ICEBIKE* WINTER Where:Milton Keynes Contact: 0208 385 3363 Website: www.icebike.co.uk Description: Madison’s house show now takes place twice a year, replacing multiple launch events for the new season.
BIKE DEALER CAMP Where: Utah, USA Website: www.lifeboatevents.com Contact: Lance Camisasca, +01 949-444-8805 Description: Dealer Camp is an opportunity for manufacturers to gain direct feedback from the front line. Free lodging and travel is provided to trade members as an incentive to spend some time away with the manufacturers.
BIKE EXPO Where: Munich, Germany Website:www.bike-expo.com Contact: 01923 233683 (UK Information Centre) Description: Split between two days of trade exhibition and two public, Bike Expo is a chance for retailers to spend time offering feedback to their suppliers, while the consumers gain sneak peaks on next season’s product.
TOUR DE FRANCE Where: France Website:www.letour.fr Description: The world’s eyes turn to France through July as professional road cyclists from across the globe tour the country.
AUSBIKE Where: Melbourne, Australia Website: www.ausbikeaustralia.com.au Contact: Simon Head, +61 0419 392 051 Description: Held at the Exhibition Pavilion at the Melbourne Showground, 10,000 square metres is dedicated to exhibiting the latest and greatest from the bicycle industry each year at Ausbike.
Description: The world’s largest bike exhibition and generally considered a ‘mustattend’ show, Eurobike draws exhibitors, press and both trade and consumer visitors from around the globe.
CSG HOUSE SHOW Where: 2013 TBC Website: www.cyclingsportsgroup.co.uk/ Contact: Head office, 01202 732288 Description: Cycling Sports Group UK hosts an annual get together for the trade in various locations across the UK. The show is a chance to study new model year bikes up close and chat to brand managers.
EICMA BIKE SHOW Where:Milan, Italy Website:www.eicma.it/ciclo Contact: +39 02 6773511 Description: Having introduced a cycling exhibition to sit alongside its November motorcycle exhibition, EICMA now invites the pedal bike industry to exhibit to the masses in Milan, Italy.