The Philippine automotive aftermarket industry will take center stage as two of the most awaited motoring events. These are the 13th Manila Auto Salon and 25th Sport Truck Show and will be held this November 14-17, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center. Over 200 custom cars and trucks are set to be displayed during the weekend.
Conceptualized and organized by the leading motoring events production company Tradeshow International, Inc., the Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show will see some of the country's best customized vehicles, performance cars, sport utility vehicles, 4x4s, and off-roaders. Showgoers can also visit the retail section for products and services for their own rides. Both events will occupy all four trade halls of the SMX Convention Center, meaning visitors have over 9,000 square meters of automotive eye candy.
Not only that, The TacsExpo will also be held during the Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show. It will have its usual LTOPF Caravan – a one-stop-shop for firearms ownership, licensing, and renewal.
“For the first time, 3 exciting events with complimenting target markets are happening all at the same time – the biggest automotive aftermarket show (Manila Auto Salon), the biggest off-road show (Sport Truck Show) and the newest arms and survival show (Tactical, Survival and Arms Expo) and all in one venue. So many activities await the car, gun and survival enthusiasts at the shows – truly a worthwhile trip for everyone.” Says Sophie delos Santos, President of Tradeshow International, Inc.
As has been the highlight of all the previous years’ Manila Auto Salons, show entrants will battle it out for 6 Best of Show title awards namely, Custom Car, Tuner Car and Extreme Custom Car for MANILA AUTO SALON, and Sport Truck, Sport Utility Vehicle and Extreme Sport Truck for the Sport Truck Show. The current title holders of these Best of Show awards are JWorks Unlimited for the 2018 Lexus LC (Custom Car) , Import Hookup/Nasiol Phils. for the 2018 Porsche Turbo S (Extreme Custom Car), Ridemax/North Side Automotive Services/Team Rudemax for the 2007 Nissan Patrol SS (SUV), Toughdog PH/Dr. G’s Car Clinic for the 1991 Toyota LN111 (Sport Truck) and Ridemax Philippines/Autobot Off-Road for the 2017 Toyota HIlux Revo (Reserve Best of Show (Sport Truck).
As for the TacsExpo, their major highlights include a Gun Show, the LTOPF One-Stop-Shop Caravan, the free Seminar Series and the Activity Center featuring Archery,and an actual Knife-Throwing display, among others.
The 2019 Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show exhibit profile includes Car Maintenance Products, Performance Parts and Accessories, Racing Products, Audio, Security & Mobile Electronics, Replacement Parts, Restyling/Ground Effects,Body Shop Service/Repair, Brake Systems Components, Safety and Navigation Equipment, Specialty Equipment ,Chemicals & Lubricants, Clothing/Memorabilia, Tires/Wheels, Tools/Service Equipment, Engines & Engine Parts, Machine Shop Equipment, Truck Parts/Accessories, Off-Road Parts & Accessories, Paint, Body & Equipment, Motor oils, Online Marketing, Tourism and Travel, Motoring Publications – clearly a 4-day “One-Stop-Shop” motoring experience and a perfect time for holiday shopping just for the petrol heads.
Ticket prices for the Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show are PhP150 for adults and PhP120 for Seniors, while admission is free for the TACS Expo. Advance Tickets are sold at all SM Cinema Ticket outlets or online at smtickets.com. You may purchase on-site as well, For inquiries, call Tradeshow International at 09175322648, 85717551, 86502195 or email [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]