Dubai aftermarket show 'bigger than ever'

08/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Dubai aftermarket show 'bigger than ever'

Some 1,102 exhibitors from 52 countries are currently in attendance at the Automechanika Middle East trade fair.The region's premier aftermarket show is taking place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Khaleej Times reports.Organisers say that this year's event is 18 per cent bigger than the 2010 edition, with Epoc Messe Frankfurt reporting much wider international participation as well as an 11 per cent increase in exhibitors from the UAE"Automechanika Middle East has always been well received by the regional aftermarket, thanks to its widely representative nature and dedicated focus on market fundamentals," said Ahmed Pauwels, chief executive officer of the company."This year's event continues to highlight key developments and trends in the field and reflects the increasing concentration on energy-efficiency, green technologies, and parts and accessories designed to improve efficient use of resources."The show aims to give manufacturers, suppliers and service providers a promotion and networking platform in the Middle East.