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4-6 June 2019, NEC BIRMINGHAM, HALLS 6, 18, 19 & 20

New for 2018



New for 2018

After extensive feedback from exhibitors and visitors, the organisers will deliver a raft of new and exciting features for the 2018 event confirming Automechanika Birmingham 2018 as the UK’s most valuable meeting place for the automotive industry.

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New for 2018
More Quality Meetings

More Quality Meetings

Newly introduced in time for 2018 is the event's facilitated meetings programme which will match the needs of visitors with the capabilities of suppliers and help to arrange business meetings on stands. Register now for free at to benefit from the meetings programme!

Extended hours

Automechanika Birmingham will extend the opening hours in the Garage Quarter on Wednesday 6 June until 7pm, allowing garage businesses to close shop and attend the event later in the day. 

Future thinking

Motorsport Valley® Innovation 

 Presented by the MIA, in association with Staubli this feature is an interactive showcase of cutting edge technologies, fostering closer collaboration between OEM automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers, MIA members of the motorsport and high-performance engineering industry. Featuring the likes of Prodrive, Grainger & Worrall, Goodridge and Ricardo.

MIA       Staubli Logo

Prodrive Logo


Goodridge Logo

Ricardo Logo

Tomorrow's Mobility

Sponsored by Innovate UK, Knowledge Transfer Network

New for 2018, Automechanika Birmingham will host a dedicated area showcasing the UK's capabilities with the latest technologies in connected and autonomous vehicles, electrification, ultra-low emissions and battery technology. Hosted by leaders in UK research and development, this is a showcase not to be missed.


Attracting more workshops

Garage Quarter

A new dedicated hall layout will include an area specifically for suppliers of tools, garage equipment and those who want to meet workshops, MOT centres and autocentres.


Garage Social

The Garage Social, sponsored by Aftermarket Magazine, will offer workshops and garages a chance to take a break, gather their thoughts and network with similar minded workshop businesses in an informal area in the halls.

Aftermarket Magazine Logo

Workshop Training Hub

Technical Talks

in association with autotechnician AutoTechnician Logo

sponsored by ACtronics Actronics Logo

  • Frank Massey: Mechanical systems & chassis diagnosis
  • James Dillon: Profitable Vehicle Diagnostics – The Golden Hour
  • Andy Crook: Changes in actuator control methodology
  • Thijs Jasink, Chief Operating Officer ACtronics
  • An Electric Future from Ecobat
  • See Sense with Elta Automotive
  • Additional presentations from Castrol UK, Autogem, Ecobat, ACtronics Ltd and Elta Automotive



Featuring the likes of:

Delphi Logo Autogem Logo IMIValeo LogoSnap-On LogoHella Logo

      Ecobat Logo    Elta Logo

Live Demonstrations

  • Explaining Euro 5 Pass-Thru Diagnostics – The Myths & The Opportunity with Delphi Technologies
  • Hella will deliver the latest on ADAS 
  • The IMI will talk Hybrid & Electric Vehicles 
  • Dual Mass Flywheel - Overview of technologies available for repair by Valeo Service
  • Don't miss Snap-on with Alignment


Business Services Village

  • Held in the Garage Quarter, the new area will offer a hub of business advice from a range of product and service providers, ranging from finance and insurance to marketing and IT requirements. Exhibitors include: AA Garage Guide,, D-Grease, Pro-moto, EDT Automotive

    Aston Scott, Lexcom information.

Garage of the Year


The Garage of the Year competition, in partnership with Garage Wire will run again in 2018, attracting regional garages to enter the competition to win the title 'Garage of the Year' and a cash prize! Click to enter!


Exclusive Deals & Discounts

  • Visitors will find exclusive show deals and discounts on tools, products and systems, only at the show.

Learn from the experts

Aftermarket Seminars

Aftermarket Seminars

Sponsored by Aftermarket magazine

Expert speakers will be on hand to update buyers on programme of education and insight in to key developments, issues and challenges for the aftermarket. Learn from the experts from SMMT, IAAF, The IMI, DVSA, The RMI, Gipa UK, The Motor Ombudsman, Mann & Hummel, Autodata and more...


Keynote Panel & Speaker Programme

New for 2018 in partnership with CAT Magazine, it will deliver a daily keynote panel consisting of Aftermarket heavyweights, experts and key influencers, addressing the most pressing issues for the Aftermarket:

  • Day 1; Electrification & the Aftermarket, hosted by The IMI
  • Day 2; Digitalisation of distribution & retail, hosted by Frost & Sullivan
  • Day 3; Connectivity & the Aftermarket, hosted by the SMMT


Vehicle Production Seminars

Vehicle Production Seminars

An expert led content programme delivering the latest updates, learning and advice for the supply chain, attracting a wealth of senior professionals to the event. Benefit from keeping up to date and head to the seminars to network with new customers. Highlights include the SMMT, Barker Brettel, TBAT, Gowling WLG, 3T Logistics and Paul Uppal, the Small Business Commissioner, presenting Improving Payment Culture for a Brighter Economy.

Specialist Areas

Specialist Demo Hub

Newly launched and designed for mobile repairers and bodyshops, the Specialist Demo Hub offers practical demonstrations of collision repair, refinishing, corrosion, ADAS, windscreen replacement and repair.

Retail Village

A dedicated area for suppliers of vehicle accessories, designed to help retailers find the latest supplies for their stores. Exhibitors include: 

SD Products, Chart One Automotive, Maintenance Solutions (IRL), BlackVue, Nicoman Spaghetti Car Mats, Midbass Motormax,  Michelin Lifestyle, 3T Logistics, J & T Bevan, Gorecki SP. J, Kufieta, G&S Penrith, Johnson Window Films and Autocharge UK.

Engine Cross Sections Remanufacturing

Remanufacturing Showcase

Displaying the capabilities and need for remanufactured parts in the UK, it gives visitors the chance to learn more about the industry: its growth, its benefit and how it can increase sustainability in their businesses. Featuring an array of plinths displaying the best of what the remanufacturing industry has to offer

Engine Close up Remanufacturing

SMMT Events

Open Forum

Open Forum will offer a morning of automotive supply chain seminars attracting several hundred delegates from OEMs, tier 1, medium and small suppliers.

Speakers confirmed:

 Ben Boutcher-West, Automotive Lead at Bosch;

James Taylor, Managing Director at DriveNow;

Tom Westendorp, Business Development Manager of Autonomous Driving at NVIDIA.

Members attend for FREE. Quote your membership number to claim your free VIP pass

Non-members pay £100 + VAT per ticket

Meet the Buyer

Meet the Buyer will also deliver a full day of one to one meetings match making suppliers with buyers.

2 Events, 1 registration

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