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INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico prepares for its 25th Anniversary edition

Jun 21, 2023

Exhibitor and visitor participation trending to likely be the largest event post-pandemic

INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico, the largest international Automotive Aftermarket event in Latin America, announces its 25th Anniversary Edition, marking a significant milestone in the history of this respected exhibition. Set to take place in Mexico City, July 12 – 14, 2023 at Centro Citibanamex, this highly anticipated event promises to deliver an extraordinary experience celebrating a quarter-century as the preferred platform highlighting the aftermarket’s automotive innovation, industry expertise, and groundbreaking advancements. 

"I am thrilled to celebrate the 25th edition of our distinguished tradeshow”, stated Bridget Ferris, Show Director, INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico.  “This platform has been the heartbeat of our industry in Latin America, fostering growth and nurturing partnerships.  We have witnessed the transformative power of this event, connecting the industry on a global scale.  I look forward to celebrating the collective achievements of our exhibitors and visitors alike, while reaffirming our unwavering commitment to supporting the automotive aftermarket community."

Over the past two decades, INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico has established itself as a premier platform for automotive aftermarket manufacturers, suppliers and distributors to connect, engage, and showcase their latest products, technologies, and services. This year's special edition aims to build upon that legacy and create an even more memorable and impactful experience.

The 25th Anniversary Edition will bring together shop owners, technicians, industry leaders, experts and enthusiasts from across Latin America in an immersive and interactive setting. Attendees can look forward to an expanded exhibition area, featuring custom cars, electric vehicles, parts, tools, equipment and aftermarket innovations, along with breakthrough technologies, that will continue to shape and fuel the future of mobility.

Highlights of the 2023 Edition:

Opening Ceremony: INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico will kick off with an opening ceremony, featuring key speakers from the organizing committee.

25th Anniversary Party: Free to all exhibitors and attendees, the industry will come together for a night of filled with music, food, fun and fellowship as we celebrate our journey of a quarter-of-a-century.

Exclusive Exhibits: The exhibition floor will be abuzz with an impressive display of custom vehicles, technological innovations, and interactive displays from leading aftermarket manufacturers, suppliers, and emerging startups.

Expert-led Conferences: Attendees will have access to a diverse range of conferences and panel discussions featuring industry experts, thought-leaders, and visionaries who will share their knowledge and insights on the future of the industry.   In addition to high-level topics found in the Future Forum and the IBIS LATAM Symposium, shop owners and technicians will have the opportunity to hear from trainers in the Automechanika Academy on how to improve efficiencies, diagnose repairs more efficiently and improve operations. 

Educational Premier:  Looking ahead while addressing the current climate of the industry, attendees will have the opportunity to join in the conversation at the Last Mile Latin American Summit.  With a focus on the thriving ecommerce business and the impact on the automotive aftermarket, this program will tackle the current challenges, while providing an in-depth look into what is to come.

Product Launches and Demonstrations: Several manufacturers and suppliers will leverage this platform to unveil their latest products, conduct live demonstrations, and provide hands-on experiences for attendees.  Complementing the exhibits will be special feature areas such as the CEDVA Hands-On Training area, the EV Park and the Scan Tool Diagnostics Zone, each creating an experience to inform and educate.

Networking Opportunities: The event will provide ample opportunities for networking and fostering meaningful connections among professionals, fostering collaborations and partnerships that will drive the industry forward.

As INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico celebrates this milestone edition, it remains committed to showcasing the immense strides made by the automotive aftermarket industry and serving as the platform for highlighting its innovation, collaboration, and progress. 2023 will undoubtedly set the stage for a future showcase of transformative technologies, sustainable mobility solutions, and unparalleled automotive experiences.

Registration for INA PAACE Automechanika is open.  The cost of the total event is $150 pesos.  Visitors must register for the event and all are encouraged to do so in advance to minimize wait times on-site for their badge and to avoid the increased onsite price of $300 pesos.

Additional information on the show and training sessions and other event related activities can be found here.

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