As India suffers an escalating third wave of coronavirus infection, organiser Messe Frankfurt India is ready to run the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA)’s Automechanika virtual edition. The organiser and ACMA will welcome India’s key aftermarket players to their online networking and sourcing tradefair platform, 22–23 April 2021, as they attempt to keep providing the lucrative sourcing opportunities.
As the exhibition goes live, buyers will be able to tune in virtually to witness new product launches, demonstrations and conferences organised on a virtual show floor. The digital platform will curate innovative products and solutions from 75 exhibitors across categories including of auto components, electronics, accessories and repair and maintenance.
Leading aftermarket player, Schaeffler India will demonstrate its products as the principal partner for this year’s edition. During the virtual fair, buyers will be automatically connected with exhibitors via the AI-assisted virtual platform as they launch product queries.
The two-day virtual event will host a series of panel discussions that delve into contemporary industry topics, such as digitisation, exports and business drivers and skilling initiatives. These sessions are designed to provide insight into the Indian aftermarket industry and to enable players identify new opportunities and expand their industry know-how.
The virtual Automechanika is also being supported by industry associations, AIAWA (All India Automobile Workshops Association) and FAIASPDA (Federation of All India Automobile Spare Parts Dealers’ Associations).
The previous edition of Automechanika in New Delhi (in 2019) hosted 515 exhibitors from 15 countries and 13,267 visitors from 42 countries.