Интер Експо Център – София

Dates of conduct: 15 – 18 October 2020
Frequency: Biennially
Sequence: 2-nd edition 
Venue:  Inter Expo Center - Sofia
Opening hours: from 15th to 17th October - from 10.00 am to 06.00 pm, on 18th October - from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Admittance: online registration (for free entrence), tickets, print invitations
Ticket price: 7 BGN
Оrganizer:
 Inter Expo Center

 

As a specialized show AUTOMOTIVE EXPO SOFIA focuses on the fast-growing automotive industry and after-sales service in Bulgaria and South-East Europe. The forum is the place for all types of car parts and components, car service and garage service, accessories, consumables for light, light commercial and heavy goods vehicles.

With more than 190 exhibiting brands in 2018, showcasing the latest automotive spare parts, professional equipment and technology, the trade show gives the opportunity

to stay abreast of the industry's recent trends and advancements in the sector.

AUTOMOTIVE EXPO SOFIA is supported by Automechanika – the leading trade fair brand for the automotive service industry

 

Within the exhibition there will be held a conference on the future and tendencies in the automotive industry, organized by Automatics Cluster Bulgaria.

Leading manufacturers of components for the automotive industry in Bulgaria will present the latest developments in the industry and lecturers from abroad will share the development trends in the sector. 

 

PRODUCT CATEGORIES: 

 Parts and components for passenger cars, trucks, buses, vans, EU, SU

  • Professional workshop equipment for repair and maintenance, tools and materials
  • Diagnostics (digital maintenance)
  • Bodywork repairs (equipment and materials), Paintwork and corrosion protection (systems, equipment, paint, corrosion protection, spot repair, auxiliaries)
  • Consumables for maintenance
  • Car wash equipment, supplies and car care products
  • Accessories and tuning
  • Electronics and electronic systems
  • Digital solutions, audio-video systems and security systems
  • Equipment and accessories for alternative drive systems and electro mobiles 
  • Tyres and wheel rims
  • Supplies for maintenance
  • Services – auto park and workshops management systems, franchise concepts, security and tracking

 

 

THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET IN BULGARIA

 The automotive sector is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Bulgarian economy and has received significant attention and support from the government. The sector manufacturers components and spare parts for over 100 foreign automotive brands and contributes 3.5 percent, or 1,6B Euros to the Bulgarian GDP

  • The sector employs some 40,000 citizens, has more than 130 members and generates about 4.5 percent of Bulgaria’s GDP
  • Finding a good local representatives is a key strategy to a successful market entry in EU

 

 FACT&FIGURES 2018

  • 5200 + sq.m exhibition space
  • 190 + presented companies from 27 countries
  • 89+ exhibitors from 5 countries
  • 6000 + professional visitors from 10 countries - Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Serbia, Greece, Albania, Turkey, Hungary, Italy and Germany

 

2018 PARTICIPANTS’ REVIEWS

  • Positive reviews for the event – 96%
  • Planning participation in 2020 – 92%
  • Satisfied with the quality and quantity of visitors – 86%
  • Satisfied with the interest to their products and services – 84%

 

 2018 VISITOR OVERVIEW

 

  • Owners and employees of professional workshops – 36%
  • Representatives of retail chains, distributors – 21%
  • Transport and logistics companies – 15%
  • Companies with their own auto parks – 8%
  • Representatives of automotive manufacturers – 7%
  • Auto fans and customers – 7%
  • Others –6%