World’s Largest Automobile Aftersales Show, Automechanika Debuts in Lagos


The world’s largest automobile aftersales show, Automechanika, now in its 16th edition, is set to make its debut in Lagos this month.

According to Mrs. Omonigho Itoya-Abanokwu the representative of Messe Frankfurt in Nigeria, the Automechanika Dubai team would be in Lagos with other foreign manufacturers of automobile spare part and components to sensitise stakeholders about the next Automechanika.

Also the foreign auto spare parts manufacturing companies will be sourcing for Nigerian companies to go into distribution partnership with. Among the foreign companies expected here in Lagos are AC Delco; a full line of premium auto parts manufacturer, including for tiers of variety for nearly every make and model), Mineral Circles Bearings MCB; a reliable and much-trusted bearing distributor and supplier of premium bearings) etc.

The event which is set to hold on November 22, 2017 at Sheraton Hotels Ikeja will feature guest speakers such as, Mr. Luqmann Mamudu, Director, Policy and Planning, National Automotive Design and Development, Mr. Nnamdi Ebeku, Secretary General, Auto Spare Parts & Machinery Dealers Associaition (ASPAMDA), Mr. Uche Increase, President, Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) and Dr. D.V.C. Obi the Chairman, Motor Vehicle and Miscellaneous Assemblies, Sectoral Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN).

Automechanika brand holds 17 events in 15 countries across the globe. The next Automechanika Dubai will offer trade professionals the chance to meet face-to-face with 1,955 key exhibitors across the three days from 1 – 3 May 2018.

Automechanika Dubai serves some of largest automotive markets such as Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Iran. The show also acts as the central trading link connecting the wider Middle East, Africa, Asia and key CIS countries.

The last Automechanika 2017 Dubai presented a track record of 1,955 exhibitors from 57 countries and welcomed more than 30,322 trade visitors from 136 countries.

The exhibition was spread across 70,000 sqm i.e. 14 halls and was proud to receive the support of 38 international trade associations and the presence of 25 official country pavilions.

Products were exhibited under the following product group: Parts & Components, Electronics & Systems, Repair & Maintenance, Tyres & Batteries, Accessories & Customising and Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning.