URBAN MOBILITY: The important events for professionals in France and Europe in 2022

2020 and 2021 were years rich in changes and transformations for mobility. Like all sectors, events, trade fairs and meetings have been hit hard by the health crisis, which has led to the cancellation or digitalization of certain key appointments for urban mobility professionals. This year, many trade shows have decided to renew their experience, some of them digital and others face-to-face. To allow meeting and emulation, to exchange on new projects and to monitor the trends of this new year … Find out which key trade shows will punctuate the year of mobility professionals in 2022.

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Mobility trade shows and events in France and Europe in the first half of 2021

While the first quarter remains uncertain from the point of view of COVID constraints, the organizers have planned for the first face-to-face events starting in April.

TAPEI CYCLE : The second most important event of Asia

📅 March 09 to 12 – 📍 Taipei, Taiwan

Offering a hybrid format, both physical and digital, the Taipei show welcomes a large number of exhibitors (between 200 and 400). Known for its business-oriented format, the Taipei Cycle Show is a must-attend event for industry players.

AUTONOMY: The international trade fair for sustainable mobility solutions

📅 March 16 to 17 – 📍 Paris, France

After a digital edition last year, Autonomy will be held for the third time. The exhibition brings together stands, presentations and conferences on sustainable mobility market trends as well as commercial pitches and product demonstrations. Startup programs are also organised to present promising young companies in different sectors such as active and micro mobility, connected mobility, MaaS and smart city services. Institutions and professionals of the sector meet and build together the urban mobility of tomorrow

CyclingWorld : The electric bike test live, in front of you

📅 March 18 to 20 – 📍 Dusseldorf, Gemany

CyclingWorld is structured around six themes (sport, e-mobility, urban bikes, bike clothing, travel and innovation) and offers an overview of all the latest developments in the bicycle industry. Professionals and private individuals are welcome to discover what tomorrow’s cycling world will be made of and to meet around the theme of cycling.

E-BIKE FESTIVAL BY SHIMANO: The electric bike test live, in front of you

📅 April 01 to 03 – 📍 Dortmund, Germany

E-mobility offers you the largest live e-bike consumption test. The exhibition offers you the right concept for your users. Workshops, service articles and tests will be offered live. More than 150 exhibitors will be present to present the new products of the season, so why not come and offer your products?

E-BIKES DAYS: Bike tests and industry trends

📅 April 22 to 24 – 📍 Munich, Germany

This show is an opportunity to meet a large public, motivated by the desire to test the e-bikes of tomorrow, but also to discover the latest trends in innovation. Bringing together many international players in the world of cycling, the e-bikes days feature brands of bicycles, helmets, manufacturers, but also accessory and engine manufacturers. This gives a good overview of the entire sector.

ECOMOTION : Explorers of new mobilities

📅 May 09 to 12 -📍 Tel Aviv, Israel

EcoMotion is a very important international event focused on innovation, it is an opportunity to discuss and meet the world’s leading companies in the smart mobility sector, to listen to discussions with experts in this field, to explore new global markets and to be in direct contact with all the players, new entrants and all the necessary information about their technology!

MICROMOBILITY EXPO : “micro mobile and LEV, infrastructures, services”

📅 May 19 to 21 -📍 Hanover, Germany

Specialized in micro-mobility in urban areas, it is a central event for exchanging and experimenting new innovations in the sector. Mixing private and institutional actors to enrich discussions and debates, the show is open to visitors, journalists and you, professionals to present your brand and your products. There will be exhibitors and industry specialists to discover all together the latest innovations of the market.

ELECTRIC ROAD : The expert forum for the transformation of mobility

📅 May 26 to 29 – 📍 Bordeaux, France

This is the 7th edition for Electric Road. Electric Road defines itself as “an observatory, a forum of expertise and experience, a media centre and a showcase for clean mobility for all types of transport”. Over three days, conferences and discussions will be held on the following themes: passenger and freight transport, infrastructures of the future, changes in private mobility, financing and guarantees, new strategies of the players and new entrants, electric mobility, a springboard for societal change.

VELO IN PARIS : Your sport and citizen exhibition

📅 May 27 to 29 -📍 Paris, France

The bicycle continues to gain ground on the car. Velo In Paris is an opportunity for the major brands and up-and-coming brands in the bicycle world to meet with private individuals who will come to test, experiment and see what’s new in all areas of cycling.

URBAN FUTURE, GLOBAL CONFERENCE: Preparing cities for a better future

📅 June 01 to 03 -📍   Helsingborg, Sweden

Conference identified as the largest global conference for sustainable cities rooted in change. Integrating mobility into everyday life is a growing challenge. Urban Future offers numerous conferences to better manage behavioral barriers and help “citychangers” (active, passionate and visionary decision makers) build change for sustainable cities.

EUROPEAN MOBILITY EXPO: The business meeting for mobility players

📅 June 07 to 09 -📍 Paris, France

Don’t doubt it, this exhibition offers quality conferences orchestrated by professionals of the sector. 250 French and international exhibitors, key players in the development of sustainable mobility from the public and private sectors.

