SC Automotive Summit To Focus On New Technologies, Regional Insights And Global Trends

Connectivity, mobility, and technology to headline discussions

Greenville, S.C. – The SC Automotive Council (SCAC) a division of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) today announced its lineup for its 7th Annual SC Automotive Summit, which include presentations on autonomous vehicles, regional industry highlights and global trends, featuring keynote addresses from Knudt Flor, President and CEO, BMW Manufacturing Co. and SC Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt. Gary Silberg, Partner, National Automotive Sector Leader, KPMG, will return to share his latest insights into the future of mobility. This year’s Summit also includes representatives of the Belgian automotive and technology industries.
With the automotive sector realizing an annual state economic impact of more than $27B and employing 158,000, the Automotive Summit plays a vital role in bringing automotive industry leaders together. Attend to learn more about global and regional trends, engage with thought leaders, participate in business to business opportunities, explore new technologies, and gain workforce development insights. The Summit is also an opportunity for participants to hear the latest news on NAFTA, as well as join the discussion on the changing role of supply chains and factories of the future.
Anyone interested in the event can go to the South Carolina Automotive Council’s website at
What: 7th Annual South Carolina Automotive Summit
When: February 28 – March 2, 2018
Where: Hyatt Regency, Greenville, SC
Hosted by: The South Carolina Automotive Council and South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

About the South Carolina Automotive Council
The South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC) is a division of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA). The SCMA and SCAC foster collaboration, promote innovation, and maintain a business environment conducive to growth and success in a global marketplace. Utilizing the resources, knowledge and infrastructure of the SCMA, the SCAC is able to effectively and efficiently serve its members and community, recognizing the importance of the automotive industry to South Carolina’s economy. As a member of the SCAC, you have access to programs, services, events and resources specifically designed around the needs and interests of the automotive industry. Input from the membership and the SCAC leadership shapes the organization’s activities and initiatives. More information on SCAC and the Summit can be found at

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