2019 Themes & Events


2019 event highlights


Body & Paint World Championships is one of the dedicated fringe events for Body & Paint, which is making its debut in Shanghai. National bodyshops will go head-to-head designing custom car bonnets, and will showcase their finished product at the fair.

The event series has already been met by overwhelming praise from Automechanika Birmingham with Johannesburg, Dubai and Mexico City yet to come. Selected by an expert panel and the public, the winner will be invited to Automechanika Frankfurt next year for the grand finale, along with the winning companies from other Automechanika events.

Time:       3 – 5 December 2019 09:00-17:00
                 6 December 2019 09:00-12:00
Venue:    NECC (Hall 6.1, 6.1D109)
Enquiry:  Dr Ann-Katrin Klusak
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Despite China becoming the world's largest automotive consumer, the country’s vehicle sales are slowing down. This summit will gather leading companies from across the world to discuss and analyse different aspects of the automotive aftermarket, summarise the challenges and opportunities in domestic and international markets, as well as forecast future developments and explore new prospects for collaboration.

The topics will cover the automotive aftermarket in Europe and China, trends for OEMs increasing their investment in the aftermarket, new business models in the supply chain and chain stores, opportunities for New Energy Vehicles, financing and insurance, and more.


Date:     4 December 2019
Time:    09:30-17:00
Venue:  Seminar Area B, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC

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It will feature the transformation and upgrading of tyre manufacturing and the state of current China exports of rubber tyres and beyond, covering the insightful sharing and immediate cooperation opportunities in the globe. Professionals from manufacturers, distributors, retailers and associations will present topics that include market outlook, intelligent manufacturing, building a strong brand, export analysis and more.

Date:     5 December 2019
Time:    13:00-17:00
Venue:  Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC

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"Moving forward to 2020: A Dialogue with OEMs to find Mutual Goals"

The summit’s theme will focus on the laws and regulations related to car connectivity in China. These include 5G & C-V2X, artificial intelligence and connected car, ADAS, autonomous driving, safety and more.

Influential OEMs, tier one companies, tech giants and startups will discuss the challenges and opportunities for the future development of the connected car.


Date:      3 December 2019
Time:     9:30-17:00
Venue:   Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC

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The automotive value chain is being fundamentally transformed by new technology, and the traditional sources: of competitive advantage for carmakers no longer guarantee success. Succeeding in the new mobility ecosystem requires building a new set of capabilities derived from digital ecosystems and mobility services partnerships.

The fourth edition of Connected Mobility Conference will pivot to where growth is heading, and spark discussions among pioneers under the theme of “Competing in the digital IoM, reshaping the future of mobility”.

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Date:      4-5 December 2019
Time:     4 December 2019 09:00 – 16:50
               5 December 2019 09:00 – 16:00
Venue:  Primus Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao


On 4 December IBIS China will bring together the influencers and key decision makers in the Chinese auto collision repair industry. 

They will hear from a mix of industry experts, speakers and panellists, discussing the umbrella topic of ‘Embracing transformation: how to seize the opportunities of change in the Chinese collision repair market’.

Delegates will leave IBIS China 2019 with the knowledge, knowhow, resources and confidence to continue to widen their network of contacts and lead their businesses to success.


Date:       4 December 2019
Time:      09:30-17:00
Venue:    Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Enquiry:  Suzie Scott – IBIS China partnerships ( or +44 (0)7545 068455
                 Gareth Liddiatt – IBIS China delegate sales ( or +44 (0) 01296 642829
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The summit has become an important annual event since its inauguration in 2007. This year, it has invited purchasing executives from Aptiv, BorgWarner, Bosch, Continental, Cummins, Ford, Fiat-Chrysler, Geely, GM, NIO, PACCAR, Valeo, Volvo, ZF, and other OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers to share their sourcing strategies and requirements, as well as their quality management systems in Asia and China. This platform will serve as an opportunity to learn and exchange thoughts on the sourcing and quality with hundreds of purchasing leaders across the supply chain.

Theme: How Should China's Automotive Industry Respond to Challenges
Date: 3 December 2019
Venue: Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao
Organisers: Automotive Industry Action Group, Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd; China National Machinery Industry International Co Ltd
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The summit will analyse development trends of the automotive industry from the perspectives of automotive dealers and aftermarket finance industry. Managing departments, industry associations, platform operators and enterprises will jointly discuss the policies and how it can further empowers the industrial chain and industry development.

