Press release

International Leading Partner Companies for IAA MOBILITY 2023

Berlin/Munich, August 09, 2023

High-profile technology partners such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), LG Electronics, Meta, and TikTok – The expertise of these partners is of great importance for a sustainable and digital mobility of the future – The Visionary Clubhouse at the IAA Summit provides space for dialogue and networking

In less than a month, the second edition of IAA MOBILITY will commence. The premier platform for mobility, sustainability, and technology relies on globally established sponsors and partners to make the future of mobility tangible in Munich from September 5th to 10th. For the second time after 2021, the platform has succeeded in bringing together the world's most important companies in the fields of technology, artificial intelligence, as well as cloud and data services. In addition, leading companies from mobility research and science will provide support with their expertise.

"The sponsors and partners of IAA MOBILITY 2023 are of central importance for the success of the event. Their expertise in technology, innovation, security, sustainability, and digital transformation contributes to establishing IAA MOBILITY as a pioneering platform for future mobility worldwide," says Jürgen Mindel, Managing Director of VDA.

"We are very pleased to welcome leading tech companies to the Messe München trade fair. The strong interest from our partners clearly underscores the high significance of IAA MOBILITY," says Tobias Gröber, Managing Director of the Consumer Goods division at Messe München GmbH.

Expertise from the world's largest tech companies

At the IAA Summit at the Munich Exhibition Center, over 500 speakers from the fields of mobility and technology will present their visions for the mobility of the future. AWS is the Diamond Sponsor of the IAA Conference and will present in three keynote speeches and panel sessions highlighting how artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data are revolutionizing the industry, driver experience and the future of transportation, with appearances from AWS leaders Wendy Bauer (GM Automotive), Kathrin Renz (VP Industries), and Bill Vass (VP Engineering). “AWS is incredibly excited to be part of IAA MOBILITY this year, and we're looking forward to being with so many thought leaders from across the varied mobility industries.  We’re honored to have two keynotes at IAA MOBILITY and our team has so much to share with our customers and partners - including how the cloud and data can accelerate the journey a more innovative, inclusive, and sustainable future for mobility,” says Wendy Bauer, General Manager Automotive & Manufacturing AWS. “At IAA MOBILITY, AWS will continue our collaboration with the industry around key industry challenges and technology solutions, including generative AI, connected vehicles, smart city infrastructure, software-defined vehicles, and more.”

As a world leader in the field of consumer electronics, LG Electronics is presenting itself for the first time on the A1 Main stage as a partner of IAA MOBILITY 2023. LG Electronics brings consumer insights and the latest technologies they’ve earned from the consumer electronics field, and will present its new vision at a press conference on September 4th at 8:30 in the morning.

“We are excited to be presenting at the IAA MOBILITY 2023 press conference for the first time. LG Electronics, with over 65 years in the consumer electronics industry, possesses leading technologies and a wealth of consumer insight. IAA Mobility is the perfect event to share consumer insights and present our vision for the future mobility in greater depth to industry opinion leaders in the automotive sector,” says Seokhyun Eun, President of LG Vehicle component Solutions Company.
This year, LG Electronics is the Gold Sponsor of the Yellow Stage, where experts from politics and business take the stage to discuss the transformation of mobility. Additionally, the "Visionary Talks" take place here daily during IAA MOBILITY from 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM.

Meta demonstrates live at the Königsplatz how Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality applications are changing the transformation of mobility through immersive, data-driven, and digital customer experiences. The company presents itself as a technology and enterprise partner to the industry. ““From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, emerging technologies are transforming the mobility landscape. Meta is excited to partner with IAA MOBILITY to explore how brands can harness these technologies to drive growth in ground-breaking ways,” says Angelika Gifford, VP EMEA, Meta.

IAA MOBILITY and the mobility of tomorrow are made tangible through digital storytelling by visitors, industry professionals, and content creators on their own IAA MOBILITY Channel on TikTok, the entertainment partner. "We are thrilled to offer our automotive community a front-row seat at IAA MOBILITY 2023 through this partnership, providing an immersive experience of this globally renowned event in Munich. In the specially created hub, platform users have the opportunity to discover the latest trends, innovations, and behind-the-scenes insights from their favorite brands and engage in exchanges," says Thomas Wlazik, General Manager of Global Business Solutions at TikTok for the Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Israel regions.

Accenture is the Platinum Sponsor of the Main Stage Conference at IAA MOBILITY. The company will enhance IAA MOBILITY with expertise in technology, automotive, and mobility sectors in three conference sessions ("Accelerating the Future of Mobility," "Reinventing how people and goods move powered by data and AI," and "How to connect business impact with customer experience"). “We are very pleased to partner again with IAA MOBILITY 2023. This year, we are focused on the transformation toward sustainable mobility and the reinvention of the user experience. Together with our esteemed speakers and panelists from various sectors, we will discuss how to shape the future of moving people and goods powered by data and artificial intelligence. We look forward to connecting with our clients and ecosystem partners at this top event on the future of mobility,” says Jürgen Reers, Senior Managing Director Global Industry Sector Lead, Automotive.

