2014 Automechanika Shanghai held successfully

Pub Date:2015-03-27   Reads:
2014 Shanghai International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts, Equipment and Service Suppliers (Automechanika Shanghai), which was co-organized by China National Automotive Industry International Corp. (CNAICO) and Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, was held successfully from 9 to 12 December 2014 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). This year’s exhibition continually reserved great support from foreign and domestic automotive industry, the media and experts of all social sectors. 2014 Automechanika Shanghai created a new record with an overall display area of 220,000 square meter, has attracted 4906 exhibitors from world's 39 countries and regions, and more than 86,000 professional visitors from the whole industry chain.

Automechanika Shanghai has been successfully held tenth in China, and witnessed the booming Chinese automotive aftermarket. In the simple and warm opening ceremony of Automechanika Shanghai in December 9, Mr. Detlef Braun said, Automechanika Shanghai has achieved important success during the last 10 years. It created world record in both serving size and number of exhibitors, and became “crown pearl” in all Automechanika brand exhibitions. Today's show would open a new chapter for future. Ding Hongxiang, the deputy general manager of China National Machinery Industry Corporation (SINOMACH) pointed in his speech that, looking to the future, we would continue to create value for all exhibitors, creating value for better integration of China's auto industry and the global automotive industry chain. China's auto parts industry was during a period of transferring mode and adjusting the structure. We need to promote quality growth. How to deal with the "new normal, the new policy, the new model" these three great challenges has became an important issue. We were confident to work together with all parties, constantly construct Automechanika Shanghai to a valued high-end show in a global automotive parts and after-market segments.
After the ceremony, Mr. Ding Hongxiang accompanied Peter Feldmann, the mayor of Frankfurt, and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Messe Frankfurt Company, executive team of Messe Frankfurt Company, and all guests to visit the exhibition. CNAICO’s Chairman of Board Zhang Fusheng and Generral manger Ji Xuecheng accompanied other leaders to join in activities.

As a leader in the automotive industry trade show, 2014 Automechanika Shanghai shows its important role as a service platform in the global automotive industry. This year’s show newly set “Accessory and Tuning Brand Hall”, assembled many top brands in the field of industry, realizing the largest increase with 10.4%, ranking as the first in all three sections. Repair and maintenance sector achieved an increase of 7.3%; auto parts sector realizing a steady growth. According to statistics, the number of overseas exhibitors has reached 581, shows an increase of 11% comparing with last year. Companies from five countries participated for the first time, as well as 3 overseas exhibition groups. The exhibition covered the whole industry chain in every aspect.
Exciting fringe programmes were important elements of Automechanika Shanghai. During this year’s exhibition, nearly 40 fringe programmes, covering auto parts, repair and maintenance, accessory and tuning, were held. These fringe programmes were promoting extensive exchanges and discussions regarding on the latest hot topics in automotive industry, such as "O2O", "vehicle networking", "electric cars", etc. Among them, “NextGen Auto International Summit China 2014 ”, “Prospects of Automotive Aftermarket E-commerce and Internet service Providers”, “Chinese Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers and Distributors Networking Event” , “ AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing High-leardership and Suppliers forum 2014” , “SAE 2013 Vehicle Electronics & Powertrain Technology Forum” have arisen great concern from industry.