Post the inaugural edition of Busworld SouthEast Asia, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Busworld organisers are all set to hold Busworld Central Asia 2019 for the first time ever. To be held between June 24-27, 2019, at the Atakent Expo in Almaty, Kazakhstan, the fair will attract potential bus and coach manufacturers, bodybuilders, ancillaries, and specialist service providers. With a population of around 18.5 million people, of which 50 per cent alone are known to live in urban areas, the region is moving up in the area of mass public transport. It has already invested in new low floor vehicles from regions across Western Europe, China and Korea.
Exhibitors from different categories will include body components, chassis manufacturer, drivetrain, electrical and electronics, hardware, interiors, and IT systems. Expected to draw over 2000 visitors, the participants at the fair could look at companies like Kamaz Trade, Anadolu Isuzu Otomotiv, Astana Motor, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection, JV Man Auto, Samauto, and Voith Turbo Limited among others. On the sidelines of the expo, the Busworld Academy, the worldwide knowledge platform of Busworld, will organise a seminar. As a repository of bus and coach industry megatrends, it will provide an opportunity for bus and coach experts, futurists and representatives of state authorities to exchange views and talk about business. Participation in panel discussions, meetings and round tables will give participants an opportunity to gain first