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Geneva International Motor Show: exceptionally high-quality and satisfied visitors

Sunday, March 17, 2019

The 89th Geneva International Motor Show closed its doors on Sunday evening. Exhibitors were delighted with the quality of the show and the high interest of its visitors. Visitors to the Motor Show particularly welcomed the unusually broad mix of exhibitors.

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From classic to modern vehicles, every aspect of the car is on display

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

On Thursday 7th March 2019, Swiss Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis officially opened the 89th Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) to the public. The official opening was preceded by the press days during which exhibitors presented 152 World and European premieres to journalists.

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Jaguar I-Pace wins the title “Car of the Year 2019”

Monday, March 4, 2019

The winner of the "Car of the Year" Award 2019 is the Jaguar I-Pace, chosen by 60 automotive journalists from 23 European countries. The decisive vote was taken live this afternoon at the Geneva International Motor Show in presence of international press representatives. Ian Callum, Jaguar Director of Design, received the award.

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Car of the Year Election at the Geneva International Motor Show

Friday, March 1, 2019

Traditionally the final voting and awarding of Car of the Year prize are held at the Geneva International Motor Show, just before the Press Days. The 8th awarding of this honour at Palexpo will be conducted by the President of the Jury, the journalist from the German automobile magazine Stern, Frank Janssen.

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Media Info

Friday, March 1, 2019

We look forward to welcoming you to the Geneva International Motor Show on 4 March 2019.


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The 89th Geneva International Motor Show opens in two weeks’ time!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

70 exhibitors will be presenting their latest models to some 10,000 media representatives on the official press days scheduled for 5 and 6 March. They have announced more than 100 world and European premieres; the final number is certain to be higher. To what can we already look forward?

ISO 20121 Sustainable Events Management

Monday, February 18, 2019

ISO 20121 is an international responsible management standard designed specifically for events activities and is the sector’s first global standard on sustainable development. The standard establishes a framework for implementing a set of procedures in response to sustainable development issues and incorporating them into event planning, with all stakeholders involved in the process. Certification to the standard is a testament to Palexpo SA’s implementation of sustainable development principles and the efforts the business makes on an ongoing basis to manage the social, economic and environmental impact of its events.

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Hall 7, the meeting point for the Swiss national automobile industry.

Friday, February 8, 2019

For the 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) 2019, Hall 7 at Palexpo is once again entirely devoted to the Swiss national automobile industry with a presentation of automotive equipment and accessories. Once more, a short exhibition will be presented during the 7-11 March period of the GIMS, and another show for after-sales equipment will run for the entire length of the GIMS.

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Countdown to the opening of the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

Friday, February 1, 2019

The 89th Geneva International Motor Show will open its doors to the public in just five weeks’ time, on 7 March 2019. Around 180 exhibitors will be there to present their latest models, with many brands making their first-ever appearance at the Motor Show. Visitors can find all the information they need to plan their trip plus an array of useful tips at www.gims.swiss. The website also features a ticket giveaway, which is set to run every day until 15 March 2019.

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GIMS 2019: Shift AUTOMOTIVE – What does the future of mobility look like?

Friday, January 18, 2019

The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) and IFA Berlin, the world's leading trade fair for digital and networked solutions for IT, telecommunications, consumer electronics and home appliances, are jointly organising Shift AUTOMOTIVE, a series of events dedicated to the mobility of the future.

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