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2021 Virtual Bicycle Leadership Conference (BLC)

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The Bicycle Leadership Conference (BLC) is the world’s leading event for bike industry professionals to learn, network and grow the industry

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Join us November 2-3, 2021, for two days of business intelligence, dynamic keynotes, training sessions and discussing critical issues facing the bike industry. Network with fellow industry professionals and learn from PeopleForBikes' interactive continuing education program. 

This event is open to all members of the bike industry interested in making biking and the bike business better for everyone.

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Early bird registration for the Virtual BLC is $99. After September 30, the price increases to $129.

Registration includes full access to the Virtual BLC online platform, exclusive data insights and networking opportunities.

Agenda:

Day One: Tuesday, November 2

Better Biking for All

8:30 PT: Optional Networking

9:00 PT: Welcome to Day 1 by Jenn Dice, Chief Executive Officer, PeopleForBikes

Adaptive Cyclists: Inspiring Athletes Show Us What’s Possible

In this live session, cyclist Clara Brown and sprinter Jerryd Wallace will share their journeys to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo and highlight how the power of community, passion and perseverance can accomplish truly monumental feats.

10:00 PT: Break for Networking

10:30 PT: Made and Assembled in the USA: What Could It Mean for the Industry?

The bicycle industry, like many, has been deeply affected by the pandemic, trade wars and rapid price increases in international freight. This panel will bring together experts from across the industry to explore the potential for U.S. production to help stabilize the supply chain, generate new jobs and what it would take to make onshoring happen.

11:45 PT: Optional Networking

Day Two: Wednesday, November 3

Bikes: A Climate Solution

8:30 PT: Optional Networking

9:00 PT: Welcome to Day 2 by Jenn Dice, Chief Executive Officer, PeopleForBikes

Industry Sustainability: Doing Our Part to Tackle Climate Change

Everyday, the bicycle industry is presented with opportunities to make our internal and external operations more sustainable. Whether your business is just embarking on its sustainability journey or you have already made great strides, every step, large or small, is one towards progress. In this session, you will learn and gain inspiration from industry leaders who are paving the way in this space. From packaging, to marketing, to corporate partnerships, our choices make a difference as we learn and grow together to combat climate change.

10:00 PT: Break for Networking

10:30 PT: Closing the Loop: Industry Campaign for Electric Bicycle Battery Recycling

As more and more riders discover the joy and convenience of electric bicycles, the need for convenient and sustainable battery recycling solutions has become apparent. PeopleForBikes proactively addressed this need by collaborating with Call2Recycle to develop a voluntary battery recycling program for the U.S. bicycle industry. In this session, you will learn more about this initiative, hear from current program participants and have the opportunity to get involved and support the long-term and sustainable adoption of electric bicycles.

11:45 PT: Optional Networking

*Times are subject to change and will be finalized closer to the event

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