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  • Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance - since 1996. "Now in its third decade, the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. 'The Amelia' draws more than 300 rare vehicles from collections around the world to The Golf Club of Amelia Island, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other." March 2-5, 2023 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and The Golf Club of Amelia Island, Florida, U.S.A.
  • 18th AUTO CHINA | Beijing International Automotive Exhibition - Established in year 1990, Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, also known as Auto China, has been successfully held for 16 consecutive editions. Being held every two years in Beijing, Auto China has been well recognized as one of the most important automotive fairs in the world. Auto China has won global recognition in many aspects, including the fair scale, number of exhibitors and visitors, media's participation, etc. Auto China is devoted to develop as one of the most valuable and influential exhibitions for both OE and Aftermarket in China. It has now become one of three top auto shows in the world along with Frankfurt and Detroit. April 21-30, 2024.
  • 20th AUTO SHANGHAI - since 1985. Officially known as the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition is a biennial international automobile show that alternates with the Beijing Auto Show (Auto China) as China's yearly international automotive exhibition. April 5-8, 2023.
  • Bologna Motor Show - (1976–2019). (Known as the Salone internazionale dell'auto e della moto di Bologna in Italian) was an auto show which was scheduled to be held annually in December, in Bologna, Italy. The editions of 2009 and 2012 were the shortest events in its history, whereas the editions of 2013 and 2015 were not held, due to unfavourable economic conditions initially, and a lack of planning by new organizers and diminished interest by exhibitors, respectively. The edition of 2018 was also cancelled as well, with the format of the show completely changed by 2019.
  • CHICAGO AUTO SHOW - since 1901. Held annually in February at Chicago's McCormick Place convention complex. the largest auto show in North America and the third largest in the world (Frankfurt is #1 and Paris is #2, although those shows are biennial). February 9-10, 2023.
  • CONCORSO D'ELEGANZA VILLA D'ESTE - since 1929. "he most distinguished of all events celebrating the charisma of historic cars." The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este owes its privileged status among the world’s most prestigious heritage events for historic vehicles to a number of unique attributes. These include the elegance of the event, its long and illustrious tradition, the unrivalled flair experienced at the majestic Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como and the small, select groups of participants. May 19-21, 2023.
  • DETROIT AUTO SHOW - annual auto show since 1907. North American International Auto Show. Annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at TCF Center, formerly known as Cobo Hall and Cobo Center. Public Show: September 17-25, 2022.
  • 15th Dubai International Motor Show - since 1989. Bennial auto show held in the Emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Due to the high interest of expensive cars in Dubai, it attracts many major car manufactures, tuning companies and other related companies, including major super car manufacturers. Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre. Probably November, 2022.
  • ESSEN MOTOR SHOW - since 1968. "Germany’s version of SEMA". It has been described as "the showcase event of the year for the tuning community" and as the German version of the annual SEMA auto show in Las Vegas. As contrasted with the Frankfurt Auto Show, the Essen show is smaller and is focused on car tuning and racing interests. Essen Motor Show was the world's biggest car tuning fair before SEMA. December 3-11, 2022.
  • FESTIVAL AUTOMOBILE INTERNATIONAL - since 1986. "Haute-Savoie was for many years the host of this election. In 2001, this event became The International Automobile Festival, after leaving the montagne for Place Vendôme, Paris. In 2006, the Festival moved to the Grand Palais two years in a row. In 2008, the Festival reached a new step with a double premiere by organizing a major public exhibition of Concept Cars in an exceptional place, the Invalides. Since then, the Festival has taken up residence at the foot of the Dôme des Invalides. Every year, the event presents the most beautiful Concept Card and exceptional cars during 4 days." December 2, 2021 - January 16, 2022.
  • GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW - since 1905. French: Salon International de l'Auto. Annual auto show held in March. The show is hosted at the Geneva Palexpo | Palais des Expositions et des Congrès, Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, a convention centre located next to the Geneva Cointrin International Airport. February 14-19, 2023.
  • IAA MOBILITY - since 1897. The International MobilityShow Germany or simply International Mobility Show, in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA - International Automobile Exhibition), is the world's largest mobility show. It is held annually, with passenger vehicles, motorcycles and bikes being displayed as the IAA Mobility Show in odd-numbered years in Munich, and IAA Transportation for commercial vehicles in even-numbered years in Hanover, Germany. Before 1991, the show was held solely in Frankfurt. World´s leading automotive fair 2023 at Messe Munich exhibition center, Germany. September 5-10, 2023.
  • LA AUTO SHOW - since 1907. Los Angeles Auto Show. Annual auto show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in late November/early December. November 18-27, 2022.
