MEMA: The Vehicle Suppliers Association

‘3 Dragons,’ ‘4 Bulls’ presenting at 2024 Vision Conference

March 4, 2024
MEMA's 2024 conference will feature the return of the '3 Dragons: Aftermarket Outlook' session and a new event '4 Bulls: Future Technologies = Future Opportunities'

"3 Dragons" and "4 Bulls" will take the stage at the 2024 MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Vision Conference on April 10 in Dearborn, Michigan. The two sessions will highlight distinct vantage points on the automotive aftermarket and opportunities stemming from future technologies.

The "3 Dragons: Aftermarket Outlook" session returns in 2024 to feature a 360-degree view of the aftermarket through the lens of an economic expert, Wall Street professional, and seasoned aftermarket analyst. The session's three dragons diving into prevailing trends will be:

  • Elizabeth Clark – team lead, Automotive Team, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Greg Melich – senior managing director, Evercore ISI
  • Todd Campau – associate director, Aftermarket Solutions, S&P Global Mobility

New to this year's Vision Conference will be "4 Bulls: Future Technologies = Future Opportunities," where four industry-leading companies share why they are bullish on growth opportunities created by emerging technologies. An expert panel will share concrete case studies and product examples as well as answer audience questions to illustrate why the technology shifts to ADAS and EVs have the potential to expand the aftermarket. The session's four bulls will be:

  • Tim Albritten – director of Business Development & Market Research, BG Products
  • Rosa Meckseper – head of Business Area Smart Mobility Americas, Continental
  • Dave Miller – vice president of Global Product Line Management, Gates Corporation
  • Russ Stebbins – general manager, Global Aftermarket Business Unit, Sensata

The MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Vision Conference will be held at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn. As a forum for aftermarket professionals to engage and learn current industry trends, the conference will feature presentations, breakout sessions, and networking. In line with the rapidly changing aftermarket landscape, the theme of this year’s conference is "The New Aftermarket: Embracing Change to Drive Growth."