Indonesia East New Hope National Automotive Industry

25042016-Car-Makassar-Auto-2016_01-640x345MAKASSAR– The Association of Indonesian Automotive Industris (GAIKINDO) holds a press conference in Makassar (South Sulawesi) today, announcing a series of international auto shows “GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2016. Auto show in Makassar is labelled “GIIAS Makassar Auto Show 2016” and takes place on 18-22 May 2016 bringing a fresh concept in a new venue: Four Points by Sheraton is located in New Porcupine Road No. 130 Makassar.

This area is located in the center of the city of Makassar– a gateaway to esatern Indonesia territory– and traversing the main axis of the city. The venue has international standards and a variety of new facilities and better equipped to pamper visitors. With a total exhibition area reaching 6,350 square meters and the parking area of ​​40,000 square meters, the venue can accommodate up to 1,500 cars. Four Points by Sheraton is the perfect location for GIIAS Makassar Auto Show 2016, which will open the exhibition of GIIAS series this year.

GIIAS Makassar Auto Show is in line with the economy in eastern Indonesia which continues to grow. The development of infrastructure and a variety of investment from various sectors in the region seems to be a new hope and optimism, especially for the automotive industry. This time South Sulawesi is a province of 10th biggest national automotive market. It certainly makes Makassar as the capital that has significant potential for advancing the automotive industry in Indonesia.

With the development of infrastructure, automated transport demand is also increasing. Makassar has a major contribution in sales in eastern Indonesia. Mr Kukuh Kumara, Secretary General of GAIKINDO says, “As the largest city in the region, Makassar is an option for GAIKINDO to open the series of international auto show of GAIKINDO in 2016. We put our great hope on GIIAS Makassar Auto Show in 2016 in order to help drive the movement of industry automotive Indonesia this year, especially in Eastern Indonesia,” he says. (*)