Synchronisation of business opportunities, professional exposure and industry networking for relationship building and adding essential value are just some of the aspects to look forward to at this year’s Automechanika and Futuroad.
The upcoming 2023 edition of Automechanika Johannesburg and Futuroad augurs, is the prime opportunity for business-to-business action in sub-Saharan Africa. Scheduled for 5-7 September at Expo Centre, Nasrec, these two intertwined, international business events are set to continue engaging professionals from the South African automotive aftermarket. It will be the only opportunity in 2023 to speak to South African as well as international suppliers of automotive and truck spare parts, garage equipment and aftermarket solutions, in person.
Professional buyers use the platform to sign with new suppliers, negotiate trading terms and identify business opportunities amongst the exhibitors. This process will be supported by the business matchmaking team of Messe Frankfurt, that is available to assist exhibitors and visitors alike. Combining the leading and foremost local and international suppliers of automotive products, equipment and services, truck manufacturers and the vital truck and body building industry, this is the mega opportunity for suppliers and customers who are passionate about their industry to engage and talk business that matters.
The international status of this business platform covering the entire SADC Region and beyond, offers an extraordinary opportunity for industry executives to broaden their business experience by gaining first hand exposure to the latest developments in the automotive, truck and logistics sectors, featuring innovations in tools, parts and product development, new truck models and innovations in specialised truck body applications and logistics systems that underpin innovation and add value, efficiency while delivering increased profitability.
Succinct conferences and seminars covering critical industry sectors will take place during the events, further enhancing value for both exhibitors and trade visitors. Thus far, the conference line-up includes events hosted by the Southern African Bus Operators’ Association (SABOA), the Hi-Q supplier Conference, the RMI and its constituent associations including SAPRA, MIWA, TEPA, SAMBRA where crucially important issues will be dealt with by industry leaders.
With the commitment of 83 leading companies and groups as exhibitors, occupying over 3 000m2 of floor space, the event is set to showcase the latest and most innovating products and services within the industry. Organisers are excited to welcome companies from diverse regions such as India, Brazil, Taiwan, China, and more, adding a global perspective to the exhibition.
Innovation is the name of the game
The Automechanika Johannesburg Innovation Awards is now accepting entries. This is a major opportunity for suppliers of innovative products and systems to gain exposure and reap the reward of recognition for their innovations.
Save the date for these two major events, it is in the best interest of your business. For details on how to exhibit and to register as a visitor, see www.automechanika.co.za and www.futuroad.co.za.