Friday, August 17, 2012

Expo Season is Nearly Upon Us

The mega EUROBIKE, with its more than 1,200 exhibitors from 50 countries and more than 100,000 sq meters (1,076,391 sq. ft.) of exhibition space on the shores of Lake Constance in Friedrichshafen, Germany, gets things started from August 29th to September 1st. From Wednesday to Friday the expo is only open to the trade; on Saturday, September 1st it is open to the public. 40,000 industry visitors from over 100 countries are expected to attend.

The long held bike exposition of Milan now leaves Milan and moves to Verona for its 70th edition. It's a controversial move as it was scheduled for the week before the nearby ExpoBici in Padova; the Veneto region will have the two most important bike shows in Italy one week apart. The expo will be held at VeronaFiera September 15th-17th.
Paola Pezzo, two time Olympian gold medalist in MTBing (Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000), will be present to ride with visitors. Expo details at

ExpoBici, at the Fiera di Padova, is being held September 22-24. This expo has been growing every since it began four years ago, last year there were 42,000 vistors and 500 exhibitors. Expo details at

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1 comment:

  1. Larry feels sorry for the folks who have to staff the stands at these shows so close together while a lot of them must then come over to the USA for the Interbike Expo. Having staffed a few of these stands in his life, his feet hurt just thinking about it!