Tradeshows and conferences
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—It's a good time to be in the bike industry and the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada's Data Capture program, which tracks bikes sales in Canada, has the numbers to back that up. Canadian suppliers sold nearly 200,000 units to retailers in the first six months of 2009.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY (BRAIN)—Eurobike is again revamping its trade show dates for 2010. Eurobike’s Demo Day is Tuesday, Aug. 31, with the show running from Sept. 1 through Sept. 4.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike's online registration for the 2009 Interbike and Providence Cyclo-Cross Festival is now open at interbikefestival.com (click on link).
BROMONT, Quebec (BRAIN)—With a late summer sun shining on Bromont, Quebec, the Canadian bike industry kicked it into high gear for ExpoCycle 2009 at OutDoor Demo Day.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Eurobike ended on Saturday with 39,152 trade visitors, a six percent increase; with 21,000 paying bicycle fans on the one Open House Day.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—ExpoCycle 2009’s BTAC Retailer Power Program is back, and is bigger and better than before.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Bike Expo 2010 will be held from July 22 to July 25. The dates were confirmed in several meetings with industry representatives.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Comments about the massive size of the Eurobike trade show echoed throughout Messe Friedrichshafen’s 14 exhibition halls as the indoor show kicked off on Wednesday morning.
ARGENBUHL, Germany (BRAIN)—More than 100 companies rolled out their best under a bright blue sky as hundreds of retailers and their staff flocked to this rural town’s elementary school to test bikes.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—About 100 brands will allow dealers to test their new products today in Ratzenried, at the foothills of the Alps in the Allgäu region, marking the start of the five-day Eurobike trade show.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Tomorrow is the last day for retailers to register for free to attend Interbike. Click on link to register.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—After a three-year hiatus from ExpoCycle, Trek will once again be returning to OutDoor Demo Day.
Trek will once again join other bicycle manufacturers and suppliers for an exciting day on the world class trails of Ski Bromont.
MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Despite wild weather on Sunday morning that threatened the show, the inaugural Ausbike Expo exceeded organizers’ expectations.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—A group of Taiwan executives will offer their thoughts on developing trends and new products at a special Taiwan Product Launch seminar at Eurobike.
MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—With more than 1,500 pre-show registrations, organizers of the inaugural Ausbike Australia Bicycle Trade Expo kicking off this Sunday morning are delighted.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike will play host to 65 new exhibitors and 1,100 brands for the 2009 Interbike International Expo and Outdoor Demo in Las Vegas the week of September 21-25.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has opened up buyer attendee and exhibitor registration for Outdoor Demo East. Qualified buyers and exhibitors can register by clicking on link.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Participants of the 2009 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market are optimistic about the opportunities for the outdoor recreation market and are committed to weathering the economic challenges together.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Canada's largest bike industry trade show returns to Montreal from September 9 - 12.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—In response to the recent announcement by Canoe & Kayak Magazine about its new paddlesports trade show slated for September in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Frank Hugelmeyer, president of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and Joe Flynn, vice president of Nielsen's Sports Group, owner of the