When:  Oct 23, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Detroit Chapter
Want to get ahead of the curve and know all there is to Auto Show 2020 and how it effects the Event Industry? Come hear from some of the key players with the North American International Auto Show tackle the plans for the June event to take over downtown Detroit and expand the opportunity for events. 

Our event will feature NAIAS experts:

Andrea Trudeau

Andrea Trudeau is Exhibit Compliance and Show Floor Director for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the most influential annual automotive event in the world. With countless worldwide and North American vehicle introductions, more than 5,000 international media from over 60 countries and three-quarters of a million visitors in overall attendance annually, NAIAS is the largest and most prestigious automotive showcase in North America.  In this role, Trudeau is charged with the design of the NAIAS indoor and outdoor campus, which represents nearly two million square feet of exhibit space within TCF Center and the adjacent Hart Plaza.  Additionally, Trudeau takes the lead in coordinating show logistics with the TCF Center management team, and the show’s general contractor.


Tavi Fulkerson

Tavi Fulkerson is the President of The Fulkerson Group.  With 35 years of experience in major event marketing, sponsorship sales and public relations, Fulkerson has sold, negotiated and serviced hundreds of sponsorship contracts for the leading industry, sports and civic events held in Detroit. These events include the The North American International Auto Show (under contract 1992 – present), the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix (2007 – present), The Parade Company, producers of America’s Thanksgiving Parade and the Ford Fireworks (1996 - present), The Detroit Jazz Festival (2012 – present), DIO EyesOn Design Awards (2008 – present), the Detroit Super Bowl XL Host Committee (2003 – 2006) and the Cobo Center Naming Rights Project.  In combination, Fulkerson’s sponsorship contacts are extensive and include access to marketing executives and sponsorship decision makers in all industries including the world’s leading automakers, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, retailers, advertising agencies, financial companies and banks, Internet, fast food, airlines and professional services companies.


6:00PM | Registration & Light Bites
6:30PM | Welcome Announcements
6:45PM | Presenters
7:30PM | Q&A
8:00PM | Networking
8:30PM | Conclusion

Detroit Foundation Hotel
250 W Larned St | Detroit, MI 48226

Venue Valet Parking - $10
Street Parking & Local Garages

Business Casual

Detroit Foundation Hotel
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The Fulkerson Group 
North American International Auto Show 


Foundation Hotel
250 W Larned St
Detroit, MI 48226
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