Futuroad, which was the first and remains the only truly international expo for all aspects of the commercial transport industry and, is attracting increasing interest from exhibitors according to Tracy Gounden, Portfolio Director from Messe Frankfurt South Africa. This expo will be co-hosted with Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg from June 7-10.
“The latest manufacturers to sign up as exhibitors are FAW, which is a growing force in the local truck industry, and Eicher, as well as MCV Bus and Coach, and RAW Industries, a designer and manufacturer of integrated buses. Visitors will be able to put some of these new models to the test on the special evaluation track we are building for this expo,” says Gounden.
“We, as the organisers, are pleased with the announcement by President Ramaphosa that changes to previous restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting outdoor and indoor events mean that our open-air event will be able to attract its usual number of visitors again this year.
Our vast exhibition space at South Africa’s premier exhibition site means we have more than enough space for a full complement of visitors and exhibitors.”
“Futuroad is the business platform for its target market and attracts a visitor audience from across the sub-Saharan region, which makes it an ideal platform for local stakeholders in this industry to grow their business footprint.”
“We, as the organisers, are promoting Futuroad as an important part of our Messe Frankfurt promotional road shows to potential exhibitors and visitors throughout Southern African as well as being ready to assist in setting up business-to-business opportunities with relevant people during the four-day show,” added Gounden.”
“Futuroad is ideally positioned to start the return to normal-type business association conferencing too. The Southern African Bus Owners’ Association has already confirmed that its annual conference, which attracts about 300 delegates, will take place during the expo.”
“We are also expecting several other similar organisations to use Futuroad as the venue for their conferences. This further underlines the importance of this show to the Southern African commercial vehicle stakeholders in 2022,” concluded the Show organiser.
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