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The 9th edition of Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo (CFOSE) will be held in Ludhiana from March 1 to March 3. The Punjab Agriculture University (PAU) will hold the event which will give a great push to the bicycle industry.
With a single roof structure, CFOSE is an excellent platform for traders and manufacturers of cycles. Spread over 300,000 sq ft area, CFOSE will have 200 exhibitors from all over India and abroad. Moreover, participants from other countries like China, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, France and Holland will be exhibiting their wares at the expo.
International visitors are expected to throng the expo from Africa, Bangladesh, Nepal, Europe and Canada.
The major participants from Ludhiana are Hero cycles, Avon cycles, Neelam cycles, Vishalli, Kullar, K.S Munjal, Arko, Metro, LA, Big Ben and Amar.
Apart from the business aspect, the expo will have a number of activities related to awareness about health and fitness. Various products will be on display, like bicycles, cycle parts and many more.
The event will feature a cycle rally, organized by Hero Cycles,on the first day .
On Day 2, Avon cycles, and on Day 3, S.K Bikes will organise the same.
Also, Avon Cycles will organise a body building competition.
Surinder Brar, Organiser & Director, Annex Media Marketing Network, confirmed that 3000 dealers had already confirmed their visits to CFOSE.
He said, “Ludhiana is the hub of bicycle manufacturing and we are holding the country’s biggest bicycle exhibition here. The aim of the exhibition is to showcase the kind of bicycle technology that has evolved over the years”.
“Cycle manufacturers in our country are manufacturing world class bicycles. This time we are also creating awareness amongst youth who are health conscious and advocating cycling as fitness routine,” he said.
Gurmeet Kular, President, FICO, said,“This is a great opportunity for the manufacturers of the city to exhibit their products to a national audience.”
Onkar Singh Pahwa, MD Avon Cycles said, “The exhibition would give Indian manufacturers a good idea about the future of the business. This year the focus is a lot on e-bikes and health fitness equipment related to cycling.”
Inderjeet Navyug President UCPMA, said, “Such a big exhibition is a boost for the cycle and tyre industry in Ludhiana.”