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SIA-AutoTechService 2015: automotive market changed orientation to the after-sale service

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2015

May, 27-30, the 23rd International exhibition SIA-AutoTechService, the only Ukrainian car service and aftermarket B2B event, to be held in Kyiv.

This year the show focuses on the domestic automobile market retargeting to after-sales service.

The major autodealers reformat their Ukrainian business structure, shifting the vector to the sector of warranty and post-warranty car service. This is largely due to the local specifics: the average age of Ukrainian fleet is constantly growing: 8 mln vehicles out of 9.3 mln were produced 7 and more years ago (by October 1, 2014; source - Pro-Consulting). Both authorized dealers with major service chains and small garages and car washes require to update their equipment and diversify suppliers’ list.

SIA-AutoTechService 2015 provides every market player with new goods, spare parts, special equipment, innovative technologies and services. It’s an effective platform for finding reliable suppliers and partners, for expanding the distribution network and improving professional skills.

Every year more than 20 new companies from around the world choose SIA-AutoTechService as an advantageous entry to the local automotive and aftermarket.

In 2015, the exhibition will feature national Italian and Iran pavilions. Besides, suppliers of equipment, spare parts, components, accessories and technologies for the automotive market from China, India, Poland and Taiwan have also confirmed their participation.

Fully segmented to commodity groups and novelties exhibition enables a direct access to innovative technologies, accessories, equipment and services, together with highly-targeted not-to-miss business programme, for B2B audience from every region of Ukraine, of whom 78% are decision-makers.

The exhibition is an effective way to promote innovations in machinery and equipment: according to visitors survey, 47% of the visitors came to the exhibition looking for new products. Novelties are marked with a special sign "New-Nova-New».

Special services of the organizing committee of the exhibition attracted business audience - visitors with significant budget for the purchase, and help domestic and foreign brands in the search for national and regional dealers.

The Buyer Programme special service connects local and international manufacturers with buyers and specifiers, who make up 48% of the professional audience, while Distributor Wanted programme serves those looking for a local market representative.

Companies from Poland, Russia, China, Taiwan and South Korea have already successfully participated in the Distributor Wanted programme. "We were looking for potential local dealer of new brand of spare parts and accessories. To say, we delivered on that target and got sufficient number of interested professionals," - Dmitry Salganik, TM Kimiko (China) brand manager, emphasized.

Buyer Programme serves in arranging business meetings of participants with the most valuable potential customers and partners: representatives of wholesale companies, auto parts and accessories stores, service stations and networks, stations, gas stations and networks, etc. "Our company was launched by the first dealer agreement signed at this exhibition. After visiting the show by the special programme we established valuable business contacts, " – Volodymyr Gora, Technotron-Auto technical director said.

Professional audience database is constantly updated and contains more than 70 thousand contacts of database of automotive and auto-service market experts from every region of Ukraine, including services, autos, dealers and distributors, service and installation centres, car washes, etc.

Being run at the best and the most conveniently located exhibition venue with a highly developed infrastructure, the event makes a perfect platform for business communications.

Organisers - Premier Expo (Ukraine) and ITE Group Plc (UK). Co-organiser - Association of Automobile Manufacturers of Ukraine Ukrautoprom. The exhibition is traditionally supported by the Ministry of Economic Policy and Trade, Ministry of Infrastructure, professional associations.

Venue - International Exhibition Centre, Brovarsky ave., 15, Kyiv.
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