The 2018 conference will include lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions and breakouts with a variety of topics related to the successful and safe administration of cycling events and tours and promotion of bicycle tourism.  The conference will also feature a vendor expo giving companies an opportunity to market directly to the ride directors and bicycle tourism professionals. 

Tentative Schedule
2018 National Bicycle Tourism Conference

The 2018 National Bicycle Tourism Conference agenda will be updated as topics and speakers are confirmed.

View the 2018 National Bicycle Tourism Conference schedule & directory.


 

Tentative Schedule
2018 National Bicycle Tourism Conference

Wednesday~ November 7, 2018

9:00am-Noon  Board of Directors Meetings
Noon-5:00pm  Registration Opens
Noon-5:00pm   Vendor Set-Up
1pm-2:45pm  Round Tables Discussions for Cycling Events
1pm-2:45pm  Workshops for Bicycle Tourism
3:15pm-5:00pm  Round Tables Discussions forBicycle Tourism
3:15pm-5:00pm Workshops for Cycling Events
5:30pm-6:00pm Newbie Reception (For first-time attendees only)
6:00pm-9:00pm !Fiesta de Bienvenida! Opening Reception & Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm Vendor Expo Opens 

Thursday ~ November 8, 2018

6:30am-8:00am Morning Rides, Runs & Walks
8:00am-5:00pm Registration Opens
8:00am-9:00am Networking Breakfast with Vendors
9:15am-10:45am Welcome & General Sessions
10:45am-11:15am Networking Break with Vendors
11:15am-12:15pm General Sessions
12:15pm-1:30pm   Networking Lunch with Vendors & Primal Jersey Contest
1:30pm-2:15pm  Breakout Sessions
2:15pm-3:15pm Networking Break with Vendors
3:15pm-5:00pm  Interactive Discussion Breakouts
  (Small Rides, Large Rides, Bicycle Tourism & CVBs)
6:00pm-9:00pm Howl at The Moon Dueling Piano Fun (walk 2 blocks)
  (Appetizers and Cash Bar)

Friday ~ November 9, 2018

6:30am-8:00am Morning Rides, Runs & Walks
8:00am-5:00pm Registration Opens
8:00am-9:00am Networking Breakfast with Vendors
9:15am-10:15am General Session
10:30am-11:15am Breakout Sessions
11:15am-11:45am Networking Break with Vendors
11:45am-12:30pm Breakout Sessions
12:30pm-1:30pm   Networking Lunch with Vendors 
1:45pm-4:00pm  Outdoor Breakout Sessions
1:45pm-4:00pm  Workshops
4:15pm-5:00pm  BTN Annual Business Meeting
5:00pm-5:30pm SWAG SWAP
5:30pm Dinner on own along the Riverwalk & Downtown
  (Sign-ups for reservations available)

Saturday ~ November 10, 2018

9:00am-1:00pm San Antonio Bike Tourism Adventure
3:00pm-7:00pm Second Saturday Fun Ride

Below was the schedule for the 2017 Conference:

National Bicycle Tourism Conference Schedule

2017 National Bicycle Tourism Conference

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