Taipei Cycle Show organizers quietly seek guidance on future show dates

By Stephen Frothingham

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The organizers behind the Taipei Cycle Show are quietly surveying exhibitors about whether to move the show — traditionally held in March — to either October or November next year.

However, if TAITRA were to make such a move next year, exhibitors may have to attend two shows — the 2017 Taipei Cycle Show already scheduled for March 22-25 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, and a second show later in the year.

But any move by TAITRA to produce a new show in the late fall of 2017 would put it into contention with Taichung Bike Week (TBW). This year Bike Week is set for Oct. 18-21 and, presumably, would maintain those approximate dates for 2017.

In TAITRA’s three-question online survey, officials first asked which month would be most appropriate for the show: March or October.

It then asks if exhibitors and visitors would attend the already-scheduled March show and then return again in October 2017. And finally it asks if Taipei Cycle were rescheduled from March to October, would show-goers still attend?

Bike Week, loved by product managers for its informality and its location near many of the industry’s key factories, and by suppliers for its low cost, has …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News