The giants of the automotive industry from 28 countries met in this event to make new collaborations for future business opportunities. More than 500 visitors from 260 companies all over the World made approximately 5000 B2B meetings during the event for 3 days at Bursa Merinos Congress Center.
Chairman of Bursa Organized Industrial Zone Hüseyin Durmaz said that; “We are glad and excited about hosting Bursa Automotive Meetings in Bursa, Turkey, under the auspices of Bursa Organized Industrial Zone with its yearly export capacity more than 5 Billion USD. Through Bursa Automotive Meetings being the first international b2b event in the automotive sector in our country, we aim to bring local and international players of the automotive industry together while introducing Bursa as a global player in it. 1 of every 2 automobiles produced in Turkey is produced in Bursa. By means of the presence of the OEM’s in the city, hundreds of Automotive Manufacturing Companies are working as the leading automotive suppliers. Besides, Bursa is known as an important hub for lots of different industries including technical textile, machinery, metal, chemistry, materials and plastics.”
Automotive meetings Bursa is organised by Bursa Organized Industrial Zone and the only auto supply chain event in Turkey for automotive and aftermarket industry. Engineering, procurement, supply chain, fabrication, commodity teams, suppliers and service providers will meet through pre-arranged one-to-one meetings. AM Bursa is the venue where requirements meet Technologies and capabilities without the distractions found at traditional exhibitions. The event which was held in Detroit – USA and Bogota – Colombia last year is also going to be held in Bucharest – Romania in 2018 and Queretaro – Mexico in 2019 Automotive
Meetings Bursa aims to:
• Offer outstanding networking to manufacturers, aftermarket and Tier 1 & 2 suppliers, subcontractors, services providers and clusters
• Help OEMs and Tier 1&2 suppliers to develop their supply chain • Provide the opportunities to Turkish suppliers to develop business with OEMs and international companies
• Attract investments
• Build a bridge between foreign and Turkish companies for future partnership and collaboration