On-highway | Off-highway | Defense

Software Defined Vehicles

September 10-12, 2024 | Schaumburg, Illinois

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Improving Commercial, Software Defined Vehicles

COMVEC™ returns to Schaumburg, Illinois, in 2024!

We are in the fast lane, driving toward a software-defined future. The commercial vehicle industry must come together to exchange ideas, get up to date on research and technology, and tackle challenges — so the world can continue to depend on us. SAE International’s COMVEC™ is the leading forum where global experts in the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors collaborate in a neutral environment to find advanced solutions that will keep CV reliable, sustainable and efficient. The forum will also cover ever-evolving standards to help everyone stay ahead of new regulations.


COMVEC 2023 Leadership

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            Event Venue

            Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
            1151 N Thoreau Drive N Schaumburg, IL 60173


Why Attend

Find the Latest Solutions to Your CV Challenges

Combining commercial vehicle, off-highway, and defense industry leaders, COMVEC is a fantastic way to learn about every type of emerging technology you can think of, especially important in today's disruptive mobility space.
– Ben Chiswick, Director, Engineering Business Development, Drive System Design Inc.

The overall objective of COMVEC™ is to enhance your value — as a CV professional — to your organization, the industry and society. The program enables you to stay up to speed with changes and innovations, gather guidance on crucial regulatory issues and create meaningful partnerships.

At COMVEC, you’ll connect with engineering practitioners and technical experts in the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors to:

  • Learn about the latest trends and tech
  • Share successes and challenges at networking events and special learning experiences
  • Get answers and discuss concerns regarding current and upcoming regulations
  • Explore innovative technology, products and services on the state-of-the-art exhibit floor
  • And much more!

COMVEC is the perfect blend of educational and networking opportunities. You can acquire both broad business insights from industry leaders and highly specialized technical knowledge. Moreover, the networking events allow you to foster relationships with professionals deeply passionate about cutting-edge technologies.
– Dan Robertson, Business Development Manager, Morey Corp.

Who Attends?

COMVEC is the gathering place for commercial vehicle professionals across industry sectors. OEMs, suppliers, government professionals and academia come to work together, share the latest innovations and technologies in commercial vehicles, and prepare for the future.

More than 76% of 2022 attendees had 6+ years of professional experience.


Come for the technical knowledge, stay
for the relationship-building that
will move the industry forward.


Exhibit & Sponsor

Drive the Industry and Your Business Forward

Commercial vehicle professionals from around the globe gather at COMVEC™ to stay up to date on what’s new in CV, including trends, tech, and standards and regulations — and this year, with a focus on software-defined vehicles. These executives, engineers, R&D professionals and academics will be looking for your solutions and technological expertise to help them address challenges and meet their business needs.

Expand your network and gain insight into where the industry is going when you exhibit at the leading CV event in North America — the only forum focused on the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available to position your company as a leader and boost your visibility in front of the biggest buyers, influencers and organizations in the industry — but these fill up fast!


For more information on exhibits and sponsorships or to discuss solutions that fit your budget and needs, please contact:

Megan McCoy
Exhibit Sales & Sponsorships

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