industry Events

Automotive Forum

Hosted by J.D. Power, NADA and the New York International Auto Show, The Automotive Forum, at the Javits Center, will discuss how current industry and economic conditions will shape the future of the automotive market. The 2023 Automotive Forum will take place on Tuesday, April 4, starting at 8:00am—for the first time in the new state-of-the-art ultra modern Javits Center expansion. Kicking off the 2023 New York Auto Show will be top automobile executives including panels on a variety of important topics including EV infrastructure, automotive marketing and economic forecasts. Exclusively for credentialed dealers, OEMs, auto suppliers, marketing and advertising leaders, and media.

World Car Awards

Now in their 19th year, and longtime partner of the New York Auto Show, the World Car Awards will return to the Show on Wednesday, April 5 at 8:30am to announce the winning vehicles of this year’s awards, including the all-new EV of the Year category and the overall World Car of the Year. The annual World Car Awards are the number one awards program in the world—for the tenth consecutive year—in media reach and analysis of twenty-five top global markets in Cision Insight’s 2021 media report.

MediaPost's Automotive Marketing Conference

MediaPost Communications will once again host its annual automotive marketing conference in conjunction with the New York Auto Show by gathering leading marketing executives from the world’s automakers. The day-long conference will take place during press preview on Wednesday, April 5, and will include the auto industry’s Marketer of the Year announcement.

World Traffic Safety Symposium

Held on Thursday, April 6th, 9:00am-2:30pm, the 2023 World Traffic Safety Symposium will examine the nexus of traffic safety and public health including a discussion of innovative advanced driver assist technologies, the Safe System Approach and safe passage for teens, and best practices from here in the U.S. and across the globe for buying and designing safer cars, roads and for implementing programs and laws that make roads safer for all highway users.

Guest Speakers from 2022:

Jennifer Homendy, Chair, National Transportation Safety Board

Andrew Wishnia, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation

Dr. Steven Cliff, Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

David Strickland, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, GM

Mark F. Schroeder, Commissioner, NYS DMV, Governor’s Representative for Highway Safety