Automechanika Kuala Lumpur to become an annual automotive event from 2024 onwards, driven by increased industry calls
Kuala Lumpur, 6 November 2023. With economic growth, electric vehicle (EV) adoption and industrial transformation accelerating at an unprecedented rate, Messe Frankfurt extends its support to the Malaysian market by confirming a yearly edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur. The once-biennial event has been a gateway for trade between the country and the rest of the world for over 20 years. In this time, its format has shifted from a purely business-centric platform to one that incorporates activities and showcases for participants. The next show will take place from 1 to 3 August 2024 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
That’s a wrap: Automechanika Kuala Lumpur sees a 46 percent leap in visitor participation
In Automechanika Kuala Lumpur’s return, there was a revived sense of business vitality from the automotive industry at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Exhibitor numbers rose by 13 percent, while visitors jumped by 46 percent to 10,267. Many participants travelled to the trade fair from the surrounding region, a clear indication of the strong drive for growth and development. Strategic and industry partners also flexed their positions in the market with a wide range of showcases, resources and knowledge, cementing cooperation with the show to promote Malaysia’s prosperous automotive industry.
Doors open as all signs point to Automechanika Kuala Lumpur’s record-breaking return
Malaysia’s leading trade fair for the automotive industry returns, recharged, with its unique ‘S.E.T.’ (Sourcing, Training and Entertainment) concept. From today until 18 March, the show hosts 330 exhibitors across 11,071 sqm of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. In addition, thematic zones and a full spectrum of concurrent events ensure that attendees can maximise their participation; businesses of all sizes can explore prospects in the market from the advancements of digitalisation and electrification.
Participants at Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2023 tap into the up rise of digitalisation and electrification
In 2022, new vehicle sales in Malaysia climbed to 720,658, exceeding pre-pandemic levels. Incentives aim to keep the momentum up with the Government also prioritising the electric vehicle (EV) market. The sector has been deemed a catalyst of development, which Automechanika Kuala Lumpur will reflect by leveraging themes in dedicated zones during events. Today’s launch rings in the show’s return to the Malaysian market from 16 to 18 March at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Malaysia’s transforming automotive industry represented by new themes at Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2023
Transformation is circulating Malaysia’s automotive market ahead of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2023. From both policy-driven and private sector initiatives, the country has ambitious plans to establish more influence on an international level. Between 16 and 18 March at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, players can explore a gathering of opportunities from the upswing of electrification and digitalisation gaining ground in the supply chain.
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2023 magnifies opportunities following the return of trade and mobility
In 2022, Malaysia estimates a 6.3 percent growth in GDP owing to a stronger business and consumer environment from the resumption of international and domestic travel. The automotive industry, in particular, is set to play a key role in this forecast, with supportive government policies spurring market demand and capturing global market trends. For example, Automechanika Kuala Lumpur will spotlight how manufacturing, electrification, connectivity and services are transforming the Malaysian automotive industry. The show will take place from 16 to 18 March 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur defers until 2023
Throughout the year, Messe Frankfurt, the organiser of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur, has closely monitored Malaysia’s COVID-19 situation and the viability of domestic and overseas participation. While the country still reports daily cases, various levels of the Movement Control Order (MCO) also affect travel in and around the country. In this regard, the company has maintained close communications with the local auto community, exhibitors, partners and supporting organisations. Following their consultation, each party has agreed to the new show date of 16 to 18 March 2023.
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2022 redefines the matchmaking experience to reconnect the automotive community
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur is acclimatising to a new age of trade fair experiences with its S.E.T. (Sourcing, Training and Entertainment) of upgraded activities. The show’s reconfigured business matching service, Match Up, brings together optimised processes, people and expertise to stimulate market growth in the international automotive community. This all-year-round networking service helps link up potential partners and allows participants to explore the local and overseas auto service industry. Players can already start capitalising on the fair’s extensive global industry resources leading up to the physical show on 15 to 17 March 2022 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur defers to 2022
With COVID-19 cases still being recorded in Malaysia , the organisers of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur defer the upcoming edition of the show initially planned for March 2021. The move to reschedule the fair to 15 – 17 March 2022 comes as a result of travel restrictions hampering both domestic and international attendance. Exhibitors, partners and supporting associations have backed the decision, and they look forward to the fair’s mixture of exhibition and events that promote automotive industry recovery.
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2021: A trade fair S.E.T. for a twist
Full throttle ahead as Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2021 sparks a fresh outlook on the traditional automotive trade fair. From 18 to 20 March at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the event-oriented exhibition will uniquely combine all elements of ‘Sourcing, Entertainment and Training’ to offer a ‘S.E.T.’ of solutions for fairgoers to meet their participating objectives. An all-encompassing array of onsite activities and networking opportunities will help create a dialogue between players in the passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, logistics and IoT sectors.
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019 reached new heights for ‘Sourcing, Training and Entertainment’
On 23 March, the 11th edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019 closed with roaring success. Participants throughout Asia flocked to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) and took part in abundant automotive ‘Sourcing, Training and Entertainment’ opportunities. In fact, final figures reveal that visitor attendance at this year’s three-day show rose by 24 percent.
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019 opens with more opportunities for knowledge transfer, networking and entertainment
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019 opens for its 11th edition in Malaysia. This leading automotive trade fair in the ASEAN region takes place from today until 23 March. Participants from around the world, including a number of new supporters, are set to descend upon the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). Showing a 19 percent exhibitor increase, the fair houses 293 exhibitors across 9,710 sqm of space in five halls. The event also goes even further to accentuate its themes across every aspects of the show.
New zones spotlight rising trends at Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019
The 11th edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur will return from 21 to 23 March 2019 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). Attendees will be able to explore the latest products, services and technologies from over 300 exhibitors across 9,710 sqm of space. The show will amplify the rising trends in connectivity, digitalisation and electrification through a host of new supporters, themed zones and fringe programme events.
Fringe events at Automechanika Kuala Lumpur delve into commercial and passenger vehicle trends
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur will feature multiple fringe events highlighting the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to reduce maintenance costs and improve road safety, show organisers have announced. The trade fair, which is the leading event of its kind for the automotive industry in the ASEAN region, attracted 246 exhibitors and more than 5,600 visitors to the previous edition. Continuing its success, 2019 will see an estimated 300 exhibitors to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 21 – 23 March 2019.
Launch and Vanli announced as Automechanika Kuala Lumpur strategic partners
Ahead of the next edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019, the show’s organisers have outlined the details of two new strategic partnerships with Launch and Vanli, both of whom are leading international players in the fields of automotive repair & maintenance and parts & components.
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