Automotive Aftermarket

Automotive Aftermarket Events

The international automotive aftermarket is one of the world’s most dynamic markets – and Automechanika is its most important platform. The trade fair for the supplier and services segment has been an incomparable success story since 1971. Today it is the leading trade fair brand, with 15 events worldwide at which a total of 21,000 exhibitors encounter 600,000 visitors – a B2B audience from industry, workshops and retail. 
All of our aftermarket events around the globe serve as central interfaces for suppliers and service partners, as well as multipliers and trade visitors, allowing market players to quickly recognise changes in the market and network with the global industry. This is where the future of mobility takes shape.

Event news

UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

Successful premiere of the UK Garage & Bodyshop Event

The new format for workshops, which took place in Birmingham on June 8 and 9, attracted more than 3,500 visitors. The event was so well received by the UK automotive aftermarket community that it will now alternate with Automechanika Birmingham.

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Automechanika Astana takes place in June

From 23 to 26 June Automechanika Astana and Futuroad Expo will take place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Automechanika Astana is the only exhibition of spare parts, auto components, equipment and goods for car maintenance in Kazakhstan, Central Asia and the Caspian region. In the new economic realities, Kazakhstan is becoming the center of the region and the entry point to countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) market in the face of trade supply disruptions.


Messe Frankfurt reschedules CAPAS and AMR 2022

In view of the evolving pandemic situation in China, the government has escalated a number of COVID-19 prevention and control measures. To align with these efforts, Messe Frankfurt is rescheduling two of its Mobility & Logistics fairs in the country. CAPAS Chengdu will move to 18 – 20 August 2022, instead of the original timeslot (19 – 21 May 2022). In addition, the Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) will be held in Tianjin from 23 – 26 March 2023 (in place of 27 – 30 May 2022).


ACMA Automechanika New Delhi

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi shifts exhibition cycle and announces new dates

Messe Frankfurt India together with Auto Component Manufacturers of India (ACMA) have announced a shift in the exhibition cycle. The change signifies the move of the Indian edition from odd years to even years, with its first physical edition scheduled from 1 – 3 February 2024 at Pragati Maidan New Delhi. nt.

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur defers until 2023

While Malaysia still reports daily cases, various levels of the Movement Control Order (MCO) also affect travel in and around the country. In this regard, the company has maintained close communications with the local auto community, exhibitors and partners.  Following their consultation, each party has agreed to the new show date of 16 to 18 March 2023.

Automechanika Shanghai

AMS Live: 226,400 online visits

Automechanika Shanghai brought industry players together during the original show dates from 24 to 27 November 2021. A strong response on AMS Live highlighted the rising need for a resilient digital toolkit while global markets recover. So far, the platform has marked 226,400 online visits from 135 countries such as China, Germany, Russia, Turkey, and the US.

Automechanika Dubai

Full aisles and trade fair hustle and bustle at Automechanika Dubai

Automechanika Dubai has already welcomed visitors from more than 140 countries on 14 December, its first day. Under the motto "Reconnecting the automotive aftermarket industry", 570 exhibitors from 47 countries presented themselves live and on site, including 12 country pavilions. Experience the atmosphere in Dubai up close in the 1-minute video of Day 1:

Automechanika Frankfurt

Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus: Live in Frankfurt & online

Following a forced, one-and-a-half-year break, from 14 to 16 September Messe Frankfurt was finally able to welcome exhibitors and trade visitors to two of its own events at its home venue. 388 exhibitors took part in the special Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus event in Hall 3 and the Hypermotion Frankfurt conference and trade fair in the Forum. Of these, 53 percent were present in person in Frankfurt, with the remainder participating online. Approx. 10,000 visitors from 70 countries followed the three-day trade fair programme live in Frankfurt and online.

The signing of the strategic partnership. From left to right on the front row: Mr Jason Cao, Assistant Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd; Mr Li Hong, Deputy Director of Tianjin Commission of Commerce; Mr Wang Yanhua, Deputy Director General of China Foreign Trade Centre, and Vice President of National Convention & Exhibition Center (Tianjin) Co Ltd.

Expanded exhibition business in Northern China

On 24 June 2021 the Tianjin Commission of Commerce, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings and the National Convention & Exhibition Center (Tianjin) announced the establishment of a new strategic alliance. Together, the partners plan to develop more international branded trade fairs and events organised at the National Convention & Exhibition Center (Tianjin). The Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) will be the first trade show organised by Messe Frankfurt held at this new fairground in 2022.

Automechanika Buenos Aires

Automechanika Buenos Aires rescheduled

Due to the reality imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers have postponed the region’s largest automotive exhibition.

The event will be held from September 14 to 17, 2022 at La Rural Trade Center.

Automechanika Dubai

New study: Dubai and Germany viewed as safest destinations to attend global exhibitions

A recent market survey of more than 4,000 professionals from 130 countries explored the impact of covid-19 on the global exhibitions industry. It covered a wide range of industry sectors from the auto aftermarket and commercial security to beauty and cosmetics, showing that 77 percent of respondents viewed Dubai and Germany (41 percent of respondents), as the safest destinations to attend exhibitions post covid-19.

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi: virtual matchmaking concept in 2021

The first-ever completely digital concept of ACMA Automechanika New Delhi has proved successful. The virtual edition of ACMA Automechanika enabled buyers to engage in proactive networking with major aftermarket players onboard. The 81 exhibitors listed 1,233 products. 2535 contacts were made and 12,046 messages exchanged.

Automechanika HCMC

Messe Frankfurt defers Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City

Prolonged global travel restrictions continue to hamper the entry of non-residential visitors into Vietnam. As an international meeting point for players in the local automotive community, the limitations of face-to-face business exchange have led to actions deferring Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City to the new date  29 June – 1 July 2022.

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Automechanika Birmingham is nominated for Best UK Trade Show

Automechanika Birmingham has been shortlisted for Best UK Trade Show and Best Trade Marketing campaign in the AEO excellence awards. The AEO excellence awards represent the best that the events industry has to offer and showcases the amazing achievements from within our industry. 

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AUTOMOTIVE EXPO SOFIA is a trade show focusing on the fast-growing automotive industry and after-sales service in Bulgaria. It concentrates on new technologies in the automotive industry, components, parts and accessories for motor vehicles of all kinds, workshops equipment and services. The show is organized by Inter Expo Center Ltd and is supported by Automechanika


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