AutopromotecEDU 2015 schedule released

Autopromotec, automotive equipment and aftermarket exhibition to be held in Bologna, between 20 and 24 May, recently unveiled the event schedule of its AutopromotecEDU sessions. AutopromotecEDU is billed as the arena for business-to-business meetings and discussions on the current issues of the automotive aftermarket industry.

The opening conference on 20 May is entitled “The economy is picking up. Cars can restart” – as confirmed by car registrations in the first quarter of 2015, with a 13.46 per cent increase (data courtesy of: CSP); the event will feature a lectio magistralis by Professor Vaciago – UCSC in Milan – followed by a discussion on industry opportunities with some of the major players in the automotive industry, moderated by Sebastiano Barisoni – Radio 24.

After that comes the meeting with international journalists, where the new features of Autopromotec 2015 will be illustrated, and an overview of the aftermarket scenario will be provided by GIPA and EGEA.

The first day will end with the 13th GIPA Excellence Trophy Award, an event that has made regular appearances over the past few editions of the show, and will award the companies that stood out in the Italian aftermarket sector.

The second conference day will have an international start, with the fifth edition of the International Automotive Aftermarket Meeting (IAAM15) providing detailed information on the major trends occurring in the global marketplace, with particular attention being given to the challenges posed by the implementation of the latest automotive infotainment technologies.

AutopromotecEDU will also feature three country-specific presentations illustrating production and business opportunities in the following strategic markets: Vietnam (May 20), Turkey (May 21) and Brazil (May 22).

Trucking-related events will also be held in support of the Industrial Vehicle Service initiative and further sector-targeted AutopromotecEDU conferences will tackle such specific issues as workshop management, mobile solutions, and online business promotion.


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