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Master the Connected Car Experience: Deliver Integrated Services to Build Brand Affinity and Create Customers for Life

Master the Connected Car Experience: Deliver Integrated Services to Build Brand Affinity and Create Customers for Life

Telematics Detroit is the world’s largest and most influential business focused conference and exhibition for the entire telematics ecosystem. Over 1800+ executives attended along with 100+ industry pioneers speakers, Telematics Detroit is the one event that you cannot afford to miss each and every year!

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Key topics to be addressed:

THE ULTIMATE END-TO-END TELEMATICS PLATFORM: Dispel the ‘killer app’ myth to adopt an approach to connectivity that eschews the ‘next big thing’ in favour of a holistic suite of connected services that encompasses CRM, HMI and content

TURN THE CAR INTO A MONEY MAKING MACHINE: ‘Subscription only’ models have failed to ignite mass adoption of connected vehicle services. Discover how to create a flexible micro-transactional platform that aligns with the service and payment demands of consumers

MAKE BIG DATA, USEFUL DATA: Tackle the proliferation of vehicle generated information to debate the granularity of data collection required to provide OEMs with data sets relevant to optimizing the driving and vehicle ownership experience

THE TELEMATICS TROJAN HORSE: Debate whether strategic partnerships with the titans of CE, including Apple, Google and Microsoft, will result in diminished OEM influence or translate into the ability to attract tech. loyal consumers and close the automotive innovation gap

THE INFOTAINMENT ECOSYTEM REINVENTED: BMW, Ford and GM announce their connected car visions to gain cross-industry buy-in. Analyze whether opening up APIs and SDKs will attract third party developers by creating higher volumes to support a truly auto-centric business case

Download the free 2013 brochure here to see the complete conference agenda

Industry pioneers share their knowledge with you:

Our enviable list of 100+ handpicked speakers will present, analyze, debate, key industry issues, opportunities and challenges to ensure you take home cutting edge solutions and strategies. Thought leaders already confirmed to speak at Telematics Detroit 2013 include:

Doug Van Dagens, Global Director, Connected Services, Ford
Heini Schulz, ConnectedDrive Services Manager, BMW of North America LLC
Nick Pudar, Director, Global Connected Consumer, General Motors
David Sullivan, Cross-Car Planning Manager, Subaru of America
Thilo Koslowski, Vice President – Automotive Vehicle ICT, Gartner
John Ellis, Chief Technologist, Connected Services & Solution, Ford
Shawn Meredith, Manager, Telematics Service Development, Daimler Trucks
Roger C. Lanctot, Associate Director, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics
Rob Gee, Product Line Manager, Continental Automotive
Henry Bzeih, Head of Infotainment and Telematics, Kia Motors
Dave Pratt, General Manager, Usage Based Insurance, Progressive Insurance
Jim Pisz, Corporate Manager, Business Strategy, Toyota
Johann Jungwirth, President & CEO, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development
David Strickland, Administrator for NHTSA, U.S Department of Transportation

Telematics Detroit 2013 is the one event that you can’t afford to miss:

Telematics Detroit has been the industry’s number one conference and annual meeting-place for 12 years in a row. We are pulling out all stops to make 2013 unbeatable! The show will give you the opportunity to network and share knowledge with the pioneers and decision-makers in the wireless automotive and mobile space. This year’s event includes:

100+ expert speakers to give you the knowledge that you need to succeed
5 focused tracks to help you design your own unique business agenda
40+ innovative sessions to ensure all the key topics are covered
20+ interactive debate forums to help you brain-storm

To see the full range of crucial conference sessions and debates download the brochure now

Exclusive Networking Opportunities:

20+ hours of networking with top level executives from across the entire telematics value chain with topic targeted networking coffee breaks
4 months access to Telematics Detroit online networking center: Fill your conference diary before you set foot in Detroit
Exclusive networking party: Meet and great with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting
Telematics Awards: 120+ senior executives converge to celebrate innovation and leadership at the industry’s most prestigious event

For the complete range of unbeatable networking opportunities at Telematics Detroit download the brochure now

Facts & Stats about Telematics Detroit:

With 1,800+ attendees Telematics Detroit 2012 was our biggest to date. Here is a quick overview of the event to give you a flavor of what you can expect in 2013!

100 exhibition booths
112 senior level speakers
24% of attendees were OEMS
53% of attendees were C-Level Executives & Senior management
92% of delegates rated our speakers good to excellent
86% of delegates rated the quality of information they learned at the conference good to excellent
94% of attendees rated the opportunity to meet relevant industry executives as good to excellent
82% of attendees would highly recommend Telematics Update’s events to colleagues & industry contacts

Take a look at the Telematics Detroit 2012 Stats Report for more information

Industry endorsements & testimonials for Telematics Detroit:

Attendee Testimonials:

The show is a great place to get an accurate pulse on the telematics industry and to meet or keep in touch with industry leaders.

Ford Motor Company

Impressed with the conference. Both days were full of discussions and presentations based on innovative topics that project the next phase of technology to the automotive industry. There was great representation from all players in the industry, including the OEM’s, mobile carriers, internet radio, etc. It was great to see how many of these companies are joining together in partnerships to make telematics a success.


TU has again demonstrated why TU Detroit is the US event that can’t be missed for those involved in the development of the next generation of connected cars.

Hughes Telematics

It was a great event with a very good participation of the telematics community

Volvo Group

The one event to be at in North America for Telematics and Infotainment

Johnson Controls

This was my first year attending and I plan on attending next year. The show was excellent and very informative


My first show so I was naturally blown away

Press Testimonials:

Telematics Detroit remains the most extraordinary networking opportunity in the industry as well as a great place to discover new technologies, companies and industry visions

Strategy Analytics

Telematics Detroit is a great place gauge the state of the connected car and spot trends

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