SMMT Events

Automechanika Birmingham

In association with SMMT

6–8 June 2017  | NEC Birmingham
Halls 6, 17 – 20 & Concourse Suites 1 & 2
9:30 – 17:30 (Tues and Wed) | 9:30 – 17:00 (Thurs)


SMMT are big supporters of Automechanika Birmingham, the UK’s leading automotive event. We are backing the show again to be a significantly bigger and better opportunity for the UK supplier base and aftermarket, helping exhibitors raise their profile and win new business.

For visitors, the event provides the opportunity to discover advanced technologies from a broad range of home grown suppliers, reflecting the UK’s reputation for excellence in design and engineering.

Buying professionals can find solutions across Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Lightweight Materials, Power Electronics and Electric Machinery, Energy Storage and Internal Combustion Engines.

With an all-new dedicated Supply Chain Zone located in Hall 6, SMMT will be bringing its flagship supply chain focussed events to the trade show (full agenda to be announced soon) including:

Meet the Buyer

7 June 2017 | Supply Chain Zone, Hall 6, Automechanika Birmingham, NEC
Held within the Supply Chain Zone at the show, this sought after event provides a day of one to one meetings to facilitate automotive buyers from OEMs and tier ones to build and retain relationships with the upstream supplier base.

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Open Forum

6 June 2017 | Concourse Suites 1 & 2, Automechanika Birmingham, NEC
Located in Concourse Suites 1 & 2 as part of the show, this event brings together over 300 automotive decision makers from OEMs, tier ones, as well as small and medium sized suppliers.

The morning will include keynote presentations from senior industry figures and a raft of excellent networking opportunities.

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The Connected & Digital Technology Zone (hall 6, stand 6B11)

New to this year’s supply chain zone will be the Connected & Digital Technology Zone. SMMT and Automechanika Birmingham, with support from SAI Global have curated a space, showcasing the latest cutting edge automotive connected and digital technologies for what will be a highly interactive show feature.

The area will feature products coming to market, but also those that will enable the design, development and manufacturer of the vehicles of tomorrow.

Don’t miss this range of exciting and interactive elements including virtual and augmented reality, brand new vehicles and robotics including:

  • JLR’s new Range Rover Velar
  • NISSAN’s Qashqai with new connected capabilities
  • Three advanced seating commodities from ADIENT.
  • The OPTIS Vive virtual reality headset
  • A cutting edge Kuka robot from REECO
  • SEMCON’s HoloLens augmented reality headset
  • WMG’s Deliver-E – an electric delivery vehicle prototype based on the body of a Renault Twizy
  • One of RENISHAW’s additively manufactured metal car components

Highlights from last year’s Automechanika Birmingham