October 1 & 2, 2024 – Chicago, USA •

OCTOBER 1 & 2, 2024 – CHICAGO, USA

The event for the global engine & powertrain technology industry

Conference • Networking  • Awards

Conference Theme

Developments in Digitalization & Decarbonization

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About the Summit

October 1 & 2, 2024 

Chicago, USA 

Welcome to the sixth Power Progress Summit (formerly the Diesel Progress Summit), a unique two-day conference and awards dinner for the engine and powertrain technology industry, incorporating the Off-Highway conference.

The Summit will cover off-highway machinery used in construction, agriculture, mining, forestry, and marine, as well as on-highway commercial vehicles. It will focus on the dramatic changes in engines and powertrains that are being driven by emission regulations and advances in hybrid, electrification and other technologies.

The Power Progress Summit 2024 follows five very successful events and is for machinery and vehicle OEMs, equipment owners, engine manufacturers and distributors, and component and powertrain suppliers.

The event will kick off with an informal drinks receptions the evening of September 30 . The conference – starting on October 1 – will be split over two days with the Power Progress Awards held the evening of the 1st. See the program here

If you work in engines, powertrains and new power technologies, this is an essential event.

Free Report

Published twice a year, Global Construction Equipment Markets, is a popular report from Off-Highway Research which gives an overview of construction equipment markets around the world, looking at market sizes, key drivers and providing five-year forecasts.

Normally priced at US$300, this report is included in the ticket price and delegates will receive the September 2024 edition following the conference.


The 2024 conference will include a range of subjects such as: 

• Operations with electrical/fuel cell vehicles & equipment
• Making new engine technologies cleaner and more efficient
• Fuel cell applications
• New fuels for combustion engines
• What you need to know about electric motors
• Advances in hydrogen technology

Off-Highway Conference

The Off-Highway Conference will be incorporated with the Power Progress Summit. Topics will offer in-depth analysis into the outlook for the construction equipment industry and the move to alternative fuels.

  • The state of global and regional markets, including medium term forecasts.
  • The challenge of alternative energy solutions in construction equipment, including hydrogen an electrification.

Awards Ceremony

The Awards will celebrate excellence and success in the engine and powertrain sector and provide a venue for relaxed business networking, an opportunity to strengthen existing relationships and build new ones. 

• Recognize and reward excellence
• Network with colleagues and customers
• Promote new products and technology
• Make new business contacts

Awards entry deadline: July 1, 2024


voco™ Chicago Downtown

Nestled in River North, our downtown Chicago hotel is an oasis of style. voco™ Chicago Downtown features sleek guestrooms with iconic views of the Windy City. The hotel offers walking access to the MART via a skybridge and is within steps of the Chicago Riverwalk.

Chicago Downtown
350 W. Wolf Point Plaza
Chicago Illinois 60654

Discounted hotel rooms available until August 30th

Why attend

Network with like-minded professionals

Learn about key industry issues

Generate ideas

Identify opportunities

Watch on Demand

Register to see videos of the 2022 and 2023 conference, and to download the  speaker presentations.