Autopromotec, the international exhibition for automotive equipment and aftermarket products, has postponed the next edition – originally scheduled for May next year – to May 25-28, 2022 in Bologna, Italy.
Organisers of Autopromotec, which has ran for over 50 years, said they decided to move next year’s show to 2022 “after a deep analysis of the economic and sanitary framework on a global scale”, adding that “its primary goal is the protection of its almost 1,700 exhibiting companies.” Around 43 per cent of the show’s exhibitors come from abroad, organisers stated.
“The Covid-19 pandemic continues to register high rates of contagion, and severe limitations to international travels persist”, commented Renzo Servadei, Autopromotec CEO. “A proper planning on the part of all the players of the sector is crucial to create a high-level event, but the uncertainty related to the measures to deal with the sanitary crisis makes it difficult to national and international exhibitors and visitors to plan their business travels well in advance.”
“The Pre-registration forms received from exhibiting companies up until now, however, are consistent with those of the past editions”, Servadei continued. “In order to accompany the sector to 2022, Autopromotec is working on a digital project that, on May 2021, will support companies in view of the full restart of their activities, keeping them in touch with the global market.”