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Mobility is reinventing itself – and it is doing so rapidly. Wide-ranging innovations are driving major disruptive changes in the automotive market. The focus is on megatrends such as connectivity, electromobility and the long-term goal of autonomous driving.
With our automotive events in the fields of cars, utility vehicles, buses, motorcycles, boats and aviation, we are doing more than showing the way forward in this dynamic environment – we are also creating entirely new event formats, such as the Festival of Motoring, an interactive event for the entire family. The Cape Town International Boat Show is South Africa’s premier boating and luxury lifestyle fair, while Aero South Africa marks Messe Frankfurt’s first foray into the world of aviation.

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Next E-Mobility India Forum coming up in August 2023

Next E-Mobility India Forum coming up in August 2023

The 3rd Edition of E Mobility India Forum with its theme “Towards a Future of Decarbonised Mobility” will be held from 17-18 August 2023. The forum aims to bring together e.g. policy makers, automotive OEMs, battery makers, EV start ups and power storage companies to discuss emerging EV trends, innovations in battery and charging technology as well as investment opportunities being created by the EV value chain. The event powered by “NGV India Summit” is proud to complement Messe Frankfurt India’s initiative to support and facilitate India’s transition towards Clean Mobility.

NGV Summit on natural gas in India

NGV Summit on natural gas in India

A highly anticipated summit for sharing information and gaining valuable updates in the world of natural gas vehicles, NGV India Summit is back with its 7th edition and is scheduled to take place from 20 – 21 July 2023 at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. The event will showcase the broadening spectrum of clean mobility alternatives and natural gas as the most strategic fuels of the future.


Boatica Cape Town 2022 was a huge success

The 20th edition of the event took place from 28 October – 30 November 2022 at the V&A Waterfront. “We are over the moon with the success of this year’s show”, says Kathryn Frew, boatica Cape Town Show Director. “The 5 646 visitors exceeded our expectations, and the feedback from our 86+ exhibitors has been overwhelmingly positive.“

FOM Johannesburg racing driver

Festival of Motoring Johannesburg: 45,000 kilometres driven

Over three days in August 2022, around 29,000 visitors to the festival were able to immerse themselves in the world of motorsport. With 10,000 rides, visitors explored the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, experienced 70 events on the festival grounds and learned about the products of 105 exhibitors.

Motobike Istanbul

More than 90,000 visitors at Motobike Istanbul

The long-awaited exhibition of motorbikes, bicycles and accessories by the two-wheels fans, Motobike Istanbul 2022, took place in Istanbul Expo Center on April 21-24. A total of 91.672 people attended the show where 290 exhibitor brands from 31 countries took part on an exhibition space of more than 10.000 square meters. Starting from the very first minutes of its opening and until the end of visiting hours, Motobike Istanbul 2022 featured a full-packed content for the motorcycle and bicycle community including stunt rider performances, contests, games, seminars and workshops which took place for 4 days.

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