Autopromotec 2025 exhibitor pre-registration is now open

With the form, companies can indicate their preferred booth size and business sector. This preliminary step, while not binding, will greatly assist the Autopromotec show office team in efficiently planning the layout for the upcoming event.

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Interested exhibitors for Autopromotec 2025 are encouraged to complete the show’s pre-registration form.

With the form, companies can indicate their preferred booth size and business sector. This preliminary step, while not binding, will greatly assist the Autopromotec show office team in efficiently planning the layout for the upcoming event.

Autopromotec is set to take place May 21-May 24, 2025, in Bologna, Italy.

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Autopromotec is a renowned international biennial exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products. As one of the most significant events in the automotive sector, Autopromotec 2025 promises to be a ground-breaking showcase of innovation, technology and industry trends, show organizers say. It’s also the 30th edition of the show.

Autopromotec 2025 marks the 30th edition of the show.

Autopromotec has a rich history that dates back several decades, with each edition outdoing the last in terms of scale, participation and technological advancement. The event has consistently provided a platform for industry professionals to network, share knowledge and explore the latest developments in the automotive world.

Autopromotec 2025: A vision of the future

The 2025 edition of Autopromotec is expected to focus on the rapid advancements in automotive technology, with a look at sustainable mobility, e-mobility and the integration of digital technologies in automotive manufacturing and servicing. Participants can look forward to an array of exhibitions showcasing the latest in electric vehicles, hybrid technologies and innovative fuel alternatives.

Networking and collaborative opportunities

One of the key highlights of Autopromotec is the unparalleled networking opportunities it offers. Industry professionals from all over the world gather to form new partnerships, strengthen existing relationships and collaborate on innovative projects. Autopromotec 2025 will expand on this tradition, offering more avenues for interaction, including roundtable discussions and B2B meetings.

A look at the most recent show

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Autopromotec returns in 2025 due to an effort by show organizers to alternate dates after the covid pandemic. The last Autopromotec, held in 2022, lasted four days, a day shorter than the 2019 edition. Despite this, the 2022 edition attracted more than 75,141 professionals, with 15 percent of them hailing from 116 different countries. This participation underscores the event’s international appeal.

Exhibition scale: The event sprawled across 141,000 square meters, comprising 15 halls and 6 outdoor areas, providing a comprehensive platform for industry insights, discussions, and networking.

Global participation: 1,311 companies, 31 percent from 46 countries, showcased their latest technological advancements and innovations, reinforcing Autopromotec’s role as a global exhibition.

International support: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, along with the ICE-ITA Agency, played a strategic role in enhancing the event’s global reach. This collaboration led to the presence of over 180 foreign delegates from more than 35 countries.

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Business Opportunities: The B2B area, supported by Enterprise Europe Network, facilitated more than 800 meetings, significantly more than the pre-pandemic edition. These interactions connected 138 representatives of Italian companies with potential partners and clients.

Electric city debut: A new feature, Electric City, presented a comprehensive view of electric mobility, displaying a range of alternative-powered vehicles over a 600-square-meter area.

Digital engagement: Autopromotec’s digital presence saw substantial growth, with the event’s website attracting 285,733 unique visitors and more than 2.4 million page views in the first five months of 2022. 

Founded in 1965, Autopromotec is a biennial international exhibition for automotive equipment and aftermarket products, held at the Bologna Exhibition Centre. Organized by Promotec, a company jointly owned by AIRP and AICA, the trade show covers more than 580 product categories and serves as a pivotal meeting point for manufacturers and users. The event has steadily grown in international stature over its 29 editions.


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