SMMT Events

Regional Events

SMMT organise a series of regional events throughout the year for UK automotive companies in the North, Midlands and South.

  • Regional Forum

    • Tuesday 12 November
      Location: Luton Hoo Hotel’s Warren Weir conference centre in Luton, Bedfordshire.
      Keynote speaker: Mike Wright- Plant Director, Vauxhall Motors Ltd.

    SMMT’s Regional Forum is a full day event – free to members – consisting of a series of seminars, focused on opportunities in the region as well as insights and guidance on preparing for Brexit.

    Content includes a range of expert presentations from speakers including a keynote from the region and SMMT Chief Executive, Mike Hawes.

    This is a must attend event for those looking to network with key contacts within the UK automotive sector. Roughly 200 delegates from OEMs, tier 1, medium and small suppliers usually attend.

    Register here


    Last Regional Forum (October 2018)

    SMMT’s Regional Forum Midlands was held at Pride Park Stadium in Derby.

    The SMMT Regional Forum focused on opportunities for UK automotive companies in the Midlands and how different levels of the supply chain were preparing for Brexit. With over 240 delegates from OEMs, tier 1, medium and small suppliers in attendance, as well as 35 SMMT member exhibitors this Regional Forum was the most popular yet.

    October 2018 – Slides

    Who Attended

    To view a list of companies who attended – click here

    Highlights from the Regional Forum

  • Regional Networking events offer SMMT members the opportunity to network, build relationships and knowledge share. Free for SMMT members to attend.

    Future events

    • 15 October – Regional Networking North – hosted by Hartree Centre, Warrington
    • 10 December – Regional Networking Midlands – hosted by Smithers Rapra & Smithers Pira Limited in Shawbury, Shropshire

    To enquire about these events please contact: