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.
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 for free at https://automechanika.meetingsprogramme.com/auth/login to benefit from this programme!
Check out the video guide for Automechanika Business Meetings tool at https://youtu.be/o6Hg5qSBwqA.
Thursday 7th June will host a series of initiatives to cater for anyone with an interest in skills, training and development and will be specifically focussed on the future training priorities of the emergent technologies and to address the industry skills gap.
Already confirmed are Faurecia, the 6th largest automotive parts manufacturer in the world.
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.
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.
Learn from the experts
Keynote 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
An expert led content programme delivering latest updates, learning and advice for the supply chain. Speakers include: SMMT, Barker Brettell, TBAT, BSI, Gowling WLG, 3T Logistics and Paul Uppal, Small Business Commissioner, presenting Improving Payment Culture for a Brighter Economy
Open Forum will offer a morning of automotive supply chain seminars attracting several hundred delegates from OEMs, tier 1, medium and small suppliers.
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 will also deliver a full day of one to one meetings match making suppliers with buyers.