  • Malibu Cars and Coffee - since 2001. "On the 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month, Southern California's top enthusiasts will enjoy a beautiful drive down the coast to meet at Malibu Bluffs Park." Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Hwy (9032,23 km), Malibu, CA 90265, U.S.A. July 24 & August 14, 2022.
  • Monterey Car Week - since 2014. Week in August in which a number of car-related events are held in and around Monterey, California, U.S.A. August 12-21, 2022.
  • NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW - since 1900. Annual auto show that is held in Manhattan in late March or early April. It is held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. It usually opens on or just before Easter weekend and closes on the first Sunday after Easter. April 7-16, 2023.
  • NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW | NAIAS - annual auto show since 1907. Detroit Auto Show. Hosted in Detroit, Michigan, for over a century, since 1965 the show has been held at TCF Center, formerly known as Cobo Hall and Cobo Center, where it occupies nearly 1 million square feet (93,000 sq m) of floor space. Public Show: September 17-25, 2022.
  • PARIS MOTOR SHOW - since 1898. Biennial auto show in Paris, France. The first motor show in the world, started in 1898 by industry pioneer, Albert de Dion. Held around October, it is one of the most important auto shows, often with many new production automobile and concept car debuts. The show presently takes place in Paris expo Porte de Versailles. October 17-23, 2022.
  • PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE - first conducted in 1950. "An Unmatched Tradition of Automotive Excellence." The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is often said to be the world’s premier celebration of the automobile. "Once each year, on the third Sunday in August, about 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto the fairway of what is often called the best finishing hole in golf - the famed eighteenth at Pebble Beach Golf Links." Join us Sunday, August 21, 2022 for the 70th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
  • 7th Qatar Motor Show - since 2011. Annual international motor show held in Doha, Qatar. It is held each January at the Doha Exhibitions Centre. The debut motor show was in 2011 which had 90,000 attendees. The 2012 show grew to 120,000 visitors from around the Persian Gulf region. It features new models as well as supercars, concept cars, custom cars from style centers and automotive designers. Outdoor demonstrations of motocross and drifting are featured as well as test driving. Probably October, 2022.
  • SEMA | Specialty Equipment Market Association SHOW - since 1967. "The premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center." November 1-4, 2022.
  • Swiss Classic World - since 2014. Venue: Lucerne. High-quality classic car show focussing on classic cars. June 2-4, 2023.
  • Techno Classica Essen - since 1989. "World Show for Vintage, Classic and Prestige Automobiles, Motorcycles and Spare Parts, Restoration and World Club Meeting." The World's Greatest Classic Car Show. 2014 Event: 190,400 visitors from 41 countries! Over 1250 exhibitors from 41 countries! Over 120,000 square metres of exhibition floor space in 17 halls! Approximately 2500 automobiles for sale! Over 220 presentations from clubs and museums! April 12-16, 2023.
  • The Bridge - since 2016. "In its first year in September 2016, the event brought together nearly 60 post-war sports and racing vehicles on the greens of Bridgehampton's exclusive golf club, The Bridge, pairing amazing machines with an automobile inspired installation by artist Richard Prince. The inaugural gathering united the worlds of cars and art in a new and original way and paved the way for the following years, hosting up to 160 automobiles with an extended art component featuring revered galleries of Manhattan." Bridgehampton, New York, U.S.A. September 17, 2022.
  • TOKYO AUTO SALON - since 1983. Annual auto show held in January at the Makuhari Messe, Chiba City, Japan for Performance and custom dress-up parts and technology display. Mid January, 2023.
  • Tokyo Motor Show - since 1954. Biennial auto show held in October-November at the Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan for cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles. Amid the global pandemic, Tokyo Motor Show 2021, which was to have been held in October this year, has been cancelled because of the difficulty of providing, in a safe and secure environment, a show program that allows participants to experience “hands on” the appeal of mobility. The next show will be a leading-edge “Tokyo Mobility Show” whose planning is already underway. Late October - Early November, 2023.
  • TOP MARQUES MONACO - since 2004. "The Only Live Supercar Show in the World." See it, drive it, buy it! Grimaldi Forum: June 8-11, 2023.
  • TURIN AUTO SHOW - (1900–2000, 2015–2019). (Italian: Salone dell'Automobile di Torino) was an auto show held annually in Turin, Italy. The event was last held in Turin in June 2000, and cancelled from February 2002, resulting in the Bologna Motor Show taking over the role of Italy's International Motor Show. From 2015 to 2019, Turin again held a Motor Show, albeit as an open air festival to keep exhibitors' costs down, and provide free access to the public.
  • Velocity Invitational - "A Luxury Motorsports Festival." Over 250+ of the rarest and most valuable race cars on the planet will participate. 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908, U.S.A. October 14-16, 2022.
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