VELO-CITY: First annual world cycling summit

📅 June 14 to 17 – 📍 Lubljana, Slovenia

Velo-city is widely regarded as the first annual world cycling summit, bringing together actors involved in policy, promotion, implementation of measures for bicycles, active mobility or sustainable urban development, this event is made for you. Different themes will be discussed such as the diversity of bicycles and urban mobility, economy and tourism, reshaping cities and policies by taking the bicycle into account. But also, community building, co-creation and inclusion of cycling, not forgetting health and climate resilience. Since the early 1980s, it has been an influential event for the promotion of cycling in Europe.

MOVE : Mobility re-imagined

📅 June 15 to 16 -📍 London, UK

MOVE is gradually establishing itself as one of the major mobility events in the world. Present in Asia and America, it is in London that the European edition is taking place. Against a backdrop of high-profile conferences, OEMs, transport operators, technology companies, energy companies, fast-growing start-ups and policy makers gather each year to discover the next generation of technologies being brought to market. A place of discovery but also of business for developing professionals.

Mobility fairs and events in France and Europe in the second half of 2022

PRODAYS: The bicycle trade show

📅 July 03 to 05 -📍 Paris, France

Find at the Porte de Versailles, an unmissable show for all brands of bikes in France and Europe. 400 brands + yours, 900 buyers and 130 exhibitors will be present to discuss between professionals, place orders and discover the latest news from each manufacturer and distributor.

EUROBIKE: The show awaited by the entire international bicycle community

📅 July 13 to 17 -📍 Frankfort, Germany

The 30th edition of EUROBIKE is once again this year the meeting point for the bicycle industry. After its cancellation in 2020, which will remain a missed appointment for all professionals in the sector, Eurobike remains the launch event of the B2B cycling season with all the players, big and small, who come to warmly exchange around the market’s novelties and perspectives. The unmissable meeting for all professionals who want to develop their business in the cycle industry.

VELOVAK: To meet professionals in the sector

📅 September 18 to 20 -📍 Gorinchem, Netherlands

Velovak is a trade fair for the industry. Dutch municipalities, leasing companies, wholesalers… The show is intended to be a meeting place for all the professions in the bicycle industry.

TAICHUNG BIKE WEEK: Dedicated to local municipalities and communities

📅 September 20 to 23 -📍 Taichung, Taiwan

The Taichung show is a show reserved for professionals in the bicycle industry. A real meeting point for professionals in the sector, the show provides an opportunity to discuss the technical and technological advances that will shape the world of cycling in the future.

IAA MOBILITY: The international mobility exhibition

📅 September 20 to 25 -📍 Munich, Germany

A very beautiful exhibition with a strong international reputation to discover all the innovations in terms of mobility. A reference that reinvents itself every year for a unique exhibition experience. Historically focused on the car, the show has developed in recent years to include all types of mobility, including the cycle part and more generally new forms of mobility, especially electric.

MOBILITY FOR BUSINESS : The B2B exhibition

📅 October 11 to 12 -📍 Paris, France

Mobility For Business is the trade fair that reflects on the world of tomorrow. As its name suggests, Mobility For Business is aimed at mobility professionals. New technologies are in the spotlight, and you will be able to discover many of the innovations that will shape the mobility of tomorrow.

THE INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY SUMMIT : Designing tomorrow’s cities

📅 October 12 to 13 -📍 Copenhagen, Denmark

For the 7th year, the International Mobility Exhibition will bring together the global mobility, automotive, transport and smart city ecosystem, as well as thought leaders, innovators, investors and policy makers, to shape and plan mobility for future cities.

BIKE MOTION : To inspire and bring together cycling fans

📅 October 21 to 23 -📍 Utrecht, Netherlands

Bike Motion puts cycling in the spotlight. Aimed at both amateur and experienced cyclists, the show focuses on several themes: cycling culture, innovation and sport.

WORLD OF E-MOBILITY : Imagining tomorrow’s mobility

📅 October 27 to 30 Octobre -📍 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bringing together international players and placing the energy transition at the heart of its concerns, the World Of E-Mobility exhibition is a must for companies committed to mobility for sustainable development. The exhibition will feature conferences on the subject of tomorrow’s mobility and its economic and ecological challenges.

EICMA: THE exhibition dedicated to bicycles and motorcycles

📅 November 08 to 13 -📍 Milan, Italy

This year, 79th edition of this fair which exists since 1914. EICMA stands for International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition. It is the most important exhibition for the two-wheeler industry, it is the international showcase to make people talk about you and your results, to promote your company in the world of motorcycles and bicycles.

SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS 

📅 November 15 to 17 -📍 Barcelona, Spain

Numerous conferences between professionals allow to exchange on different daily topics related to mobility. These include mobility combined with the environment, the economy, inclusion and “enabling” technologies.

“Le salon des Maires”: Dedicated to town halls and local authorities

📅 November 22 to 24 -📍 Paris, France

Conferences dedicated to territorial development, infrastructure and mobility, and ecological transition. Participate in the conferences or bring your solution to meet the needs of the communities present.

Where to meet us in 2022 ?

Velco will be present at most of the shows as an exhibitor or visitor. Our objective is to meet you, the mobility actors, and to exchange with you about future technological projects in order to propose you connectivity solutions for the electric bike industry.

While we are waiting for some details on the dates and formats of certain events, we can already inform you that the Velco team will be exhibiting at three major trade fairs in Europe in 2022: Prodays, Eurobike and Bike Motion. Do not hesitate to come and meet us at these events and, above all, to contact us beforehand so that we can arrange a meeting at these often very busy events, in order to guarantee you a very special welcome.

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