Automechanika Dubai Awards 2024: Celebrating innovation and excellence in the automotive aftermarket

This year, the Automechanika Dubai Awards have introduced five new categories, including Innovative Product of the Year, Sustainable Product of the Year, Safety Product of the Year, Car Care Specialist of the Year and Mobile Services Provider of the Year.

From left: Michael Johannes, Vice President, Mobility and Logistics, Messe Frankfurt; H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Commissioner General for Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-Being Pillar and Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai; and Mahmut Gazi Bilikozen, Portfolio Director at Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the organizer of Automechanika Dubai, at Automechanika Dubai 2023.

The automotive industry is gearing up for Automechanika Dubai Awards 2024, an event set to celebrate its fourth edition this December. These awards highlight the advancements that are shaping the future of the automotive aftermarket and services industry across the MENA region.

Scheduled for Dec. 11, 2024, the ceremony will bring together the industry’s elite to honor outstanding achievements across 13 diverse categories. These categories are designed to showcase the evolution and commitment to innovation that drive positive change in the automotive aftermarket sector.

What’s new for 2024?

This year, the Automechanika Dubai Awards have introduced five new categories, including Innovative Product of the Year, Sustainable Product of the Year, Safety Product of the Year, Car Care Specialist of the Year and Mobile Services Provider of the Year. These additions are part of the event’s ongoing commitment to recognizing groundbreaking initiatives that are revolutionizing the industry landscape.

Entrants include a wide array of participants from manufacturers, suppliers and distributors to service providers and garages, each bringing their unique contributions to the fore.

The entries will be judged by a panel of esteemed regional and international experts, judging based on sustainable development, technological advancements and transformative industry practices. With the registration opening on May 1 and the deadline for submissions set for Aug, 30, 2024, participants are encouraged to present their best innovations and practices.

Among the categories, the Service Excellence awards such as the Workshop of the Year and Service Provider of the Year stand out for recognizing entities that perform beyond market standards. These awards commend technical excellence, superior customer service and sustainable business models.

Celebrating women and long-term achievements

A special highlight of this year’s ceremony includes the Women in Automotive Aftermarket award, celebrating female professionals who have made significant contributions and served as role models within the industry. Additionally, the Special Recognition Award honors individuals whose careers have notably advanced the industry’s growth and development over at least two decades.

Why enter the Automechanika Dubai Awards?

Entering the Automechanika Dubai Awards can significantly enhance brand visibility and credibility, aiding businesses in standing out in a competitive market. It also offers unparalleled networking opportunities with some of the most influential figures in the automotive aftermarket industry.

Mark your calendars
The key dates for the Automechanika Dubai Awards 2024 are as follows:

Registration Opens: May 1, 2024
Submission Deadline: August 30, 2024
Finalists Announcement: October 2024

Find out more information here.


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