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The AIF 2019 event date will be published soon.

Automotive Innovation Forum 2018

Between 20-21 March, the Automotive Innovation Forum (AIF) took place at the Hilton Munich Airport Hotel. The AIF is a premier automotive industry event globally for anyone in automotive design and manufacturing who is shaping the future. The innovation themes covered the area Studio of the Future, Smart Manufacturing of the Future and Marketing of the Future.

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!

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Studio of the Future

Create, Visualize, and Manage the pipeline

From Concept through to Class A, incorporating all the aspects of concept and design development, like sketching, digital modeling, clay milling and human interface design and visualization for informed decision making.

Smart Manufacturing of the Future

Plan, Program, and Produce your products

Plan for your production, including designing factory layouts, simulating plastic injection molding and optimize your design for additive or subtractive manufacturing; as well as the integration of your factory and the machines.

Marketing of the Future

Engage, Produce, Manage digital marketing content

Build a streamlined visualization data pipeline and platform for all stakeholders from design or engineering to efficiently collaborate globally for all aspects of a car enabling introduction of new products to market faster.

Who should attend?

New technologies are transforming how we make things – and what we make. This is the Future of Making Things. If you are shaping the future of automotive design and manufacturing, the Automotive Innovation Forum will inspire and engage you with informative keynotes, a focus on innovation and networking opportunities.

Design and styling

Technical surfacing

Product engineering

Production engineering


Sales and marketing

Register for the Automotive Innovation Forum

This event is a must-see for automotive manufacturers and suppliers who want to be part of the future of making things.





March 20-21, 2018

Hilton Airport Munich, GERMANY

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Would you like to speak, sponsor or exhibit?

We’re looking for industry leaders who would like to inform and inspire an audience of around 500 accomplished automotive design, visualization and manufacturing professionals. There are opportunities to speak, sponsor and exhibit to share your experience, knowledge, ideas and products at the Automotive Innovation Forum.