Friedrichshafen, GERMANY- The construction of Messe Friedrichshafen's new fairgrounds will begin in the fall of 2000 and be ready by August 2002, according to the Eurobike organizer. The 38 hectare area located next to the airport will be home to a 52,000 square meter fairground that includes eight halls and 5,000 parking spaces. Total costs of the new fairground are forecast to be around DEM 245 million.
Eurobike 2002 will be one of the first shows held on the new fairground. In addition to Eurobike, Messe Friedrichshafen is also organizing 14 to 16 other trade shows per year. (JB)