Automechanika Frankfurt

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.

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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.

Internationale Body & Paint Championships

Internationale Body & Paint Championships

Great emotions were on display at the first international paint & bodywork competition in the history of the fair. At the Automechanika Body & Paint Championships, German participant Alexander Hagemann beat off competition from England, China and South Africa with his refined bonnet.

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.


AMR: More than 46,000 visitors at the fair in Beijing

The Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) closed its doors on 27 April 2021 at Beijing’s New China International Exhibition Centre after successfully presenting a meeting point for China’s vehicle maintenance and repair sector. At the fair 952 exhibitors presented their innovations on an exhibition space of 90,000 sqm. There was high praise towards AMR Online, the show’s latest service connecting domestic and international markets.


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.

Poster of Automechanika Frankfurt

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. 

Business Automechanika Johannesburg

New date Automechanika Johannesburg 2022

Automechanika Johannesburg is the largest business platform for the automotive sector on the African continent.
The 7thth edition, which was scheduled to take place in September 2021 will now take place from the 9 – 11 March 2022 at Nasrec Expo Centre with a new layout, accompanied by two other events taking place at the same time: Futuroad Expo Johannesburg and SCALEX Johannesburg.

Automotive Aftermarket Events worldwide

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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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