•A stand at the 2023 Lagos Motor Fair & Autoparts Expo

 

Visitors to the 18th edition of the flagship auto fair in West Africa, ‘The Lagos Motor Fair & Africa Autoparts Expo,’ as well as exhibitors and the general public, have been assured of bumper activities, serious business and fun when the event opens next month.

The auto fair and parts exhibition will hold at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, from June 4 to 7, 2024.

Briefing the stakeholders and the press in Lagos, the Chairman of the Organising Committee, Mr. Ifeanyichukwu Agwu, stated, “the fair will be a landmark and a benchmark in auto show business in the entire West African sub-region;’ promising that the all inclusive event has been packaged to ensure that all stakeholders have a rewarding experience.

“This edition will feature a two day Conference/Seminar”, where papers on topical issues in the automotive business will be delivered by experts drawn from diverse fields related to the industry. It is geared towards making the event an all-round and encompassing autotomotive show”. The aim of this segment is to inform, educate and contribute to policy decisions and implementations in th sector;” he added. 

Agwu, who is also the Managing Director of BKG Exhibitions Limited, the main organisers of the show, further revealed that almost all the major vehicle manufacturers and dealers in Nigeria are participating at the fair.

He disclosed that notable banks and insurance companies; major oil firms, manufacturers and dealers in auto-spare parts and accessories, have booked to participate in the event.

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“Each of the days that the fair will last is loaded with activities and events that will make this edition remarkably different and we intend to improve and add on this in subsequent editions,”  Agwu, stated further.

On parade will be unique ranges of automotive products and services from notable companies from Asia Africa, Europe, and America. Strategically we are playing host to reputable players in auto spare parts and lubricants in this edition.

According the BKG Exhibitions MD, “this is as a result of our guided intention to enhance the development of cottage industries in the spare parts sub-sector of the automotive business sector of the economy with the attendant multiplier effects on the economy of the nation.

“It is also spurred by the need to ginger activities in the sub-sector to complement the setting up of Auto clusters as espoused by the automotive policy in the country. Our target is to attract many reputable Original Equipment Manufacturers of spare parts from across the globe to participate in this edition as well as in subsequent ones.

“Over 150 confirmed OEMs from all over the world are already preparing to be at the show.”

From the Financial sector, auto financing and acquisition facilities and schemes shall be on display at the various stands of the firms from the sector. Those interested in enjoying the synergy existing between the automobile industry and the Insurance sector will get the best and latest from reputable Insurance Companies at the fair arena. Some of the automobile dealers will showcase their own in-house finance/ acquisition schemes

Visitors that are interested in knowing and or updating their knowledge about Fleet Management would also get the best and the latest in that sector of the automotive business from experts in the field that would be on the ground at the fair.

“It’s going to be a bumper harvest for the numerous visitors to the event; their socio-economic status notwithstanding. Every visitor would gain one thing or the other at the fair as we have ensured that almost the interests of all segments of the society are adequately catered for at the fair”.                                        

“We have carefully put in place a lot of crowd-pulling activities all geared toward driving much traffic into the fair. These include but are not limited to performances by popular artists; cultural and fashion displays, models/automobile parades, and a road show.”


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