Automechanika Dubai 2024: Largest exhibition to date with new innovations, expanded features

Building on the success of last year’s event, which drew 52,469 visitors and hosted 1,938 exhibitors, Automechanika Dubai 2024 will offer a comprehensive platform highlighting the latest trends, innovations and challenges within the industry, organizers say.

The 21st edition of Automechanika Dubai, set to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre Dec. 10-12, is expected to be the largest in its history, organizers say.

Automechanika Dubai will feature more than 2,200 exhibitors and is expected to attract more than 56,000 visitors.

Building on the success of last year’s event, which drew 52,469 visitors and hosted 1,938 exhibitors, Automechanika Dubai 2024 will offer a comprehensive platform highlighting the latest trends, innovations and challenges within the industry, organizers say.

Mahmut Gazi Bilikozen, Portfolio Director at Automechanika Dubai organizer Messe Frankfurt Middle East

The exhibition will focus on five key global pillars: sustainability, electrification and digitalization, innovation, training and recruitment.

There also will be a specific emphasis on safety within the regional aftermarket sector.

“Last year’s Automechanika Dubai was a record-breaking edition, attracting 69% more attendees than the pre-pandemic period,” said Mahmut Gazi Bilikozen, Portfolio Director at Automechanika Dubai organizer Messe Frankfurt Middle East. “This year, we anticipate over 56,000 visitors who can look forward to vast business opportunities, insightful presentations, dynamic panel discussions, and informative workshops led by industry experts. Additionally, there will be networking sessions to facilitate meaningful business connections and knowledge exchange.”

The event will feature more than 60 countries and more than 20 international pavilions, including major manufacturing hubs such as Germany, India, Korea, China, USA, Taiwan and Turkiye.

First-time exhibitors like Anest Iwata Strategic Center S.r.l. from Italy and Nissens Automotive AS from Denmark will be among the new additions to the exhibition floor.

Focusing on technological advancements and sustainability, the Automechanika Dubai conferences will drive innovation within the automotive aftermarket sector.

Highlights include the Tyres and Batteries Conference, the Telematics Conference, and the newly renamed Lubricants & Base Oil Conference, broadening its scope to encompass the entire lubricants and additives industry.

Returning features include the Automechanika Dubai Academy, Innovation4Mobility, and the Modern Workshop, showcasing cutting-edge technologies and solutions for the automotive repair and maintenance industry. AfriConnections will again spotlight the diverse opportunities within Africa’s automotive sector.

The fourth annual Automechanika Dubai Awards will celebrate excellence and innovation within the industry, further enhancing the event’s prestige. To accommodate the additional features and exhibitors, three new exhibition halls have been added, increasing the total exhibition space to 82,700 sqm, an 18 percent increase over last year.

Automechanika Dubai 2024 will span nine specialized product categories: Parts & Components, Electronics & Connectivity, Accessories & Customizing, Tires & Batteries, Car Wash & Care, Oils & Lubricants, Diagnostics & Repair, Body & Paint and Management & Digital Solutions. The exhibition will be co-located with Logimotion, a pioneering new event for the global logistics sector.

More than 70 percent of the exhibition space is already sold, organizers say.

For more information, visit the show website.


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