Tag: Simon Albert

Automechanika Birmingham appoints Jack Halliday as new event director

Automechanika Birmingham appoints Jack Halliday as new event director

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham has promoted Jack Halliday to event director, just under a year ago he joined the Messe Frankfurt UK subsidiary as head of sales.

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Garage of the year winner announced

Garage of the year winner announced

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham, in partnership with Garage Wire, has named Hillclimb Garage as ‘Garage of the Year’ for 2018, with the High Wycombe-based workshop picking up the prize of £1000.

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Automechanika Birmingham spotlight on innovation, featuring forums and seminars

Automechanika Birmingham spotlight on innovation, featuring forums and seminars

4th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika has said that innovation will be at the forefront of its agenda for Automechanika Birmingham when the doors open on the three-day show tomorrow. Among the initiatives set up to drive this year’s event will be a raft of keynote presentations, panels, forums and seminars to draw, inspire and motivate visitors attending the industry’s three-day showcase on 5-7 June.

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Automechanika Birmingham seminar programme unveiled

Automechanika Birmingham seminar programme unveiled

21st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham’s seminar programme looks set to be the most comprehensive yet with a number of wide ranging topics discussed and technical advice available to visitors.

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Automechanika Birmingham shortlisted for two awards in UK exhibition industry

Automechanika Birmingham shortlisted for two awards in UK exhibition industry

10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham, the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sector, has been shortlisted for two awards in the renowned Association Exhibitions Organisers (AEO) Excellence Awards 2018, “Best UK Tradeshow (more than 8000sqm) & Organiser Team 2018” in acknowledgment of its growing impact in the automotive industry’s event calendar.

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Automechanika Birmingham on nationwide hunt for UK’s best garage

Automechanika Birmingham on nationwide hunt for UK’s best garage

8th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham is calling on independent garages across the UK to enter its prestigious ‘Garage of the Year’ award, returning for its second year and will be bigger than ever before. The competition is open to all garages across the United Kingdom, with entrants explaining the reasons why they should win the coveted award and walk away with £1000. This year, there are six categories for garages to enter, recognising the diversity of UK garage businesses.

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Automechanika Birmingham shortlisted for three awards

Automechanika Birmingham shortlisted for three awards

26th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham, the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sector, has been shortlisted for three awards in the prestigious Exhibition News Awards 2018, in acknowledgment of its growing position as ‘a mover and shaker’ in the business event calendar.

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Automechanika Birmingham to tackle major issues affecting automotive aftermarket

Automechanika Birmingham to tackle major issues affecting automotive aftermarket

26th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham will tackle all the major issues affecting businesses in the automotive aftermarket, according to event director Simon Albert.

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Exhibitor day aims to enhance visitor & exhibitor experience

Exhibitor day aims to enhance visitor & exhibitor experience

2nd February 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham is hosting an Exhibitor Day on 1 March at Birmingham NEC, with the primary aim being to ensure exhibiting companies get the most out of the event and contribute to delivering a truly memorable visitor experience.

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Automechanika Birmingham 2018 appoints Impression Communications

Automechanika Birmingham 2018 appoints Impression Communications

1st February 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham, the leading exhibition for the UK’s automotive industry, has appointed specialist PR agency Impression Communications to raise awareness and increase visibility in the run-up to this year’s show, as it announces exciting new plans to attract even more visitors to this year’s event.

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Automechanika Birmingham wins two industry awards

5th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham has won two industry awards for the successful launch of the show in 2016. Winning two accolades at the 11th Exhibition News Awards, on Thursday 30 March, the Automechanika Birmingham team proudly took to the stage to collect the awards for expanding the Automechanika brand and for the best UK trade show newcomer. Automechanika Birmingham was the only event to win two awards.

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Automechanika Birmingham 2017 part of UK automotive’s reshoring efforts

Automechanika Birmingham 2017 part of UK automotive’s reshoring efforts

9th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Not only is Automechanika Birmingham 2017 set to be 70 per cent bigger than last year's inaugural show, this year's event seeks to connect the aftermarket with industry and government to support inward investment. Speaking at a press conference in central London on 9 March, Automechanika Birmingham event director Simon Albert and SMMT chief executive shared how they will bring the UK automotive industry together as part of efforts to “boost supply chain reshoring and make British cars more British” while at the same connecting the manufacturing and aftermarket sectors with each other. UK vehicle manufacturing output has continued to grow over recent

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TWG chairman solidifies stance against ‘pop-up pushers’ of part-worn tyres

TWG chairman solidifies stance against ‘pop-up pushers’ of part-worn tyres

7th October 2016 | 0 Comments

The NTDA Tyre Wholesale Group annual lunch saw greatly increased numbers alongside enhanced association support in its new position the day before the Tyre Industry Conference (5 October 2016), and location (the Hilton Birmingham Metropole adjacent to the NEC). The group chairman, Kirkby Tyres’ John Parker, presented his third – and potentially final – annual survey of the UK wholesale landscape. His topics included part-worn tyres, against which he joined the NTDA in taking a more radically oppositional stance, commented on the coming challenges and perhaps opportunities of Brexit, and the role of wholesalers in the e-commerce age.

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First glimpse of new Reifen in UK at Automechanika Birmingham 2017

First glimpse of new Reifen in UK at Automechanika Birmingham 2017

5th May 2016 | 0 Comments

The close working relationship between Messe Frankfurt, organisers of the Automechanika automotive trade exhibitions, and Messe Essen’s Reifen tyre industry event, has been consolidated further. The two organisations announced that they would enhance their working relationship through a global partnership across all Automechanika events from 2017 onwards, with the two major exhibitions coming together for the first time at Automechanika Birmingham in June 2017.

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Automechanika Birmingham exhibitor space sells out

15th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Exhibitor space at the inaugural Automechanika Birmingham exhibition, which will take place at the NEC 7 to 9 June 2016, has already sold out five months prior to launch. More than 550 UK and international businesses are set to attend.

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