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Automechanika Johannesburg 2024

(19 November 2024 - 21 November 2024 )
Organizer: Messe Frankfurt GmbH

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Automechanika Johannesburg 2024 is already in the works and the physical edition is confirmed for 19.11.2024-21.11.2024. There’s keen interest among automotive leaders to return to a live format. Organisers expect a swift bounce back to regular numbers, which just goes to show how resilient and important trade fairs are for business growth. The JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre will undergo frequent disinfections. At present the country does not have travel restrictions or domestic ones. This is due to the improving pandemic situation. 

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Automechanika Johannesburg delivers all you need to know about advancements in automotive technology, creates great business opportunities and is a powerful information platform. The trade fair is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is the beating heart for the automotive sector in the sub-Saharan region. Editions are held at the JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre every two years around June. Automechanika Johannesburg is the best possible business platform for exhibitors as they meet with top buyers from around the world. The format of the event is excellent for launching new products and hosting demonstrations. Exhibitors benefit from a robust networking platform as well as a series of seminars on all the finer points of the automotive industry today. 

Business Potential 

Automechanika Johannesburg might be newer in comparison to its Automechanika sister events, but that doesn’t mean it’s not on the same level. The trade fair has everything that a buyer might need in one place. The exhibition halls showcase and demonstrate everything from automotive parts, car wash, workshop, and service station equipment to IT products, car accessories, tuning, vehicle safety, assistance systems, lighting, accident repairs. Brands you might recognize include Everstar, MCV, Serco, Tata, UD Trucks, Volvo and Trysome Auto Electrical. You can easily say that Automechanika Johannesburg is home to the entire automotive community. Exhibitors are in prime position to establish contacts with retailers, franchises, car repair shops, service stations, car trading, public authorities, fleet management, car manufacturing, garage equipment and tools, dealerships and universities.

Did You Know? 

The pandemic has pushed organisers to develop new digital offers to its community, and the best of these is the Let’s Talk Business platform. Available via a live stream, everyone can remotely join in on panel discussions led by key international players, associations, and supporters. The 2021 pilot run was successful and topics included digital retailing, the future role of dealerships and the evolution of the retail sector. We also have to cover the incredible side events that are taking place during Automechanika Johannesburg. You can see the best of the best skilled professionals sign up for the Tyre Changing Championship and the Body & Paint Championships. Additionally, there is a Skills Development Programme, whose goal is to help newcomers to the industry gain their footing and also learn about technological breakthroughs. 

Your Hotel Rooms in Johannesburg

Hotel rooms for Automechanika Johannesburg are in high demand as every edition sees thousands come to Johannesburg, South Africa. Travel 2 Fairs ltd is your guide to the most affordable hotel rates in the city. Every budget is welcome. Traveling with a few people? Coming to Johannesburg in a large group? We accommodate every group and deliver quality service. Find the right hotels close to the JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre within a business day. Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists clients with transport from the airport to their hotel. Request our airport transport upon arrival and departure. Do you prefer to get around Johannesburg without relying on public transport? We have several cars ready to rent waiting for you! 

Past Iterations

Automechanika Johannesburg 2022

Automechanika Johannesburg 2022 marked the successful return of the event and of the automotive industry within South Africa. The event took place as a face-to-face trade fair at the JHB Johannesburg Expo Centre between 07.06.2022 and 10.06.2022. It received 191 exhibitors which presented their wares on an event space of more than 8 600m2. Additionally, the event attracted 5 488 trade visitors from 13 countries.

Automechanika Johannesburg 2023

The 2023 iteration of the event occurred as a live trade exposition between 05-07.09.2023 at the Johannesburg Expo Center. The iteration featured more than 400 exhibiting firms. This included brands such as Daimler Truck South Africa. 


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