“Last spring 2,000 technicians took part in free training for three days at Automechanika Chicago, as a result of our efforts and the support of companies in both the collision repair and service repair segments,” Savas added.
The 2015 Automechanika Chicago show had 6,000 attendees, including more than 450 exhibitors from 23 countries showcasing the newest tools, equipment and products for the automotive industry.
To learn more about Automechanika Chicago, visit www.AutomechanikaChicago.com.
About UBM Advanstar Automotive Group
The UBM Advanstar Automotive Group is THE leading provider of integrated media solutions to the automotive aftermarket and collision repair industry. With a multi-platform approach and a dynamic, wide-reaching portfolio of B2B brands and products, the UBM Advanstar Automotive Group provides unrivaled industry news coverage, in-depth business analysis, world-class research, nationally recognized training resources and the nation’s largest website for automotive professionals (www.SearchAutoparts.com).
Our premier brands: Motor Age, Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN), Aftermarket Business World and SearchAutoparts.com serve the largest automotive audiences in the industry with numerous print and digital products. Reaching hundreds of thousands of service & collision repair professionals, technicians, original equipment and aftermarket manufacturers, distributors, jobbers and retailers, every day we drive insightful analysis and discussion of all of the news and issues impacting our audience’s businesses — keeping them passionate, competitive, and connected.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade fair organizers, generating around € 550* million in sales and employing more than 2,200* people worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and around 50 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at m ore than 30 locations around the globe.
In 2014, Messe Frankfurt organized 120* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. Comprising an area of 578,000 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
* preliminary figures (2014)
The North American headquarters in Atlanta is currently producing ten trade shows in the USA, Canada and Mexico across various industries. For more information about Messe Frankfurt, please visit our web site at www.MesseFrankfurt.us.
Automechanika Events Around the Globe
Shanghai, December 2 – 5, 2015
Jeddah, January 26 – 28, 2016
St. Petersburg, March 15 – 17, 2016
Istanbul, April 7 – 10, 2016
Dubai, May 8 – 10, 2016
Birmingham (UK), June 7 – 9, 2016
Frankfurt am Main, September 13 – 17, 2016
Buenos Aires, November 9 – 12, 2016
New Delhi, March 21 – 23, 2017
Kuala Lumpur, March 23 – 25, 2017
Madrid, March 29 - April 1, 2017
Johannesburg, May 31 – June 2, 2017
Chicago, July 26 – 28, 2017