Cargo Bike Sharing Europe

Cargo Bike Sharing Europe

New expert conference in Cologne: 18/19 May 2022

Cargo bikes for all! This is what cargo bike sharing is about. And it is growing across Europe. In Germany, cargo bike sharing is already available in more than 120 cities.

Cargo Bike Sharing Europe is the first European expert conference focussing on cargo bike sharing. It brings together operators, hard- & software providers, cities, urban planners and other stakeholders.

The conference is organised by and hosted by polisMOBILITY, the new trade fair for forward-looking mobility, urban life and digitalisation in Cologne.

Supporting partners are:

Conference Programme

Wednesday, 18 May 2022:

  • early afternoon: Cologne cargo bike sharing field trip
  • 16.00 – 18.00: opening panel on polisMOBILITY stage (Koelnmesse exhibition hall)
  • from 18:00: networking dinner and cities forum

Thursday, 19 May 2022:

To offer a conference contribution, please use the button below. We will review the submissions and provide feedback in the coming weeks.

Sponsors & Exhibition Opportunities

Gold Sponsors

Sponsorship packages for the conference on 18/19 May offer attractive visibility for your company, product or service. In addition, the trade fair polisMOBILITY offers a wide range of exhibition opportunities from 18 to 21 May.


For press inquires on the conference, please contact the conference team. Press information on polisMOBILITY is available here.

Image material: download conference key visual and logos

Press releases:, 8 December 2021:

City of Cologne, 20 April 2021:

Tickets & Travel

Conference tickets will be available online from March and will include access also to the polisMOBILITY programme from 18 – 21 May.

The polisMOBILITY webpage offers travel information and a list of partner hotels here. Current Covid pandemic regulations are available here.


Eileen Niehaus, Project Manager
+49 30 2978 – 1118

Diana Dréan, Sales Manager
+49 221 821 – 2264

Conference Partners

The City of Cologne and Koelnmesse started polisMOBILITY to demonstrate susainable mobility solutions for cities and regions. From 2019 to 2021, the city has subsidised the purchase of cargo bikes with three million euros.

Bundesverband Zukunft Fahrrad is a German federal association of dynamic and innovative companies from all sectors of the bicycle industry, with a focus on (new) services.

Forum Freie Lastenräder is the association of currently 142 commons cargo bike sharing initiatives in Germany, Austria and Hungary with around 450 bikes and tens of thousands of registered users.

The company TINK advises municipalities in Germany on the introduction of local cargo bike sharing systems and organises a Germany-wide city network for knowledge exchange.

CityChangerCargoBike is an EU-funded project of 14 European cities and other partners to promote cargo bike use, including through cargo bike sharing systems.

Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) is the Brussels-based voice of cycling business, actively promoting the sector in Europe and worldwide. CIE Members work in Expert Groups to develop policy and technical content in key areas, including bike sharing and cargo bikes.