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Automechanika Johannesburg

Automechanika Johannesburg

Johannesburg ,South Africa
Industry
Industry:
Automotive Industry, Bicycles, Motorcycles, Railway Industry
Organizer
Organizer :
Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Event website
Event website :
Automechanika Johannesburg
Frequency
Frequency:
2 years

Automechanika Johannesburg & COVID 

Following the cancellation of Automechanika Johannesburg in 2021 due to COVID concerns, it is time to meet in person at the 8th edition of the leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry. Тrade visitors and decision makers show their excitement and support for a live edition in 2023. The official dates are set for September 5th – September 7th. The JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre has prepared for a large audience with improved ventilation, frequent cleaning and disinfection points at key spots. Attendees will not be required to follow strict safety protocols such as presenting 3G entry documents due to the country removing its domestic and travel restrictions.

Introduction 

Automechanika Johannesburg is one of the most recent trade fairs to the Automechanika family with its first edition held back in 2009. In its decade of operation, Automechanika Johannesburg has defined itself as the go-to trade fair for the sub-Saharan region. This opens new horizons for international manufacturers to explore regions that are hard to reach, but quite lucrative at the same time. Attendance is quite high because of the product assortment. Automechanika Johannesburg is the one-stop marketplace – automotive parts, car wash, workshop and service station equipment, IT products, car accessories, tuning, vehicle safety, assistance systems, lighting, accident repairs.

Logistics 

Automechanika Johannesburg is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and is part of the major tree of Automechanika events with 17 satellite events around the world. This satellite events is put together by the Messe Frankfurt South Africa (Pty) Ltd. in partnership with Messe Frankfurt and it is co-located with futuroad expo Johannesburg. Both events are held once every two years at the start of June. The JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre is where the trade fair takes place and doors are open only to automotive professionals. The work hours are set for 09:00 in the morning until 18:00 in the afternoon, though hours may vary. Be sure to check ahead of time. How do you get to the Automechanika Johannesburg exhibition grounds? The JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre enjoys a central location in the city, which means there are bus lines that get you there. The Rea Vaya and Gautrain Bus systems are also viable options. 

What Are People Saying?

• “The ‘Automotive Remanufacturers’ Association’ (ARA), a constituent and proud Association of the ‘Retail Motor Industry Organisation’ (RMI), is looking forward to the upcoming Automechanika Johannesburg event coming 2022, where we plan to host yet another ARA Conference for our Member businesses, with key Industry (and multi-international) stakeholders and speakers, specialising in Automotive Engineering, Diesel Fuel Injection, and Automotive Components fields, respectively. This event plays a very important role in South Africa’s automotive industry both locally and abroad,” – Attie Serfontein, National Director of the Automotive Remanufacturers’ Association;

• “We had a very successful show - with many orders on Diesel Test benches (Bosch & Hortridge). The organisation & their staff have been more than helpful and assisted wherever possible,” - Fred Bengsh, Managing Director, Diesel Electric Group;

• “Gaydons Motor Spares is a leader in the Motor Industry.  Automechanika has been a great success.  We have achieved our goals.  Thank you for having us at this event.  Looking forward to the next event,” – Imthiaz Bassa, Managing Director, Gaydons Motor Spares;

Audience & Statistics 

Automechanika Johannesburg is a high earner and any investment in exhibiting is more than worth it. Last edition saw more than 14,000 overall trade visitors with 426 visitors coming from African countries. It’s a sizeable audience considering that 630 companies overtook the exhibition halls. There were 9 country pavilions and 28 exhibiting countries. The audience was even more diverse with professionals coming from as far as the USA, Japan, China, Germany, Niger, South Africa, Sudan, Mozambique, Canada and Hong Kong. Altogether they generated over 140 B2B meetings. The conference programme also registered over 1500 delegates. Visitors come from a wide range of sectors and backgrounds – retailers, franchises, car repair shops, service stations, car trading, public authorities, fleet management, car manufacturing, garage equipment and tools, dealerships and universities. 

Accommodation 

Trade Fair Trips ltd offers affordable hotel services Automechanika Johannesburg. We know our way around Johannesburg, South Africa and accommodate every taste. Apartments, hostels and hotels – we have them and always have the best deal on the market. Give us a call to beat everyone else to the top hotel rates in Johannesburg. Get a hotel booking for Automechanika Johannesburg that’s close to the JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre. It’s our job to make sure that you have an easy way to get to the exhibition centre. In addition to hotel accommodation for trade fairs, Trade Fair Trips ltd handles all other aspects of your business trip. Reserve a meeting room at the exhibition centre with a single call. We get you the correct size and additional A/V equipment. You can also hire a team to install your fair booth. Create a custom package at competitive prices today! 

Previous Editions

2022 Edition

The 2022 edition of Automechanika Johannesburg signified the outstanding restart of the event and of South Africa's automotive industry and the aftermarket sector. The rendition took place at the JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre as a live event. It was held for four days between 07.06.2022 and 10.06.2022. On an event space of over 8,600 m2, 191 exhibitors presented their wares to 5,488 visitors from 13 nations.

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How to get to Automechanika Johannesburg
On foot
On foot:

O.R. Tambo International Airport – not advisable

Johannesburg Park Station – not advisable

 

By car
By car:

O.R. Tambo International Airport – 29 mins via N12

Johannesburg Park Station – 15 mins via De Villiers Graaff Motorway/M1 

 

By public transport
By public transport:

O.R. Tambo International Airport – not available

Johannesburg Park Station – not available

 

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