Following a successful launch two years ago, the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event is returning to the Birmingham NEC in 2024.
The event, run by Messe Frankfurt UK, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham, offers the UK aftermarket a unique dedicated event for training, technology and tools for the garage and bodyshop sector.
The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event takes place on the 5th and 6th June 2024. The last running of the show saw 4,000 visitors attend, with organisers already expecting 5,000 people to walk the halls this year.
Ticket registration is now open, you can get your FREE tickets here.
Plenty happening at UK Garage and Bodyshop Event
Those who do attend will be met by hundreds of leading aftermarket brands, which have already signed up to showcase the latest technical innovations, products and services to garages and bodyshop professionals. The show provides a focused opportunity for suppliers and their garage and bodyshop customers to engage, learn and facilitate progress, as we seek to adapt to the rapidly changing nature of the industry.
The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event also offers four training hubs and four feature areas including a WorkshopTraining Hub, EV / Hybrid training Hub, Bodyshop Training Hub, Modern Garage, Collision Repair Live, plus new Body Repair Live and Vehicle Detailing Hub.
Over 75% of stands have been secured already by leading automotive aftermarket suppliers, parts distributors, and manufacturers keen to engage with garage and bodyshop attendees.
Brands signed up to exhibit, include AAG, BM Catalysts, Bilstein Group, Bosch, Castrol, Comma, GSF Car Parts, Hella, LKQ, Mann & Hummel, Niterra, PPG, Snap On and ZF Aftermarket.
The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event launched in 2022 to bring the aftermarket together following the COVID-19 pandemic, and was hailed as an instant success. Of the 4,000 attendees, 67% were owner, director or management level with purchasing authority and 43%visited the show to source and purchase new products.