American Renolit Corporation
Suhner Manufacturing, Inc.
TAICA North America Inc.
Techno Polymer America, Inc.
Thanks for making this our BIGGEST and BEST Conference Yet!
— PRESENTATIONS POSTED TO SPEAKERS PAGE —
If you participated in the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 11 at Detroit’s Cobo Center — as a speaker, sponsor or attendee — we thank you for playing a part in our most successful event focused on interiors to date.
We have posted presentations from most of our speakers, and will have video of our keynote speakers, Wards 10 Best Interiors ceremony and winners of the Student Design Competition sponsored by IAC and Lear.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 WardsAuto Interiors Conference. Keep checking this site for details!
See Keynotes from GM and Volvo Design Executives
Check back for video of the keynote addresses from our headliners of the 2016 WardsAuto Interiors Conference.
On May 11 at Detroit’s Cobo Center, GM’s Andrew Smith and Volvo’s Robin Page each delivered keynotes on the design direction for their upcoming vehicles.
Andrew Smith’s 20-year international career with General Motors has involved the leadership of interior, exterior and advanced design programs, global architecture development and concept car creation on three continents.
Prior to joining Volvo in 2013, Robin Page was head of interior design at Bentley Motors since 2001. Bentley interior designs he was responsible for include the Continental and Mulsanne ranges, as well as the interior design for the State Limousine of British Queen Elizabeth II.
Read their full biographies, as well as those of our announced presenters for the panel discussions, on the SPEAKERS page.
2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors
Conference attendees were treated to a ceremony celebrating the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors. We called design leaders from the winning automakers to the stage to accept their honors and provided a live video tour of the winning vehicles, spotlighting the features that wowed our judges.
The winning vehicles were on display in the ballroom for attendees to climb inside and judge for themselves.
Panel Discussions Covered All Things Interior
Our 2016 panel discussions played to packed rooms at Detroit’s Cobo Center, and we have just posted the presentations from most of our speakers for you to review.
Panel Discussions included: