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10.08.2017 MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2017: a leading business platform for contracting and direct communication

The 21st International Exhibition of Automotive Parts, Components, Car Maintenance Equipment and Products, MIMS Automechanika Moscow will be held in Moscow, in Expocentre (Vystavochnaya station), from the 21st to 24th of August. The Exhibition is organized by ITEMF Expo – a company established in equal shares by the leading international
exhibition organizers – ITE Group and Messe Frankfurt. The company’s portfolio also includes COMTRANS International Exhibition of Commercial Transport and BUSWORLD International Bus Show powered by Autotrans Russia.

For more than 20 years, MIMS Automechanika Moscow has held a leading position among the business events specialized in demonstrating the best items of all the sectors of automotive industry – spare parts and components, repair and maintenance, auto wash and equipment for service stations, electrics and electronics, accessories and tuning, automotive business management and information technologies.

This year more than 1300 companies from 41 countries are to demonstrate their production, goods and services for the after-sale maintenance of automotive vehicles. The national pavilions of Germany and Turkey will be set again under MIMS Automechanika Moscow Exhibition. The companies from Italy, France, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan will also show their specialties and new trends of the automotive market at the stands of the corresponding national pavilions. In the territory of Pavilion 7 of Expocentre, in the Chinese national pavilion, the companies’ stands and a special zone for interpreters will be located. The interpreters will offer their assistance in conducting negotiations between the suppliers from China and the Russian companies. The Exhibition will for the first time host the direct B2B negotiations between the Chinese suppliers of goods and services for after-sale maintenance and the representatives of procurement networks and wholesale companies.

More than 300 companies are to demonstrate spare parts for automotive vehicles and innovative solutions for the commercial automotive transport under the project «Truck competence».

MIMS Automechanika Moscow will provide companies with an opportunity to present, within four days, their production and services for the significant number of potential customers, establish direct business contacts with the representatives of companies dealing with manufacturing, repairs and maintenance of automotive vehicles, wholesalers and retailers of automotive spare parts and components.

The Exhibition is characterized by a high commercial efficiency. According to the surveys’ results, 78% of the visitors of MIMS
Automechanika Moscow 2016 came to the Exhibition to find new suppliers and business partners. The share of the CEOs and top managers of companies amounted to 66%.

Auto Alliance, VolgaAvtoProm, Gama, BPW Group, Carberry, Contitech, Herzog, Tecalliance, TMD Friction, VARTA will take part in the Exhibition for the first time. Among the participants of the Exhibition are such prominent companies as Lada Image, the «BELAIT» trading house, PAAZ, AJUSA, bilstein group, BOSCH, FINWHALE, FWH, GATES, SCHAEFFLER, TENNECO, TEXA, VALEO, ZF.

The ZF corporation and the company TRW will for the first time present a joint stand with a wide range of supplies and services for the Russian market.
Gates - one of the world’s leading manufacturers of belts and metal spare parts, will show the new line of V-ribbed belts.

bilstein group is to present the main advantages of Partsfinder – a new system of spare parts, and the fresh line of cardan couplings. During the company’s business session with the representatives of independent automotive service stations, the burning issues of the market will be covered. The session will let the participants discern the most efficient ways of development and choose a successful strategy of cooperation.

WESTA, one of the prominent manufacturers of accumulator batteries, will hold a technical consultation with the help of the experts and production managers of the Kursk plant “ISTOK+”. Along with that, the company will demonstrate the rebranded accumulator battery WESTA RED.

The official sponsor of the Exhibition is KYB – one of the world’s largest manufacturers of suspension components for automotive vehicles and the supplier of absorbers. During the event, the company is to demonstrate its recent development – the absorbers for Hyundai Solaris I and Kia Rio III, the bestseller models on the Russian market. – one of the most frequently visited websites in the Russian Internet – is an official Internet partner of the Exhibition.
The Open Training of the national team WorldSkills Russia on professional excellence in two competences – “Repairs and maintenance of motor cars” and “Body repair” – will for the first time take place within the framework of MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2017. The Championship is organized by the union “Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia)” professionals in cooperation with ITEMF EXPO.

One can also demonstrate the professional skills by participating in the “Best Mechanic” Contest organized by the “Kuzov” magazine.

The Exhibition’s Business Program:
The 8th annual International Moscow Automotive Forum (IMAF) will be held for 2 days: 22 – 23. August 2017. The participants are to discuss a relevant issue of this year: “The Russian Automotive industry: drivers of success”.

The public officials and the top managers of manufacturing companies, such as AvtoVAZ, KIA Motors Rus, Renault Russia, Volkswagen Group Rus, Mazda Motor Rus, etc. are invited to speak on the first day of the Forum.

The sessions devoted to the trends of technological developments in automotive industry and the reports concerning the evolution of the pilotless vehicles sector, innovations and technologies are scheduled for the afternoon of the first day.

The next day of the Forum will be focused on the “Localization”. The views of purchasers and suppliers are to be presented. The representatives of Ford Sollers, DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, Continental Automotive Rus, Benteler Automotive are invited to hold their presentations.

The events of the 8th annual International Moscow Automotive Forum (IMAF) will be concluded by the session of the direct negotiations of automotive vehicles manufacturers and wholesale purchasers with suppliers.

On August 21-24 a series of seminars, master-classes, round tables, presentations and training sessions will take place under the AGORA open conference platform.

The representatives of participating companies and the recognized sectoral experts are to be involved in the work of the AGORA platform.
Specialists may visit the Exhibition for free by getting an electronic ticket on the website:


Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own
exhibition grounds. With more than 2,300 employees at some 30 locations, the company
generates annual sales of around EUR 647 million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant
sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of
its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online –
ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning,
organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition
grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its
headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60
percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
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