AutoForum NY 2020

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J.D. Power emPower Airport Summit 2020

April 7, 2020 • Grand Hyatt • NYC

The premier annual automotive conference for business leaders focused on the future of the auto sector.

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Hosted by J.D. Power, NADA and the New York International Auto Show, the Automotive Forum attracts more than 500 attendees representing executive leadership, manufacturers, dealers, analysts, suppliers and Wall Street.

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We invite you to hear from the industry’s influencers plus decision-makers, and leave with new insights to propel your business forward.

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Why Attend?

of attendees would recommend the Forum to a peer or colleague

of audience said content gave them new insights and valuable information

of Forum attendees directly make or influence business decisions

Who Attends?

  • Dealers
  • OEMs
  • Marketing/Advertising leaders
  • Dealer Associations & Suppliers
  • Media
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What to Expect

  • Informative sessions

    Hear from top OEM execs and a host of other influential retail, data, and marketing companies

    Meet and mingle with key players in the automotive retail and marketing industry.
  • Q&A

    Ask the key questions on your mind to get further insights from our presenters. 
  • mingle and unwind

    Our popular closing reception gives you a great, relaxed atmosphere to mingle with your peers.

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Registration & Pricing

When and where is the event being held this year?

April 7, 2020
New York, New York

Grand Hyatt New York
109 Eas 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
(212) 883-1234

What is the registration fee for the event?

Early Bird Rate (through Friday, February 28, 2020): $595.00
Full Industry Attendee Rate: $695.00

Does the registration fee include airfare, transportation and hotel accommodations?

All costs for airfare, ground or airport transfers, and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee.

Are meals included with my registration?

Yes, beginning with the welcome reception on Thursday night through reception on Friday night.


Where is the event meeting space location?

All event activities will take place in the Empire State Ballroom, Level B


What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to The refund policy is as follows:

  • On or before March 20, 2020: Full refund, less a $75.00 handling fee
  • March 20, 2020 or later: No refund (no shows are ineligible for a registration fee refund)


What is the substitution policy?

Substitutions, including those made on-site, may be transferred to another colleague from the same company at no additional charge. Please notify J.D. Power via, so we can amend our appropriate records. Substitutions outside the same company as original registration will not be granted. Substitutions are not confirmed until you receive written confirmation from the NADA Events Team.

Please include the following information:
  • Full names of both the original registrant and substitute registrant
  • Original registrant’s confirmation number
  • Please note: Cancellation and/or transferring of any travel and/or hotel reservations are at the exclusive responsibility of the registrant.


Hotel & Travel

Is there a discount room rate at the Grand Hyatt hotel?

No, hotel rooms will fill quickly, so book your room early.

May I call the hotel directly to book my room?

Yes, please call the central reservation office at (702) 770-7000.

When is the last day I can reserve a room at the discounted rate?

The cutoff date to book a hotel room at the discounted rate is March 13th, 2020

How do I get from the airport to my hotel?

There are many different transportation options in New York, including taxis, ride share, public transportation, car rental and private car services. 

Other Conference Details

How should I dress?

During the conference, business casual attire is appropriate. Plan to bring a jacket for the cool evening temperatures.

What kind of weather should I anticipate?

Please check local weather conditions prior to the event. Weather this time of year can have a wide range!

Is anyone allowed to attend the event?

Automotive Forum is open to all looking to overcome operational challenges and learn from cross-industry best practices.