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Women Automotive Network – Drinks Reception announced at Automechanika Birmingham

Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH

Automechanika Birmingham has teamed up with the Women Automotive Network, who will be hosting the Women Automotive Network – Drinks Reception at this year’s show, as the event organiser continues on its mission to support diversity within the sector.

Taking place on the 7 June, 12.30 – 2pm, in the VIP lounge, all Automechanika Birmingham visitors are welcome, with the reception aimed at encouraging the sector to pull together to promote a fair and equal working environment for all.

Women Automotive Network is a community dedicated to empowering women in the Automotive industry by hosting a number of networking events, bringing together professionals from all over the world.

Featuring keynote speakers, engaging panel discussions, interactive workshops, speed networking and more, the community’s events focus on diversity, technology, and career advancement, while providing a platform for networking, professional development and advocacy.

Caleb Essang, lead marketing for Women Automotive Network commented: “At the Women Automotive Network, we believe that collaboration is key to driving progress in the industry, and we’re thrilled to partner with Automechanika Birmingham for a drinks reception to connect, inspire, and empower women in the industry.”

Alex Jones, marketing director at Messe Frankfurt, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham added: “Women Automotive Network is a fantastic initiative that provides valuable support to women in the industry, while also offering more opportunities to help further diversify the sector.

“The drinks reception looks to provide a relaxed and informal setting for professionals to come together to continue the conversation and set plans on how we can further attract a diverse workforce to the industry.”

As part of its commitment to supporting equality within the sector, Automechanika Birmingham recently launched a brand-new documentary highlighting females in the automotive aftermarket, featuring discussions about what it’s like to be a woman in the industry.

Visitors looking to attend the Women Automotive Network – Drinks Reception can sign up here.

All attendees will need to register for a free Automechanika Birmingham 2023 ticket, which they can do so here.

For all media enquiries, contact Impression Communications, PR agency on behalf of Messe Frankfurt UK:

Hayley Evans + 44 (0) 7540 285300 

[email protected]

Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The Messe Frankfurt Group employs around 2,500* people in a total of 30 subsidiaries. The company generated annual sales of approximately €250* million in 2020 after having recorded sales of €738 million the previous year. Even in difficult times caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we are globally networked with our industry sectors. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are expanding our digital expertise with new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).

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