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Two Big Motor Shows Collide: Manila Auto Salon & Sport Truck Show

Come November 3-6, 2016 the SMX Convention Center by Mall of Asia will be home to the two much awaited motor shows in the country for the automotive aftermarket industry and the SUV, Sport Truck and Off Road industry. The 10th Manila Auto Salon will be staged back-to-back with the 22nd Sport Truck Show with over 200 vehicles on display, and competition- undeniably the largest industry showcase of customized sedans, sports cars, sport utility vehicles, pick ups and trucks. The event is conceptualized and organized by the leading motoring events production company TRADESHOW INTERNATIONAL, INC.

For 4 days ,custom car and sport truck enthusiasts will get to see, feel and enjoy show vehicles in the ultimate playground and launching pad for the latest in exterior and performance modifications in the automotive aftermarket and sport truck industries in over 9,000 square meters of exhibition space. “This event is probably the biggest display of “eye-candy” show vehicles the country will ever see and I thank the exhibitors and competition participants for preparing well for this once a year spectacle. With a ticket price of only P100 which you can purchase in advance at any SM Ticket Cinema outlets, both hard core petrol heads and budding car enthusiasts will go home with an unforgettable motor show experience.” says Sophie delos Santos, President of Tradeshow International, Inc.

“Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show are highly influential in bridging the gap between modifiers and non-modifiers through the vast display of accessorized vehicles making the event visually appealing. The shows will help them decide how to customize their vehicles and keep them in tune with industry trends.” adds delos Santos. This individualized preference for accessorizing, restyling and restoring vehicles from multiple market segments is what will sustain the aftermarket industry and MANILA AUTO SALON/SPORT TRUCK SHOW is the best venue to see the most provocative trendsetters in the field. At the show, trade and retail booths by leading aftermarket suppliers make available for sale a wide range of aftermarket products from comfort , utility and functional accessories to aesthetic enhancing accessories.

The major highlight of the event is the competition 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. Current title holders of these BEST OF SHOW awards are Car Porn Racing for the 2008 Porsche 997 Turbo (Custom Car) and the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette C6 (Extreme Custom Car), J1 Autoshoppe/Auto Circuit for the 1997 Mitsubishi Lancer (Tuner Car), Dobinsons 4×4 for the Toyota LC70 (SUV), Dubshop for the 2006 Toyota HiLux (Sport Truck) and 199 Off Road House for the 2004 Suzuki Jimny (Extreme Sport Truck). Several other class awards will be given away making this competition the most sought after in motor show history next to the Trans Sport Show Cup.

Competition participants this year are 110 Carbase, 199 Off Road House, Alex Car Restoration, Asian Coatings, Atoy Customs, Autocircuit Enterprises, Autogenix/Wipeout, Autoline Motorsports, Autospecs Motor Sales, Beauty Elements Ventures Mfg. Inc., Audio Video Solutions, Carbonzone, Classic Speed, CleanFuel Autogas, Clean Ones Painting Restoration, Dobinsons 4×4, Dubshop Inc., EGB/The Cartel, Elite Project Motorsports, European Society of the Phils., Frontrunner Phils.,Hermie Ravoy, Hitch Autoworks, Honda City Car Club, Ironman 4×4 Philippines, J’s Backyard, JWorks Unlimited, Karpartzzz69, Kitz Custom Bodyworks, Kurin Auto Spa, Liwanag Magwheels, Marcars Trading, Massive Parts, Inc., MCC Group, O2works Motorshop, Omaka, Inc., Overland, Project Arrow 4×4, Red Octagon, Rockford Fosgate/Ginza Audio Concpet, Rugged Rigs, SEO Auto Legends, Speedlab Inc., Starbright Bodykits, Terry Larazzabal Bike Festival, U2yz Bodyworks, Ultra Racing/Delta Japan, Versa Vantage, Wheel Gallery, and YHI Philippines, Inc.

The 2016 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 CHRISTMAS SHOPPING just for the petrol heads.

Participating retail exhibitors for this 4-day automotive aftermarket event are Alveo, Amaron Batteries, Asian Coatings, Black Mamba Phils., Brick Rodz, CleanFuel, Co Ban Kiat Hardware, Inc., Consumer Care Products Inc., Cougar Athletic Trends (PUMA), Dubshop, Inc., Elektro Werks, Inc., Eurodecals, Eurovision Decals Trading, Hart International, Inc., Henry Import Export Corp., HLT International, Inc., Hunters Auto Supply, KCBA Protectove Coating Phils, L.A. Accessories and Window Films, Liqui Moly, Los Cabos International Corp., Luxuriant Philmarketing, Inc., Massive Parts, Inc., Motolite , NGK Spark Plugs Phils., Inc., Nippon Paint Phils., Inc.,Paparazzi Wear Trading, PNC Computer Services, PTT Philippines Corp., Rain Enterprise, Remixx Clothing, RJLIC Company, Rugged Rigs, Shell Helix Ultra, Simex Trading Corp. (Meguiars), Sta. Lucia Land, Tirecare Sealant Phils., Trade All Corp., Twincell, Vkool Philippines, Wilstark Marketing Corp., Zamony Venture Corp.

Sponsors Media partners for the 2016 MANILA AUTO SALON & SPORT TRUCK SHOW are Motolite, Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, BusinessWorld, Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Malaya Business Insight, The Standard, C! Magazine, Top Gear, Autocar, Sportline Tuning and Style, Wheels and Gears, Gadgets, Power Wheels Magazine, Adventure 4×4, 2.0, 2Ner, Autoindutriya.com, Topgear Philippines.com, James Deakin.ph, Hubnob, Time Attack, 9tro, Tsikot.com, Auto Focus, Auto Review, Motoring Today, Turbo Zone, Gotcha, Lazermaxx, Padis Point, Puma, SM Cinema, SM Tickets, Digipost and Snack Time.

Ticket prices are P100 for adults, P80 for Senior a Advance Tickets are sold at all SM Cinema Ticket outlets . For inquiries, call TRADESHOW INTERNATIONAL at 09175322648, 5717551, 6502195 or email manilaautosalon@gmail.com, sporttruckshow@gmail.com.