22nd Russia’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from Russia and the CIS 27 - 30 August 2018 Russia • Moscow • Expocentre

Major automotive industry brands at MIMS powered by Automechanika in August 2014

Major automotive industry brands will present their recent products and technologies to the Russian specialists at annual MIMS powered by Automechanika in August 2014.

Free tickets are available at www.mims.ru

5th International Forum “Automotive Industry and Autocomponents Market in Russia” covering the topical issues of the industry will be held within trade fair.

For the first time MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow will organize direct B2B negotiations between car components
 manufacturers, car-makers and wholesale buyers.

The 18th edition of MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow will present a wide range of spare parts, auto components and car maintenance equipment to the industry specialists from 25 to 28 August 2014 in Moscow.

“ 2014 started quite difficult for the Russian economy. Instability and outflow of international companies from the Russian market, based on its doubts in the Russian economy and political system, were predicted at the beginning of the year by the International Rating Agencies. Nevertheless we guarantee the interest in exhibition business and automotive industry in particular, and we see desire of the companies to take part in exhibitions. The exhibitor list is highlighted this year by the top players of the world aftermarket such as AISIN, BMW GROUP RUSSIA, BOSCH, MERCEDES- BENZ RUS,  BREMBO,  BRISK, CARVILE, DELPHI, DENSO, EXEDY CLUTCH EUROPE, EXIST, FINWHALE, HOLA, KYB, MAGNETI MARELLI, MANN+HUMMEL, MUTLU, OPTIBELT, TENNECO,

GAZ GROUP, VALEO SERVICE, SOGEFI GROUP, ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, KYBand many others. This year companies from Italy, Spain, Turkey, Singapore, Korea, Armenia, Taiwan, Croatia and Czech Republic  will present their products and the latest technology developments at collective National Pavilions.” – says Eugen Alles, Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt RUS.

“Having become one of the largest business events in the industry, MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow is an effective platform for the demonstration of the achievements of domestic and foreign vehicle component producers, the signing of agreements and exchange of experience. Every year, more than a thousand companies demonstrate their latest products, services and technologies for the production of automotive components and spare parts, equipment for car manufacturers and technical servicing over an exhibition area of over 50 thousand square metres. Industry professionals have the opportunity to consult the largest car component manufacturers about the organisation and franchising of automotive service stations“ – says A.V. Shtalenkov, Regional Director of ITE Russia.                                                                          
More than 1 300 companies  from 39 countries will take part in

MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow this year.

Following the successful launch during the last edition, MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow 2014 will feature “Truck Compentence”  to highlight the range of products and services in the commercial vehicles section, which has been of a special interest for professional visitors of the trade fair as well as for the industry in general. This year 176 companies will participate in Truck Competence program.

MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow will traditionally feature an extensive specialist-focused business program, presenting seminars, workshops and forums organized by leading Russian and international experts.

The highlight of business program - 5th International Forum “Automotive Industry and Autocomponents Market in Russia” organized in partnership with the Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation (AEB) will be traditionally held within the trade fair on the 25th of August 2014.

The main topics of the “Automotive Industry and Autocomponents Market in Russia” Forum 2014 will be focused on the current topical issues of the business sector:

-  The latest trends in the Russian Automotive Industry
-  Improving results of in-dealer service departments
-  Supply chain optimization for parts within Russia
-  Supplier and aftermarket development in Russia

The top professional level of the Forum is proved out by the high-profile participants - representatives of authorities, CEOs of the leading brands and opinion shapers of the Industry - Transportation and Automotive Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, Renault RussiaMazda Motor Rus,  Quehenberger Logistics RUS, EY (CIS) B.V. , DLA Piper, Baker and McKenzie, Robert Bosch, Johnson Controls International, Delphi Samara, PPG Industries, Hyundai Motors. More than 100 delegates confirmed their participation in the Forum.

For the first time MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow will feature B2B speed dating - direct negotiations between car components manufacturers, car-makers and wholesale buyers, which will be held within the Forum Program. Direct B2B negotiations will provide the manufacturers a unique opportunity to present their products to purchasing managers, representing the leading wholesale byers such as Sollers, Greatwall, Autotor, Kraun Distribution, Promtractor and others during one day.

The International Award "Global Automotive Components" will take place on the 26thof August within the framework of the show for the 3rd time. In 2013, the event was attended by over five hundred manufacturers from around the world. This year huge interest from industry professionals and wide media coverage is expected.

The educational program within MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow will present various seminars and master classes from exhibitors and partners.

As a platform for assessing the latest developments, holding detailed consultancy sessions, and making important procurement decisions, MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow 2014 will give automotive professionals the opportunity to get a full insight into the current conditions of the industry during four days of intensive work. Industry professionals can attend the trade fair free of charge.

Notes to editors

MIMS powered by Automechanika Moscow 2014 is organized by ITE Moscow and Messe Frankfurt RUS, the Russian division of Messe  Frankfurt GmbH. The event is supported by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the State Duma Committees on Transport and Industry, the Moscow City Government, the Moscow City Duma, the Committee on Consumer Market Development of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

For press information contact:
Nadia Fomina
Messe Frankfurt RUS
Tel. + 7 495 649 8775

Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organiser, with 543* million euros in sales and 2,026* employees. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised 114 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently

home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Centre. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. 

For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com

* preliminary figures (2013)

Background information on ITE Moscow

ITE Moscow is one of Russia’s biggest and most successful event organisers.  It is the largest of 28 offices that form the ITE Group – a company renowned for its expertise in organizing international trade exhibitions and conferences in emerging markets. In total, ITE employs over 1000 staff and its portfolio comprises 200 events per year in 15 countries, offering major international trade exhibitions, politically strategic conferences, niche technical forums and networking events. 
The Group controls over 20% of Russia’s exhibition industry and its best-known events claim an important role in shaping the development of their sectors – MosBuild (building and interiors), MITT (travel and tourism), MIOGE & RPGC (oil and gas), WorldFood Moscow (food and drink) and TransRussia (transport and logistics).      

 In an age of information overload, exhibitions and conferences allow professionals to gain a real understanding of their industry, negotiate major deals and build personal  relationship  that will prove valuable in their future operations.
ITE prides itself on offering high-quality exhibitions and conferences that meet international standards and feature the latest event