Tyrexpo Africa 2018: Revitalising Africa’s tyre and automotive communities through new business opportunities
Tyrexpo Africa 2018, the continent’s premier trade show serving the tyre and automotive aftermarket ecospheres, will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre Hall 2, Johannesburg, South Africa from 10 to 12 April 2018, together with GarageXpo Africa 2018.
Africa’s tyre industry is expected to surpass US $8 billion by 2022, creating a wealth of new growth and job opportunities, from heightened tyre sales to innovative business opportunities in the re-treading sector. Meanwhile, the automotive repair and maintenance services market is also expected to display strong growth, offering new business and employment opportunities across the continent.
While exciting growth opportunities are present, the tyre and garage industries are also susceptible to the forces of global technological disruption. The rate of technological adoption and implementation of innovative solutions will differentiate the most forward-looking organisations from the rest. Tyrexpo Africa will present participants the rare opportunity to exchange insights, collaborate on technological growth and seek synergy in R&D expertise across the ecosystem to leverage on the unending opportunities and flourishing technological innovation within the ecosystem.
Co-locating with Tyrexpo Africa and GarageXpo Africa, where the show will feature an exhibition showcasing the latest in automotive aftermarket innovations and solutions. Tyrexpo Africa will also feature TyreTalk, a specially curated seminar designed to gather key stakeholders of the tyre industry to discuss contemporary issues, real challenges and business opportunities enabling companies to benchmark practices to stay ahead in today’s business environment.
Exhibitors at both the Tyrexpo Africa and GarageXpo Africa will represent the entire value chain and showcase suites of products and services from all cost spectrums. Participants come from various countries such as United Arab Emirates, People’s Republic of China, South Korea, Singapore, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, making the event an ideal set up for business targeting regional and international expansion, as well as those which wish to learn from success stories outside of South Africa.
Admission to the exhibition is free, and visitors can expect to meet with more than 80 exhibitors from 15 countries will showcase new solutions to over 3,000 international, regional and local tyre manufacturers, OEMs, distributors, dealers, retailers, fleet operators, garage owners and entrepreneurs in the sector.