The last few years have been rich in change and transformation for mobility, and in particular for the cycling industry. Our booming market has seen rapid growth over the past few years. However, 2023, marked by inflation and rising inventories, has brought its share of challenges to our industry. Causing a slowdown in growth.
Against this backdrop, it’s all the more important for industry players to gather around major events linked to innovation and mobility!
Discover the 2024 calendar of business events for bike industry professionals.
Mobility tradeshows and events in Europe and World in the first half of 2024
For this first season without pandemic restrictions, the organizers have planned the first meetings from the beginning of the year.
CES LAS VEGAS
📅 January 9 to 12th – 📍 Las Vegas, United-States
CES® is the world’s most important technology event – the testing ground for revolutionary technologies and global innovators. For some years now, the sustainable mobility segment has been gaining weight, with a growing number of exhibitors every year!
CABDA EXPO – WEST
📅 January 10 to 11th – 📍 California, United-States
Launched in 2015, CABDA is a small show that quickly became big. Originally a small, one-off event outside Chicago, CABDA is now a series of appointments dedicated to North American bike industry professionals.
For the fifth year, the first show of the season kicks off in Ontario, on the West Coast.
Velofollies – The Belgian meeting place for the industry
📅 January 19 to 21th – 📍 Courtrai, Belgium
Velofollies is a polyvalent trade fair that gives you an overview of the entire bicycle market. You will find many actors of the bicycle industry. Bike brands that offer city and connected bikes but also sports one. Moreover, there is accessories, nutrition and service brands. All reunited around the passion of cycling.
CABDA EXPO – MIDWEST
📅 February 07 to 08th – 📍 Chicago, États-Unis
One of the oldest events in the series, for its ninth year CABDA Midwest returns to its historic home town: Chicago.
eMobility Expo world congress – A showcase for mobility solutions
📅 February 13 to 15th 2024 – 📍 Valence, Spain
Faced with the major challenges of the transition to more sustainable mobility that lie ahead for both private individuals and professionals, eMobility Expo world congress has been designed to be a space for solutions, where all stakeholders define the framework for transforming tomorrow’s mobility.
MONTREAL BICYCLE SHOW – A showcase for mobility solutions
📅 February 16 to 18 th – 📍 Montreal, Canada
With over 20,000 visitors and 200 exhibitors, the Montreal bike show is a major event for local professionals. 21st edition, the show returns for a 3-day format.
NIEUWSFIETS.NU B2B FEST
📅 February 25 to 26th – 📍 Bois-le-duc, The Netherlands
The new B2B Festival of the Dutch media Nieuwsfiets.nu will hold its very first edition to bring together the professionals of the cycling industry, especially by bringing together the Benelux players. In the run-up to the season, this event will help prepare for 2023 and unearth the trends for 2024.
COPENHAGEN BIKE SHOW: The international trade fair for sustainable mobility solutions
📅 March 02 to 03rd – 📍 Copenhagen, Danemark
Like Velofollies, Copenhagen Bike show is a multi actor trade show where many subjects are discussed and where many actors meet. In Øksnehallen beautiful exhibition venue we can find bike brands, round table about urban mobility, an E-mobility and a sport section.
BC BIKE SHOW
📅 March 02 et 03rd – 📍Vancouver, Canada
Taking place over two days, the BC bike show is a multi-stakeholder bicycle trade show held in Vancouver. Although the show is B2C-oriented, it’s an opportunity for professionals to meet each other and survey upcoming market trends.
TAIPEÏ CYCLE SHOW
📅 March 06 to 09th – 📍 Tapeï, Taïwan
Taipei Cycle is the international bicycle show that focuses on the business and production of the bicycle industry in the Asian market. This show will present the latest products of Taiwanese and international companies related to the bicycle sector for daily use or sport: bicycles, accessories, equipment, etc.
eMOBILITY Expo Congress : Imagining tomorrow’s mobility
📅 March 12 to 14th -📍 Friedrichshafen, Germany
This trade fair presents new alternative mobility concepts. The exhibitors are from the fields of bicycles, scooters, energy and automobiles. The audience of the eMobility World is the final consumer.
