The 2012was held May 17 at The Henry hotel in Dearborn, MI.
The conference included presentations of the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors awards and keynotes by the top U.S. designers forand , plus eight panel sessions and a reception.
Two students from Detroit's College for Creative Studies also received awards as part of this year's WardsAuto Interiors Student Design Competition.
Ward's Automotive Group purchased the former Auto Interiors Showin 2005, and the show remained at Cobo Center until 2008. A new format was adopted in 2009, when the Ward'sAuto Interiors Conference moved to the Ritz Carlton, which later became The Henry.