European and International Automotive Trade and Repair Forum

15 & 16 SEPT. 2022 – BARCELONA, SPAIN


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Two days of plenary conferences, debates, workshops, networking, a gala dinner…

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European dealer groups, repairers, international associations of automobile distributors, and experts mobilized to discuss their insights on 4 main themes, crucial to the automotive industry’s future.

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#CONNECT Europe : the first European and International Automotive Mobility Forum

CECRA, the European Council for Motor Trades and Repairs and Infopro Digital Group are pleased to welcome you to the 2nd European and International Forum #CONNECT Europe in Barcelona on 15 and 16 September 2022.

European dealer groups, repairers, International associations of automobile, distributors, and experts are mobilized to discuss their insights on 4 main themes, crucial to the automotive industry’s future: 

  • Future distribution models and new European regulatory framework
  • Earning models of dealers and repairers in the future
  • Spanish feedback of the automotive ecosystem
  • Connected vehicles, data and services

Contractual relationships between manufacturers, distributors and repairers. 

In the wake of the pandemic that rocked the automotive world, everyone will have to help re-write the industry’s playbook and over the next ten years, deep transformations will inevitably ensue.

We have the pleasure of welcoming the largest European dealers’ groups and repairers, as well as leaders from the upstream automotive world with car makers and service companies. The highest level of the European Commission will also be with us, as well as international leaders from more than 20 countries.

This European forum is intended to provide concrete answers and shed light on the future of mobility in Europe.

Thanks to the depth and breadth of know-how, combined with the shared ambition, this event is destined to enable truly productive debates around important European mobility issues. The many profound changes we’ll be dealing with during the inaugural edition of this forum all share a common thread: transformations. The current technological revolution is forcing the European automotive industry to chart a new course for growth. And that’s precisely what this year’s event will focus on.

We are delighted to welcome you and share together what we want to build in Europe for our businesses.

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