CYCLING WORLD EUROPE
📅 March 15 to 17th – 📍 Düsseldorf, Germany
In recent years, CYCLINGWORLD EUROPE has increasingly become the “place to be” for Europe’s bicycle and e-bike industry. Perfectly timed, each time at the beginning of the season, people meet in Düsseldorf.
AUTONOMY: The international trade fair for sustainable mobility solutions
📅 March 20 to 21th – 📍 Paris, France
After a digital edition due to Covid and a return to face-to-face last year, Autonomy continues with a sixth edition. 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.
FOR BIKE – The industry’s spring rendezvous
📅 March 20 to 21th- 📍 Prague, Czech Republic
For Bikes is a bike show held every spring, in time for the start of the new cycling season. It showcases everything that revolves around the theme of cycling: various bicycle models, bike clothing, bike accessories and bike components, as well as scooters, motorcycles, bike routes and bike maps.
Eurobike Istanbul – A first edition
📅 March 28 – 📍 Istanbul, Turkey
A must-attend event in Europe and the rest of the world, Eurobike is extending its influence around the globe with its first edition in Turkey. For one day, Eurobike offers local and regional professionals a platform to meet and exchange ideas.
VELOBerlin – The Bicycle Festival
📅 April 13 to 14th – 📍 Berlin, Germany
VELOBerlin is the inclusive bicycle festival! Held at the former Templhof airport, it brings together exhibitors presenting bicycle and mobility products of all kinds. An opportunity to get an overview of the regional market! At the same time, you’ll be able to take advantage of conferences and discussions on a wide range of topics.
SEA OTTER CLASSIC: The world’s largest cycling event
📅 April 18 to 21th – 📍 California, United-States
More than a race and more than a festival, the sea otter classic is a gathering. Held in Monterey, California, this festival, presented by Continental, attracts professionals and individuals alike, giving them the chance to test the latest equipment on the market and meet some of the biggest names in the field.
CYCLE SHOW & LONDON E-BIKE FESTIVAL: The Uk’s biggest electric Bike event
📅 April 19 to 21 rd – 📍 London, England
When a well-established player in the bike events roadmap meets an another ebike big actor, it gives the Cycle Show & London e-bike festival. A meeting between the cycle show, installed since 2022 and the ebike festival of London in partnership with Shimano. This indoor events attracts the most innovative brands in the industry : Bike, tech, clothing and accessoiries for a better practice of the tow wheels.
E-BIKES DAYS: Bike tests and industry trends
📅 April 26 to 28th – 📍 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.
VELO IN PARIS : Your sport and citizen exhibition
📅 April 27 to 29th -📍 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.
SPEZI – The special bicycle show
📅 April 27 to 28th – 📍 Lauchringen, Germany
For its new edition, the SPEZI moves to Leipzig with the team of Wolf & Wolf, brand of recumbent bikes. This small fair presents the important products that the range of special bikes can offer.
VELO CITY 2023: Worldwide annual cycling summit, serving as a global knowledge exchange platform
📅 To come- 📍 Leipzig, Germany
According to the European Cycling Association, this year Vélo Days will take place in the city of Leipzig in Germany. This annual meeting attract nearly 1, 400 delegates from over 60 countries around the world. More than a trade fair, Velo City is also a platform for exchange and discuss about the futur of the industry.
RIVA DEL GARDA BIKE FESTIVAL
📅 May 02 to 05th- 📍 Lac Garda, Italy
Located on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy, this B2C festival combines dolce vita and cycling. On the program: bike races, open-air bike shows and social events. In all, some 350 exhibitors liven up the 4 days in the mountains.
📅 May 05 au 08th- 📍 Shanghai, China
CHINA CYCLE is China’s leading trade show. Held annually in Shanghai in late April or early May, it showcases the entire range of two-wheel products in an international setting.
📅 May 17 au 19th – 📍 Valencia, Spain
For three days, Valencia will once again play host to Ciclosferia, the urban cycling and bicycle touring trade show, where manufacturers, distributors and services come together to present the latest innovations in the sector to the public.
A place to emulate and meet, the 2024 show will feature a day dedicated exclusively to professionals.
