In 2019, Turkey’s Leading International Automotive Industry Fair hosted 1.397 exhibitors from 37 countries and 48.737 visitors from 130 countries breaking its own records once more.
Although 2020 edition was expected to break a new record again and there are no cases confirmed in Turkey, unfortunately in light of the recent unforeseeable developments concerning the increasing speed of virus spread, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for which the World Health Organization classified as epidemic and its widespread to an unprecedent area in a great speed, taking into consideration the public health and as a result of liaising with the industry’s leading associations and the stakeholders of Automechanika Istanbul and corresponding the various requests received from attendees and exhibitors of the fair and in order to not result with any forfeiture of rights or aggrievement, Automechanika Istanbul fair which was initially projected to be held between the dates of 02-05 April 2020 is postponed to 25-28 June 2020.
Turkey’s Leading International Automotive Industry Fair shall now be held on 25-28 June 2020 at the TUYAP Fair and Exhibition Center instead of 02-05 April 2020.
The Coronavirus epidemic has spread at an unforeseeable pace and form and has been classified as an infectious disease by the World Health Organization with the adverse ripple effects of this epidemic being felt globally, ranging from the economy to healthcare, with national and international authorities all aggreging that it poses a grave and great public health risk. In this aspect, we have taken into consideration the hinderance that the international travel restrictions and Turkish domestic travel restrictions could cause on potential visitors and exhibitor entities, together with our duties towards the elimination of public health risks, as well as many similar international fairs within the industry, we have decided to amend the dates of the fair and postpone it.
New Dates: Automechanika Istanbul to be held at 25-28 June 2020.
The world’s third largest and Turkey’s leading international automotive industry fair shall convene for a 14th time between 18-21 June 2020 at TUYAP Fair and Exhibition Center. 2019 was a record shattering year for Automechanika Istanbul with 1397 attendees hosting a grand total of 48,737 visitors hailing from all over the globe. The fair gathers the Turkish, North African, European, and Middle Eastern automotive industries and acts as an indispensable meeting hub for Turkey and the surrounding region.
For further information: www.automechanika.com.tr
Automechanika Istanbul is made possible with the help of the Turkish Trade Ministry
Our Partners & Contributors
AASA – Automotive Aftersales Supplies Association, APRA – Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association, AKUDER – Automotive Battery and Recycles Association, ASA – Automotive Service Equipment Manufacturers and Importers Association (Germany), AUS Turkey – Intelligent Transport Systems Association, EGEA – European Garage Equipment Association (Belgium), FIGIEFA – Automotive Aftermarket Distributors (Belgium), HDMA – Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, Turkish Composites Manufacturers Association, MEMA – Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association, OAC – Overseas Automotive Council, OIB – Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association, OSS – Turkish Automotive Aftermarket Association, OTOMDER – Automotive Engineers Association, TAYSAD – Automotive Suppliers Association of Turkey, TEHAD – Turkish Electric and Hybrid Autos Association, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, ITO – Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, TOBFED – Turkish Automotive Servicing Associations Federation, ZDK – German Federation for Motor Trades and Repairs, KOSGEB – Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization of Turkey.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,600* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €733* million. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com