5 good reasons for the IAA Summit and the IAA Conference

From September 5 to 8, the IAA Summit and IAA Conference will take place in Munich as part of the second edition of IAA MOBILITY. For 4 days, sustainable, connected mobility solutions of the future will be discussed at Munich Exhibition Center. Here are 5 reasons why a visit to the IAA Summit and IAA Conference is worthwhile.

1. The most important international B2B mobility platform

As a trade visitor to the IAA Summit at Munich Exhibition Center, you will meet more than 500 international opinion leaders, stakeholders and decision-makers. Among them are German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and VDA President Hildegard Müller, CEOs from all mobility segments such as Oliver Blume (CEO Volkswagen and Porsche), Ola Källenius (CEO Mercedes-Benz), Oliver Zipse (CEO BMW), Luca de Meo (CEO Renault), Carsten Spohr (CEO Lufthansa Group), Christophe Périllat (CEO Valeo), Martin Brudermüller (CEO BASF), Stefan Hartung (CEO Bosch), Nikolai Setzer (CEO Continental), Jochen Hanebeck (CEO Infineon Technologies), Sandra Wolf (CEO Riese und Müller) and Cristiano Amon (CEO Qualcomm Technologies) to key opinion leaders such as Mars mission aspirant Alyssa Carson. As a trade visitor, you will learn about the latest developments and innovations in sustainable, intelligent connected mobility solutions from key experts from a wide range of mobility sectors. The focus will be on the future of cars and bikes, road and rail, alternative drives and data-driven innovations. This makes the IAA Summit a unique meeting place for mobility companies, mobility enthusiasts and mobility experts. In addition, our daily "Visionary Talks" format series during IAA MOBILITY from 12:30am - 1pm will feature key opinion leaders and experts from politics and business discussing the transformation of mobility as well as topics such as women in tech, sustainability or leadership. There will also be a program by and for startups HERE.

2. The world's only industry gathering that unites all forms of mobility in one mobility event

Whether automotive and suppliers, companies from the bicycle and micromobility industry, players from the fields of technology, digitalization, infrastructure and urban planning, public transport or telecommunications - the IAA Summit brings together companies from all mobility sectors in one place: from connectivity and data to sustainability and urban mobility. With BMW, BYD, Lucid, Mercedes, Opel, Renault, Rimac, VW as well as Bosch, Continental and many more, leading companies from the automotive industry are represented. AWS, Horizon Robotics, IBM, LG, Samsung, Qualcomm, and many other technology companies will also be present. At the same time, there will be a number of new exhibitors from the bike and micromobility sector, including Specialized, CaGo Bike, Riese & Müller, Mubea U-Mobility, MyStromer, Black Tea Motorbikes and RKS Motor.

As a visitor, you will have the unique opportunity to discover everything from innovative drive systems to future fuels and generative AI - topics that are currently moving the mobility industry and the world. In addition, a network of around 100 startups will present solutions to the challenges faced by established companies in the industry, with new approaches and innovative mobility concepts.

3. Extensive networking opportunities with experts from around the world at the IAA Summit and IAA Conference

On the three stages (Main Stage Hall A1, Yellow Stage Hall B2, Blue Stage Hall A3) and two dialog areas (Smart Mobility Space Hall B3, Visionary Clubhouse Hall A2) of the IAA Conference, the world's largest mobility conference, you will not only find plenty of opportunities to expand your knowledge at the numerous keynotes, fireside chats and sessions in the IAA Summit exhibition areas, but also to exchange ideas directly with experts from all over the world. For example, Cristiano Amon (CEO Qualcomm), Stefan Hartung (CEO Bosch) and Nikolai Setzer (CEO Continental) will be among the speakers at the IAA Conference.

International partners such as the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), the MIT Mobility Initiative, the University of St. Gallen, the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the "Women in Mobility" network will be joining forces. IAA Conference sponsors include Amazon Web Services (Diamond Sponsor) and Accenture (Platinum Sponsor). PwC is a Diamond Sponsor for the Smart Mobility Space

The Networking Tours, organized in cooperation with the Boston Consulting Group, will give you the opportunity to network with participating companies. At the free Mobility Meetings, you can exchange ideas with 5 other specialists from your industry in 10-minute sessions. The same is true for the Expert Sessions, where you can delve even deeper into mobility topics through expert presentations. In addition, the career area will give you an insight into the future of careers in mobility. Networking is a top priority at the IAA Summit and the IAA Conference.

4. Experience tomorrow's mobility on test tracks and during test drives

At the IAA Summit, visitors can not only see innovations, but also experience them first-hand. For example, as part of the IAA Experience, visitors can test drive the latest passenger car innovations from various exhibitors. The same applies to the Future Innovation Use Cases stands and the Driving Experiences, where various exhibitors present their innovative products from the fields of assistance systems, autonomous driving, charging infrastructure and more. Everything is located in or starts from Hall C2.

Would you rather see bicycles, e-scooters or cargo bikes from a different perspective? Then the Cycling & Micromobility Parcours is the place to try them out. As a visitor, you can also take advantage of a shuttle bus service provided by various companies, which will take you from Munich Exhibition Center to the free IAA Open Space in downtown Munich.

5. Take part in the mobility debate

To make tomorrow's mobility more climate-friendly, we need technological advances in all modes of transportation. The IAA Summit is the perfect place to bring together all the players in the mobility revolution and the best opportunity to create synergies between individual companies from a wide range of mobility sectors. The importance of IAA MOBILITY for the mobility industry is also reflected in the number of awards that will be presented at IAA MOBILITY this year. From the "Company Car of the Year" and the "OttoCar" to the "Cargobike of the Year" and the "Best of Mobility" gala, this year's IAA MOBILITY will be the venue for many important awards in the mobility sector. And with the Public Transport Summit, the IAA MOBILITY Design Conference, the World Cycling Forum (WCF) and the World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC), the mobility platform also hosts other important events on the road to climate-neutral mobility.

More information about the IAA Summit and the program of the IAA Conference can be found here. Tickets for the IAA Summit including the IAA Conference are available here. (Link) For the IAA MOBILITY Design Conference only pre-registration is required.

Tickets Tickets for the IAA Summit including the IAA Conference are available here.

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