The 2017 National Bicycle Tourism Conference will include some great education sessions during the day and loads of fun at night!

Wednesday ~ November 8, 2017

6:00pm-7:00pm
Social Happy Hour for Newbies
A special “Meet & Greet” for First-timers to the BTN Conference
BREEZEWAY/GROTTO ON ST. PETE BEACH

7:00pm-10:00pm
Beach Party & Welcome Dinner
Kick-off the BTN Conference Florida-style.  
BREEZEWAY/GROTTO ON ST. PETE BEACH

Thursday ~ November 9, 2017

7:00am-8:30am
Morning Rides/Runs/Exercise along St. Pete Beach
MEET IN FRONT OF COMPASS GRILLE

8:00am-9:00am
Networking Breakfast Buffet 
BREEZEWAY/GROTTO

10:45am-11:15am
Morning Networking Break with the Vendors 

MAJESTIC BALLROOM/BACKSTAGE AREA

12:15pm-1:30pm
Networking Lunch & Jersey Contest
BREEZEWAY/GROTTO
Sponsored by Primal

2:15pm-3:15pm
Afternoon Networking Break with the Vendors 

MAJESTIC BALLROOM/BACKSTAGE AREA

5:30pm-10:00pm
Downtown St. Petersburg & Dine-around
Join friends for dinner on your own at a variety of Downtown St. Petersburg restaurants (15 minute chartered bus ride)
DOWNTOWN ST. PETERSBURG

First bus leaves at 5:30pm for roundtrip to Downtown St. Petersburg restaurants, shops & pubs
(Buses will run continuous loops back to Sirata Beach Resort – downtown is 15 minutes away)
Sign-ups for reservations at a variety of restaurants will be available at the registration table.

Friday ~ November 10, 2017

7:00am-8:30am
Morning Rides/Runs/Exercise along St. Pete Beach
MEET IN FRONT OF COMPASS GRILLE

8:00am-9:00am
Networking Breakfast Buffet 
BREEZEWAY/GROTTO

11:00am-11:45am
Morning Networking Break with the Vendors 

MAJESTIC BALLROOM/BACKSTAGE AREA

12:30pm-1:45pm
Networking Lunch 
BREEZEWAY/GROTTO

5:00pm-5:30pm
SWAG SWAP 
Share yours and pick up some SWAG items from peers
BREEZEWAY ON ST. PETE BEACH

5:30pm-7:30pm
Closing Reception and  Networking on the Beach
Enjoy light snacks & beverages
BREEZEWAY ON ST. PETE BEACH

7:30pm
St. Pete Beach Area Dine-around 
Join friends for dinner on your own at a variety of St. Pete Beach restaurants within walking distance.  Many restaurants within ½ mile walk of the resort including resorts restaurants.
WALK TO LOCAL BEACH RESTAURANTS

 

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Saturday ~ November 11, 2017

10:00am
Enjoy a Florida-style  Bicycle Tourism Adventure: Casual Bike Ride to Fort DeSoto Park
Hosted by Bike Florida

Casual 27 mile round-trip bike ride to Fort DeSoto Park.  A picnic lunch will be provided for all that sign up to ride prior to the ride at Fort DeSoto Park.  Sign -up sheets will be at registration.  The casual, non-drop ride, will be lead by Bike Florida.

More details to come.  Bike rentals will be available (see below for rental information).

 

BIKE RENTALS: 

davidsThe Bicycle Tour Network is proud to partner with David’s World Cycle to rent bikes to attendees.  David’s works with the Bike Florida tours.  Be sure to book your rental early as their is a limited supply.  Bikes will be delivered to the Sirata Beach Resort, if reserved well in advance.  There are no guarantees after Sunday, October 30th at midnight that bikes will be available!

David’s will rent Hybrids and Road bikes for the entire conference as well as the Saturday fun ride.

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Contact David’s World Cycle to rent a bike

schedule subject to change.

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