Date: 5 December 2019
Theme / Venue:  
Main conference: China's Macroeconomic and Automotive Industry Development Trends
                                Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Parallel session I: China Top 100 Automotive Dealer Groups Auto Parts Business Matchmaking Summit
                                Meeting Room 03, North 2F, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Parallel session II: China Automotive Aftermarket Financial Services Summit
                                 Meeting Room 03, South 2F, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Organisers:China Automobile Dealers Association, China Automobile Data Platform of Service Quality Monitoring, AUTOHAUS CHINA

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In recent years, carmakers have fastened their pace to form partnerships with the hi-tech companies in order to maintain their leading position in this ever-evolving automotive world. The conference aims to help domestic and overseas SME technology firms and startups to showcase their innovations and products in front of the show participants and facilitate information exchange and cooperation with wider community in automotive ecosystem such as auto parts OEMs, auto parts manufactures, capital and tech firms.

Date: 4 December 2019
Time: 10:00-15:50
Venue: Meeting Room 03, North 2F, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Organisers: Intelligent Connected Vehicle Innovation Center (ICVIC), Tongji University Science Park, Europe Chinese Micro Electronics Forum, SPAT

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Electrification and artificial intelligence are the main driving forces of today's automotive innovation and has brought both unprecedented opportunities and challenges to the entire automotive industry. The conference is ready to zero in on the evolution of car electrification and digitalisation for carmakers and OEMs, in addition to the changing car dashboard and driver experience. The conference encourages the industry to carry out more technological innovations and explore new ways to help industry for healthy development. 

Theme: Vehicle Electrification and Intelligent Technology Development and its Applications
Date:     4-5 December 2019
Venue:  Crowne Plaza Shanghai (Panyu Road)
Organisers: SAE International, China Auto Association Electric Motor and Electric Appliance Committee for Vehicle
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This annual important event puts together the world’s top technology achievements and innovations and acts as an effective platform for global players to exchange knowledge and ideas. The main conference will discuss electrification and autonomous driving, three thematic parallel sessions will focus on new energy vehicles, future travel, new and lightweight materials with nearly 30 presentations to be seen. The winners in the areas of parts designs, conceptual technology and successful practices achieved by the cooperation between carmakers and OEMs will be honored in the Automotive Innovation and Technology Awards Ceremony.

Theme: Technology Leads the Automotive Future: Focus on New Energy Vehicles and Autonomous Driving/ New Energy Vehicles/ Future's Service/ New and Lightweight Materials
Date:     4 December 2019
Venue:  Shanghai San Noah Crowne Plaza Hotel
Organisers: Vogel Automotive Media Group, Institute for Automotive Engineering(ika) RWTH Aachen University

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2019 Fringe Programme Summary

Parts & Components

             Date & Time Venue
AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Summit2019  3 December 08:30-17:00
Shanghai San Noah Crowne Plaza Hotel
2019 Yangtze River Delta Auto Parts Industry Development Forum cum  2019 Shanghai Yangtze River Delta Auto Parts Industry Trading Development Report and Shanghai Automotive Industry Competitiveness Report Conference  3 December 09:30-12:30
Seminar Area B, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Top Ten Automotive Engine Awards Ceremony 2019cum New Energy Drive System Awards Ceremony 2019  3 December  09:00-17:30
Golden Tulip ShanghaiRainbow
Automotive Aftermarket Certified Parts Development Conferencecum Asia Pacific Automotive Certified Parts Alliance Cooperation Press Conference 2019  3 December 13:30-16:30
Meeting RoomM3-03 in NECC
International Market Development Conference of CommercialVehicles and Engine Parts, Shanghai, China 2019  3 December 13:00-17:00
Meeting RoomM3-02 in NECC
The New Market Development of Auto Parts Industry Summit2019  3 December 13:30-16:00
Meeting RoomB0-01 in NECC
The 3rd Application of Advanced Composite Materials in NewEnergy Vehicles Summit 2019 3 December 14:00-16:30
Meeting RoomM4-02 in NECC
The 12th International Automotive Technology Congress 2019cum Automotive Innovation and Technology Award Ceremony 4 December 09:00-17:00
Shanghai San NoahCrowne Plaza Hotel
2019 China Automotive Engine Technology Summit 
4 December 09:00-17:30

Golden Tulip ShanghaiRainbow

Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2019
4 December 09:30-17:00
Seminar Area B, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Visit “Shanghai International Automobile City”  
4 – 5 December 09:00-18:00
Anting ShanghaiInternationalAutomobile City

China Auto Dealer Supply Chain and Financial Innovation Summit 2019
Main conference:China's Macroeconomic and Automotive IndustryDevelopment Trends 
5 December 10:00-12:00
Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Parallel session I:China Top 100 Automobile Dealership Groups Auto Parts Business Matchmaking Summit 
5 December 14:00-17:00
Meeting Room 03, North 2F, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Parallel session II:China Automotive Aftermarket Financial Services Summit 
5 December 14:00-17:00
Meeting Room 03, South 2F, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC 
2019 International Forum on Remanufacturing    5 December 13:00-17:00
Meeting RoomM3-03 in NECC

