Tradeshows and conferences
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) Thursday August 2 2012 7:12 AM MT—Outdoor Retailer, one of the sports industry’s biggest shows, opened its doors Thursday with more than 20,000 retailers, media and visitors expected here over the next four days.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—It was just a matter of time.
After organizers of the Interbike Expo hired former pro downhill champion Leigh Donovan as an account executive, a downhill race during the show's annual OutDoor Demo was a no-brainer.
DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—The second day of DealerCamp launched under bright blue skies and cool temperatures without a hint of thunderstorms. And dealers took full advantage of the day taking dozens of bikes—mostly 29er mountain and high-end road—out for a spin.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 4:50 PM MT—DealerCamp kicked off Tuesday morning as Raleigh’s dealer event ended with an afternoon lunch at the Silver Baron Lodge near the expo area.
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012 5:09 PM MT—Charlie Cooper, president of Leisure Trends Group, delivered some good news at Raleigh’s dealer meeting Monday—year-to-date unit sales for retailers are up 3.5 percent, with dollar sales up a strong 9.5 percent.
SNOWBASIN, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012—Mike Clark has sold more than two-dozen Pugsleys and Moonlanders this year at Velo City Bikes, and so it was no surprise to see him at the Surly exhibit at 9:30 Sunday morning.
FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN)—If Trek was looking for more space to showcase its 2013 products to European retailers when it opted out of Eurobike this year, it certainly found what it was looking for.
SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Thursday July 19 2012 6:51 AM MT—Wheel out Specialized’s sizzling red electric Turbo and it quickly attracts a crowd of dealers tossing out questions, voicing opinions and, in general, wanting take it for a spin.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday July 16 2012 5:50 AM MT—Interbike is reaching out to tbe BMX industry with several new features at this fall's expo in Las Vegas.
SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 16 2012 5:47 AM MT—Specialized’s annual Dealer Event kicks off today with 529 retailers arriving at this Utah resort to take a look at 2013 bikes, sit through a variety of product presentations and ride the trails and roads in Little Cottonwood Canyo
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Cervélo plans to display at this fall's Interbike Expo, ending a three-year absence from the Las Vegas show.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 4:02 PM MT—Several brands that have been absent from Interbike in recent years are returning for this year's show, show organizers announced this week.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 12:54 PM MT—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada has hired Top Drawer Creative to market and promote its ExpoCycle trade show to a wider public audience.
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN) Tuesday June 26 2012 4:29 PM MT— Robin Bylenga, owner of Pedal Chic and co-founder of SpokesWomen, is working with the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) to plan a second annual happy hour for industry women at this year’s Interbike.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Triathlon Business International will hold next year’s conference Feb. 9-12 at San Diego’s Rancho Bernardo Inn.
The annual triathlon industry gathering costs $495 for members and $595 for members, but prices increase after Sept. 30.
BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN)—The inaugural Action Outdoor & Bike Expo in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is still two months away, but organizers have already announced plans to take the show to the West Coast next year. They are also adding three more show dates.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 7:03 PM MT—Next year, the Interbike Expo is moving from its long-time home at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center,
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 4 2012 12:33 PM MT—Interbike will add a custom-builder area and will feature new products in a special section called The LAB at its 2012 show, scheduled for September 19-21 in Las Vagas.
DUBLIN, Ireland (BRAIN) Tuesday May 22 2012 12:20 PM MT—Ireland’s first cycling show will return for a second year after a successful showing last weekend in Dublin.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 8 2012 10:11 AM MT—Interbike is opening registration for its 2012 expo and has launched a new website that promises better navigation, and more industry information.