25 September 2018
The 14th International exhibition of automotive industry
Organizer: Crocus Expo IEC
Under support: Association of Russian Automakers (OAR)
National Association of Automotive Components Manufacturers (NAPAK)
The significant for national and foreign experts event – one of the largest exhibition of automotive components and equipment in Russia – the 14th InterAuto exhibition was hosted by Crocus Expo August 28 through 31. More than 36 000 of representatives of the branch attended the project.
The mission of the show
To reveal Russian entities potential, to raise competitive capacity of national products in national automotive markets and abroad. For more than 10 years the exhibition has been assisting “newcomers” to enter the Russian market of automotive components and to strengthen their positions to large players from different countries, promoting establishment of new business contacts and search of clients.
InterAuto sets the goal to increase the level of competitiveness of national developments in the world and national markets of the automotive industry. The exhibition demonstrates on a substantial scale the capacity of Russian companies, promoting establishment of sales policy and strengthening of participants’ business positions.
418 companies from 20 countries of the world (Austria, Argentina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, Israel, India, Italy, Spain, Canada, China, the Netherlands, Poland, the Republic Serbia, Russia, the USA, Finland, Sweden, South Korea and Japan) and 44 regions of Russia (Moscow and the Moscow region, St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region; Vladimir, Kaluga, Novosibirsk, Rostov, Tver regions; Krasnodar, Perm, Primorsky Krai; the Republic of Tatarstan and other) participated in the project. They displayed goods, services and the newest solutions in the segment of the automotive industry.
The key players of the automotive market, producers and distributors of equipment, spare parts, materials for repair and maintenance works, automotive components, car electrics and electronics, alarm and anti-theft systems, tires and disks, car care means, garage equipment and specialized equipment displayed their latest novelties and achievements. The project provided the perfect platform from which to preview new products, evaluate market trends, and establish long-lasting and commercially profitable partnerships. Despite the dynamic changes taking place in Russia and in the automotive sector, the show continued to complement and reflect the industry’s demand.
Top players of the market, many of which are loyal participants of the project organized large scale stands. Ravenol Russland presented the range of lubricants, greases and different car care products from Germany, the Russian producer Tekhnokar – own developments in the field of car maintenance and repair equipment, Garant and ROSSVIK – car maintenance and automotive service equipment of a wide range of application including tire repair, one of the best-known Russian producers Russavtolak – car care chemical goods and car cosmetics. Original spare parts for American vehicles were displayed at the TRITON-IMPORT stand. Cometa company being an official distributor of Ceccato (Italy) displayed at the exhibition a range of products under that famous brand.
5 conferences including two conferences of international level were held within the frames of the project’s business program: InterAuto 2018, the 1st International conference of automotive industry suppliers; the international VDA QMC Global Event Forum; ComTransCon: Effective Technologies of Commercial Transport Operation and Repair; Self-service Car Wash, business conference.
Expert Forum 2018 was held within the scope of the 14th International Exhibition of the Automotive Industry InterAuto on August 29th. The event served as the perfect business platform for specialists’ to network. At the VDA QMC Global Event forum, known international experts presented the latest achievements from specialist working groups delegated by German car makers who develop quality management standards under the auspices of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). Representatives of Russian and foreign car makers and components manufacturers spoke at the forum. VDA QMC representatives provided information on the review of ISO/TS 16949 and also on methods of quality management that were new to the Russian market and the practice of their application.
The 1st International conference of automotive industry suppliers became the highlight of the business program of the InterAuto 2018 exhibition. The leading players of the automotive market, Russian and international suppliers of automotive accessories, equipment, materials and raw materials discussed features of dynamic development of the industry of automotive components at the new high technological level. Participants of InterAuto 2018 visited production sites of automotive industrial enterprises.
The business conference Self-service Car Wash attracted manufacturers and owners of self-service car wash stations. The main part of the conference was held in the format of an open dialogue. Among speakers at the conference were representatives of the national manufacturer of car care chemicals and professional cleaning products – the CLEANOL company, producers of foreign and Russian equipment for self-service car wash, representatives of the R+M Suttner German producer of components for self-service car wash, specialists in the field of finance and land issues.
The InterAuto exhibition annually incorporates a wide professional audience on the same platform: producers and distributors of the automotive equipment, automotive components, spare parts, accessories, auto chemical goods, paint and lacquer products, equipment for motor transport maintenance and repair; representatives of tuning studios and specialized media.
Many contracts were signed and also ways of the branch development for the next year were outlined during the fair. Results of the exhibition showed that interest of visitors and participants to it increases every year, allowing to establish fruitful working ties between Russian and foreign partners. A lot of exhibitors gained real commercial results and created greater market awareness in the automotive market segment throughout Russia. The fourteenth edition of InterAuto surely became a prominent event for the automotive segment and a promotional opportunity not to be missed.
See you at the 15th International exhibition of automotive industry InterAuto – September 2-5, 2019!