12th Annual SC Automotive Summit

The SC Automotive Council (SCAC), a council of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA), is hosting its 12th Annual SC Automotive Summit from February 14-16, 2023. Industry attendees will gather to discuss the state’s growing automotive sector, its continued transition to electric vehicle manufacturing, as well as state, national, and global insights and highlights.

The Summit provides the opportunity to hear directly from industry leaders on various topics including the transition to electric vehicles (EV), electrification, sustainability, technology trends, logistics, and more. The event will feature remarks by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and industry leaders representing:

  • AutoForecast Solutions
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans
  • Michelin North America
  • Sage Automotive Interiors
  • South Carolina Ports Authority
  • Volvo Cars USA

The event is sponsored by KPMG and will feature Gary Silberg, Partner – Global Automotive Sector Leader, KPMG, who will discuss how the automotive industry in the global market continues to change and become more advanced.

“South Carolina’s automotive industry is well positioned to expand on its impressive success,” said Andi Rawl, Executive Director of the SC Automotive Council. “Our automotive manufacturers and suppliers continue to make exciting announcements regarding current and future vehicles that will be made right here in South Carolina. The SC Automotive Summit provides a unique opportunity to hear from industry leaders about how the global automotive market is driving change and innovation.”

Individuals interested in attending the conference have until Thursday, February 9th, 2023, to register online. Onsite registration will be available for walk-ups. To view pricing and additional information about the conference, please visit: https://myscma.com/2023-automotive-summit/

What:  12th Annual SC Automotive Summit

When: February 14 – February 16, 2023

Where: Hyatt Regency – Greenville, SC 220 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

Hosted by: The SC Automotive Council, a council of the SC Manufacturers Alliance

Full Event Agenda: https://myscma.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2023-Automotive-Summit-Agenda.pdf

South Carolina Automotive Council


The South Carolina Automotive Council is a Council of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) connecting South Carolina’s automotive industry. Driven by SCMA’s automotive members – from Original Equipment Manufacturers to all levels of the supply chain – the SCAC engages on industry-relevant topics, including trade, government policy, supply chain, quality, workforce, and economic development. Our established annual events provide a forum for insightful discussion on trends and issues impacting the industry on a local and global basis. In addition to facilitating the state’s network of automotive companies, the SCAC also promotes the continued growth and strengthening of the automotive industry by partnering with state and local organizations in workforce and economic development efforts.

South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance


The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of manufacturers. Its mission is to strengthen and advance South Carolina manufacturing by advocating for our members, fostering a world-class workforce, and bringing together manufacturers to connect, share, and solve industry challenges. The SCMA membership is comprised of more than 200 manufacturing companies that represent more than 100,000 associates in South Carolina.

James A. Richter

Director of Workforce Development & Member Relations

South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

1340 Bull Street | Columbia, SC 29201

(O) 803.799.9695 (C) 803.528.1288


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