Hodges Commercial Real Estate| Warehouse + Logistics announces its sponsorship of the Southern Automotive Conference. Taking place Oct. 3 through Oct. 5, 2018 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, the internationally-recognized event brings together thought leaders, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers and service providers to discuss the latest innovations driving the automotive industry forward.

The three-day conference will feature keynotes, panels, breakouts and specialty speakers from

companies leading the charge. The content will cover a range of insights into the automotive world,

including industry 4.0, autonomous vehicles, emerging tech and workforce development. New to the

2018 event are international pavilions with delegates from all over the world and a workforce

development zone to feature best practices in efficiency and training. Last year's successful innovation zone returns to offer an exclusive sneak peek into the most exciting technologies in the industry.

The Southern Automotive Conference is hosted by the Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association (GAMA), and supported by the automotive manufacturing associations of Alabama (AAMA), Mississippi (MAMA) and Tennessee (TAMA). For additional information on the conference, including the complete agenda, exhibitor registrations and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.southernautocon.com

About the Southern Automotive Conference

The Southern Automotive Conference is an annual event presented jointly each year by the automotive manufacturing associations of Alabama (AAMA), Georgia (GAMA), Mississippi (MAMA) and Tennessee (TAMA); with support from the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association (KAIA), South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC) and Southern Automotive Women's Forum (SAWF). In its 11th year, the Conference rotates locations each year between the four host states. The 2018 event is being held in Atlanta, Oct. 3 – 5. For additional information, visit www.southernautocon.com.

About the Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association

The Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association, Inc. (GAMA) is a community of businesses focused on promoting the growth, profitability and continual improvement of automotive manufacturing in Georgia. The organization is comprised of manufacturers, suppliers, institutional organizations and service providers. GAMA offers its members an interactive forum to improve business efficiencies, foster innovation, increase profitability and continuing education opportunities. For additional information, visit www.gama-georgia.org.