Automechanika Shanghai 2015 in new, larger venue
Automechanika Shanghai sees Asia’s largest trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services move to a new location – the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Puxi, Shanghai. The event, which will be held 2 – 5 December 2015 hopes to capitalise on the expanded venue with 280,000 square metres of exhibition space, up 27 per cent from 2014. Indeed the Parts & Components sector will expand exhibition space to 146,000 sqm alone.
In addition to increased exhibition area, the number of worldwide exhibitors is also expected to increase to approximately 5,300 – a boost of 8 per cent. Visitor numbers are expected to reach 100,000 this year, up 12 per cent on the last show.
Representing the show organiser, Jason Cao, chairman of the board of management, Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd said: “Automechanika Shanghai has built its reputation as the acclaimed ‘must-attend’ industry event for information exchange, marketing, trading and education, serving the scope of the automotive industry. Due to the immense continued growth of the show, the new locale will not only bring a broadened opportunity for sourcing products, but also fresh ideas and action plans. This year’s show will continue to highlight a dynamic, fast-paced development in the flourishing field of automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services. In addition, buyers will see more distinguishing product zones and categories including electronic, connectivity and environmentally friendly products.”
Automechanika Shanghai is one of 15 Automechanika fairs held in Africa, Asia, Europe and North, Central and South America.