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Cycle Tourism Conference 2016 – Full Program Announced, Register Today for Early Bird Discount

release by the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference

January 25, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Join us on March 4, 2016 for a full-day conference to be held in downtown Toronto. We are pleased to share with you the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference program with an array of knowledgeable speakers, topics, learning and networking opportunities for all. Register today and receive an Early Bird Discount (Discount ends January 25th).

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2016 Conference Theme

Growing the Sector: Making Your Investment Count International

Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Nastassja Pace, Destination Development Specialist, Travel Oregon
  • Linda McKenna Boxx, Director,

Conference Speakers Include:

  • Louis Carpentier, Vélo Québec
  • Susan Murray, Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
  • Fiona Dawson, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism
  • Cycling Infrastructure & Programs, City of Toronto
  • Jonathan Lansdell, Butterfield & Robinson
  • Mike Bcric, Sacred Rides Mountain Biking Adventures
  • Michael Merrall, Epic Tour Halton / Kelso MTB Fondo
  • Robert Wong, Resource Management Consulting Group
  • Martin MacDonald, LTP Sports/Norco
  • Terrence Eta, Toronto Bicycle Tours
  • Marlaine Koehler, Waterfront Regeneration Trust
  • Sara Archer, Ride Guides – Ontario Cycle Adventures
  • Hal Cain, Kingston Vélo Club
  • James Meerdink, Parks and Trails New York
  • John Fisher, Durham Mountain Biking Club
  • Joanne Wolnik, Ontario’s Southwest (RTO1)
  • Additional speakers to be announced

Visit OntarioByBike.ca/ctc16 to review the entire conference program and speakers from Ontario and across Canada.

Conference attendees will participate and learn through a robust conference program that includes topics such as:

  • Route and Trail Enhancements
  • Emerging Market and Product Trends in Cycle Tourism
  • Best Practices in Partnerships and Marketing
  • Tracking and Evaluating Cycle Tourism Data
  • Understanding Cross-Regional Trails and Routes

Registration includes access to a full-day of speakers, presentations, workshops, post-conference report, 2 meals, snacks, coffee, tea, PLUS a complimentary entrance pass to the Toronto International Bicycle Show. Get Your Early Bird Discount Starting From $199! (Discount Ends January 25th)

Book Hotel Accommodations
If you are coming from out of town, we encourage you to make a hotel booking as soon as possible and use the conference hotel and discounted conference rate. We have a block of rooms that are reserved until February 2nd for conference guests. Be sure to mention you are a part of the “Cycle Tourism Conference” at the time of booking to receive this discounted rate. Stay on Toronto’s waterfront at the: Radisson Admiral Hotel, Toronto Harbourfront VIEW HOTEL INFO at: www.ontariobybike.ca/ctc16-hotel-and-travel

Toronto International Bicycle
Show Make plans to stay after the conference to go to the Toronto International Bicycle Show. All conference attendees will receive a complimentary entry to show that can be used Friday, Saturday or Sunday. As the largest consumer bicycle show in North America, the show has a range of cycle tourism destinations as exhibitors, bicycle clubs, events, competitions and thousands of bicycles plus accessories for sale. Get value from simply attending as a guest, or maximize your impact as an exhibitor, with an opportunity to connect to over 25,000 cyclists. More information at: www.bicycleshowtoronto.com

Become A Sponsor
Interested in sponsoring the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference? Learn more about the benefits and sponsorship levels. VIEW SPONSOR PACKAGE at www.ontariobybike.ca/ctc16-sponsorships Or contact us directly.

Find out more about our cycle tourism conferences held in 2013 and 2009.

For more details on the conference please contact: Louisa Mursell Executive Director Transportation Options lmursell@transportationoptions.org Micheal McCreesh Project Coordinator Ontario By Bike mmccreesh@transportationoptions.org

Email: info@ontariobybike.ca
Phone: 416-827-2774 / 1-866-701-2774

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