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Geneva International Motor Show: from 6 to 16 March 2014 - The 83rd International Motor Show held in Geneva this spring attracted some 690,000 car fanatics. According to an independent survey carried out on 1,034 visitors, most were enthusiastic working males who love cars and regularly attend the event. The 84th Geneva Motor Show will take place between 6 and 16 March 2014, and the event's organisers have just opened up registration to would-be exhibitors.
The Geneva International Motor Show officially closed its doors last Sunday night. During the 11 days of the exhibition thousands of enthusiastic visitors enjoyed this fabulous display from the world of the automobile. In addition to the wide and diverse range of every day cars to be seen, they could dream about the experimental design studies and mechanical innovations of the future. In spite of today’s difficult economic situation the Motor Show registered close to 690,000 entries, only 2% fewer than last year. The early results of a post-show survey indicated that the exhibitors were very satisfied with the way the event went for them. “auto-suisse” took advantage of this large gathering of automobile enthusiasts to launch their initiative for a fairer financing of the roadway infrastructure in Switzerland.
14.03.2013 The 10th Creativity Award has been presented to Citroen: « A stand close to perfection »!
The Publicity and Communication Club of Geneva (CPG) has the pleasure of presenting the 10th Creativity Award* to Citroen. It was presented within the framework of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show. The Jury for the Creativity Award was particularly impressed by Citroen’s presentation that effectively supported the new positioning of the brand, focusing on the quality of the finishing touches and the close attention to details on their products. Two universes are joined together; one of soft aesthetics and the other functional, both presented utilising animation and information tools that are original and effective.
The Geneva International Motor Show officially opened its doors to the public on Thursday, March 7, 2013 in the presence of the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Ueli Maurer. As of the following Sunday night, four days after the opening, more than 300,000 entries had been registered. The Show will be open for another seven days for the public to discover this magical world of the automobile and to participate in the Geneva Future Mobility Forum, a series of free conferences open to all visitors. www.salon-aut.ch
04.03.2013 The Geneva Motor Show opens with a winner: The Volkswagen Golf VII wins the 50th edition of the ‘Car of the Year 2013’ award.
For the second time, the ceremony for the oldest and most prestigious award of the automotive world took place at the opening event for the Geneva Motor Show. The Golf VII saw off the challenge from seven other finalists: Ford B-Max; Hyundai i30; Mercedes A-Class; Peugeot 208; Renault Clio; Subaru BRZ/Toyota GT86; and Volvo V40.
28.02.2013 One exhibition hall entirely dedicated to exhibitors offering accessories, parts, equipment and services to the automobile service and supply industry.
The Geneva International Motor Show is one of the « Top 5 » motor shows in the world and each year welcomes more than 700,000 visitors. Exhibition Hall 7 will bring together more than a hundred exhibitors who supply parts, accessories, and equipment and services to the automobile service and supply industry. It will be the largest annual exhibition for this sector held in Switzerland. It is an event not to be missed for all automobile professionals who provide regular service for or who enhance the performance, appearance, and security of their client’s vehicles.
The 83rd edition of the Geneva International Motor Show will be officially opened on March 7, 2013 by the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Ueli Maurer. Some 700,000 visitors are expected to attend during the 11 days of the exhibition. Prior to this public opening more than 10,000 representatives of the media from all over the world will be there to discover the 130 premiers that will be presented by the world’s automobile manufacturers. 10 % of the 900 vehicles being exhibited will be “green” powered. A series of conferences regarding the future of vehicle transportation will be presented by 10 different experts. The Geneva International Motor Show, which provides an open showroom for the world to the latest technologies and designs, is one of the five most important automobile exhibitions in the automobile world.
