The Windsor-Essex Region "Where Canada Begins" will be seen on the World Stage at the 2019 NAIAS

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Media Advisory


Detroit will host the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) from January 14 to 27, 2019 an event that attracts the largest concentration of the world’s top automotive and technology executives, designer, engineers and thought leaders.  As part of NAIAS, four days (Monday, January 14 to Thursday, January 17are dedicated to AutoMobili-D - an event that brings key stakeholders together to discuss mobility issues, including topics ranging from suppliers driving mobility technology, vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) connectivity, urban mobility, smart cities, building a mobility workforce, ride sharing, cybersecurity and autonomous technologies.

Given the proximity of the Windsor-Essex Region to one of the world’s largest clusters of automotive and mobility technologies, several key organizations in the Windsor-Essex Region will have a significant presence at the AutoMobili-D.  The Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation, the University of Windsor, St. Clair College and WEtech Alliance are collaborating to showcase the Windsor-Essex Region “Where Canada Begins” and its efforts to transform its automotive sector through automation and technological advancements to be a premier location for mobility innovation.

The media and industry are invited to join W-E representatives at our booth – UA30 “Where Canada Begins” daily from 7am to 7pm.  Also meet with Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens on Monday January 14th from 2:30 pm to 5pm and Essex County Warden and Mayor of Tecumseh, Gary McNamara on Tuesday, January 15th from 10am to 2pm.



Lana Drouillard, Director Marketing & Communications
WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
519 259-9600