International Automobile Show opened by
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Regionís most popular car exhibition gets off to a flying start in Sharjah
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, this morning (14 October 2010) opened the International Automobile Show (IAS) at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Now in its 10th edition, the IAS Ė the regionís most popular automobile exhibition, is this year being held in conjunction with the Middle East Motor Tuning Show (MEMTS). Together, they are expecting record numbers of visitors following the upturn in the auto market.
The majority of major automakers are present at the show, including AGMC, distributor of BMW and Mercedes-Benz dealer Gargash Enterprises, as well as, Volkswagen and Arabian Automobiles, distributor of Nissan vehicles. The show runs until Monday 18 October 2010.
A number of models were today unveiled to the public for the first time in the UAE, including Mitsubishi ASX crossover and the Infinity M luxury sedan.
Other notable exhibits include a selection of some of the finest vehicles from the
Museum and the Nissan 4x4 Zone, on which visitors can test their off-road driving skills.
The IAS is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. The show attracts car lovers and auto enthusiasts alike, not only from the UAE but from across the
Middle East and with events for all ages.
The IAS and MEMTS collectively span 58,000 square metres of indoor and outdoor space with the event supported by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Emirates Motor Sports Federation.
For more information on the International Automobile Show, please visit www.int-autoshow.com. For more information on the Middle East Motor Tuning Show, please visit www.memts.com.
About Expo Centre Sharjah
Expo Centre Sharjah is the premier exhibition facility in the UAE. It was the first established trade fair centre in the country and is considered a pioneer in its field.
Since its establishment in 1977, Expo Centre Sharjah has become one of the regionís most popular trade exhibition venues, and hosts some of the top-of-the-range, highly focused B2B and B2C shows. As the exhibition wing of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, it is a prime meeting venue that offers the perfect combination of state-of-the-art facilities and professional services across a broad spectrum of events.
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