FADA’s 11th Auto Summit- ‘Thriving Amidst Disruption’ on 7th February 2020
Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) is all set to organise the 11th Edition of the Auto Summit 2020, the biennial flagship convention for Indian Automobile dealers. The theme of this edition of the convention is ‘Thriving Amidst Disruption’ and is scheduled for 7th February 2020 at Hotel Le Merdian, New Delhi. The summit will also witness the presence of senior delegates form Government of India, Senior leadership from OEM’s and industry think tanks to grace the occasion.
The 11th Auto Summit will provide a common platform for Industry, Automobile Dealers, Management Consultants, Academia and Thinktank to deliberate on the changing dynamics of auto retail & service industry and identify the challenges and opportunities. The theme of this edition is ‘Thriving Amidst Disruption’, which resonates the message of positivity in downtrend in automobile industry and reenergise the customer sentiments of the entire mobility ecosystem through exploring opportunities and adapting innovative ways to prevail over slowdown in the industry.
The summit will witness 50+ speakers, 14 sessions and 1500+ delegates who will be taking part for this one day event. The full day convention will incorporate extensive discussion on destiny of future mobility in Indian market, government policies, future of dealership business in India, current scenario and future of Indian automotive industry, keynotes, panel discussions, one-on-one interactions and many such interesting topics getting discussed with the key industry decision makers and new entrants, who have just entered the market to explore the possibilities ahead of us and how we can, as Industry stake holders ‘Thrive Amidst Disruption’.
During the evening, FADA Awards for Dealership excellence will take the Centre Stage where 22 dealerships across 6 categories will be awarded by Honourable Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Mr M N Pandey who will be the Chief Guest, along with Mr Kapil Dev who will be the Guest of Honour. FADA Awards are known for their neutrality and transparency. EY is hence the able ‘Knowledge Partner’ for the awards.
Commenting about occasion, Mr. Ashish Harsharaj Kale, President, Federation of Automobiles Dealer’s Association said “This will be the 11th edition of the Auto Summit, and with the ongoing scenario in the automobile industry the summit will Discuss and try and address the Current Dynamics as Well future Challenges. We have members from the entire mobility ecosystem as part of this summit, including from the EV space. It will be an engaging Summit for the Dealer Community and the Auto Industry and as an association we look forward to its success.”
FADA through this Auto Summit 2020, will commemorate and relive the year 1983, the year, which became a proud moment for Indians as the Indian cricket team proclaimed victory in the World Cup under the captaincy of legendry former Indian Captain, Mr. Kapil Dev.
Founded in 1964, Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), is the apex national body of automobile retail industry in India engaged in the sale, service and spares of 2/3 Wheelers, Passenger Cars, UVs, Commercial Vehicles (including buses and trucks) and Tractors. FADA represents over 15,000 Automobile Dealers having 25,000 dealerships outlets including 30 Associations of Automobile Dealers at the Regional, State and City levels accounting for 90% of market share in India. Together we employ over 25,00,000 lakhs direct employees and another 25,00,000 lakhs as indirect employees, making it a total of ~50,00,000 lakhs people in the country at dealerships and service centres. This is done without displacing them from their home locations thus making it more inclusive.
FADA India, at the same time also actively networks with the industries and the authorities, both at the Central & State levels to provide its inputs and suggestions on the Auto Policy, Taxation, Vehicle Registration Procedure, Skilling, Road Safety and Clean Environment, etc. to sustain the growth of the Automobile Retail Trade in India.