89. Internationaler Automobil-Salon
The annual meeting of the worldwide automotive industry
The first edition of the Geneva Motor Show took place in 1905 before receiving international recognition in 1924. Since then, the Geneva International Motor Show has become one of the most well-known and most popular motor shows in Europe, and is one of the 5 “majors” recognized by the OICA (International Organisation of Automobile Constructors).
About 220 exhibitors, including the major carmakers, a lot of designers, equipment suppliers, as well as important industrial suppliers present around 900 cars over the 110,000 m2 of the 7 halls of Palexpo in Geneva. Taking place in spring, resumption of the car selling, the Geneva Motor Show is the manufacturers’ favourite event to present their last creation before their launch on the market. Each year, over 100 World and European Premieres are unveiled. After the two days dedicated to the about 10,000 representatives of the media coming from all over the world to cover the show, the 660,000 visitors – nearly the half is international – will finally discover these technological jewel and their part of dream.