Eurobike Digital Days hit the mark

Eurobike Digital Days Premiere: Successful digital platform by international industry players for international industry players

Friedrichshafen – A successful premiere: The Eurobike Digital Days took place from 1 to 3 September 2020 live from the Messe Friedrichshafen broadcasting studio. The three-day internet conference on the original date of the leading trade show focused presented the current and future challenges facing the international bike industry and provided important inspiration and perspectives. The organisers Messe Friedrichshafen were very pleased with the results. “The Eurobike Digital Days excelled with top-class themes, renowned experts, cutting-edge transmission technology and an international audience keen to actively join in. We’re delighted with this successful first event and the important takeaways for all participants,” says Klaus Wellmann, CEO Messe Friedrichshafen.

The “Bike Biz Revolution - Conference for Visionaries” with moderator Frank Puscher and the Eurobike organisers kicked off the digital conference on Tuesday, 1 September. In a welcoming video address, the Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer declared himself to be a great “fan of bike mobility”. He spoke of the need to create more exciting lighthouse projects and further improve the inspirational attraction of bicycle transport in the coming years. He referred to personally seeing many new and interesting ideas and opportunities, but recognised that: “There is still a lot of work to be done.”

The second day was dedicated to Start Up & Innovation and the entrepreneurial scene, while the 19th Travel Talk was held on third day – 3 September – under the theme “City, region digital and the role of the bike in this mix”. “With the Eurobike Digital Days, we wanted to offer an easily accessible platform, given the current situation, to enable important communication and exchange of ideas within the bike industry,” explains Head of Eurobike Stefan Reisinger. “The positive feedback from our expert speakers and participants shows that we got it right. We’re delighted that many of our customers are really open to a new, digital format.”

Summaries with the main statements from the Eurobike Digital Days presentations are available at: https://www.eurobike.com/en/digital-days/digital-days-september/

The live get-together Eurobike Special 2020 takes place from 24 to 26 November in Friedrichshafen exclusively for trade visitors. For further information, visit: www.eurobike.com.