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European dealer groups, repairers, international associations of automobile distributors, and experts mobilized to discuss their insights on 3 main themes, crucial to the automotive industry’s future.

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

CECRA and INFOPRO DIGITAL GROUP are pleased to welcome you to the Evian Resort on September 20th and 21st, 2021 for the first edition of #CONNECT europe.

In a prestigious setting, ideal for networking and business meetings, we offer two days of conferences and workshops around three major issues: Green Deal and the future of mobility; Big Data & Connectivity; 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 countries such as the USA, Canada, China and India.

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: employment. 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.

Jean-Charles Herrenschmidt

Christophe Carignano
Managing Editor, Automotive division

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Bessé teams are experts in insurance brokering and consulting for professionals. 460 employees apply their innovation capacity on a daily basis in their specific areas of expertise to support their customers, helping intermediate-sized businesses and large corporations to protect their activities and employees. Over the past 60 years, with the same values and the same independent spirit, Bessé has gradually emerged as one of France’s leading firms in this market.


Credit Agricole Consumer Finance is a major player in consumer credit and has operations in 17 European countries, as well as China and Morocco. Its business areas include the automotive and motorcycle financing business but also leisure and nautical sectors. Our strategy is based on a two-tier model: Independent development of Dealer relations, and Partnerships with carmakers and group of dealers through commercial agreements or joint ventures


Imaweb is a leading developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish company dedicated to developing global customer management solutions for sales, marketing and after-sales, and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019.


MotorK is Europe’s leading automotive sales and marketing technology platform. MotorK empowers car manufacturers, dealers and service centres to improve their customer experience through a broad suite of fully integrated digital products and services. With an innovative combination of digital solutions, SaaS cloud products and the largest R&D department in the digital automotive industry in Europe MotorK has been recognised by multiple organizations as one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe – including Euronext TechShare, Tech Tour 50, Technology Fast 500 EMEA and the FT 1000


Tchek is the European leader in AI-powered imaging technology, built with automotive industry expertise for used car buy, sell or rent.
An innovation that offers automotive inspection and remarketing solutions to its customers such as dealerships, fleet manager, leaser or OEM. The ALTO AI technology developed by Tchek provides automated and efficient image processing and analysis from a photo taken with a smartphone, camera or scanner.

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