2nd September, 2010
The 6th edition of the Lagos Motor Fair organised by BKG Exhibitions Limited, will begin onÂ October 14, and is scheduled to run till 24. The show hopes to create a forum where players inÂ the automobile industry get a chance to engage the public and consumers in feedbacks orÂ complaints about their products.
Addressing newsmen recently on its activities, the CEO of BKG Exhibitions, Mr IfeanyichukwuÂ Agwu said that major automobile brands and car dealers have registered their presence at theÂ show, to display their latest range of products. Germaine and Elizade Motors, dealers in ToyotaÂ cars, are displaying the latest range from Toyota products like the Prado Jeeps, Corolla, HiluxÂ Jeep and Avensis.
Stallion Motors, dealers in Honda, Audi, Hyundai, Volkswagen and other car brands, is alsoÂ showcasing its latest products. Others include SCOA Motors, Peugeot, and Hyra Motors, the soleÂ distributors of Geely, and Brilliance motors.
The Auto Fair which is in its 6th edition this year has the theme: â€œDriving Technologyâ€.
Agwu stressed that the annual motor fair has the ultimate objective of providing a good forumÂ for existing and potential practitioners as well as other stakeholders in the automobile andÂ allied businesses in Nigeria to explore and exploit the potentials that abound in the industry.
â€œThe fair has grown over the years and have always had in attendance high profile exhibitorsÂ and visitors from Nigeria and abroad. It avails the participants the opportunity to reach outÂ to more customers; interact with policy makers; make new contacts and networks, amongstÂ others.â€
Agwu stated that virtually all the major automobile manufacturers and dealers in all categoriesÂ of automobiles would be at the fair, hinting there would be a very keen competition among themÂ for the attention of visitors and prospects.
Special highlight to this yearâ€™s edition include a Stunt Driving by Terry Grant from the UnitedÂ Kingdom with 16 Guinness World Records. â€œThese car stunts drivers will use their precisionÂ driving skills to entertain spectators while also passing the road safety message across, thatÂ for one to be a good driver, one needs to go for all relevant driving and road usage trainingsÂ with the relevant authorities.â€