Announcement of the Second Kazakhstan International Automobile Forum (KIAF-2017)

Dear ACAB members and media representatives,
On February 28, 2017, at 10.30 at the Korma Exhibition Center, with the support of the Association of Kazakhstan Automotive Business, work will begin II Kazakhstan International Automobile Forum KIAF.


The forum will raise such pressing issues as:

— the state of the automotive industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

— spare parts market in Kazakhstan;

— tools that promote the growth of sales of commercial equipment;

-Middle East market;

— automobile market of commercial vehicles of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation;

— prospects for the export of Kazakh commercial equipment of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

— innovative developments in the field of commercial transport


Among the Forum speakers The following personalities will speak:

Albert Rau, First Vice Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Abdelrahman Kurdiye, representative of Automechanika Dubai

Tatyana Arabadzhi, Director of the Russian Automotive Market Research agency

Vitaly Bielski, Senior Consultant Frost&Sullivan

Nurlan Baybazarov, Chairman of the Board of DBK-Leasing JSC

Anar Makasheva, Marketing Director of KMC Astana Motors

and other forum speakers; Also, directors of factories producing commercial vehicles and special equipment will present their reports.

Forum moderator Andrey Lavrentyev will become the President of the Association of Kazakhstan Automotive Business.

The KIAF Forum will be part of a large-scale international event in the automotive industry - the second international exhibition of auto parts and components "KIAE supported by Automechanika”, which is held annually with the support of the Association of Kazakhstan Automotive Business and the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


This year, KIAE supported by Automechanika will be joined by the premiere international exhibition of commercial vehicles "Commercial Transport Expo Central Asia"(STESA), which marks a new stage in the development of the Central Asian market and opens up opportunities for all its players. The STESA exhibition is a unique project for Kazakhstan and Central Asia, designed to become a regional industry platform and create conditions for the further development of the commercial transport industry.


Over 3000 automotive industry specialists will gather on a single platform to get acquainted with the state of the market today and its prospects for the future. On a total exhibition area of ​​over 5000 sq.m., more than 100 Kazakh and international companies will present their products in the field of components and spare parts, tires, lubricants, tools and repair equipment for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.


The welcoming speech at the official opening ceremony of the Exhibition and Forum will be given by: First Vice Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Albert Rau, Andrey Lavrentiev, President of the Association of Kazakhstan Automotive Business, General Director of the Association of European Businesses Frank Schauff and Vice President of Messe Frankfurt, brand manager of Automechanika Michael Johannes.

The opening ceremony will take place on February 28 at 10:30 am in the main hall of the Korme exhibition center.
The exhibition and forum program is attached


A separate interview can be recorded with each speaker by prior arrangement.

For questions regarding accreditation and organizing interviews, please contact the Advisor on Information Policy of AKAB Assol Mirmanova, m.t.7 707 212 01 23,, or to PR-manager Adia Baydildina, m.t.: 7 701 787 22 67,

To organize an interview, please provide a list of questions to pass on to the speakers.
Thank you for your attention and look forward to seeing you at the event.

Registration for the Forum and exhibition:регистрация-to-forum/

Date: 22.02.2017