Tradeshows and conferences
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Cycling apparel company Craft plans to offer consumers a 30-day guarantee on base layers and jerseys, a bold step for Huub Valkenburg, the company’s CEO. But he’s confident that once cyclists wear Craft’s cycling apparel, few will ask for their money back.
SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Salt Lake City officials, along with hundreds of part-time workers who support Outdoor Retailer’s winter and summer shows, are breathing a sigh of relief — Outdoor Retailer will remain at the Salt Palace at least through 2016.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Outdoorindustry jobs website Malakye is hosting a job fair at next week's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show in Salt Lake City, and the company says bike companies Specialized and Pearl Izumi will be among the participants.
NOIDA, India (BRAIN) — U.K. trade show organizer ITE Group is launching India Bicycle Expo in November as the first international exhibition of bikes and bike parts for the growing premium market.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Interbike owner Nielsen Holdings has acquired The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show and the Tailgating Industry Association. The 6-year-old annual trade show is holding its next show Jan. 17-19 in Las Vegas.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) – The organizers of Interbike are hosting electric bike manufacturers and journalists at an event that will showcase pedal-assist bikes.
KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada announced that its annual trade show will be held Sept. 8-10, 2013, in Montréal. After a year in Toronto, the show returns to Montréal for the next two years, and will fill the halls of the Palais des Congres de Montréal convention center.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and Summer Market say they will extend a one-day date shift for the events through 2014.
The fourth edition of DealerCamp will be held a few days later than prior editions and will feature a consumer day, organizers announced late Tuesday.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Taiwanese manufacturer JD Group will show a new electric bike motor targeted at North American bike makers at next month's Taichung Bike Week, a major original equipment spec' event.
The ExpoBici show in Padua, Italy, closed Monday after a four-day run.
MADRID, Spain — Two bike events with contrasting objectives took place this past weekend in Madrid, which caused some exhibitors to make a decision between the two.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events, the organizer of DealerCamp and PressCamp, is restructuring its management team, a process that included the departure of Lifeboat's communication director, Chris Zigmont.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the first Action Outdoor & Bike Expo say their first show was a success and they are planning a series of four shows for 2014.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN) —Vittoria wants to grow its market share in mountain bike tires in the U.S. and recently hired Ken Avery as a dedicated brand and product manager for its Geax off-road tire line.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—Thousands of retailers, media people and suppliers came to this town Tuesday to test ride bikes under stunning blue skies.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—At a press conference Tuesday during Demo Day, Fox unveiled a smartphone app to help riders set up their front and rear suspension. The free app is designed to work with all of Fox’s 2013 shocks. It will be available for the Android, iPhone and iPad as early as next week.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Eurobike, the global industry’s largest and most important tradeshow starts Tuesday, drawing 40,000 visitors to the shores of Lake Constance in Southern Germany during its four-day run.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Participants at Interbike's OutDoor Demo this year won't have to change clothes in a dusty parking lot or take the shuttle bus back to The Strip wearing a sweaty chamois, thanks to an "Official Changing Station" hosted by Zoic.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Munich’s ISPO Bike show closed on Sunday after a four-day run in Bavaria. In its fourth year, ISPO Bike drew 290 exhibitors and 6,000 trade visitors from 46 countries, according to organizers at Messe München International, where the fair is held.