The 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

Flex's booth at Automobili-D at the North American Auto Show in Detroitphoto credit: Automotive News

 Flex hosted “From Sketch-to-Scale® in a New Mobility World” - Tech Show Event at NAIAS

Flex held a booth at the North American International Auto Show’s Automobili-D event on January 8th -12th at Cobo Center in Detroit. Automobili-D was the first ever supplier show to take place during, and in the same location as, NAIAS. At the show, the Flex booth was front and center, welcoming the thousands of attendees to this inaugural event.

Surrounding the show, representatives from Flex had a chance to participate in panel discussions.


  • On January 11th, Chris Obey participated in KPMG’s 12th Annual Automotive Executive Forum.
  • On January 12th, Eric Hoarau presented on the Automobili-D stage in the “Calling All Cars: The Technology Behind the Connection” panel.



“From Sketch-to-Scale in a New Mobility World” - Tech Show Event

During the NAIAS, Flex hosted an invite-only customer tech show at the Detroit Athletic Club, less than a mile from the convention center. At the event, Flex was able to showcase our diverse experience and capabilities, and educate customers on our product families and capabilities outside of Automotive. Flex had 300 attendees at the event from 50 companies, and 6 technology partners were able to give “Partner Pitches” to the crowd.