Thursday, January 30, 2014

Automechanika Shanghai sets new attendance record

News this week: Last month, the 10th edition of Automechanika Shanghai successfully concluded at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) filling up all 17 halls and an additional seven outdoor tents to cover a total exhibition space of 210,000 m2. The four-day show was held from 10th to 13th December 2013 and is co-organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and the China National Automotive Industry International Corporation (CNAICO).

A total of 4,618 exhibitors from 38 countries and region were at the show – up 12% from the previous edition. A total of 17 overseas pavilions were featured at the show, including France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.K. and the U.S., along with first-time appearances from Australia, Poland and Tunisia. The number of visitors also grew by 14% reaching close to 82,000 from 141 countries and regions.

Jason Cao, senior general manager, Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, commented, “Now, after 10 years of rapid development boosted by the buoyant Chinese economy, technology advancement and global demand, we had a record number of top-quality exhibitors and visitors from China and overseas. By participating in a variety of platforms and channels, including the show, conferences and events, industry players gained knowledge about the latest products, technologies, services and ideas.”

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