The Standing Committee of the Geneva International Motor Show The foundation has announced that the 2023 Geneva Motor Show will take place exclusively in Doha, Qatar. This means that the event which was to take place in Geneva in February 2023 has been cancelled.
“Due to the uncertainties of the global economy and geopolitics, as well as the risks associated with the development of the pandemic, the organizers have decided to focus exclusively on planning the event in Doha in 2023,” Maurice said. Turettini, President of the Foundation.
As confirmed in April, the 2023 Geneva Motor Show was scheduled to take place from February 14-19. Turettini said he did everything he could to organize the Geneva event which was to have an improved format. However, “the risks outweighed the opportunities,” Turettini concluded.
The 2023 Geneva International Motor Show in Qatar will make its global debut in November 2023. No specific date has been set, but it will take place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC). Several other decentralized sites will also be set up, which should offer various unique and spectacular driving experiences.
“We are now fully focused on hosting GIMS in Doha and look forward to confirming the dates and format of this ground-breaking event with our partners at Qatar Tourism soon,” added Sandro Mesquita, CEO of the International Trade Fair. Geneva car.
The Geneva International Motor Show has been on and off again since the pandemic began in 2020. The announcement in 2020 was so abrupt that organizers had to hold a virtual auto show. The last successful GIMS took place in 2019.
In 2021, GIMS organizers announced the birth of a second venue for the event in Doha, Qatar. The biennial event was conceptualized in partnership with Qatar Tourism.