After a long four-year break, the Kenya Motor Industry Association (KMI) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of the NCBA – KMI Motorshow 2023. The event will take place from Friday, September 15th to Sunday, September 17th, 2023, at the Sarit Centre Expo Hall in Nairobi, Kenya. With an array of automotive and ancillary brands set to participate, the Motorshow promises to be a spectacular showcase of the latest models and cutting-edge technology.
Under the theme “The Connection,” this year’s Motorshow aims to demonstrate the endless development of automotive technology and the new way of traveling in the modern era. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to highlight a variety of experiences and engage visitors with the latest advancements in the automotive industry.
Over 20 prominent automotive and ancillary brands have already confirmed their participation, including Kingsway Tyres, Silverstone, Inchcape, Subaru, Autoexpress, Crown Motors, Salvador, Tireworld, GB Motors, Crown Motors, Tata International, Simba Corporation, Sairaj Ltd, Scania, Mobikey, CFAO Motors, Caetano, and many more. The organizers are expecting a record-breaking attendance of over 10,000 visitors this year.
In an exciting development, NCBA Bank Kenya PLC has become the new Title Sponsor of the event, contributing KES 8,000,000 to support the growth and development of the automotive industry in Kenya. As a leading financial institution in East Africa, NCBA Bank Kenya PLC is committed to inspiring individuals to achieve more with their money and, consequently, their lives. The partnership between NCBA and KMI signifies their shared dedication to driving positive change and fostering a thriving automotive sector in Kenya.
During the partnership announcement event, the Group Managing Director of NCBA Group, John Gachora, expressed the institution’s commitment to creating sustainable transport in Kenya. He emphasized NCBA’s role as a trusted financial partner, providing access to affordable financing options that facilitate the growth of businesses in the automotive sector. With a commanding market share of 36% in asset finance, NCBA has established itself as a leader in the industry.
The organizers have set an ambitious target to achieve a 15-20 percent increase in the number of visitors this year. To engage attendees of all ages and profiles, they have planned creative and interactive campaigns. The NCBA – KMI Motorshow 2023 aims to showcase the potential and significance of organizing such an event in promoting the economy and developing the automotive business in Kenya. The substantial investment in the show will also create job opportunities in construction, design, and other related fields, benefiting entrepreneurs and businesses across the automotive industry.
KMI, as the organizer of the Motorshow, has consistently improved its services over the past decade. This year, they have implemented digital technology to enhance information dissemination, ticket distribution, and data collection for exhibitors and visitors alike. The organizers are confident that this year’s event will be even more entertaining and engaging, featuring a wide range of exciting activities and content.
While online marketing practices are gaining traction in the automotive industry, KMI believes that the Motorshow retains its unique appeal. The event offers consumers a chance to make decisions and explore a variety of choices under one roof, stimulating the economy and driving sales in the industry. KMI invites prominent media houses and influential figures to pledge their support in fostering this atmosphere of positivity and liveliness in the market.