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Bulgarian companies, manufacturers and distributors discussed the trends in the automotive aftermarket at an informal meeting at Inter Expo Center

What is the future of the automotive aftermarket? What will be the novelties to be found by the visitors at Automechanika Frankfurt 2020 and also at the other exhibitions around the world? As well as the innovations prepared by the organizers for the world of the aftermarket segment? All of these questions were answered during an informal business breakfast, which took place on October 15 at the Panorama Hall of Inter Expo Center, and was attended by Bulgarian companies, manufacturers and distributors of the sector.

The free easy format, held over a cup of aromatic coffee, managed to bring together representatives of more than 60 companies, associates from the automotive world, united around one goal - the development of the vehicle making sector in Bulgaria and abroad.

The informal business forum was opened by Ivaylo Ivanov, Manager of Inter Expo Center, who welcomed the audience. He recalled that since 2016 Inter Expo Center has been the official representative of Messe Frankfurt for Bulgaria, and Automechanika is one of the most recognizable and well-established global brands.

The present companies enjoyed a presentation outlining the innovations that will be presented during the 26th edition of the Automechanika Frankfurt 2020 World Business Forum. One of the driving forces behind the changing aftermarket is digitalization, commented Inter Expo Center expert Daniela Nencheva. She also added that "the spare parts market is strongly influenced by changes in vehicle technology and this trend will be evident during Automechanika Frankfurt 2020". The present participants were also briefed about the Body & Paint event ,which is to be among the new topics of the international forum.

The business breakfast also provided an excellent opportunity for networking and discussion of business ideas between Bulgaria companies operating in this sector.