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Geneva International Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show, also known as the Geneva International Motor Show, is one of the world's most prestigious automotive events. Celebrating innovation, design and passion for the automobile, it is a must-attend event for car enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. Discover the detailed show program and all the practical information (access, prices, accommodation) to help you prepare your visit!


Geneva International Motor Show


Every year, the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) attracts thousands of visitors, carmakers, journalists and car enthusiasts from all over the world. This global event, which celebrated its centenary in 2024, remains an international benchmark despite the difficulties encountered in the wake of the Covid years. 

The Geneva Motor Show is brand-neutral, offering manufacturers a neutral base from which to present their products. It is therefore an exceptional showcase for the automotive industry's latest innovations, from futuristic concept cars to classic production models in their most recent versions.


Show program

The show's mission is to offer its visitors a unique experience for all, whether automotive enthusiasts or the simply curious. The show is organized around a number of different areas, and features a number of highlights for visitors to discover and exchange ideas with the major automakers. 

Brand exposure

The world's leading automotive brands are usually present at the Geneva Motor Show. From iconic European manufacturers to Asian and American brands, you can admire a wide range of vehicles, from luxury cars to electric vehicles, beautiful SUVs, traditional sedans, state-of-the-art city cars, sports cars and hypercars. The manufacturers' stands are spectacular, showcasing their flagship models in elegant surroundings.

Innovation and news


The Geneva Motor Show is the place to be when brands unveil their latest creations. It's the place to get a sneak preview of the latest technological innovations, the most audacious designs and exceptional performance machines. 

In fact, each edition is first and foremost a showcase for the latest advances in automotive technology. Powertrains, propulsion, autonomous driving systems, connectivity... the technologies that will shape the future of motoring are here! Live presentations and interactive workshops enable visitors to discover all the latest developments in detail.

Special events and shows 

In addition to the exhibition section, the Geneva Motor Show offers special events and breathtaking car shows, with driving demonstrations, racing car presentations, simulations and virtual driving, or meetings with famous drivers. 

Market trends and networking

The Geneva Motor Show accompanies emerging trends in the automotive industry. From new electric and hybrid vehicles to innovative urban mobility solutions, the show presents the industry's answers to today's environmental and societal challenges. Round-table discussions on market trends and the challenges facing the future of the automobile are also on the program, and business meetings are organized to encourage exchanges and collaboration opportunities between industry professionals.

Practical information

The Geneva Motor Show is held every year in March at Palexpo, the city's international convention center. The venue boasts both a remarkable exhibition area and a strategic location, in the immediate vicinity of Geneva's railway station and Geneva airport.


You can get there by train, plane, car and public transport. 

Tickets are sold exclusively through the event's online ticketing service, which gives access to a reservation system based on daily arrival slots. Reduced rates are available for children and groups. 


Where to stay in Geneva during the Motor Show?

Are you looking for a comfortable, conveniently located hotel for your trip to Geneva during the Motor Show? 

Put down your suitcases in our establishment and enjoy all the facilities and services of B&B HOTELS! Just a stone's throw from Lake Geneva, major roads and Palexpo, you'll be ideally located to enjoy the show, the city and its surroundings.

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