Messe Frankfurt Middle East invites you to their event

Africa's IAM markets - a look at the current situation and future potential

About this event

africon GmbH will be presenting their insights on the independent aftermarket situation in Africa and will cover:

  • Setting the scene – covering the VIO stats and overall state of automotive in Africa
  • Current COVID-19 situation in Africa – challenges faced and potential opportunities
  • The aftermarket in Africa – Are garages open? What is the current consumer behaviour like?
  • How are distributors assessing the situation in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa
  • What IAM companies should be doing now and in the future

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Marc Zander Managing Partner & CEO @ africon GmbH

    With more than 20 years of living, working and doing business in Africa, Marc Zander has developed a strong understanding for this unique market leading him to found africon Ltd. His clientele is made up of large international clients to small and medium sized German companies. With a regional focus on Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya, its hands-on approach in customer relations and local research, as well as Marc’s belief that Africa needs African solutions distinguishes africon from other existing consultancies.

  • Guest speaker
    Vishal Pandey Director @ Glasgow Consulting Group

    Vishal is a Dubai based Market Entry & Insights advisor who has lived and worked in the UK, India and across the Middle East. Vishal has been involved in over 750 research + market entry engagements mostly across MENA and South Asia region in his career spanning 18 years across a diverse set of industries. He is a leading MENA focused Market Entry & Go-To-Market Strategy Specialist.

  • Team member
    Abdelrahman Kurdieh Project Manager @ Messe Frankfurt Middle East

    Abdelrahman Kurdieh is the project manager for Automechanika Jeddah + Riyadh, where he oversees the organization of the annual show in the Middle East’s largest market. Abdelrahman also regularly hosts the Network events for Automechanika Dubai and will be doing the same for the new webinars.

  • Guest speaker
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    Osawe Aisien CEO @ Eadrack Trading

Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds with over 2,600 employees at 30 locations.

The Group’s Dubai-based subsidiary, Messe Frankfurt Middle East, currently organises 16 trade fairs & a series of conferences across the region.