Autopromotec Bologna is announced to be a record this year, at least for numbers:

1,700 exhibitors and over 100,000 visitors are expected in the biennial exhibition of equipment and automotive aftermarket, scheduled from May 24 to 28 in Bologna.

Also the presence of industry press with about 250 specialized journalists. The biennial, coming to its 27th edition, will gravitate the entire automotive aftermarket. And it will be the ideal stage to measure the healthy of aftermarket field and capture the future trends that will characterize the industry.

Exhibitor boom from tools equipment, spare parts and components, from diagnosis to car service: all the compartments that have shown great interest, with almost all the sectors of the Bolognese exhibition center already exhausted well in advance.

The numbers registered so far confirm the participation of about 1,700 Exhibitors, with a significant share of foreign companies. This means a growth rate around 10 percentage points compared to the last 2 years.

More than 100,000 visitors are expected, with a significant increase in international operators compared to the past years. Estimates indicate between 22,000 and 25,000 visitors from all over the world.

Autopromotec: International Expo international missions have successfully promoted the made in italy aftermarket, giving an increasingly international accent to Autopromotec. Thanks to the collaboration with ITA (Italian Trade Agency for Promotion and Internationalization) and Unioncamere Emilia-Romagna, more than 120 institutional buyers from more than 30 countries are expected to attend the event.

Specifically, the important agreement with ITA will bring foreign delegations from Australia, Azerbaijan, Korea, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Japan, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Mexico, Qatar, United States And Tanzania. Also, the event will be attended by institutional delegations from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Russia, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.. In collaboration with Unioncamere Emilia-Romagna and the Enterprise Europe Network (network of European Chambers of Commerce), at Autopromotec 2017 will come also delegates from Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Ukraine.