A huge shoutout to our Sponsors, Speakers, and Attendees who joined us Scottsdale for AUTOVATE, held at the Omni Montelucia December 6-8, 2023.
The deal-making conference of the year featured speaker, Daymond John, Founder/CEO of FUBU and star of ABC’s Shark Tank along with nearly 30 other speakers including dealers, investors, analysts, and entrepreneurs who shared candid insights about the intersection of investment, innovation, and automotive retail. 

Created by The Banks Report, in its seventh year, AUTOVATE 2023 is a first-class experience with high-level content in a relaxed atmosphere built for executives and investors in automotive retail.

  • AUDIENCE: Exclusive audience of high-net worth executives, investors & entrepreneurs in the automotive retail industry. Click Here to see the types of companies that have participated in previous AUTOVATE events.
  • ATMOSPHERE — Unique venues that have character that foster networking & engagement.
  • FORMAT: 15-to-20-minute TED Talk styled Q&A sessions with the audience participating via text with the moderator, with two or three featured presentations.
  • CONTENT: Designed to help investors, dealers & vendor executives  think about the future of their businesses & the industry.
  • ACTION: Deals get started at AUTOVATE. Conversations leading to nearly $1.5 billion in transactions began at AUTOVATE.



“AUTOVATE is one of the greatest conferences ever. Between the location at the Omni Montelucia and the people, the event is very high class. It’s a who’s who in the auto industry to be there. I met a ton of people in the buffet line of all places. It’s the ultimate networking conference I’ve ever been to.”

Aaron Bickart

Executive Vice President, Offerlogix

“I’m a relationship guy. AUTOVATE helped me build some really good relationships, and that’s what I want to get out of these types of events. I’ve had a dozen meetings set up since AUTOVATE with other founders, CEOs and dealers OEMs. The conference exceeded my expectations.”

Vin Micciche

Founder/CEO, Strolid

“At AUTOVATE you get to collaborate with some of the best minds in automotive. It was such a tight knit experience in comparison large conventions, the whole team does a top-notch job. Hands down, it’s amazing.”

Mark Queen

Founder, SKAIVision

Autovate 2023

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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253