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General Registration opens June 7

Urgent Announcement: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test will be required for all attendees. Click here for more information.

Register To Drive- September 1
Register To Drive- September 2

Attendees of the BMW Supplier Diversity Conference are invited to join a Ride & Drive at the BMW Performance Center while at the event. You will get to experience driving several vehicles as well as venture onto the Other Roads course. See first-hand how our X-vehicles can tackle terrain challenges like no other!

Upon arriving at the conference, all registered participants must visit the Performance Center table to receive a wristband and show a valid driver's license before boarding a bus. Please note all times listed in the agenda are when buses will depart the conference center. Please arrive early as time slots are first-come, first-served.

You won't want to miss this exciting experience!

FAQs

Will I need to wear a mask when driving? We require that if you are in the car with someone you should wear a mask. Whether inside or outside we request that you social distance 6 feet and if you cannot please wear a mask.

How are the cars cleaned? Due to the constantly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, the BMW Performance Center is continually making adjustments to align with CDC health guidelines to ensure the safety of our guests.

How will I get to the Performance Center? The buses will depart every hour from 12:30pm - 3:30pm on Wednesday. Thursday morning departures will be at 7:30am, 8:30am and 9:30am and the last bus should leave no later than 10:00am. Participants will be back on the last bus no later than 11:15am to return to the convention center for lunch on Thursday.

How do I check-in for my Performance Drive experience? Upon arriving at the conference, all registered participants must visit the Performance Center table to receive a wristband and show a valid driver's license before boarding a bus. Please note all times listed in the agenda are when buses will depart the conference center. Please arrive early as time slots are first-come, first-served.

What kind of shoes should I wear? Please wear closed-toed shoes.

Do I need insurance to drive? No, insurance is not required.

Do I need a driver’s license? Yes, you must present a valid driver’s license upon check-in.

Is there an age-limit to drive? You must be 18 years old and must present a valid driver’s license upon check-in.

What is the cost to drive? There is no cost to attend the Performance Drive for registered conference attendees.

HWhat types of cars can I drive? We always have the most recent model-year BMWs on hand, including X, M and i vehicles.

Will I still drive if there is bad weather? Every event we have scheduled is held rain or shine, so bring clothing appropriate for the day’s activities.