Johannesburg International Motor Show celebrates its tenth birthday


The Johannesburg International Motor Show celebrates its tenth birthday in October 2015 with the staging of the tenth edition of Africa's leading motoring event which is one of the top ten automotive exhibitions globally.

"Preparations for the show are well underway to ensure a spectacularly successful event" stated Mr Nico Vermeulen, Director of NAAMSA (National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa).  "We have introduced a number of new initiatives to refresh the show and ensure that the tenth edition remains one of the world's leading motor shows".  These initiatives are intended to enhance the value proposition for exhibitors as well as the experience of visitors to the Show.

Celebrating the Car as an Art Form

Foremost amongst these new introductions is The Galleria celebrating the car as a modern art form. The Galleria features a hall dedicated to Exotic Cars and Supercars displayed in an art gallery environment.

The hall will also accommodate a display of photographic entries from South Africa's leading motoring photographers. The Galleria also honours artists who dedicate their art to cars and will feature automotive art including sculptures, paintings, wood carvings and notable wire art.

Theatre of Dreams

The 2015 edition sees the introduction of a Show Stage featuring a jam-packed programme of events. On-stage personalities from the Ignition Television team will host presentations, discussions on the new models launched at the show as well as a show reel of notable motoring advertisements.

Be Sure to Book your Tickets Early

As recognition of the popularity of this leading motoring showcase tickets go on sale in April. Tickets will be available at the 2015 Rand Show or may be purchased through Computicket outlets worldwide.

The Johannesburg International Motor Show takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec from Friday 16 - Sunday 25 October 2015 and is the only motor show on the African Continent to be accredited by OICA (Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles).

Founded in 1996 as Auto Africa the exhibition has played a leading role as the Continent's leading automotive showcase and joined the ranks of major international motor shows such as Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt and Tokyo when it achieved OICA Ranking in 2004.

Be sure to book your tickets early to enjoy Africa's leading automotive event in October 2015.

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