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Automotive News to Hold World Congress During the 2010 North American International Auto Show

Sergio Marchionne to headline as keynote speaker at first automotive show of 2010

Automotive News has announced their World Congress will be held this year on January 12-14. A scheduling change and proximity to the show means that it will be easier for participants to attend both events. The event will include the industry's top executives explaining how they will compete and survive in an industry preparing for new opportunities, economic recovery and growth.  

Opening Tuesday afternoon, January 12, which is also the second and final day of media preview for the 2010 NAIAS, the Automotive News World Congress will be held at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center and will feature Sergio Marchionne, Chief Executive Officer, Chrylser LLC. Other speakers will include top executives from GM, Ford, Honda, and Toyota.

Offering a new, tighter format, the event will provide attendees access to the most influential and powerful automotive industry leaders, content and contacts, and a pass to visit the auto show on Thursday, January 14th before it opens to the public. Opens Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. for Industry Preview and closes at 9:00 p.m.

Registration also includes access to the presentation of the Polk Loyalty Awards on Tuesday evening and the presentation of the BorgWarner owner and driver trophies as well as the Automotive News/PricewaterhouseCoopers Shareholder Value Awards on Wednesday evening.

Automotive News World Congress

January 12-14, 2010

Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan

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Rod Alberts - Executive Director

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