Polis Mobility – A show focused on people and mobility
📅 May 22 to 24th -📍Cologne, Italy
Cities of the future, eco-design and mobility are the main preoccupations of this trade show, which has been designed to reflect on these issues by putting people at the heart of its concerns. With a public made up of local authorities, companies, researchers and mobility experts, Polis Mobility is the new Italian meeting place for mobility.
URBAN FUTURE, GLOBAL CONFERENCE: Preparing cities for a better future
📅 June 5 to 7th -📍 Rotterdam, Netherlands
Conference recognized as the world’s largest conference for sustainable cities anchored in change. Making mobility part of everyday life is a growing challenge. Urban Future offers a wide range of conferences designed to help citychangers (active, passionate and visionary decision-makers) manage behavioral obstacles and build change for sustainable cities.
VÉLO CITY 2024 : The annual summit of world cycling
📅 June 18 to 21th – 📍 Leipzig, Germany
Velo-city is widely regarded as the world’s premier annual cycling summit, bringing together those involved in policy, promotion and implementation of measures for bicycles, active mobility and sustainable urban development. This is the event for you. Various themes will be discussed, such as bicycle diversity and urban mobility, the economy and tourism, reshaping cities and policies with cycling in mind. But also, community building, co-creation and inclusion of cycling, not forgetting health and climate resilience. Since the 1980s, it has been an influential event for the promotion of cycling in Europe.
MOVE : Mobility re-imagined
📅 June 19 to 20 -📍 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.
PRODAYS: The bicycle trade show
📅 June 23 to 25th -📍 Toulouse, France
Find at the Porte de Versailles, an unmissable show for all brands of bikes in France and Europe. More than 1400 brands, 5000 buyers and 323 exhibitors will be present to discuss between professionals, place orders and discover the latest news from each manufacturer and distributor.
(E)REVOLUTION: The world first B2B2C e-bike expo
📅 To come – 📍 Denver, Colorado, USA
This trade show take place in Denver : the national leader on e-bikes. (e)Revolution focused on the needs of e-bike brands, dealers, suppliers and consumers. During this four days, the event will provide the occasion to meet directly e-bike retailers and ends-users.
B2B Mobility fairs and events in the second half of 2024
EUROBIKE: The most inspiring platform for the cycling community
📅 July 03 to 07th – 📍 Francfort, Germany
This years, the 32th edition of EUROBIKE will be once again 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.
MICROMOBILITY EXPO : exhibition for urban micromobility
📅 August 27 to 29th -📍 Hannover, Germany
Specializing in micromobility in urban areas, it’s a central event for exchanging and experimenting with new innovations in the sector. Mixing private and institutional players to enrich discussions and debates, the show is open to visitors, journalists and you, the professionals, to present your brand and your products. Exhibitors and industry specialists will be on hand to help you discover the latest market innovations.
IAA MOBILITY: The international mobility exhibition
📅 September 17 to 22th -📍 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.
SEA OTTER EUROPE : One of Europe’s biggest cycling festivals
📅 September 20 au 22th -📍 Girona, Spain
Organized by Continental, Sea Otter Europe is a major event for cycling fans. With 6 s already under its belt, in 2023 the show welcomed over 60,000 visitors for some 350 exhibiting brands. With its focus on adventure, challenges and demonstrations, the show is ideal for bike testing and discovering the latest innovations in Outoodr sports.
VELOVAK: The trade event for two-wheelers
📅 September 22 to 24th -📍 Gorinchem, The Netherlands
Dedicated to professionals, this trade event brings together several players. You will meet Dutch and Belgian entrepreneurs, sport and non sport bike stores and companies that use bikes for business purposes. An ideal event to meet the Benelux cycling industry.
TAICHUNG BIKE WEEK: Dedicated to local municipalities and communities
📅 September 24 to 27th -📍 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.
SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS
📅 To come -📍 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.
ITALIAN BIKE FESTIVAL: The Italian leader for the bike and soft mobility market
📅 To come -📍 Misano World Circuit, Santa Monica-Cella, Italy
Since 2018 the Italien Bike Festival also knows as IBK, has attracted the attention of the European Market. On this occasion, this 3 days festival will bring more than 400 brands from the industry, business partners, media and customers : an opportunity to network and identify the next trends.
Where to meet us in 2024 ?
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 major trade fairs in Europe in 2024 like Prodays and Eurobike. 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.