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

New for aftermarket

  SMMT 

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.

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.

 

 

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Garage Social

Sponsored by Aftermarket Magazine, the Garage Social 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.

 

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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:

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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, Whocanfixmycar.com, D-Grease, Pro-moto, EDT Automotive
    Aston Scott and Lexcom Information Systems.

Exclusive Deals & Discounts

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

Specialist Areas

Specialist Demo Hub

Newly launched and designed for mobile repairers and body shops, 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.

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.

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Tomorrow's Mobility

In association with Innovate UK, Knowledge Transfer Network

o   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

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Learn from the experts

Aftermarket Seminars

Sponsored by Aftermarket Magazine, this programme of education and insight in to key developments and technologies, issues and challenges and current business topics for the aftermarket will feature independent experts and some of the industry's biggest names including IMI, IAAF and SMMT.

This will include the new feature, the Aftermarket Innovation Showcase, which highlights the latest innovations inside the Aftermarket industry.

 

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Keynote Speaker Programme & Panels

Head to the keynote speaker sessions to hear influential voices in the industry discuss  business advice and out of the box ideas.

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

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