The Allianz Networking Area in Hall A1 is the ideal place for making new business contacts and interdisciplinary exchanges. “This year’s partnership with IAA is another important collaboration for the Allianz, as we have been dedicating ourselves for years to more road safety and a carbon neutral mobility. For that purpose we have been partnering in Germany for years with more than 20 manufacturers from the automotive industry, such as VW and Volvo. Being an insurance company, we support our customers when changing to a more secure and affordable e-mobility by providing insurances for electric vehicles. Also, we offer additional benefits and service offers for a sustainable mobility together with partners such as the ADAC e.V. and the EnBW, also represented at the IAA in Munich. Beyond that, we contribute extensive research and prevention work with our Alliance Center for Technology and experts from the automotive and repair industry as well as science, in order to create a sustainable mobility world of the future”, says Dr. Dirk Steingröver, Board Member Private Customers / Automotive Allianz Germany.

Smart Mobility Space – The area for creation, collaboration and future mobility

PWC Germany, in collaboration with Microsoft, presents the Smart Mobility Space in partnership with IAA MOBILITY. The Smart Mobility Space is more than just a stage with 75 seats. In addition to an extensive program with 25 thematic panels on future mobility topics - from hydrogen to the circular economy and generative AI - this dialogue space offers room for creation and collaboration. "Much has happened since the last IAA MOBILITY! Therefore, I am greatly looking forward to further developing the transformation towards sustainable mobility with a speaker community of 80 external experts in the Smart Mobility Space. Together with Microsoft, the University of St. Gallen, and Strategy&, we make tomorrow's concepts tangible as partners of IAA MOBILITY and create a space for genuine dialogue with mobility professionals under the motto 'What moves us?'" says Felix Kuhnert, Automotive Leader at PwC Germany.

Visionary Clubhouse – The space for dialog and networking

With its stage (75 seats) and adjacent networking lounge, the Visionary Clubhouse is the dialogue space for visionaries throughout the mobility ecosystem. Whether it's urban planning and mobility infrastructure with Drees & Sommer as the day partner on September 5th or disruptive companies and visions with US day partner Assembly Ventures on September 6th - the Visionary Clubhouse offers inspiring program points for all visitors. The program is complemented by a comprehensive Cycling & Micromobility theme track and session partners Hogan Lovells and Deep Drive on September 7th, as well as the live podcast of the IAA MOBILITY's successful "Visionary Club" format on September 8th and a session by the digital strategy agency diconium.

A wealth of expertise from BCG, MIT Mobility Initiative, or Women in Mobility - Free minutes and test drives for visitors

Renowned international research and knowledge experts in the field of mobility such as the MIT Mobility Initiative, the World Economic Forum, the University of St. Gallen, EIT Urban Mobility, and Bable provide future-oriented perspectives and bring firsthand expertise into curated sessions. Konzepthaus and Car Design News address the topic of Smart Cities and Automotive Design in two sessions and design events.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) continues its partnership with IAA MOBILITY as a Knowledge Partner for the IAA Visionary Club Podcast. “BCG is proud to continue the partnership with the IAA MOBILITY as official Knowledge Partner of the IAA Conference. We’re looking forward to sharing our expertise on the most important aspects of the mobility transformation such as Sustainability, Electrification, the potential of Artificial Intelligence - and most importantly: How to make it happen. Visitors can expect great discussions on these topics during the conference and the live podcast in the IAA Visionary Clubhouse on Friday”, says Albert Waas, Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group.

In addition to top speakers like Oscar winner Natalie Portman, astrobiologist Alyssa Carson (speaks at “Visionary Talks”), Wendy Bauer (AWS), Dr. Sandra Wolf (Riese & Müller), Dr. Olga Nevska (Telekom Mobility Solutions), and Mariella Minutolo (ETAS/Bosch), there will be two sessions curated by the Women in Mobility initiative at the IAA Conference (Thursday, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM on the Blue Stage and Friday, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM on the Main Stage). Additionally, there will be a "Women's Walk" across the Summit in collaboration with "Frauen Verbinden," the women's initiative of Messe München.

4screen, an innovator in In-Car Advertising, will not only showcase its latest innovations at IAA MOBILITY 2023 but will also collaborate with the conference to enrich the entire experience. "At this year's IAA MOBILITY, we're not just showcasing our latest innovations - we're joining forces with the conference itself to elevate the entire experience. By embracing this year's theme, IAA MOBILITY will connect with millions of vehicles through the 4screen platform, converting drivers into attendees by raising awareness for their exciting events and locations across the city", says Fabian Beste, Co-founder & CEO of 4screen.

Holoride, a pioneer in In-Car Entertainment, makes time in vehicles valuable by using XR technology based on real-time motion and location data from moving vehicles to enable exciting, boundless, and immersive driver experiences in the open space.

For all visitors, Experience Partner Carvia offers 10 free minutes. As the official micro-mobility provider of IAA MOBILITY, VOI E-Scooters are also available at the IAA Summit and downtown as a sustainable mobility supplement to public transportation. New customers will benefit from two 15-minute free rides until the end of September.

Moreover, a total of six departure and arrival points are planned in the open space in downtown Munich. As part of the IAA Experience, over 150 vehicles will be available for test drives. Among the existing 22 automotive companies offering test drives are AUDI, BMW, BYD, Ford, Lucid, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volkswagen, and XPENG. Test drives are also possible at and from the IAA Summit.