There is a large number of trade shows that take place in the automotive industry all over the world. These trade events provide the perfect platform for industry players to interact with one another, their trade community and the public at large. For most companies active in the automotive industry it is not the large shows where the big brands present their new models, but the shows on components, automation and production technology that provide the best opportunities to showcase their offering.
Automechanika Shanghai, the world’s second largest Automechanika trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, has made a name for itself after many years of development, advancement and dedication to the industry since its establishment in 2004. Automechanika Shanghai will be held 29th November – 2nd December 2017 at National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China. Automechanika Shanghai is one of 15 Automechanika fairs held in Africa, Asia, Europe and North, Central and South America.
Automechanika Dubai is a 3 day event being held from 7th May to 9th May 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This event showcases products like all six sections of the show; Parts & Components, Electronics & Systems, Repair & Maintenance, Tyres & Batteries, Service Station & Car Wash and Accessories & Tuning etc. in the Auto, Automotive, Manufacturing, Fabrication, Repair & Maintenance industries.
Automotive Testing Expo India
Automotive Testing Expo India is scheduled to be held at the Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India from 10 to 12 January 2018.
This biennial event covers the following business areas: Automobiles, Automotive Parts, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Quality Assurance.
The main exhibits at the event will be test simulation, engine and emissions analysis, vibration testing, acoustic testing, environmental testing, mechanical testing, data acquisition, materials testing, non-destructive testing (NDT), track simulation and laboratory testing, EMC analysis, structural and fatigue testing, suspension kinematics and compliance, simulation software, sensors and transducers, on-board diagnostics, wind tunnel technology, aerodynamic testing, NVH, and quality testing / inspection. It is organised by UKIP Media & Events.
South African Automotive Week: International Trade Show
The South African Automotive Week is scheduled to be held at in Johannesburg, South Africa from in October 2018. More precise dates will be announced.
This biennial show invites trade visitors and is dedicated to the specialised genres of Automobiles and Automotive parts.
It is organised by Inkanyezi Event Organisers Pty Ltd.
Automotive Engineering Show in Delhi
Automotive Engineering Show is a 3 day event being held from 14th to 16th February 2019 at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, India. This event showcases products like latest solutions in IT, automation & material handling with several companies demonstrating new processes etc. in the Automotive industry. This biennial event is open to trade visitors and covers the business sectors of Automobiles and Automobile parts.
The main exhibits at the show will include technologies for automotive manufacturing, IT solutions in design, development, planning and manufacturing - automation systems, factory control and sensors - assembly line system integrators and line builders - machining centres and metal cutting equipment including laser cutting - productivity enhancers, latest concepts in tools, jigs and fixtures - specialized solutions in welding including laser welding - end to end in-plant (material) handling systems - automotive painting equipment, paint shop integrators - robotics - metrology, quality inspection and vision system.
Automotive Weight Reduction Expo
The Automotive Weight Reduction Expo in Tokyo is a trade fair for lightweight components for cars. Exhibitors show innovative products that allow light and therefore more fuel efficient vehicles be built without compromising on safety. At the fair every year experts from the automotive industry gather, which is why it is an important platform to showcase the own products and technologies.
The eighth Automotive Weight Reduction Expo takes place from 17 to 19 Januari 2018.
In 2015, this event attracted 24, 997 visitors which consisted of automotive manufacturers and automotive components manufacturers. The organisers of Automotive Weight Reduction Expo are Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.
Automotive Testing Expo Korea: Automotive Test and Evaluation Trade Show
Automotive Testing Expo Korea will mirror the same proven successful formula of its sister exhibitions in Stuttgart, Detroit, Shanghai and Chennai, and bring together the world’s leading manufacturers of test and evaluation equipment and test service providers.
This annual show is open to trade visitors from the areas of Automobiles, Automotive Parts, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Quality Assurance. UKIP Media & Events are the organisers of this show.
The next show will be 13, 14 and 15 March 2018.
Automotive Engineering Asia: International Exhibition and Conference
Automotive Engineering Asia is to be held at BITEC – Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre from 17 to 20 May 2017.
This annual show is open to trade visitors from the Automobile and Automobile parts industry. It will be displaying automotive assembly systems and machinery, component production, CAD / CAM / CAE software, simulation software, ERP / production management software, manufacturing solutions, testing systems for automotive applications, and hand tools and power tools for automotive application.
It is organised by UBM Asia (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
Automotive Engineering Expo: Car Body Process Chain – from concept to final assembly
Automotive Engineering Expo will be held at Messezentrum Numberg, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany on May 30 and 31, 2017.
This biennial event is open to trade visitors from the Automobiles and Automotive parts industry. The primary displays at the show will include automotive components, automotive production facilities and line components, hardware and software for design and development, materials and semifinished goods, forming and shaping technology (systems, system components, tools), joining technology (systems, system components, tools), surface technology (systems, system components, materials), quality assurance technology/testing and measurement technology, and engineering services.
In 2015, Automotive Engineering Expo had 69 exhibitors and 1022 visitors. The show was organised over a space of 1,630 net square metres with a special display section of 243 square metres.
It is organised by Vincentz Network GmbH & Co.KG.
Automotive Testing Expo Europe and Global Automotive Components and Suppliers Expo
Automotive Testing Expo Europe is scheduled to be held in Messe Stuttgart. Stuttgart, Baden – Wurttemberg. Germany from June 20 to 22, 2017. It will be combined with the Global Automotive Components and Suppliers Expo
This annual occurrence is open to trade visitors and specialises in the Automobiles, Automotive Parts, Measurement, Instrumentation and Quality Assurance sectors. The main exhibits at the show will include automotive OEM components and materials.
It is organised by UKIP Media & Events.
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