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MIMS Automechanika Moscow 21st International Exhibition of Automotive Parts, Components, Car Maintenance Equipment and Products August 21 – 24, 2017 Expocentre, pavilions: 2, 7, 8, Forum, open exhibition area

1,324 exhibitors from 41 countries The exhibition space will exceed 42,000 m2 Chains Wholesale CentrerTM: Accessories and spare parts - for the first time at the show WorldSkills Russia - a new partner of MIMS Automechanika Moscow Traditional business events and launch of a new conference: AutoService

As the leading business platform in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe, MIMS Automechanika Moscow will provide an opportunity to present during four days products and services to an impressive number of potential buyers, to establish direct business contacts with representatives of companies involved in manufacture, repair and maintenance of vehicles, as well as spare parts wholesalers and retailers.
1,324 companies from 41 countries of the world will present their products, services and solutions on over 42,000 m2 of the exhibition area. Compared to last year, the exhibition size has increased by 37%, which is higher than in 2016, 2015 and 2014 and comes second only to the historical peak of 2013. The total number of exhibitors is also the best result for the past five years.
The exhibition’s main sections: Automotive Parts & Components/ Accessories & Customizing / Electronics & Systems /Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning / Repair & Maintenance / Management & Digital Solutions.

The following industry-leading companies will present their achievements as exhibitors: 
Brembo, Bosch, Contitech, Dayco, Fenox, Gates, GKN,, JP Group, KYB, Mann&Hummel, Optibelt, PSH, Schaeffler Group, TEXA, TMD Friction, Valeo, Varta, ZF, AKOM, VolgaAvtoProm, TC BILIGHT, GAZ Group, Dunfan, Carville, Lada-Image, Livny Autofilters, Markon, Motorline, PC NACHALO, SC Tadem, Shate-M Plus, Ekofil and others.

This year the MIMS Automechanika Moscow will host again the national pavilions of Germany and Turkey. Also, companies from Italy, France, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan will demonstrate the latest developments and trends in the aftermarket at the stands of national pavilions. The pavilion 7 of the Expocentre, the China National Pavilion, will host stands of companies and special area with professional interpreters who will assist in negotiations between suppliers from China and Russian companies.

Chains Wholesale CentreTM: Accessories and spare parts: for the first time during the exhibition the two days direct B2B negotiations will be held between Chinese suppliers of goods and services of aftermarket with representatives from procurement networks and wholesale companies.

As part of the Truck competence project over 350 companies will present spare parts and solutions for trucks.

For the first time the MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2017 will host an open training session of national team Russia WorldSkills on professional skills in two competencies: "Repair and maintenance of passenger cars" and "Body repair". The championship organizers are the Union of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) in cooperation with ITEMF EXPO.

One can demonstrate skills in replacing brake pads and tire balancing by taking part in competitions The best auto mechanic and The best tire fitter. The competition organizer is the Car Body magazine.

The exhibition’s official sponsor: KYB — one of the world's largest producers of car suspension parts and supplier of shock absorbers. The company will present at the exhibition its new development - the shock absorbers for the Russian market best-selling cars - Hyundai Solaris and Kia Rio III.
The official sponsor of the Guidebook is the Turkish Automotive Industry Exporters Association Uludag (OIB). 
The official Internet partner: — one of the most visited automotive web-sites in Russian Internet.

The exhibition opening ceremony will be held on August 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Pavilion 8 at the AGORA conference area in a briefing format devoted to: Prospects of development of vehicles, automotive components and spare parts market in Russia. Among the speakers:
Victoria Sinichkina (PwC), Michael Johannes (Messe Frankfurt), Alex Zaguskin (AZ Enterprize), Andrey Zhigulsky (World Skills).

Business program of  MIMS Automechanika Moscow

The 8-th Moscow International Automotive Forum (IMAF 2017) will take place on August 22-23 in the Conference Hall of Pavilion 8. Participants will discuss the current issues under the subject The transformation process of the automotive industry:  success factors.

At the first day, representatives of government institutions, including the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Economic Development and top management of companies-manufacturers, such as AvtoVAZ, KIA Motors Rus, Renault Russia, Volkswagen Group Rus, Mazda Motor Rus are invited to give speech at the Forum.
The event will be opened by the Chairman of the Board of the European Business Association  and the CEO of Porsche Russland Thomas Sterzel and Vice President of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH Michael Johannes.
Speakers will tell about effective measures taken by the government to support the automotive industry, will make a presentation on the assessment of the status and projected development of the Russian automotive market, and discuss strategies for the automotive industry as well as exports until 2025.
The second day of the Forum is devoted to localization: views of buyers and suppliers. Presentations will be made by representatives of the companies DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, ARNPO, Continental Automotive Rus, Avtotor Holding, Peugeot Citroen Rus, Benteler Automotive.
The session of direct negotiations automakers and wholesale buyers with suppliers will complete the event. The participants of the B2B meetings will be the companies ARNPO, DAIMLER, KAMAZ RUS, Ford Sollers, Renault Russia, Peugeot Citroen Rus, Avtotor Holding, Continental Automotive Rus, Cluster of Automotive Industry of Samara region and Visteon Avtopribor Electronics.

The organizers of the IMAF 2017 are ITEMF Expo and the Association of European Businesses in Russia.
Official partner of the Forum: the company Continental is the largest manufacturer of premium tires and automotive components.
Forum’s session partner: T-Systems - the strategic business unit of the Deutsche Telekom.
Handouts partner: Exact Systems - automotive producers service company.
Forum partners: international law firm DLA Piper with representatives in 40 countries worldwide,
KPMG - leader in the provision of audit services in Russia and one of the largest auditing and consulting firms.

On 24 August for the first time the Auto Service Conference will be held devoted to current issues in car services business. Organizers - ITEMF Expo and AMCONFERENCE (supported by Autostat).
The Conference’s golden partner is

On August 21-24, at the AGORA conference platform over 20 seminars, master classes, round tables, presentations and trainings will be held. The AGORA area will be attended by representatives of exhibiting companies and reputable industry experts.
Professionals can visit the exhibition for free, by receiving an e-ticket on the web-site

ITEMF Expo  is an international company established in equal shares by the largest  also exhibition organizers: ITE Group and Messe Frankfurt specializing in trade fairs for the automotive industry. The company's portfolio includes the COMTRANS International Exhibition of Commercial Vehicles and the International Bus Show the Busworld Russia powered by Autotrans.