Geneva Motor Show will return in 2022

Staff Writer

The organizers of the Geneva Motor Show have confirmed that Europe’s largest car event will return in 2022.

  • The Geneva Motor Show will be held from February 17 to 27, 2022
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event has been cancelled
  • No brands have confirmed their plans to participate in this event

The pandemic dealt a heavy blow to the Geneva Motor Show, but the good news is finally here Uncertainty about its future after 12 months. Exhibitors are now invited to register for the event, which will be held at Palexpo Center as usual from February 17th to 27th next year.

This will be the 91st edition of the Geneva exhibition and the first since 2019. Due to the worsening of the coronavirus pandemic at the time, the 2020 event was cancelled at the last minute, while the 2021 show was cancelled due to a lack of interested exhibitors. No manufacturer has confirmed plans to participate in this event, but has promised to provide more details in the coming weeks.

The Geneva International Motor Show Foundation (FGIMS) rejected a £14.1 million loan from the Canton of Geneva (depending on the 2021 event) and sold the car show to Palexpo SA, which operates Geneva’s largest exhibition center.

At the end of 2020, the organizers of the show hinted that the event might be carried out in a modified form in 2021, using a mix of physical and virtual exhibitions, but the plan never materialized.

However, if the pandemic has eased enough to allow mass gatherings and international travel, then events in 2022 are expected to return to normal. However, the show organizers hinted that this format would be an “exciting evolution” and “very different” from past events.

See also:

How the coronavirus is hitting the global auto industry: a timeline

You May Also Like