WCX 2018

SAE World Congress Experience

10 Apr 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
49 days to go

COBO Convention Center
Detroit / Michigan / United States of America

SAE World Congress Experience (WCX) is a full-sensory event experience that immerses you in the forefront of the automotive and mobility industries. This 3 days automotive industry event is being organized by SAE International. The venue of this event is COBO Convention Center which is located in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. The event will be held from 10 April 2018, Tuesday to 12 April 2018, Thursday. WCX 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to automotive sector from the leading exhibitors, for example, power & propulsion, electrical, electronics & electronic systems, vehicle dynamics & chassis, vehicle handling, materials and safety, tests and testing, modeling, simulation, human factors, ergonomics, noise, vibration and harshness, thermal management, climate control, software, aerodynamics, styling, design, hydraulic & pneumatic components. Over 200 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. Over 12,000 visitors are expected at this automotive industry event. Visitor profile of this event includes engineers, engineering management, industry executives, academics, government & military officials, consultants. The frequency of WCX is annual.


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  Address : One Washington Blvd

  City : Detroit, MI

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 313-877-8777

  Website : Click here for venue website

COBO Convention Center

Opened in 1960 and managed and operated by the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA), COBO Convention Center is one of the largest convention centers in the nation. The Center offers 623,000 square feet of contiguous exhibition space, 200,000 square feet of breakout and meeting space including 100 meeting rooms and flex space, Facility-wide, free, high speed Wi-Fi coverage and much more. COBO Convention Center is physically linked to all downtown Detroit hotels and entertainment districts by the Detroit People Mover.


10 Apr 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
No, WCX is not open to the public.
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SAE International

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.

Address: 400 Commonwealth Drive

City: Warrendale, PA

Country: United States of America

Phone: +1.724.776.4841

Fax: +1.724.776.0790

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  • Tuesday : 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday : 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday : 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Congress & Trade Show
  Start Date 10 April 2018, Tuesday
  End Date 12 April 2018, Thursday
  Countdown 49 days to go
  Category Automotive & Auto Parts
  Venue COBO Convention Center
  City Detroit, MI
  State Michigan
  Country United States of America
  Organizer SAE International
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 12,000+
  Exhibitors 200+
  Open to Trade visitors
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Past Editions

  • 04 Apr 2017 - 06 Apr 2017
    COBO Convention Center, Detroit, MI
  • 12 Apr 2016 - 14 Apr 2016
    COBO Convention Center, Detroit, MI
  • 21 Apr 2015 - 23 Apr 2015
    COBO Convention Center, Detroit, MI
  • 08 Apr 2014 - 10 Apr 2014
    COBO Convention Center, Detroit, MI
  • 16 Apr 2013 - 18 Apr 2013
    COBO Convention Center, Detroit, MI
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