INTERBIKE Where: Las Vegas, USA Website:www.interbike.com Contact: Andria Klinger, +01 949-226-5745 Description: Beginning with the Outdoor Demo, Interbike is the USA’s largest bicycle exhibition. Combining seminars with scheduled rides and more, the show is a big hit with mainstream bicycle business, as well as more niche sectors like BMX.
PALIGAP HOUSE SHOW Where: See website Website:www.paligapltd.co.uk Contact: Ben Gaby, 01454 313116 Description: Paligap’s house gathering takes place just after Eurobike and serves as a reminder of what the distributor can offer in terms of bikes and product. Brand managers are also present for discussion on product.
Contact: Jan Kuběna, +420 541 152 767 Description: Bike Brno is an international trade exhibition for bicycles, taking place in the Brno Exhibition Centre. The 2009 instalment of this show drew nearly 200 exhibitors from 22 countries, as well as 372 journalists.
BIKEBIZ AWARDS, THE Where: London, UK Website: www.bikebiz.com Contact: Carly Bailey, 01992 535647 Description: BikeBiz’s own trade awards, held annually. Awards are given to trade nominated manufacturers, distributors, press and retailers. The judging process begins several months before the awards, so get in touch if you would like to nominate a cycle trade firm.
CYCLE SHOW Where: NEC, Birmingham Website: www.cycleshow.co.uk Contact: Elizabeth Barile-Page, 0207 288 6443 Description: The UK’s longest running dedicated bicycle show. With one day of trade only access and three for the consumer show, the event is popular with exhibitors due to the large volumes of trade and end user customers able to be seen in a short space of time.
INTERMOT Where: Cologne, Germany Website:www.intermot-cologne.com Contact: Susanne Donges, +49 221 821-3042 Description:Merging motorcycles, bicycles and scooters into one giant Koelnmesse trade show, Intermot is of particular interest to the e-bike sector, which has the best of both worlds and access to plenty of potential customers.
EICMA BIKE SHOW Where: Milan, Italy Website: www.eicma.it/ 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.
THE GADGET SHOW LIVE CHRISTMAS Where: ExCel, London Website: www.gadgetshowlive.net Contact: 020 7288 6735 Description: A mass gathering of the technology and engineering industry, offering all the latest must have gear, from bikes through laptops and remote control helicopters.