13.02.2013 Geneva Future Mobility Forum: A series of conferences to be held during the Geneva International Motor Show
The Geneva International Motor Show will open to the public in a little less than three weeks. For the first time, this year’s Motor Show will include a series of conferences on todays and tomorrow’s transportation or “mobility” issues, running from Friday March 8th to Friday March 15, 2013. 10 speakers will be presenting and there will be two conferences per day on a wide range of automobile-related themes including: technology, ecology, security, politics, publicity and motor sport. These conferences will be open to the public and entry is free for all visitors to the Motor Show. For further details: www.salon-auto.ch
The 2013 Geneva International Motor Show will, as always, highlight the technological development of automobile manufacturers and suppliers. Beginning in 2009, it was the first international motor show to dedicate an entire section specifically devoted to the theme of vehicles powered by alternative energy systems and renewable fuel sources. With the enlargement of Hall 6, all of the alternative energy-powered vehicles will be exposed this year within the main exhibition halls of Palexpo. A brochure presenting all of those vehicles whose mode of propulsion will emit less than 100 grams of CO2 per kilometre will be available to show and help visitors to locate the different alternatives for driving a more “clean” vehicle. Indeed 10 % of the cars on display reply to these criteria.
30.01.2013 83rd Geneva International Motor Show: Bigger, better, and more ecological, but still not big enough!
The 2013 Geneva International Motor Show will open its doors to the public from March 7-17. This will be the opportunity for visitors to discover the latest improvements to the exhibition halls of PALEXPO in order to enjoy even more welcoming and enhanced conditions. They will also experience the enlarged Hall 6 and the new Hall 3 which has been reconfigured and refitted. In addition, the new system of solar panels on the roof of PALEXPO will directly produce a part of the energy consumed by the exhibitors.
For the second time, the Car of the Year will be crowned within the framework of the Geneva International Motor Show on March 4, 2013, the day before the show will be opened to the press. The award is the oldest automobile prize, which this year celebrates its 50th year. The Car of the Year 2013 will be chosen from eight finalists. Each year the Geneva International Motor Show welcomes more than 10,000 journalists from all over the world during the two days reserved for them (March 5-6, 2013) prior to the time it is opened to the public (March 7-17, 2013). www.salon-auto.ch
Italian version of the Press releases
> Oltre 130 anteprime mondiali ed europee (.doc)
> Geneva Future Mobility Forum: Un serie di relazioni nell’ambito dell’83. Salone Internazionale dell’Auto di Ginevra (.doc)
> Il 10% dei veicoli esposti è Verde ! (.doc)
> Più grande, più bello, più ecologico, ma ancora troppo piccolo !! (.doc)
> Car of the year 2013 all'83. Salone Internazionale dell'Auto di Ginevra gennaio 2013 (.doc)
> Innovazione e rispetto dell'ambiente all'83. Salone Internazionale dell'Auto di Ginevra 2013 - gennaio 2013 (.doc)
> Presentazione dell'83. Salone Internazionale dell'Auto di Ginevra gennaio 2013 (.doc)
POSTER 2013 High Resolution
We are looking forward to welcoming the media representatives to the press days on March 5-6, 2013
> Exhibitors' Conferences Programm (.pdf)
> Press days: practical info (.doc)
> VIP's list (.doc)
> SBB – Special offers for press days (.pdf) (discounted train journey ; new special event train on Wednesday 6 March 2013 )
Car of the Year
The eight finalists will run for the final election. The award ceremony will take place Monday, March 4 fromat3.00 pm at Palexpo’s Congress Center.
> Invitation to the Car of the Year 2013 Announcement (.doc)
Accreditation Online accreditation is open from December 3rd, 2012 to February 25th, 2013.
The accreditation process is only possible online.
You will be asked to upload one of the following evidence to support your activity as professional journalist (1 Mo max, accepted file formats: doc, pdf, jpg and gif):
a. Official press card
b. An impressum + 2-3 articles with your signature and which were published in a public media (company newspapers are not accepted). A recommendation letter from your editor only is not enough.
Photographer / Cameraman / technical media staff :
- A mandate from your editor or an impressum + any other evidence to support your activity
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> link to the online accreditation
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Premieres, Interviews, People, Highlights in broadcast quality
Premieres, People, Highlights, Hostesses... will be filmed between the 4th and 7th March and can be downloaded in 720p, h264, and 4500kbps formats.
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> Detailed content of the VNR (.xls)
Televised journal of the Motor Show available in broadcast quality
A 6' daily televised Journal will be available for free from 4th to 18th March at around 10 am in FR/GE/EN + version, without voice. Premieres, People, Trends...
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