Automechanika Birmingham

Automechanika Birmingham is an event like no other, gathering leading brands and senior professionals from the automotive aftermarket and supply chain for three days of networking, learning and invaluable face time. Visitors attend to see the latest products and technology from the aftermarket, The Big UK Garage Event and Automotive Supply Chain. 

Last held in 2019, Automechanika Birmingham was hailed a record-breaking success, attracting more than 12,000 visitors from the UK automotive industry, the highest ever attendance.

Over 500 exhibitors from 23 countries attended the largest industry gathering of the year, with 120 new suppliers showcasing their products to a fully receptive market. The show brings together a national audience, with 90% of the 12,145 visitors who visited being from the UK.

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Automechanika Birmingham Webinar Series

Catch up on our latest webinars:

The Future of Automotive Training


Listen as the expert panel discusses the new normal for training within the UK aftermarket in 2021 and beyond. Supported by Bosch and AutoCare.

Speakers Tom Denton, Kevin Kelly of Bosch, Phil Weller & Maria McCullough from Alliance Automotive Group and James Dillon. 

Support by Bosch and Alliance Automotive Group

State of the Aftermarket


This feature discussion presents the findings of an extensive industry report on the State of the UK Aftermarket after a uniquely challenging year.

Speakers Wendy Williamson of the IAAF, Steve Nash of the IMI, Quentin Le Hetet of GiPA UK and Frank Harvey of the IGA address the impacts of technology, industry skills, Brexit and COVID lockdowns, for businesses operating in the UK automotive aftermarket.

Digitalisation; accelerating the recovery of the aftermarket


Tune in to catch up on a round table discussion as industry peers outline how digitalisation is fundamentally altering the way business is conducted in the aftermarket. Learn too, of the obstacles and factors which could affect a business’ ability to adapt, and to embrace the benefits digitisation could bring.

Julia Saini, Associate Partner of Frost & Sullivan is joined by Peter Lawton Senior Section Manager from SMMT and Andrew Rowson, Co-founder and Head of Services at ecommotors. 

Sponsored by ecommotors

A Brave New World For The Automotive Aftermarket 


The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced individuals, businesses and entire industries to adapt to new working practices to stay in business, and the Automotive Aftermarket is no exception.

As businesses begin to reopen, this panel discussed what the ‘new normal’ for the UK Aftermarket and its workforce looks like, what challenges remain and what changes are here to stay.