By Martin Alva
ICYMI: Custom Show Emirates Show Holds Its Fifth Edition
Custom Show Emirates kicked off the fifth edition of UAE’s largest automotive entertainment show from 28th March to a much-awaited crowd of petrolheads.
The two-day event that was held at Abu Dhabi with 14 exhibitors showcasing their businesses and products. The Collectors’ Workshop was most opportune to return as an official sponsor for the second year.
“Such an event is important for the automotive community. Not only because it is a common ground for people to network and interact but also for small businesses and aficionados to pin their services and products on the map” said Founder and CEO of The Collectors’ Workshop Vijay Pillai.
Apart from being an exhibition that is purely intended for passionate auto-lovers, the Custom Show Emirates also serves as a b2b and b2c platform, connecting suppliers and retailers of tuning and after-market products.
The show was an official partner of SEMA, USA and highlighted the latest in auto customization products and services, featured international pavilions and showcased several new activities such as 4×4 Drifting, Saloon Drifting, Stunt Driving, Cars & Bikes Parade, Live Customization, Battle Of The Engines, Bikers Build-Off, Car Audio Competitions, RC Arena, Motorsports Hall, Performance Zone, Dyno Zone, SEMA Garage and much more.
A few of the SEMA exhibitors that were part of the event included BDS Suspension, Borla Performance, Crower Cams, Demon Powersports, FOX Factory Inc., Performance Systems, Lilbuddy McLeod Racing, Motorsports Fuel and Equipment Inc., Mustang Dynamometer, MW Company, OBD Solutions, Performance Analysis and Specialty Vehicle Engineering Inc.
In its last year’s edition, the Custom Show Emirates was attended by exhibitors from around 17 countries. Close to 500 modified cars graced their presence at the show alongside 110 other modified bikes. The show recorded close to 31,326 attendees and the numbers have only grown this year.
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