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Geneva Motor Show

Geneva Motor Show

Genève ,Switzerland
Automotive Industry, Bicycles, Motorcycles, Railway Industry
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Update for Geneva Motor Show 2023

The Geneva Motor Show will take place in 2023 as a face-to-face trade show. The hosting dates for the event are set between 14.02.2023 and 19.02.2023. Strict health and safety protocols will be implemented at Palexpo, Geneva. These will include attendees needing to maintain a social distance of 1.5 metres at all times. Also, regular hand sanitation using the provided dispensers is highly recommendable. The venue will be subjected to regular disinfections, including all high-touch areas.


If gasoline courses through your veins and you know superior motor cars when you see them, then you have to add yours at the lineup of the Geneva Motor Show. This international trade show has been a staple for the automotive industry since 1905 and is where you’re able to see over 150 new premiers.

You’ll see the trade fair referred to as Geneva International Motor Show, or simply GIMS on the official social media and as a hashtag. What can you hope to see in person at the show? The list is extensive and features concept cars, supercars, electric cars, solarmobiles, parts, ancillaries, car tuning, accessories, bodies and workshop equipment.


Geneva Motor Show arrives every year in Geneva, Switzerland like clockwork. Editions usually run over the course of eleven days around spring, most often in March. Comité Permanent du Salon International de l'Automobile serves as the official organiser of the event with duties split with the Palexpo, which serves as the official host of the event. The trade show admits both professionals and the public.

Doors open at 09:00 am in the morning and close at 19:00 pm in the afternoon, but these are subject to change based on the support program during Geneva Motor Show. Palexpo is well-connected to public transport with access to train lines and roads. We also can’t forget that the Geneva Airport sits minutes away on foot. 

What Can You Expect as an Exhibitor?

  • The focus falls on unveiling brand new models – over 900 cars are showcased – and this has primed both the general public and industry press to pay attention and generate buzz;
  • You are in a position to maintain brand prestige as you’re exhibiting next to giants like Ferari and Geneva Motor Show awards just one model with the title Car of the Year;
  • Understanding the full spectrum of individual mobility as the trade show now highlights all products in car manufacturers’ portfolios;
  • There’s no better place to grow your professional network and register new business as the Geneva Motor Show ranks in the top 5 for the automotive industry worldwide.

Audience & Statistics

We can back this claim with numbers. Last edition garnered the attention of over 600,000 visitors in total. Because doors are open to everyone, you have a very healthy mix of industry professionals and car enthusiasts who want to experience the magic created by some 180 exhibitors in person.

Although significant in size, we have to say that the audience is predominantly European with the biggest numbers coming from Switzerland and France in equal parts (40%). The rest we have from Germany, Italy and other European countries in smaller percentages.

If we’re to look at the purely professional audience, we see insiders from diverse backgrounds – automobile manufacturers, smaller constructors, designers, suppliers and preparation specialists.


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How to get to Geneva Motor Show
On foot
On foot:

from Gare de Genève (central train station - Place de Cornavin 7) = 50 min (3.8 km)

from Genève Aéroport = 11 min walk (850 m)

By car
By car:

from Gare de Genève (central train station - Place de Cornavin 7) = 13 min (5.5. km)

from Genève Aéroport = 1 min (900 m)

By public transport
By public transport:

from Gare Cornavin take bus 5F for 10 stops (15 min) to Grand Saconnex, Place station. from there you have additional 9 min walk to the Palexpo

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