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Automechanika calendar 2016

Automechanika calendar picture 2016 by Rafael Neff

The artist and photographer Rafael Neff has converted several customer products into fantastic theme worlds that are featured in the 2016 Automechanika calendar. Colors, forms, material characteristics, and structures are interpreted and combined. A staging of components free from the function for which they were originally designed. Amongst others transmissions turn into space probes, filters and valves become cities, headlights are suns, car seats embody rock formations.
Discover what inspired him and how the motifs were created in the making-of film.

The family of Automechanika trade fairs is growing

In January Automechanika Jeddah, a regional trade fair for the Saudi-Arabian market, was celebrating its launch. And in June 2016 Automechanika Birmingham will make its debut as a regional show for the market in UK with focus on supply chain management.

Automechanika around the world

Today, with a network of 15 events in 14 countries, the Brand Automechanika offers exhibitors access to new markets and bring them into contact with new national and regional visitor groups.

The Automechanika brand is backed worldwide by around 16,000 exhibitors, 600,000 trade visitors and a network of around 120 trade associations. You can discover this and a variety of other interesting facts in our new Automechanika e-brochure.

Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East

"It gives us great pleasure to bring Automechanika – the world's premier automotive aftermarket trade event – to Saudi Arabia. The robust response from both international, local and regional exhibi­tors to this inaugural edition confirms the tremendous potential that ex­ists in the Saudi market."

Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East

"The launch of Automechanika Birmingham in the UK is a tremendous vote of confidence in the British automotive industry, and a reflection of its global competitiveness."

Mike Hawes, Chief Executive of SMMT

About the Automechanika Shanghai: "The partnership our two entities have enjoyed has proven to be fruitful for the industry and the widening market."

Hang Xiaojun, General Manager of CNAICO