Fact-Finding Mission

EXPOMAFE 2023 Brazil

Participate at Latin America's largest machinery trade show and count on the local professional support for your business demands.

EXPOMAFE is the largest fair for machine tools and industrial automation in Latin America. In 2019, more than 750 companies showcased their solutions to 55.000 visitors. For EXPOMAFE 2023, taking place in São Paulo May 9 – 13, the organizers expect more than 900 companies, from machine tools to future proof AI, robotics and 3D printing.  



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Organizer Swiss Business Hub Brazil
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São Paulo Expo
Rodovia dos Imigrantes - KM 1,5

Target Group

Target group

Swiss MEM companies in the following segments:

  • Accessories: Devices and Components
  • Quality Control: Integrated Manufacturing and Measurement
  • Industrial Automation, Robotics, and Integration of Manufacturing Cells
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment, Valves, Pumps and Compressors
  • Handling and Storage Equipment
  • Tools
  • Manual and Cutting Tools
  • Various machines and equipment and accessories for the metal-mechanic sector
  • Machine-tools
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Additive Manufacturing, Prototyping and 3D Printers.
Sector Overview

Overview of sector:

Brazil has a well-developed and diverse industrial sector, accounting for 22% of GDP (USD 357B). Modern machine tools and industrial automatization are key for the transformation of the country’s industry, boosting productivity, and have reached a market size of USD 1.6B in 2021. Switzerland is already an important player in this competitive market and enjoys an excellent image for innovative solutions and high quality products.  



Want to get the best out of your fair visit? We offer the following services:

Advice on taxes and logistics

Taxes and logistics are crucial for successfully doing business in Brazil – the right strategy can differentiate you from competition. Would you like to discuss these topics with specialists who can advise on special benefits and regimes such as the ex-tarifario import tax reduction, bonded warehouse, temporary import, among others? Book a free 1 hour consultancy with a regulatory affairs specialist from our network of trusted experts.

CHF free - on request

Advice on regulatory affairs

Brazil has a rather high degree on regulation. Does your product require a certificate or registration from a regulatory body? What other norms apply? Book a free 1 hour consultancy with a regulatory affairs specialist from our network of trusted experts. 

CHF free - on request

Legal advice

When doing business with Brazil, Brazilian law applies. While the Brazilian legislation might be different from Swiss legislation, it is very specific. Book a free 1 hour consultancy with a lawyer from our network of trusted experts.

CHF free - on request

Networking Lunch

Companies that contract our fair services are invited to a networking lunch. This is an excellent opportunity to exchange with colleagues from other Swiss companies and industry experts. The participants of the networking lunch are confirmed three days before the venue.

Market Spot

Would you like to know more about your specific market in order to make the best of your participation at the trade show? 
We answer your questions (on topics such as market size, trends and market development, competition’s products and prices, regulatory aspects, among others) by consulting with key industry players, opinion leaders, trade associations or experts.

  • 3 – 4 questions per expert / interview
  • 2 – 3 expert interviews
  • Short summary of findings (approx. 2-4 pages)

Exclusive price for S-GE GOLD members: CHF 890.-, Non-members 1’050.-

Delivery time: 2-3 weeks

Business Partner Verification

Would you like to obtain background information on existing or potential business partners? We can verify the reputation of the company by checking customer references and consulting SERASA. 

  • Verification of 1 company (registration in local trade registry)
  • Verification of 1 – 2 references (if possible)

Exclusive price for S-GE GOLD members: CHF 500.-, Non-member CHF 600.-

Delivery time: 2 – 3 weeks

Business Meetings

Have you identified a company you would like to meet during the fair? We can help you identify the right contact person for your meeting, organize the meeting for you and even participate during the first meeting for translation and/or clarification purposes.

  • Arrangement of the meeting at the trade show (official invitation on behalf of the Swiss Consulate)
  • Participation in the meeting for coordination and support with business culture aspects and translation, if necessary
  • Minutes of the meeting prepared by the Swiss Business Hub Brazil

Exclusive price for S-GE GOLD members: CHF 255.-, Non-member CHF 300.- PER MEETING

Delivery time: 2 – 3 weeks

Business Partner Search

Are you looking for business contacts?
We evaluate contacts for you whether these are possible distributors, agents, customers or others, from the universe of contacts participating at the trade show.

  • 2-3 best suitable contacts (based upon short profile provided) 
  • Contact data containing full information and contact person 
  • Short description of business contact and summary of the screening conversation with the Swiss Business Hub Brazil team
  • Arrangement of meeting at trade fair or in other location

Exclusive price for S-GE GOLD members: CHF 1’700.-, Non-members CHF 2’000.-

Delivery time: 4-5 weeks

IMPORTANT: This service must be hired minimum 5 weeks prior to the trade show. Valid only for contacts exhibiting in the trade show

Anything else?
Is there anything else we can help you with? Feel free to ask us anything. 

*Offers valid for trade shows in Sao Paulo city. For other locations, additional logistic costs might apply.


Become member of S-GE and enjoy special prices for these and other services. 


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