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ACMA AUTOMECHANIKA NEW DELHI
RECEIVES OVERWHELMING RESPONSE
Sold-out show will host more than 250 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions.
ACMA Automechanika New Delhi will be
the nation's first ever trade exhibition,
specialised and dedicated to the auto-
component aftermarket, and is expected to
attract industry professionals from India and
across the world.
The show will take place from February 7-
10, 2013 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi,
As the converging hub for major local and
international auto component businesses, the
New Delhi show will cover parts and systems,
accessories and tuning, tyres and batteries,
repair and maintenance, IT and management,
service station and car wash sectors and the
latest automobile services.
The fair will provide participants access to
new markets while affirming its status as a
solid platform for networking.
The 2013 show has already been sold out,
with more than 250 exhibitors confirmed to
occupy more than 9500 square metres of
Participating exhibitors come from
countries including China, Germany, India,
Italy, Russia and the UK, with more than 100
exhibitors from overseas and more than
20,000 visitors are expected to attend the four
Sponsors for the fair have come from a
wide range of sectors in the automotive
Shriram Pistons and Rings will support the
show as a Platinum Partner along with ARO
Anand Automotive Limited and ZF India
have come on board as Gold Partners.
The event's organisers, ACMA and Messe
Frankfurt, will make a strong effort to combat
counterfeiting at the show, providing global
assistance in ensuring the intellectual property
of the fair's exhibitors and spread awareness
on the benefits of using genuine automotive
ACMA President Surinder Kanwar noted
that the Indian aftermarket has significantly
grown in size.
"We hope that ACMA Automechanika India
will further boost this market's development,"
"ACMA will also mobilise participation and
business delegations to Automechanika's 12
other worldwide fairs held in Asia, Europe,
North America, South America and Africa."
Held concurrently with the exhibition,
ACMA will organise an Aftermarket Seminar
from February 8-9, 2013.
The seminar aims to help attendees
understand current and future trends in the
aftermarket industry as well as examine the
challenges and opportunities the sector has to
As the aftermarket services sector has
evolved, the distribution channels necessary
to meet buyers' needs have grown accordingly,
in tune with evolving market forces and
changing consumer preferences.
At the symposium, prominent speakers
from across the industry will offer insight on
issues and the latest trends prevalent in both
India and the world's aftermarket sector.
For more information about the show visit
www.acma-automechanika.in or email
AUTOBARN SUNBURY HELPS LOCAL IN
14TH ANNUAL CHARITY CAR SHOW
AutObarn Sunbury is holding its 14th annual charity car show on Friday,
February 22, which coincides with AutObarn Sunbury's 21st birthday.
With the help of many of the store's
suppliers, $5000 was raised at the 2012
event for Sam Riggio, a close personal friend
of AutObarn Sunbury Director Adam Mizzi.
"The money raised has greatly helped with
Sam's ongoing rehabilitation and together we
have made a difference in Sam's life," Mr
"This year our charity board has selected
a regular customer of AutObarn Sunbury and
local hero by the name of Chris Edwards.
"A local football champion and club best
and fairest, in 2003 a freak motorbike
accident saw Chris become a paraplegic and
"Despite the hurdles Chris has had since
his accident he has inspired people around
the world by becoming an International
Waterskiing Federation dual World Champion
Water Skier in 2005 and 2007."
Mr Mizzi said Mr Edwards also enjoys
snow skiing and continues to inspire local
Sunbury residents with his positive outlook
and determination to get on with his life.
"We would like to raise money to assist
Chris with his ongoing rehabilitation and
personal care needs," Mr Mizzi said.
"We are seeking support from your
company to help us make a difference in
Chris' life, for example donations or dead
stock so we can run a live auction, a silent
auction and a raffle."
Mr Mizzi said any donation, big or small,
would be greatly appreciated.
"Let's all band together and make a
difference," he said.
If you have any queries, please do not
hesitate to call Mr Mizzi on 0419 838 111
or Therese on 03 9740 8999.
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