPO center in East Moline, United States, in February 2024. In this expo, more than 150 vehicles from 23 manufacturers were displayed, including electric vehicles with EV product specialists. Top vehicle models of leading manufacturers such as the Toyota NASCAR simulator, Corvette models from the Midwest Corvette Car Club, and a bounce house for the kids and MG models from the Quad City British Auto Club were displayed in the expo. In addition, brands, like Subaru, held a campaign for featuring a seating space for dogs in its upcoming vehicle segments.

Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024

In February 2024, India hosted the first-ever Bharat Mobility Global Expo in Delhi. More than 600 exhibitors and 80,000 registered visitors joined this expo to discuss on the new-age technologies that had potential to drive the Indian automotive industry. From exciting showcases for automotive enthusiasts to B2B solutions for industry stakeholders, the event promised to offer benefit for every person involved across the value chain. The expo also featured dedicated exhibitions on EV charging solutions, urban mobility, and automation by emphasizing on new-age components, future fuels, technology, and a growing EV ecosystem.


The Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) was hosted by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) from January 23rd to 25th, 2024, at Pune, India. It was considered as a benchmark biennial international event, serving as a forum for exchange of ideas and brainstorming for the automotive industry. It included eminent experts across the world in various automobile arenas, discovering revolutionary advancements in automotive technology. Through this expo, the industry leaders connected with professionals who had brought several innovations in the automotive sector.

Brussels Auto Show 2024

In January 2024, the PACK Plaza, an online platform for news and updates on electric motorbikes and mopeds, made its first appearance at the Brussels Auto Show in Belgium. The show was held across an area of 60,000 sqms, showcasing the mission of the PACK Plaza in the growing e-mobility landscape. By participating in the show, the PACK Plaza aimed to showcase the potential of this new technology for those seeking a sustainable option for their daily commute, last-mile solutions, and electric super bikes.

Some other notable developments in the sector

In February 2024, Keystone Automotive Operations, a renowned distribution company in the automotive aftermarket organized its annual customer event, namely, the 2024 BIG Show, at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. It was an exclusive opportunity for the industry specialists to connect and discover new products and opportunities by interacting with the company’s customers, automotive shops and installers, and aftermarket manufacturers and suppliers.

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Wrapping Up the Role of Promising Events and Conferences in Shaping the Sector

The automotive sector has observed exponential growth in the first quarter of 2024 with a series of beneficial events, conferences, expos, and seminars. Events like CES 2024 and The Washington, D.C. Auto Show have showcased the development and implementation of cutting-edge technologies, creating lucrative opportunities for the automotive sector in the coming years. Moreover, expos such as SIAT EXPO 2024 and NADA Show 2024 have paved the way for bringing sustainable aspects in the sector, focusing on future fuels and new age components favorable for cutting-edge vehicle manufacturing in the future.To get more insights into the automotive and transportation industry, feel free to talk to our industry analysts!

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