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Halle 12

Hall 12: New action area and exciting event programme

How can vehicles be individualised? You can find out in Hall 12, where exhibitors will present accessories for unique vehicles on the first floor. This also includes the topic of Car Media. On the bottom floor, the focus is on Car Wash & Care and the trendy topic of Detailing. In addition, lovers of young and classic cars will meet there in the Classic Car Area. The exhibition will be complemented by an exciting event programme with panels, live podcasts and workshops.

New: Detailing event programme


On 15 and 16 September 2022, the Academy stage in Hall 12 will be dedicated to Detailing. International partners have been won for the programme. The International Detailing Association (IDA) invites its members from all over the world to Frankfurt, organises a discussion panel on 15 September 2022 and, for the first time, holds a certification event (including examination). Also on stage: Marvin Mieth, known via Youtube and Instagram as "GlossBoss". He will be recording a live podcast on the topic of "Alternatives to cost-intensive and elaborate paint coatings".

Action area with the "Autolackaffen“


Together with well-known partners such as Dr. Wack, Koch-Chemie, Mezerna and Sonax, the "Autolackaffen“ offer practical workshops on all five days of the fair. Topics include paint sealing, opportunities and risks of long-term paint sealing and efficient polishing processes.

Date/Time Topic Speaker
13. Sept. 2022,
12:00-1:00 p.m.
No more holograms
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Robert Schmitz, Autolackaffen
14. Sept. 2022,
10.00-11:00 a.m., 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Spray sealant, hand wax and ceramic coating – Coating products in comparison
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Koch-Chemie GmbH
15. Sept. 2022,
10.00-11:00 a.m., 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Menzerna - Highlight Highlight your Brillance: Achieving Premium Results with Menzerna Polishes
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Menzerna polishing compunds GmbH & Co. KG

Steps to sign up and register:

  1. Use the blue square buttons "-" / "+" to set the number of seats per workshop.
  2. In case of overlapping of different selected workshops at the same time, switch to other days until no more error is displayed
  3. Then click on the "Register" button at the bottom of the window or cancel the reservation.
  4. Click on "REGISTER NOW" in the next window. The "Trade fair login" page will open. Users who already have an account log in with their access data. New users must register free of charge and without obligation with Messe Frankfurt and thus create their own account.
  5. After logging in to your own trade fair account, the watch list is visible, in which the previously selected workshops are listed. For each workshop, the type of participant must now be selected ("Myself" or "Other participant"). A workshop can also be removed from the list via this "Select participant" menu. 6.
  6. Under "Continue to summary" the bookings are summarized again and there is information on data protection and processing.
  7. "Binding registration" completes the booking/registration. An e-mail will be generated confirming the registration and containing a voucher code for a free one-day ticket to Automechanika 2022.
Click here to go to the workshop calendar and registration

Classic Cars

Classic Cars

On 13 September 2022 the stage belongs entirely to the classics. The challenges of the classic car scene in Germany, opportunities for the classic car business and the topic of "Electronics in Yong and Classic Cars" will be discussed in various panel discussions. The show highlight at the booth of the Zentralverband Karosserie- und Fahrzeugtechnik e.V. (ZKF) will be a Porsche body with various painting techniques, which the association will present together with Glasurit.

Car Wash & Care


The car wash business will once again be on show in Hall 12.0. On 14 September 2022, everything will revolve around the car wash & care business on the stage in Hall 12. A new series of lectures will focus on current developments and trends in car washing and care, such as car washing in the changing world of mobility.

To the programme

Sound Quality Finale

Winners of the EMMA Sound Quality Championship

The EMMA Sound Quality Championship invited visitors to immerse themselves in the world of sound tuners. On 16 and 17 September 2022, visitors could come to the outdoor area in front of Hall 12 and listen to the best sound systems. At the end, the best car audio installation was chosen.

“Supporting and enhancing the professionalism and growth of the car care industry is the guiding principle of IDA. We want to advance our goal of establishing the profession of " car detailer" with public presence and education about the complexity and opportunities of the profession.”

Nikolai Reetz

“We are proud to finally see the light of a project that we proposed some time ago to the Automechanika organizers. As Mafra, we strongly wanted to create this area to allow us to best express all our technology and mastery in creating innovative products in car care and detailing world.”

Marco Mattioli

“We at Wagner are committed to lubricants that extend the lifespan and efficiency of engines and transmissions to the max. We enjoy the opportunity to explore customer demands and find new contacts, mutual exchange and challenges in the classic vehicle sector, all looking forward for rewarding collaboration.”

Walter Wagner

Supporting Partners