Tradeshows and conferences
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike will launch a dealer conference in downtown Monterey, California, piggybacking on the Bicycle Leadership Conference dates of April 17-19, just before the Sea Otter Classic.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)--Interbike announced Wednesday that show director Andy Tompkins will leave the company at the end of December.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Leadership Conference will tackle bike advocacy, digital marketing strategies and raising capital in a restrictive lending climate at next year’s event, April 17-19.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taichung Bike Week gets underway this week in the heart of Taiwan’s manufacturing region as product managers gather to hash out final decisions about spec on 2013 bike lines.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Velo Magazine’s tech editor Nick Legan will be a guest speaker at the Park Tool Tech Summit events this year.
COVINGTON, KY (BRAIN)—Specialty Bike Expo, a new trade show set to take place Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, has been tabled. Organizer Jim Keefe said that while a good number of retailers and suppliers signed up to exhibit or attend, it wasn’t enough to make it a worthwhile event.
NEW YORK CITY, NY (BRAIN)—Bike New York has announced plans to launch a new bike expo in New York City next May 3-5, just prior to the 2012 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour.
POMONA, CA (BRAIN)—Year after year at Interbike, show attendees from the recumbent industry would get together for a dinner to discuss the state of the market in their corner of the cycling world.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN)—Chilly temperatures and some rain didn't dampen the spirits of the record crowd that turned out for Outerbike.
The three-day consumer demo event saw 800 people in attendance—doubling that of last year—and they just had one thing on their minds.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Manhattan Media's bike-tastic event, The New Amsterdam Bicycle Show: Benefiting Transportation Alternatives, is returning for 2012.
It will be held at the famous Tent at Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park in Manhattan, April 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
MOAB, UT (BRAIN)—Outerbike’s promoter Ashley Korenblat is fired up—and with good reason.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—DealerCamp has introduced new and enhanced activities as well as revised hours for 2012.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Preliminary attendance numbers for Interbike 2011 showed nearly 4,000 unique stores represented at the show and the total number of buyers at more than 11,000.
International buyer attendance from outside the United States was more than 1,300.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) saw a much bigger crowd this year. This was largely due to the test track being almost four times larger, which accommodated more than 600 riders—a 50 percent increase over last year.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—After a brief Southern California scare, it seems the overwhelming majority of attendees were happy that Interbike stayed in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)--Try smiling, wearing a skimpy outfit and standing on your feet all day while you attempt to charm strangers and lure them into trade show booths by talking about products you know little about.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The industry is mobilizing to oppose an amendment introduced Wednesday by a U.S. senator that would cut hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding for bicycle infrastructure projects. (Click on title to download PDF of Show Daily #2).
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)--ExpoCycle 2011, the trade show powered by the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada, was a buzz with more than 75 team members representing nine Pro-Cycling Teams.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)— ExpoCycle 2011, powered by the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada, which kicked off Sunday was held for the first time at the Palais des Congres in Old Montreal. The new venue created a totally new feel and vibe to the show—a welcome change by all attendees.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The annual Interbike tradeshow kicks off today with Outdoor Demo at Bootleg Canyon outside Las Vegas. Here are a few events happening at demo and in Las Vegas during the first two days of the show: