Car Tourism pp 107-133 | Cite as

Car Tourism Events

  • Waldemar Cudny
Part of the Economic Geography book series (ECOGEO)


This chapter is the last factual part of the book. It is divided into three sections covering various issues related to car tourism events and spaces associated with this phenomenon (e.g. race tracks). The first section presents the concept of an event and the causes of the rapid development of events globally, as well as their main functions. It also presents a brief description of various types of events, including car tourism events. The second section refers to car-related events, such as races and rallies, including classic car rallies and vintage car exhibitions. The section also presents car race tracks as car tourism spaces and the offer of these tracks, including the organization of car races as well as other sporting or cultural-entertainment events. The third section is devoted to car fair events as a part of the MICE sector, which is often identified with the business tourism sector. First, the basic concepts, such as the MICE industry, business tourism and events like trade fairs, trade shows and car trade fairs, were described. This section also includes a detailed case study of one of the largest car trade fairs in Poland, i.e. Poznań Motor Show.


Car tourism Car events Races Race tracks Rallies Classic cars MICE sector Business tourism Car trade fairs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Waldemar Cudny
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  1. 1.Lodz UniversityLodzPoland

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