January - 2021
11-14 January: CES - Las Vegas, NV, US - Virtual
CES is a tech event and proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. The world's biggest brands do their businesses and meet new partner here, and the sharpest innovators hit the stage. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Associations (CET), CES features every aspect of the tech sector.
February - 2021
9-11 February: National Automobile Dealers Association - New Orleans, LA, US
Industry leaders, manufacturers, exhibitors and other key players convene each year at the NADA Show to learn the latest tools, tactics and industry trends, see the hottest new automotive products and technologies, and make important connections with one another in the unique atmosphere that only the National Automobile Dealers Association can provide.
March - 2021
4-14 March: Geneva International Motor Show - Geneva, Switzerland - Cancelled
The GIMS is offering an exciting programme which will allow you to discover the very heart of the motor industry and experience its innovations. The most renowned manufacturers in the world will unveil their latest releases. Through forms of transport for today or ideas for tomorrow, from the efficient urban car to the dream hypercar, GIMS brings together tradition, passion and innovation.
April - 2021
2-11 April: New York International Auto Show - New York, NY POSTPONED to August
Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the New York International Auto Show showcases an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More than four floors of displays from the world’s automakers featured the newest vehicles and latest futuristic concept cars. Nearly 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display at North America’s first and largest-attended auto show dating back to 1900. Postponed from 2020.
13-15 April: SAE World Congress Experience - Detroit, MI - Virtual
The largest technical mobility event of the year draws mechanical, electrical and software engineers, OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and R&D professionals to Detroit to transform inspiration into action. Alongside the brightest minds from across the entire mobility engineering spectrum, you’ll experience expert-led technical education, build valuable partnerships, explore a technology-driven exhibit floor and collaborate on the global mobility solutions shifting the industry.
May - 2021
21-31 May: L.A. Auto Show - Los Angeles, CA
One of the world's largest auto shows with 1,000 vehicles will return May 21-31, 2021 at the LA Convention Center. The show is a one-stop-shop for comparison shopping cars, trucks, SUVs, electric vehicles & more without any sales pressure. Postponed from 2020.
25-26 May: Festival of Automotive - Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI - POSTPONED TO AUGUST
Combination of TU Automotive Detroit; ADAD & Autonomous Vehicles; Wards Auto Interiors Conference; and Wards Auto UX Conference (in-person version of the virtual event in August 2020)
June - 2021
11-26 June: Motor Bella (Before: NAIAS) - Detroit, MI - POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced it will not hold its 2021 auto show as planned. Instead, show officials revealed a “bridge to the future” with an auto-centric event called Motor Bella.
July - 2021
21-23 July: INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico City - Mexico City, Mexico
Latin America’s international trade show for the automotive aftermarket, OE manufacturing, and service industry
August - 2021
4-5 August: CAR Management Briefing Seminar - The Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, Michigan
The CAR Management Briefing Seminars, offered for more than 50 years, attracts a wide audience of attendees from across the nation, and the world–representing automakers, suppliers, service providers, academia, media and the government as well as new technology and mobility stakeholders. CAR MBS will also be live-streamed.
16-20 August: Festival of Automotive - Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI
Combination of TU Automotive Detroit; ADAD & Autonomous Vehicles; Wards Auto Interiors Conference; and Wards Auto UX Conference (in-person version of the virtual event in August 2020). Postponed from May 2021.
20-29 August: New York International Auto Show - New York, NY
Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the New York International Auto Show showcases an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More than four floors of displays from the world’s automakers featured the newest vehicles and latest futuristic concept cars. Nearly 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display at North America’s first and largest-attended auto show dating back to 1900. Postponed from May 2021.
September - 2021
07-12 September: IAA Autoshow - Munich, Germany
Shining steel, splendor and speed – for over a century now the IAA has guaranteed spectacular premieres and technological trends. But it is much more than a car show: It has developed into a leading forum for all aspects of mobility.
14-16 September: The Battery Show - Novi, MI
This is an event for people ooking to keep on pace with automotive, consumer, medical, and stationary application growth. The Battery Show will provide expert-led educational sessions and product showcases representing the full supply chain - from raw materials to recycling.
14-18 September: Automechanika Frankfurt - Frankfurt, Germany
Automechanika Frankfurt is the world's leading trade fair for the automotive service industry. At the international meeting place for industry, repair shops and automotive trade premieres are celebrated and trends are set. The event is postponed from 2020.
21-26 September: Motor Bella (Before: NAIAS) - Detroit, MI
The 2021 Motor Bells (NAIAS) is going to be a bigger, more immersive experience than ever before, with a host of new attractions like outdoor entertainment and exclusive ride-and-drive opportunities. Postponed from June 2021.
October - 2021
7-10 October: SAE Global Leadership Conference - Greenbrier, WV
The Global Leadership Conference (GLC) is renowned for its distinct selection of attendees who represent the top leadership of their companies. This invitation-only forum encourages automotive leaders to exchange ideas and address solutions for critical global issues. Each year GLC presents an outstanding agenda of thought leaders -- from within and outside the industry -- who share their insights on the challenges and opportunities facing the global automotive sector. Postponed from 2020
26-28 October: The Assembly Show - Rosemont, IL
Each year The ASSEMBLY Show brings together thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the latest assembly technology equipment and products. During this event participants uncover new resources, evaluate the latest technologies and products, learn from industry experts and connect with experienced professionals.
November - 2021
2-4 November: AAPEX - Las Vegas, NV
AAPEX is a trade-only event for the automotive aftermarket.
2-5 November: SEMA - Las Vegas, NV
The SEMA Show is committed to furthering businesses in the automotive specialty equipment market, and to providing manufacturers and buyers with the best opportunity to connect, promote new products and discover new trends. Postponed from 2020.