Get ready for Color Trend Days 2023

TIGER, together with its partners from The sppot, is about to head into their first big event of 2023: Color Trend Days! The spring event, dedicated to color trends, effects, design and innovations for surface finishing technologies of the bicycle and sporting goods industry, will take place during 28th – 29th of March 2023 in Wormer, Netherlands

During this 2-day event leading European bike manufacturers, brand executives and experts will get together for a highly interesting conference with chances to receive hot news and talk about trends with the participating sppot partners during the open space Table-Top presentations.

Please note: this is a free of charge event - subject to registration and confirmation ONLY


28th of March: Business Trends Day

  • 9:00 – 16:00 – Conference & open space Table-top presentations
  • 16:00 – 18:00 – Networking drinks


29th of March: Design Trends Day

  • 9:00 – 15:00 – Conference & open space Table-top presentations
  • 15:00 – 16:00 – Networking drinks


Register here

Manufacturing is coming home!

In recent years it became clear that the dependency of a long and vulnerable supply chain, with longer lead times, compromises in quality, higher costs, and of course unsustainable processes is coercing the bike industry to change direction. The only Asia-oriented approach is unsustainable in the long run – from commercial, financial, technical, logistical and environmental perspectives.


Fortunately, a change of mind was already about to happen a few years ago and is currently gaining more momentum! Bicycle, eBike, cargo-bike manufacturing is reshoring, near-shoring, friend-shoring for ALL the right reasons. Creating many new opportunities for the producers in Europe aiming to meet the expectations of the consumers with better products at lower cost and a better carbon footprint.


The sppot for the sixth year in a row addresses the bicycle and sporting goods industry with color trends and effects. This year they come bolder, bigger and with more ambitions. Hosted by Posterama Screen Productions - leading European decal manufacturer, and all partners form the sppot ecosystem: TIGER Coatings – global producer of high quality powder coatings, Berlac AG – leader in development and production of liquid coatings, WAGNER – one of the leading global producers of application systems for coatings, EuroTherm - design and construction of coating systems, Duthoocare and repair products for surface finishing and Lestaself learning robots and automations for surface finishing – Color Trend Days are offering solutions to the industry.


Manufacturing is coming home, is the topic of this year’s conference. Leading bike producers and design studios will present their motives, burdens, results and experience through the reshoring process. Along with the presentations & discussions, event guests will have a chance to participate at the open space table-top installations for smart and sustainable products. All dedicated to find the right technology for the perfect surface finishing of a bike or any other sporting good.

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