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 in the supply chain zone, SMMT with support from Automechanika Birmingham will display the Connected & Digital Technology Zone which will demonstrate the latest cutting edge automotive technologies. 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 the range of interactive elements including virtual and augmented reality, vehicles and robotics:

  • JLR – New Range Rover Velar
  • Optis – Vive virtual reality headset
  • REECO – Kuka robot
  • Semcon – HoloLens augmented reality glasses
  • Warwick Manufacturing Group – an electric delivery vehicle prototype based on the body of a Renault Twizy
  • Renishaw – Additively manufactured metal car component
  • Nottingham University – facial recognition software
  • Adient – advanced seating commodities.

Highlights from last year’s Automechanika Birmingham