Why Exhibit?

The Cape Automotive Forum brings together key industry stake holders and trade buyers to meet, discuss and network over a two-day conference and exhibition.

The event gives you the opportunity to showcase your latest innovations and services, launch new products, network with trade buyers, generate high-quality leads and ultimately grow your regional footprint.

Who should exhibit?

Shock and wheel

Parts & Components

Parts & Components

Powertrain, Chassis, Bodywork, Standard parts, Interior, Alternative drive systems original equipment / retrofits / all-in-one solutions, Charging accessories, Regenerated, reconditioned and restored parts for passenger vehicles and utility vehicles, Industry institutions and specialist publishers

Accessories & Customizing

Accessories & Customizing

Accessories & Customizing

Accessories for motor vehicles in general, Technical customizing, Visual customizing, Infotainment, Special vehicles, equipment and retrofittings, Wheel rims, wheels, tyres, tyre pressure management systems, Car trailers and small utility vehicle trailers, spare parts and accessory parts for trailers, Industry institutions and specialist publishers

Electronics & Systems

Electronics & Systems

Electronics & Systems

Engine electronics, Vehicle illumination, On-board power supply system, Intelligent traffic systems (ITS) / Vehicle safety, Comfort electronics, Industry institutions and specialist publishers

Safari and Off Road Vehicles

Safari and Off-Road Vehicles and Trailers

Safari and Off-Road Vehicles and Trailers

Customised Trailers; Off Road 4X4 Trailers; Safari Vehicle

Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning

Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning

Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning

Washing, Vehicle care, Vehicle reconditioning, Charging infrastructure and refueling, Industry institutions and specialist publishers

 

 

Mechanic and engin

Repair & Maintenance

Repair & Maintenance

Workshop equipment and tools, Bodywork repair, Painting and corrosion protection, Maintenance and repair of vehicle superstructures, Towing service, accident assistance, mobile services, Disposal and recycling, Workshop and car dealer equipment, Oils and lubricants, Industry institutions and specialist publishers

Management & Digital Solutions

Management & Digital Solutions

Management & Digital Solutions

Workshop / car dealer / filling station design and construction, Financing, franchise concepts, Claims management and claims control, Dealer management systems, Workshop management, Vocational training and advanced training, Workshop and car dealer marketing, Internet service providers and vehicle marketplaces, Promotion of trade and industry, cluster initiatives, Mobility concepts, Industry institutions and specialist publishers

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Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship provides an excellent, cost-effective, means to promote your brand and your participation at the Cape Automotive Forum.

Not only will the following provide you with branding opportunities at various points around the venue and to our database of visitors, as a sponsor you will also receive a number of additional benefits, listed below.

We are also open to discuss how we can tailor a specific sponsorship package, to accommodate your budget and specific requirements for this event.

Select one of the sponsorship opportunities below and get in contact with the Show Manager Tracy Gounden to discuss how we can tailor your sponsorship to best suit your needs.

Cape Automotive Forum – Headline sponsorship

The headline sponsor of this event, will receive all of the below listed sponsorship benefits.

Sponsor’s name and logo to appear on all marketing collateral, as the headline sponsor for this event.  The sponsor will also be recognised as the only headline sponsor for the conference/skills development workshop for this event.

This will include the following:

  • Sponsor logo to appear next to ‘Cape Automotive Forum’ on the home page of the website
  • 18sqm furnished package stand at the event
  • Logo to appear on ALL visitor promotional emails, to our collective database of 15,000 people
  • Ability to display branding/pull-up banners at the conference/workshop areas to the show
  • Inclusion of sponsor logo on every second registration counter at the event
  • Sponsor logo to appear on all exhibitor and visitor badges
  • Sponsor logo to appear next to Cape Automotive Forum brand, on one billboard in Cape Town
  • Logo to go on all posters
  • Mention of brand as ‘headline sponsor’ on all radio advertising.
  • Sponsor logo to go one side of the visitor bags (Show logo and branding to feature on the other side of these). Costs for printing and delivery of these bags to be carried by Messe Frankfurt.  Artwork supplied by the sponsor.
  • Lanyards – logo to appear on lanyards. All exhibitors, conference/workshop delegates and visitors will receive one of these.  Design, printing and delivery costs to be covered by Messe Frankfurt SA.

Cape Automotive Forum conference and skills development workshop

Sponsor logo to be included on all collateral promoting the conference and workshop as ‘brought to you by’ with the sponsor logo

  • Conference/workshop pages on the website to include sponsor logo
  • Promotion of the conference/workshops and the sponsor’s involvement on all social media channels
  • Inclusion of sponsor logo on all emails promoting the conference and workshop and on 2 general visitor promotional emails
  • Ability to put up branding and hand out promotional material to all delegates attending the conference and workshops

Registration area and lanyards

Co-branding on registration counters and full branding rights on lanyards. The registration area is one of the first ‘touch points’ for visitors as they arrive at the show.  All visitors are required to register and collect their badges from these counters. Every visitor and conference delegate will receive a badge with your organisations branded lanyard. This opportunity will give your organisation the opportunity to brand every second counter and allows your brand to be visible to thousands of visitors, exhibitors, conference delegates, media and show VIPs.  This will provide you with unparalleled exposure to a captive audience. All people who receive a lanyard will be allowed to take these home with them, giving your brand lasting exposure, after the event.

Please note: the cost for the design, printing and delivery of these lanyards to the show, will be at the sponsor’s cost (i.e. these costs are not included in the above stated amount, for this sponsorship option).

Delegates, media and show VIPs. Bags

Logo to go on show bags. Visitors will receive these at the registration area.  This sponsorship will allow your brand to get exposure to visitors during, and after, the event.  Please note: cost for design, printing and delivery of show bags to be carried by the sponsor.  Show logos and Messe Frankfurt to get exposure on one side of these bags.

Daily show newsletters

We are planning on sending out an email on each show day (2 in total) to our collective visitor database of over 15,000 people. This sponsorship will allow you to place a banner ad at the top of the email.  This sponsorship amount allows you to have this ad on emails for all show days, giving your brand great exposure to our entire visitor audience

Additional benefits for sponsor

  • Your company logo will go on a sponsor page in the visitor catalogue, which gets distributed to visitors to the show. Each exhibitor will also receive a copy.
  • 2 X social media posts on Twitter and Facebook – promoting your organisation. (Copy and images to be supplied by the sponsor).
  • Logo to appear on the show website as a sponsor.
  • Mention in one visitor promotional email as a sponsor of the event.

Book your stand

Space is limited, get in touch with Tracy Gounden or Sebastian Lecki today to book your exhibition stand or to find out more about what sponsorship opportunities are available to you.

Tracy.Gounden@za.messefrankfurt.com | +27 (0) 10 599 6166

Sebastian.Lecki@za.messefrankfurt.com | +27 (0) 10 593 0783