Automechanika Istanbul will open its doors from April 10 to 13, 2014 in Turkey.
The fair has shown a significant growth in many aspects: Last edition’s figures of 1,245 exhibitors and 43,812 visitors represents an increase of more than 10% compared to the previous edition. Automechanika Istanbul will be more international than ever. The Turkish and international industries have already shown an excellent demand for space at this premium exhibition.
Automechanika Istanbul has taken its position as the leading international fair in Turkey and Eurasian region. All relevant professionals and decision-makers from the automotive manufacturing, distribution and repair sectors in the region come together under one roof.
The Automechanika Brand Name stands for successful fairs for the world’s automotive supply industries. Automechanika fairs are organized all around the globe in 13 different cities. Following the same concept, products showcased at Automechanika Istanbul fall into one of these six categories:
Parts & Components: Powertrain, Chassis, Body, Standard parts, Interior, Alternative original equipment drive units, Charging accessories, Regenerated, restored and renewed parts for cars and commercial vehicles, Parts and services for vintage vehicles, Industry institutions and publishers.
Electronics & Systems: Engine electronics, Vehicle lighting, Electrical system, Driver assistance systems/Vehicle safety, Comfort electronics, Industry institutions and publishers.
Accessories & Tuning: General accessories for motor vehicles, Tuning, club sport, performance systems, design enhancement, customizing, Infotainment, Special vehicles, equipment and modifications, Alternative drive units, Wheel rims, tyres, tyre pressure control systems, Trailers for cars and small commercials, spare and accessory parts for trailers, Industry institutions and publishers.
Repair & Maintenance: Garage equipment and tools, Body repairs, Paintwork and corrosion protection, Vehicle bodies for lightweight and heavyweight utility vehicles, Caravans and motorhomes, Towing service, accident assistance, mobile services, Waste disposal and recycling, Dealership equipment, Basic and advance training, Restoration and maintenance of vintage vehicles, Industry institutions and publishers.
IT & Management: Dealership planning and construction, Finance, franchise concepts, Claim management and claim control, Dealer management systems, Garage management, Dealership marketing, Internet service providers and vehicle marts, Economic regeneration, cluster initiatives, Mobility concepts, Industry institutions and publishers.
Service Station & Car Wash: Refuelling, Washing & care, Oils and lubricants, Charging infrastructure, Industry institutions and publishers.
The credibility of this event is demonstrated by the support of a number of recognized industry associations including AASA - Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association; APRA - Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association; ASA - Federal Association of the Manufacturers and Importers of Automobile Service Equipment (Germany); EGEA - European Garage Equipment Association (Belgium); HDMA - Heavy Duty Manufacturers Alliance; MEMA – Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association; OAC - Overseas Automotive Council; TAYSAD - Association of Automotive Parts and Components Manufacturers in Turkey; ZDK - German Federation for Motor Trades and Repairs.
Petroleum Istanbul, the International Petroleum, LPG, Lubricants Equipment and Technologies Trade Fair will no longer be running at the same time as Automechanika Istanbul. Some of the trade-oriented product groups from this fair will be incorporated into the Automechanika Istanbul product group portfolio.
Automechanika Istanbul 2013 ended with a new development: From 2014 onwards, the fair will be organized each year.
"The change into the annual cycle underlines the dynamic state of the Turkish automotive industry and will give exhibitors and visitors alike the opportunity to sell and trade in the Turkish market on a more frequent basis. This is a major advantage when positioning new products and services in the Turkish market and will create an annual gathering within one of the most important automotive industries of the globe” says Tayfun Yardim, Project Manager of Automechanika Istanbul.
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