Automotive Logistics Global Conference
22-24 September 2015, Detroit Marriott
Sponsor Information

As we approach the 16th Automotive Logistics Global Conference, please take the time to read these details to help you prepare for the event.

Your logo and sponsor profile
Your logo and sponsor profile will be printed as it appears on the sponsor pages of the website. Please do take a few moments to go to the sponsor page and check that you are happy with the logo and the profile. If not, do let me know.

Gold and Global Sponsors – A4 Advert
Premier, gold and global sponsors:  You have a full page advert in the conference programme.
Please send me your A4 advert by 5.30pm GMT Monday 24 August. Please Click here to download the artwork specification.

I will be sending out the stand plan one week prior to the conference.
Information on your stand is as follows:

Stand Space: Strictly 2m x 3m area only, each area will be marked on the floor to ensure this size is adhered to. Please note the maximum height for stands is 8ft.
Power: Please let me know as soon as possible any specific power requirements. We will supply electricity points, but it will be up to you to bring your own adaptors.
Equipment Provided: A dressed table, 2 chairs, one plug socket, a waste bin
Set Up Date/Time: from 15.00 to 19.00 on Tuesday 22 September
Pack Up Date/Time:  from 16.30 – 19.00 on Thursday 24 September
Collection of deliveries:  After the conference, please ensure your stand is packed away by 7pm on Thursday 24 September. Sponsors are responsible for their own shipping labels/postage for all boxes to be shipped out after the event. Please ensure labels are clearly visible and on all items to be collected.

If you would like to order any additional AV equipment for your sponsor stand, please contact our AV supplier Philip Stannard:

The hotel will not accept deliveries before 18 September, any deliveries sent before this date will be turned away. After the conference your items must be collected no later than Friday 25 September 2015.

Please take the time to read the below information from the Detroit Marriott about deliveries and parcels to ensure that your boxes arrrive and are brought to the event space. Handling charges apply for all items shipped in and out of the hotel. Fee’s are listed according to box weight in this link and sponsors receive 50% off the handling charges listed:

Detroit Marriott _Shipping_Receiving Instructions

Please use the labels below when sending your inserts and your exhibition stand items. If you do not wish to use these labels please ensure your items are marked either ‘INSERT’ or ‘STAND’

INSERTS Delivery Label – AL Global 2015
STAND Delivery Label – AL Global 2015

Boxes marked ‘INSERT’ will be opened and inserted in to the delegate bags – but only if they arrive by 12:00 on Monday 21 September. If the box is not labeled ‘insert’ it won’t be opened.

Please ensure that all your customs charges are paid in advance and make sure that they are labelled properly. Automotive Logistics and the hotel are not able to pay charges, and if they are not fully paid, items will not be delivered. Please also track your deliveries to ensure that they arrive at the venue when you are expecting them to. Sponsors receive 50% off the handling charges listed.

Please note that all handling charges need to be paid by yourself (either assigned to a room or paid by credit card) or the boxes will not be released. 

If you have specific questions for the hotel about deliveries please contact:

Brittney Knipp, Detroit Marriott Event Manager

Telephone: (001) 313.568.8271


  • Insert must be no larger than an A4, 4 page brochure or small gift
  • Each sponsor is entitled to ONE insert only
  • Please tell me what you will be sending
  • Please supply 550 inserts
  • Please ensure that inserts arrive by 12.00 on Monday 21 September 2015 – if they do not reach the venue by this date, they will not be placed in the delegate packs


If you would like to book accommodation at the Detroit Marriott Hotel please click here to use the unique booking link. We recommend you book as early as possible to ensure that you get the rooms on the nights you want at the preferred rates as availability is limited.

Our allocation of discounted rooms at the Detroit Marriott will expire on 2 September 2015, so please ensure your staff and guests have made their bookings before this date.

Please encourage your guests to register as soon as possible, this will ensure that joining instructions, which include detailed information about the conference, are received promptly.

Step 1 –
Step 2 – Enter email address
Step 3 – Enter code umsponsorXXX (for your staff) umsponsorXXXVIP (for your guests)
Step 4 – Complete registration form
**You can manage/change your registration details at any time by entering your email address**

As part of your sponsorship, we are pleased to extend invitations to the event to your clients – provided that they are Car Makers and Tier One suppliers.  If you would like further information on this process, please contact Mali Cook– contact details are below…

Mali Cook
Telephone:         44 (0) 208 987 0962
If you have any questions regarding the programme or speakers please contact:

Nora Zirek
Telephone:         44 (0) 208 987 0945

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards

Sarah Horseman
Event Manager

+44 (0) 208 987 0954


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