Automechanika Birmingham to launch new training hubs

Automechanika Birmingham 2023 will introduce brand-new training hubs to support suppliers, repairers, technicians, and specialists with key learnings, insights into trends, technical information, practical sessions and the latest advice and tips to futureproof businesses.

Show features include Workshop, EV and Bodyshop Training Hubs providing technical training and demonstrations, plus leading conferences for Aftermarket, Supply Chain and Talent and Skills.

The Workshop Training Hub will offer garages and technicians a programme of technical seminars addressing the advancements and challenges facing the service, repair and maintenance sector, while the EV Training Hub will highlight the requirements and opportunities available to the aftermarket to adapt to hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) service and repair.

The Bodyshop Training Hub, in association with Bodyshop magazine, will provide collision repair and bodyshop professionals the latest updates, advice and technical innovations in the sector with themes including ADAS, body repair, EV repair, paint, refinishing and BS10125 standards.

Meanwhile, new for 2023 is a Detailing Hub, Collision Repair Live and Paint & Spray Live providing live demonstrations and Modern Garage and EV Parc looking at all things electric vehicles and garages of the future.

Kristan Johnstone, project director of Messe Frankfurt, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham, said: “The jam-packed schedule of training hubs and conferences are specifically targeted to all levels of the industry – offering real-world insight and technical advice on a whole host of topics.”

Automechanika Birmingham takes place at the NEC Birmingham from 6-8 June. The Bodyshop Magazine Summer Launch Party at the Forest of Arden Country Club on Monday, 5 June officially launches the big show.