The country’s biggest automotive aftermarket exhibits, the 13th Manila Auto Salon and 25th Sport Truck Show, are once again taking center stage this weekend at the SMX Convention Center in SM Mall of Asia. And this year, it’s taking place back-to-back with the Tactical, Survival and Arms Expo.
Conceptualized and organized by Tradeshow International Inc., expect to see more than 200 show-stopping vehicles on display from customized cars, supercars, sport utility vehicles, 4x4s, off-roaders, with an exhibitor’s section for products and services. The 2 events will also occupy 4 trade halls of the convention center covering 9,000 sq. meters of show area, making the 4-day event the most comprehensive motor show for customized vehicles in the Philippines.
The event’s main highlight is the competition for the 6 BEST OF SHOW title awards, namely: Custom Car, Tuner Car, and Extreme Custom Car for the Manila Auto Salon, and Sport Truck, Sport Utility Vehicle, and Extreme Sport Truck for the Sport Truck Show.
Meanwhile, the exhibitors’ profile include 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, and Motor Oils.
Also happening within the same venue is the Tactical, Survival and Arms Expo. Organized by the Armscor Global Defense, Inc., the annual event is more than just a Gun and Survival Show as it offers an LTOPF Caravan – a one-stop-shop for firearms ownership licensing and renewal, free Seminar Series, and Activity Center featuring Archery and Knife-Throwing amongst others.
Ticket prices for the 13th Manila Auto Salon and 25th Sport Truck Show are P150 for adults and P120 for Senior Citizens, while the Tacs Expo is FREE ADMISSION. All 3 shows take place this November 14/17 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Mall of Asia.