The 2018 National Bicycle Tourism Conference in San Antonio will include some great education sessions during the day and loads of fun at night!  Here is the tentative schedule:

Tuesday ~ November 6, 2018

6:30pm-9:00pm
SATX Social Ride

SATX Social Ride is a meet up with 200 to 300 people every Tuesday for a 10-12 mile bike ride through downtown San Antonio, ending with drinks, food and time for socializing.  Riders meet at Burleson Yard Beer Garden (approximately 1 mile bike ride)
BURLESON YARD BEER GARDEN
 

Wednesday ~ November 7, 2018

5:30pm-6:00pm
Social Happy (Half) Hour for Newbies
A special “Meet & Greet” for First-timers to the BTN Conference
GUNTER TERRACE

6:00pm-9:00pm
Bienvenidos Fiesta! (Welcome Party & Dinner) 
Featuring Mariachis & Margaritas!  Visit with Vendors
Kick-off the BTN Conference San Antonio-style.  
GUNTER TERRACE

Thursday ~ November 8, 2018

6:30am-8:30am
Morning Rides/Runs/Exercise 
MEET IN FRONT OF MARKET ON HOUSTON

8:00am-9:00am
Networking Breakfast Buffet with the Vendors
GUNTER TERRACE

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

GUNTER TERRACE

12:15pm-1:30pm
Networking Lunch & Primal Jersey Contest
GUNTER TERRACE
Sponsored by Primal

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

GUNTER TERRACE

6:00pm-9:00pm
Howl at the Moon RiverWalk
We will have a blast with the world-famous dueling pianos of Howl at the Moon!  Howl at the Moon RiverWalk will open early just for the National Bicycle Tourism Conference attendees with heavy appetizers and cash bar (5 minute walk from Gunter Sheraton)
HOWL AT THE MOON RIVERWALK

  

Howl at the Moon is a few block walk from the Gunter (0.2 miles)

Friday ~ November 9, 2018

6:30am-8:30am
Morning Rides/Runs/Exercise 
MEET IN FRONT OF MARKET ON HOUSTON

8:00am-9:00am
Networking Breakfast Buffet with the Vendors 
GUNTER TERRACE

10:45am-11:15am

Morning Networking Break with the Vendors 
GUNTER TERRACE

12:15pm-1:30pm
Networking Lunch with the Vendors 
GUNTER TERRACE

5:00pm-5:30pm
SWAG SWAP 
Share yours and pick up some SWAG items from peers
GUNTER TERRACE

5:30pm-7:30pm
RiverWalk Dine-around 
Join friends for dinner on your own at a variety of RiverWalk and Downtown San Antonio restaurants within walking distance.  There are hundreds of restaurants within a short walk of the hotel.  Sign-ups for reservations at a variety of restaurants will be available at the registration table.
WALK TO LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Saturday ~ November 10, 2018

10:00am
Enjoy a Texas-style  Bicycle Tourism Adventure: Casual Bike Ride to the Missions
Hosted by Ready2Roll Cycling

3:00pm
Second Saturday Social Bike Ride

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

this was the social line-up in 2017!

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).

 

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