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Automechanika Birmingham opens its doors

Automechanika Birmingham opens its doors

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Automechanika Birmingham, the UK’s leading automotive trade exhibition, has now officially opened its doors as it returns to celebrate the thriving automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sectors and their contribution across the country. Held in the heart of the UK, Birmingham’s extensive automotive history and accessible location makes it the ideal place to bring together leading automotive businesses and professionals to network and discuss the future of the industry. With around 500 exhibitors, parts distributors, garages, tyre fitters, retailers, dealerships and vehicle manufacturers are given the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations and product launches taking place throughout the aftermarket and vehicle production industry. Leading exhibitors for 2018 inc
Innovation is the future at Automechanika Birmingham

Innovation is the future at Automechanika Birmingham

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Automechanika Birmingham: the future is almost here Spotlight on innovation featuring interactive showcases, panels, forums, seminars and more Innovation will be at the forefront of the ‘new look’ agenda for Automechanika Birmingham when the doors open on the three-day show in just over one week’s time. Among the exciting initiatives set to drive this year’s event will be a raft of keynote presentations, panels, forums and seminars to name a few of the opportunities available, set to draw, inspire and motivate visitors attending the industry’s three-day showcase on 5-7 June. One major coup for the show this year is the Women in Innovation panel, a Who’s Who of industry’s key influencers, chaired by Dr. Julia E. Saini, Global Vice President of Frost & Sullivan, which wil
Less than a month to go for Automechanika Birmingham

Less than a month to go for Automechanika Birmingham

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There is now just one month to go to Automechanika Birmingham 2018, which takes place from 5 to 7 June at NEC, Birmingham. Simon Albert, Managing Director, said: “This year’s event has been designed to deliver the best visitor experience to date, with so much on offer to every sector of the automotive industry. “With just one month to go to the leading event in the automotive aftermarket calendar, we are on course to deliver an action-packed event for our visitors and exhibitors.” This year’s Automechanika Birmingham will offer a number of new features including: New Garage Quarter, extended opening hours, comprehensive free seminar programme, specialist demo Workshop Training Hub, Garage Social and Business Services Village. The increasingly popular Garage of the Year awar
Automechanika Birmingham Garage of the Year shortlist announced

Automechanika Birmingham Garage of the Year shortlist announced

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Automechanika Birmingham has revealed the shortlist for its Garage of the Year 2018 award, in partnership with Garage Wire, featuring some of the UK’s top independent garages all vying to win the prestigious accolade. With this year’s competition receiving a record number of entries, voting has now closed and the shortlist has now been drawn up for each of the six categories of Best Small Garage, Best Large Garage, Best Community Initiative, Auto-Mechanik of the Year, Technology Innovation and Business Innovation. The judging panel of James Onions (Garage Wire), Andy Savva (The Garage Inspector), Stuart James (IGA) and Simon Albert (Automechanika Birmingham) will announce the winners from each category at a special evening dinner to be held in the Director’s Lounge, Aston Villa F
Automechanika Birmingham wins industry awards

Automechanika Birmingham wins industry awards

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Automechanika Birmingham has won two industry awards for the hugely successful second edition of the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production industry. The Automechanika Birmingham team proudly took to the stage to collect two awards on Friday 23rd March for Best Trade Show and the Best Independent Organiser in 2017 at the prestigious Exhibition News Awards. The 2017 exhibition sold a staggering 5,000 square metres before the 2016 exhibition had even taken place and achieved a 45% increase in the number of exhibitors overall. The exhibition welcomed over 12,000 visitors through the doors to see over 800 exhibitors from the aftermarket and vehicle production sector. Simon Albert, Event Director said “Now in our third year of Automechanika Bi
Automechanika Birmingham is searching for its ‘Garage of the Year’

Automechanika Birmingham is searching for its ‘Garage of the Year’

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Automechanika Birmingham is once again calling on independent garages across the UK to enter its ‘Garage of the Year’ award. The competition is open to all garages across the United Kingdom, with entrants explaining the reasons why they should win the award and walk away with £1,000. This year, there are six categories for garages to enter, recognising the diversity of UK businesses. The winner of each category will be announced at an evening dinner to be held at The Director’s Club, Aston Villa FC on 5 June, which all category finalists will be invited to attend free of charge. The overall Garage of the Year winner will then be announced at the show on 6 June from these six category winners. Last year’s first-ever ‘Garage of the Year’ award was won by local garage MotorServ-U
Automechanika Birmingham to tackle major aftermarket issues

Automechanika Birmingham to tackle major aftermarket issues

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Automechanika Birmingham will tackle all the major issues affecting businesses in the automotive aftermarket, according to Event Director Simon Albert. The event, which takes place from 5 to 7 June at Birmingham NEC is specifically geared towards meeting the needs of end users including garages, bodyshops, tyre fitters, motor factors, retailers and franchised dealerships, not just in terms of highlighting new products, but with advice and support on running an automotive business, both now and in the future. With an exhibitor base set to be the most proactive yet, visitors will also benefit from the event’s thriving seminar programme with issues such as GDPR and MOT changes set to dominate. Simon Albert, Event Director of Automechanika Birmingham, comments: “With changes affec