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Automechanika Johannesburg & COVID
Following the cancellation of Automechanika Johannesburg in 2021 due to COVID concerns, it is time to meet in person at the 7th edition of the leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry. Organisers are happy with the progress made to create a safe fair concept with all the necessary precautions. Trade visitors and decision makers show their excitement and support for a live edition in 2022. The official dates are set for June 7th – June 10th. The JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre has prepared for a large audience with improved ventilation, frequent cleaning and disinfection points at key spots. Visitors are expected to wear masks and social distance.
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.
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.
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How to get to Automechanika Johannesburg
O.R. Tambo International Airport – not advisable
Johannesburg Park Station – not advisable
O.R. Tambo International Airport – 29 mins via N12
Johannesburg Park Station – 15 mins via De Villiers Graaff Motorway/M1
By public transport:
O.R. Tambo International Airport – not available
Johannesburg Park Station – not available