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German Chancellor Merkel to visit Eurobike

Published April 9, 2013

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend opening day of the Eurobike trade show this year, Wednesday, August 28.

Merkel will take about two hours to officially open Eurobike and then tour the show.

“We are very pleased that the Chancellor is coming to Friedrichshafen for the Eurobike. This puts the topic of cycling and mobility in the center of the political and media spotlight," said Klaus Wellman, CEO of Messe Friedrichshafen, the show's venue.

Preparations for the chancellor’s visit are being coordinated by Messe Friedrichshafen and the Zweirad-Industrie-Verband (ZIV), the German bicycle industry association.

The show will be held August 28-31, 2013. The show is trade-only for its first three days and then open to the public on Sunday, August 31.

An outdoor Eurobike Demo Day will take place on Tuesday, August 27, in the nearby town of Argenbühl.

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