Taipei City, March 20, 2010 – The global cycling world met at TAIPEI CYCLE 2010 at the TWTC NANGANG Exhibition Hall. Exhibitors from a total of 36 countries with strongest attendance from Europe, the U.S., and the Asian markets are boasting with new products and innovation.
In total, 894 exhibitors (up 17.3%) facilitating 3,018 booths represented a 4.5% growth, compared to 2009. The record number of exhibitors for this year’s show saw an expansion to the fifth and sixth floors and a larger outdoor exhibition area. Preliminary attendance figures (3 days of 4 at the time of this release) for foreign visitors increased to 4,913 (an overall plus of 7.6 %) representing 86 countries (22 up from 09).
The increase in foreign visitors’ attendance came especially from Asia, with China, Korea and Japan contributing strongest growth. European attendance made up 20.8 %, followed by visitors from the America’s with a 13.4% share.
The total number of foreign and local media representatives stands at 423, foreign media increased by more than 30 %.
The show encompassed a wide selection of events from presentations, seminars, award ceremonies, a two-day Trend Forum and the Tour de Taiwan road race which ended today in front of Taipei 101. More than 15,000 consumers are expected today to attend the show