The VDA holds the annual IAA: IAA is dedicated to IAA Mobility in odd-numbered years and to IAA Commercial Vehicles in even-numbered years. The department coordinates and organizes the IAA. It acquires the exhibits, distributes stands and attains building permits for stand construction. Basic questions on the IAA Mobility are answered in the VDA Working Group "IAA" and those on the IAA Commercial Vehicles in the VDA Working Group "IAA Commercial Vehicles”. International trade fair topics are discussed in both committees. The topic of the OICA exhibition committee is the OICA calendar. The position of the German automotive industry is discussed in both VDA committees.