Automechanika Frankfurt is the world's leading exhibition of the automotive industry. The first exhibition was held from 18 to 26 September 1971 and gathered about 400 exhibitors and 75,000 visitors. The next one - in 1972. After that Automechanika Frankfurt is held every two years, alternating with the Frankfurt Motor Show (Motor Show in Frankfurt). In 2016 about 136,000 people from more over than 170 countries visited Automechanika. It was a record of participants quantity - 4820 stands from 76 countries. In 2018, the Automechanika in Frankfurt celebrates its 25th anniversary with many new themes, such as Classic Cars.