The first Automechanika Chicago took place from 24 to 26 April 2015 at McCormick Place. More than 450 exhibitors from 23 countries showcased the newest tools, equipment and products for the automotive aftermarket industry. The event was also declared as the biggest platform for industry training, hosting over 100 seminars and workshops with more than 2,000 shop owners and technicians attending the sessions. Read more about it in the final report.
The Automechanika brand is backed worldwide by around 16,000 exhibitors, 600,000 trade visitors and a network of around 120 trade associations. You can discover this and a variety of other interesting facts in our new Automechanika e-brochure.
"The Middle East automotive aftermarket is clearly undergoing rapid growth, and industry majors are tapping into new opportunities by investing heavily in the region with a more robust physical presence."
Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East, organiser of Automechanika Dubai
"Automechanika is synonymous with success in the automotive aftermarket, virtually worldwide. The fair in Frankfurt has a global power of attraction while the regional events reach important local players."
Michael Söding, President of Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket GmbH & Co. KG
"In our opinion, Automechanika is the most important hub for the sector. SATA has been using this fair as a platform for brand and product presentations for decades. Automechanika is our most important global trade-fair partner."
Albrecht Kruse, General Manager SATA GmbH & Co. KG