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Partnership with APRA Europe to be continued – remanufacturing to be featured at Automechanika Frankfurt 2022
Following collaboration with the prestigious international Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) on this year’s special edition of Automechanika, a decision has been made to extend the partnership in the future. Remanufacturing – a topic that is becoming significantly more important in an age of climate change and scarce resources – will also be featured at next year's trade fair. There will again be a special Remanufacturing Day where trade visitors can find out about the latest trends and developments.
The engine has been started – Frankfurt’s autumn trade fair season is underway!
Frankfurt am Main, 16 September 2021. Following a forced, one-and-a-half-year break, from 14 to 16 September Messe Frankfurt was finally able to welcome exhibitors and trade visitors to two of its own events at its home venue. 388 exhibitors took part in the special Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus event in Hall 3 and the Hypermotion Frankfurt conference and trade fair in the Forum. Of these, 53 percent were present in person in Frankfurt, with the remainder participating online. Approx. 10,000 visitors from 70 countries followed the three-day trade fair programme live in Frankfurt and online. Two-thirds of the participants made use of the many new digital features to do so on-screen, including live streams, intelligent matchmaking and one-to-one video calls. The platform played host to approx. 25,000 interactions in all. The streams were viewed 21,000 times, while 1,600 video calls were made.
Live in person and online: Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus features an appealing array of new topics and an extensive supporting programme
Frankfurt am Main, 1 September 2021. The anticipation is mounting: Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus starts on 14 September 2021. The three-day event is taking place as a hybrid event for the first time, combining a compact exhibition on the Frankfurt exhibition grounds with an online platform that allows exhibitors and visitors to participate and network digitally. In addition to product innovations, the focus will be on the topics and trends impacting the automotive aftermarket today. There will also be a three-day programme of events supported by numerous partners and sponsors.
Innovative products and trends, professional development and networking – Automechanika Frankfurt prioritises personal interaction and digital networking
What are the current issues and trends in the aftermarket? What are the future challenges for car repair shops, e.g. due to the fast increase in alternative drive systems? This year’s Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus will be held in a more compact form, with a different model adapted to suit the prevailing situation, and also with a wide range of online products and services. There is a strong demand for personal interaction, as around 75 per cent of the approx. 200 exhibiting companies want to have physical stands at the exhibition. What’s new is that Automechanika will take place at the same time as Hypermotion – the tradeshow of the logistics industry – at the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre. This will give the automotive sector valuable inspiration, e.g. with regard to resilient supply chains, fleet management and IoT systems.
Let’s talk business: Experts discuss connectivity and data as a form of currency
Frankfurt am Main, 14 June 2021. A web talk on the topic of ‘Connectivity, data-based business models and the legal framework’ held by the organisers of Automechanika was the third instalment in the ‘Let’s talk business’ series. Representatives from various sectors of the automotive industry got together to discuss the latest developments in this area.
All the important information about your trade fair visit
Admission only to journalists and exhibitors within the framework of their press activities. The Press Center opens daily at 8.30 a.m. and already at the day before the fair. Telephone: +49 69 75 75-13 36 (during the fair only).
Technical equipment for an efficient working environment:
- W-LAN throughout the Press Centre
- 11 PC work stations
- 6 laptop work stations
- 2 interview rooms
- 4 photo download stations
- 3 printers