Tyrexpo Asia, the region’s most well-attended tyre B2B platform for automotive players in manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, retreading and fleet operation, celebrated another win in this year’s edition.
On its12th edition, Tyrexpo Asia, held from 19th to 21st March 2019 at Singapore Expo Hall 1&2, has maintained steady growth of visitors over the editions and welcomed through its doors more than 2,500 visitors ( or a 2.6% growth in visitors compared to the previous edition in 2017 from 96 countries across the automotive community from manufacturers,distributors, retailers, wholesalers to garages and workshops owners, over the 3-day exhibition.
Organised by the SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd, the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) and Enterprise Singapore, the show featured 202 exhibitors (65% were returning exhibitors from previous editions) from 23 countries thats howcased extensive displays spread across 12,000 sq m of exhibition floor space.
Key Highlights, in brief
The recent edition of Tyrexpo Asia, which boasts the highest visitor participation in the series, was held in conjunction with World Rubber Summit (WRS) where business leaders, governments, NGOs and academic experts discussed “paths to solution” for an industry that is undergoing great transformation.
As key components of World Rubber Week, Tyrexpo and WRS are the focal points of knowledge exchange and trade platforms for the global rubber industry. WRS received 244 participants, up by 33% in overall delegate number compared to the 2017 edition.
This year, Tyrexpo Asia was co-located with GarageXpo Asia and Automotive Aftermarket Asia to connect with a wider audience reach.
Market mix of attendees
Tyrexpo Asia saw increased global footprint from 82 countries in 2017 to 96 countries in 2019. Visitors came from diverse sectors such as distributor/wholesaler (46%), tyre manufacturer (14%), retailer/ garage workshops (12%), parts, tools and equipment manufacturers (6%), fleet and logistics (5%), as well as chemicals and rubber manufacturers (4%)
Meanwhile, WRS recorded growth in delegate numbers across Southeast Asia (2% from 2017 to 2019), Europe (33% from 2017 to 2019), Africa (42% 2017 to 2019) and America (57% from 2017 to 2019). The attendees were primarily from the manufacturing sector (19%), government bodies (11%), natural rubber producers (9%), agriculture and commodities (8%)
Attendance of high-profile brands has also been noted at Tyrexpo Asia. This year’s show was joined by 77 first-time exhibitors.