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

Why the UK market?


The UK market

As part of a family of 17 global shows, Automechanika Birmingham launched into the UK market in 2016 and is now firmly established as the UK's leading exhibition for the automotive industry in its third year of success.

With a £71 billion turnover and car production reaching a 16 year high, the UK automotive industry is experiencing record growth, providing a great opportunity to sell to the UK.

UK map

UK market facts & figures

The automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy, accounting for more than £71.6 billion turnover and £18.9 billion added value.*

  • More than 30 manufacturers build in excess of 70 models of vehicle in the UK, supported by over 2,000 component providers*
  • Recent car sales figures show 8.4% year on year growth, with 562,000 new vehicle registrations in March 2017*
  • With strong, sustained growth in the automotive industry, the UK market is well and truly open for business


Step into the UK market

Launched in 2016, Automechanika Birmingham is now THE UK automotive event and is the ideal platform for companies who wish to launch into the market.

  • Over 12,000 visitors attended in 2017, including senior

purchasing professionals and engineers from the
aftermarket and supply chain

  • 90% of visitors came from the UK and Ireland in 2017,

78% of visitors having purchasing authority

  • 50% of the exhibitors were from outside the UK,

drawn from 30 countries around the world