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25th Autopromotec on horizon

Autopromotec, the international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, takes place in Bologna, Italy, May 22-26.

AutopromotecEDU_Logo-copy2Autopromotec is held every second year in Bologna, Italy and is one of the top specialised international trade shows for automotive equipment and aftermarket products.

Sectors include quality spare parts, tyres and accessories, garage equipment and tooling, body and repair products, car wash equipment and diagnostics.

Each of the many halls and outdoor areas is focused on one product sector, making the show easier for visitors to navigate.
Autopromotec 2011 was the largest ever, with the show attracting a record 1,473 international exhibitors, offering 150,000 sq m of exhibits across 16 halls and outdoor areas.

A record total of 103,666 visitors attended Autopromotec 2011 across five days, including 18,524 aftermarket professionals from other countries – up 11per cent on the preceding 2009 show.

Organisers staged a busy schedule of expert-led forums and seminars under the banner of AutopromotecEdu, which offered a valuable insight into some of the key trends and opportunities facing the industry across Europe.