Repair & Maintenance

       Date & Time Venue     
Create the Intelligent Manufacturing Legend -2019 Auto Partsand Auto Insurance Industry Branding Award Ceremony 
2 December 13:00-18:00
Sofitel Shanghai Hongqiao
"The Rise of Chain Stores" Meeting - Shanghai (Cocktails Reception) 
2 December 18:00-21:00
Mercedes me Restaurant
Body & Paint World Championships 

3 – 5 December 09:00-17:00

6 December 09:00-15:00

Hall 6.1,D109 in NECC
CCIS China Collision Industry Summit 2019 
4 December 09:00-17:00
Meeting Room M3-03 in NECC
The International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS China 2019) 
4 December 09:30-17:00
Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC 
2019 China Exhaust Gas Management Summit 
4 December 13:00-17:00
Meeting RoomB0-01 in NECC
The 1st Automechanika Shanghai Automotive Repair &Maintenance Dealers Matchmaking Programme cum NewProduct Launch 
4 December 13:30-17:00
Hall 2.2, BuyerDelegations Lounge
China New Energy Vehicle Maintenance Technology Development Summit 
4 December 09:30-17:00
Meeting Room B0-02 in NECC


            Date & Time Venue
Reshaping Distribution Channel Values for the Lubricant Industry Summit 2019 cum National Excellent Distributors and Brands Case Sharing
5 December 09:30-17:00
Seminar Area B, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC


            Date & Time Venue
Supercar& Coachbuild Salon  3 – 5 December 09:00-17:00
Outdoor Area betweenHall  6.2 and 7.2 inNECC
Motorsport & High Performance Event  3 – 6 December 09:00-17:00
Outdoor Area between Hall 5.2 and 6.2 in NECC
Motorsport & Customising Sharing (Morning session) 
3 – 6 December 10:30-11:30
Outdoor Area between Hall 5.2 and 6.2 in NECC
Motorsport & Customising Sharing (Afternoon session) 
3 – 5 December 14:00-15:00
Outdoor Area between Hall 5.2 and 6.2 in NECC

Electronics & Systems, Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility

       Date & Time Venue
The 2nd Smart Bus Innovation and Development on Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility Conference 3 December 09:00-11:30
Meeting Room M3-02 in NECC
Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility Summit 2019   3 December 09:30-17:00
Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC
Tomorrow's Service & Mobility - New Product Presentation  3 – 5 December 10:00-17:00
Tomorrow's Service & Mobility Event Area, North Hall in NECC
Connected Mobility Conference  4 – 5 December 09:00-17:00
Primus Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao
SAE Vehicle Electrification and Intelligent Technology Conference 2019  4 – 5 December 09:00-17:00
Crowne Plaza Shanghai (Panyu Road)
Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility Innovative Technology Conference 2019  4 December 09:30-16:30
Meeting Room 03,North 2F, NationalConvention Center(Shanghai), NECC
2019 China Automobile New Energy Electric Motor and Electric Control Industry Alliance Council  5 December 09:00-12:00
Crowne Plaza Shanghai (Panyu Road)

REIFEN (Tyres)

Programme           Date & Time Venue
The way to win · let good product speaks for itself  - Announcement of China's Top Tyre Test Ranking cum Xi Zhong Awards Ceremony 2019  3 December 09:00-11:30
Seminar Area B,National ConventionCenter (Shanghai),NECC
2019 Green Development of Rubber Industry Summit 
4 December 09:00-12:00
Hall 1, Wein Cineplex,NECC
China Tyre Manufacturing Enterprise on International Business Environment Change Summit 
4 December 09:30-12:00
Meeting Room B0-01 in NECC
China International Tyre Industry Conference 
5 December 13:00-17:00
Seminar Area B, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC

Exhibitor Events

      Date & Time Venue
Transtec Transmission Rebuilding Industry Seminar  4 December 13:30-16:30
Meeting Room M3-02 in NECC
2019 eBay Auto Parts Business Matchmaking & Investment Seminar  4 December 13:30-16:30
Meeting Room M3-02 in NECC
LAUNCH Super Remote Diagnostics Technical Seminar and NewProduct Release Conference  5 December 14:00-17:00
Meeting RoomB0-02 in NECC

Others - Matchmaking, Presentation and Networking Events

Programme       Date & Time Venue
An Analysis for Brazil's Automotive Aftermarket and the Business Opportunities for Chinese Enterprises
4 December 09:00-12:00
Meeting Room M4-02 in NECC
Buyers Matchmaking Programme
4 December 10:00-12:00
Sinomachint 2020 Project Promotion Conference
4 December 10:00-12:00
Meeting Room M4-03 in NECC
Automechanika Worldwide Presentation  4 December 14:00-16:00
Meeting Room M4-02 in NECC
Premium Buyer International Procurement Sharing Session 2019
5 December 14:30-15:30
Buyer Delegations Lounge

(Information as of 26 November 2019)