Electrify Expo Weekend at the Circuit of the Americas

Updated 11.11.21

The city of Austin will be welcoming the Electrify Expo, North America’s largest electric vehicle festival, that will take place at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on November 12-14, 2021. The world’s top e-mobility brands will gather at the Electrify Expo for a weekend of debuts, announcements, displays, and EV demo rides of electric vehicles, e-motorcycles, e-bikes, e-scooters, e-skateboards, electric boats and more.

Industry Day is a special one-day-only event where Press, Industry VIPs and a limited number of attendees can hear from executives from major brands. Unique to the Austin stop on the Electrify Expo tour, executives from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Kia, Greenlots, SUPER73, Rad Power Bikes and a number of other speakers will discuss the future of the EV industry.

This one-day event happening Friday, November 12th, collects a powerful mix of the automotive, micro-mobility, autonomous vehicle, energy, charging, technology, city planning, and media professionals. Secure your spot at Industry Day here: https://www.electrifyexpo.com/industry-day. Press can register here: https://www.electrifyexpo.com/exhibits-press.

Industry Day Schedule: https://www.electrifyexpo.com/industry-day 

8:00AM – Welcome Reception: Convo & Coffee

9:00AM – Keynote Speaker: Uwe Dreher – Vice President, BMW of North America 

9:30AM – Panel Discussion “Catching Your EV Ride: Shared & Owned”

Panel Speakers:

  • Amy Atchley – Sr. Lead, EV Equity Program, Austin Energy
  • Gilbert Castillo – Sr. Group Manager, Hyundai NA
  • Alexander Esposito – CEO & Founder, Circuit
  • Nicolaus Nagel – Co-Founder, Pave Motors
  • Kristian Russel – CEO & Co-Founder, Ferry Automotive
  • Aric Ohana – CEO, Envoy There

10:05AM – Panel Discussion “From Pumps to Plugs: The Future of Keeping Us Charged

Panel Speakers:

  • Tannaz Baisadre – COO, Greenlots
  • Karl Popham – Austin Energy
  • Stuart Gardner – Program Director, Generation180
  • Michael Rice – COO & Co-Founder, AMP
  • Matt Teske – CEO & Founder, Chargeway

10:40AM – Panel “The Last Mile & Urban Outfitting”

Panel Speakers:

  • LeGrand Crewse – CEO, Super73
  • Juls Bindi – Co-Founder & COO, ZuGo Bike
  • Meghan Braley – CEO & Founder, ScootRoute
  • Claudia Wasko – Vice President, Bosch E-Bike Systems

11:15AM – Panel Discussion “Delivering the Electric Future: What it Takes to Evolve. OEM leaders discuss their brand journeys into an electrified future

Panel Speakers:

  • Michael McHale – Director of Brand Experience, Kia
  • Heiko Schmidt – EQ Brand Manager, Mercedes-Benz USA

11:50AM – Closing Keynote – MotorTrend

  • Ed Loh – Head of Editorial, MotorTrend Group

12:15PM – Adjourn – Explore Electrify Expo + Media Tour

1:00 – 4:00PM – Media Tour / Press Conferences

On Saturday & Sunday, this large, outdoor electric vehicle festival will fill to capacity with the world’s leading brands in e-mobility exhibiting and showing off their latest products. Porsche is among many brands to join Electrify Expo who will showcase their line-up including their much-acclaimed Taycan.

Also exhibiting exclusively in Austin will be Mercedes-Benz who will be showcasing the all-new EQS and offering test drives, a first in Texas. Additionally, Hyundais soon-to-be-released Ioniq 5, Kias EV6 and the Polestar 2 will be on display amongst other models from Volvo, MINI, Arcimoto and more.

The Circuit of the Americas is located at 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX. Industry Day Tickets (Nov 12) start at $49. Public day tickets (Nov 13-14) are $20 and children ages 5 and under are free.

For tickets and more information regarding Electrify Expo in Austin, please visit: www.electrifyexpo.com/attend.

For more information on the COTA: http://circuitoftheamericas.com/.

About Electrify Expo

Electrify Expo is North America’s largest electric vehicle festival. It is an outdoor weekend event showcasing the best of electric mobility including EVs, e-motorcycles, e-bikes, e-scooters, e-skateboards, e-surfboards and more. Attendees will experience test drives, new product unveilings, and future technologies from the world’s leading brands.

Three stops in 2021 will bring Electrify Expo to Orange County Great Park (September 18-19), Miami Marine Stadium (October 16-17), and Austin Circuit of the Americas (November 12-14). Tickets are on sale now starting at $20. Kids 5 and under are free.

More at www.electrifyexpo.com.


Source: Electrify Expo, The Circuit of Americas