The five-day long "2009 China (Nanjing) International Auto Fair" took place at Nanjing International Expo Centre (address: Xinguan, Hexi Yanshan Rd.). The Fair was organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers of China, China Auto Fair and Jiangsu Association of Machinery Industry with the support of the Nanjing International Expo Centre and Zhongqi Fair Co.
In addition to the exhibition of 40 car manufacturing brands such as Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Hummer, Cadillac, BMW, Shanghai GM, FAW Volkswagen, Shanghai Volkswagen and others, the Organizing Committee celebrated the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China with a display of cars formerly belonging to eight outstanding personalities such as Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai. For the first time, these beautiful models were brought to Nanjing for a large-scale themed event called "Closer to History - Exhibition of Celebrities' Classic Vehicles".
The Auto-Show Model Contest, the Auto-Shoot Contest and a new-car test-drive were organized in parallel.