Participants feedback after Automechanika Shanghai 2018 record highest ever show figures
Automechanika Shanghai has experienced its most international and busiest fair yet, rounding off another successful year. The 14th edition took place from 28 November to 1 December and covered every aspect of the automotive supply chain. The record breaking show presented many opportunities for business exchange, networking and education and was accompanied by an extensive fringe programme, each of which was met with praise by participants.
Automechanika Shanghai marks a 15% upswing in visitors as 2018 show closes
The 14th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 28 November to 1 December 2018, has recorded an unprecedented rise in attendees compared to the previous edition. Serving as a platform for both local and international players from the automotive parts, accessories, equipment and service sectors, final figures suggest visitors at the show rose by 15% since 2017 – now reaching a total of 150,568. As Asia’s largest automotive trade fair, organisers also received overwhelmingly positive feedback from participants alike during the four-day period.
Automechanika Shanghai 2018 sits in pole position for another record-breaking year
With the accelerator pressed firmly to the floor, Automechanika Shanghai is speeding ahead for another record-breaking year. From 28 November 2018, the 14th edition will be the largest edition ever seen, as the show hosts a gathering of exhibitors, buyers and visitors, all of whom are eager to explore the latest advancements across the entire automotive ecosystem. For the next four days, the fair will cover 350,000 sqm across the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
Automechanika Shanghai prepares for highly anticipated new theme – Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility
Hailed to be Asia’s leading trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, organisers of Automechanika Shanghai strive to stay at the forefront of the industry’s latest advancements. As such, the show is delighted to present its new cutting-edge theme: Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility. Buyers can expect to see leading manufacturers, suppliers and start-ups showcasing their most forward-thinking products and services, and will have the opportunity to explore key themes within the many associated fringe events.
Automechanika Shanghai edges closer to its impressive lineup of fringe events in 2018
While more than 140,000 automotive buyers are preparing to descend upon the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in November for Automechanika Shanghai, organisers are working behind the scenes to ensure the high expectations of the show’s fringe programme are met. This year’s edition will see some 50 fringe events take place, covering a strong collection of topics and pressing issues related to the entire automotive world.
How valuable is repair and maintenance to China's automotive future? Automechanika Shanghai reports
Two of Automechanika Shanghai’s industry association partners have laid out the details behind why China’s relationship the automotive service sector is starting to turn the heads of the world’s most successful car producing regions. The China Auto Maintenance Equipment Industry Association (CAMEIA) and the China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trade Association (CAMRA) have a combined 1,700 members of organisations and companies across China, many of whom will be looking to shine under a global spotlight at November’s show.
Automechanika Shanghai returns for 2018, with digital trends and new zones taking centre stage
Expectations for this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai are naturally high following last year’s record breaking show, hailed as the most successful in its history. Continuing to serve as Asia’s largest trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, year upon year the event manages to excel in terms of not only size and scale, but also with participant experience and product offerings. The upcoming 2018 edition is of course no exception. The show is scheduled to take place from 28 November to 1 December at the NECC in Shanghai, and the entire automotive world is preparing for what is undoubtedly one of the most important dates on the industry’s calendar.
Automechanika Shanghai 2017: record breaking participants reflect on another successful edition as Asia’s leading automotive fair
After closing its doors for the 13th edition, Automechanika Shanghai has recorded its most successful ever year. The 2017 show, which took place from 29 November to 2 December, has received overwhelmingly positive response from all corners of the automotive industry. The event represents the entire supply chain for business exchange, marketing, networking and education on a global scale, and is Asia’s largest trade fair for the automotive parts, accessories and service industries. With encouraging final figures and participant feedback, the show continues its upward trajectory in terms of scale and overall offerings.
Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with record breaking figures after an overwhelmingly positive show
The event is Asia’s largest for the automotive parts, accessories and services industries, and represents the entire supply chain for business exchange, marketing, networking and education on a global scale. This year’s edition once again demonstrates the show’s impressive growth path, with the final figures for this year exceeding all expectations.
Automechanika Shanghai 2017 opens, and celebrates another year as Asia’s largest trade fair for the region’s booming automotive industry
It’s the time of year where the world’s automotive industry turns its eyes to China, to welcome what is now the 13th edition of Automechanika Shanghai. Opening its doors on 29 November 2017, the fair continues to be seen as the industry’s most vital tool for information exchange, marketing, trading and education. Its continued success is once again demonstrated through the fair’s growing exhibition space, which in 2017 has increased by 9% to 340,000 sqm, and for the first time ever will cover 15 halls of the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
Evolving Chinese automotive sector represented by strong Electronics & Systems display at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
The key word surrounding China’s Electronics & Systems sector ahead of this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai is opportunity. Given the rising interest in new energy vehicles, connected mobility, autonomous driving and related technologies, many international automotive markets are turning to China and its surrounding Asian regions to explore the myriad of opportunities presented in these thriving sectors. Now more than ever, the ‘digitalisation trend’ has an extremely strong foothold in the global auto sector, and this is considered the future of the industry in Asia too. With less than a month to go until Automechanika opens its doors to over 130,000 visitors and 6,051 exhibitors at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, the industry is preparing to explore a gathering of ‘tomorrow’ solutions in what is anticipated to be the most advanced edition yet.
Automechanika Shanghai anticipates successful debut of the REIFEN Zone – dedicated to tyre, wheel and rim products
It’s beyond doubt that Asia’s automobile industry has been developing at a rapid pace in recent years. From 2009 to 2016, China alone was the world's largest car manufacturer and benefitted greatly from having the biggest sales market. As a result, the country rose to become the world’s top producer and exporter of tyres, with production volume climbing to 947 million units in 2016. Not only that, but the global tyre demand is still rising, with the market projected to reach 2.5 billion units by 2022.
Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto industry helps enhance aftermarket presence at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the world’s ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased customisation options and improved in-car technologies. Many of the region’s aftermarket enterprises are subsequently looking for a more technological edge, more environmentally friendly products and processes, and superior repair and management standards.
Automechanika Shanghai’s scale, exhibitor and visitor figures continue to expand, organisers set sights on growing future of industry
Big plans are underway for the next Automechanika Shanghai, scheduled for 29 November – 2 December 2017. Each year, the show continues to expand with the scale, exhibitor and visitor figures increasing. Held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Puxi, Shanghai, the exhibition space will climb to 330,000 sqm this year, an increase of 7% from last year’s 312,000 sqm. Approximately 6,000 exhibitors from 42 countries and regions are expected to attend this year, which is also an increase of 4% over the 2016 count of 5,756. The number of visitors attending the show is expected to see an 8% increase, with 130,000 from 140 countries and regions. There were 120,671 visitors at the 2016 show.