Interbike

September 20 - 22, 2017
Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Las Vegas

 

Monday, September 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Bootleg Canyon
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    • Room: Bootleg Canyon
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      Tuesday, September 19, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      • Room: Bootleg Canyon
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        • Room: Bootleg Canyon
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          Tuesday, September 19, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

          • Room: Islander El
          Today, the ability to influence is one of the most marketable skills a manager can possess, and the ability to influence is vital for anyone who wants to accomplish their vision through others. It is especially required for anyone who has a worthwhile cause. Dan Mann has developed an effective road... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker/Presenter
          Dan Mann
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            Tuesday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

            • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
            The quality of management has a very direct bearing on the success of any business, starting with the top manager(s) and extending all the way through the management team. According to Dave Fellman, a manager has to be a combination of many things, including teacher, coach, parent, subject matter expert,... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker/Presenter
            Dave Fellman
            Author, Trainer, Consultant
            Dave Fellman &Associates
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              Tuesday, September 19, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

              • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
              Content marketing has become a powerful way to generate awareness, find new customers, gain PR exposure, boost organic search rankings, and INCREASE SALES! What is it? How do you get started? How do you measure success? Who's doing it "right?" You'll learn all this and more in this engaging and... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker/Presenter
              Nancy Shenker
              Founder and CEO
              The On Switch
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                Tuesday, September 19, 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

                • Room: Mariners AB
                Speaker(s)
                Co-Presenter
                Curtis Cramblett
                Founder
                Revolutions in Fitness
                Co-Presenter
                Wade Hall
                Spokesman Bicycles
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                  Tuesday, September 19, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

                  • Room: Mariners AB
                  This session will address how fit specialists should “marry the bike to the body” with products that solve our customers’ problems. We will address some of the usual component choices that should be considered for a fit, and how you should select the proper component for a given body and... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker/Presenter
                  Wade Hall
                  Spokesman Bicycles
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                    Tuesday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

                    • Room: Tradewinds A
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                      • Room: Tradewinds B
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                        Tuesday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                        • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
                        Change and Disruption are the new normal in the specialty bicycle retail business. The National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) has sponsored two research studies focusing on the U.S. Bike Shop Channel of Trade and the U.S. Bicycle Market that are the only up-to-date, accurate and objective data, information and observations... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker/Presenter
                        Jay Townley
                        Partner and Co-Founder
                        Gluskin Townley Group
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                          Tuesday, September 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                          • Room: Mariners AB
                          An esteemed group of experts from various disciplines including former professional cyclist Frankie Andreu, Wade Hall, Brian Adams, Gregg Robidoux and Pariac McGlynn will be on-stage ready to answer questions from the audience. Come prepared with 1-2 questions that will offer some perspective to help you and your fit practice... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker/Presenter
                          Frankie Andreu
                          Cyclist
                          Former Professional Cyclist
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                            Tuesday, September 19, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                            • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
                            Every business and industry has its woes. You can either spend hours fretting about them or you can spend just 30 minutes coming up with ACTIONABLE and SIMPLE solutions. This fast-paced and fun session will take you through an innovative "group-think" process that has been proven effective by a wide... ...read more...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker/Presenter
                            Nancy Shenker
                            Founder and CEO
                            The On Switch
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                              Tuesday, September 19, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM


                              Tuesday, September 19, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

                              • Room: Mariners AB
                              Foot-Pedal interface continues to be a hot topic in our field, and one that requires fit specialists to be on top of their game in this aspect of fit. This session will: 1. Review the decision process that helps you select the proper shoe and pedal for your customer. 2. Help you... ...read more...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker/Presenter
                              Greg Robidoux
                              Founder
                              The Cycling PT
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                                Tuesday, September 19, 4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

                                • Room: Mariners AB
                                "This is the ultimate opportunity for fit specialists like yourself to learn from your peers, hear what other shops across the country are doing – and take away key strategies that you can apply in your business when you get back to your shop after leaving Interbike. ■ This session will... ...read more...
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                                  Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM

                                  • Room: Mariners AB
                                  After a ½ day of soaking up valuable information from all of our presenters, this is the time you’ll have to ask questions to the experts that participated in the Fit Symposium. You’ve invested in the trip to Interbike – this is one of those moments where you can ask... ...read more...
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                                    Wednesday, September 20, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

                                    • Room: South Pacific Ballroom
                                    The annual Interbike Industry Breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the week and has become a highlight for hundreds of attendees. Presented by PeopleForBikes, the National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA), the breakfast is often standing room only. You won’t want to... ...read more...
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                                      Wednesday, September 20, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                      • Room: Islander B
                                      New Products & Procedures; There are many new products and procedures from Shimano that you’ll encounter for 2018. In this seminar, we’ll talk about the new Toggle front derailleur and its setup procedure. We’ll cover new opportunities in Di2 that can apply to your existing Di2 customers as well as... ...read more...
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                                        Wednesday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                        • Room: Booth 8283
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                                          Wednesday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


                                          Wednesday, September 20, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

                                          • Room: Islander B
                                          With each new year come new options and features for Shimano Di2 components. With 7 different Di2 groups from Shimano and countless ways to customize, you and your customers have more options than ever before. Don’t let this intimidate you! Learn all about what’s new with Di2 at this seminar.... ...read more...
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                                            Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                            • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                            For more than two decades, eBay has played a central role in creating an inclusive and accessible commerce platform that enables anyone to participate in the global economy. In this session, we look at the current state of e-commerce and bike and bike-related sales online, and where the industry can... ...read more...
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                            Sarah Sternau
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                                              Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


                                              Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                              • Room: Booth 17263
                                              Nelson Vails will be appearing in the Defeet International booth, #17263...
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                                                Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM


                                                Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                                • Room: Hall B
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                                                  • Room: Booth 10287
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                                                    Wednesday, September 20, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                    • Room: Triathlon Pavilion, Booth 8295
                                                    Forty Slowtwitch Road Shows took place since 2016. A number of IBDs enjoyed revenue days of $40,000, $60,000 and more, and in no cases were these large doors. What behaviors did these IBDs exhibit that paid large dividends?...
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Speaker/Presenter
                                                    Dan Empfield
                                                    Editor/Publisher
                                                    Slowtwitch.com
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                                                      Wednesday, September 20, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                      • Room: Tropics A
                                                      Campagnolo HO Disc Brake Project, Super Record-Rocord-Chorus Mechanical Disc, Super Record-Rocord-Chorus EPS Disc, 2018 Potenza 11 Disc, 2018 Centaur, 2018 Wheels, 2018 EPS V# Firmware updates for SR-RE-CH...
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                      Buddy Spafford
                                                      East Coast North America Technical Service Manager
                                                      Campagnolo
                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                      Daniel Large
                                                      North American Technical Service Manager
                                                      Campagnolo
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                                                        Wednesday, September 20, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                        • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                        Most front-line employees see upselling and adding-on as a way to slightly bump the profitability of a deal. In a addition, they think that a 10% - 20% discount only slightly decreases the profitability of each deal.  In reality, both have a radical shift to the bottom line of the... ...read more...
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                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                        Sam Dantzler
                                                        Powersports Garage
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                                                          Wednesday, September 20, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                                          • Room: Booth 12291
                                                          p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Wahoo Fitness (#12291) is running a Power Competition • Top of the hour, every hour, Wed & Thur (11am - 5pm), Fri (11am - 1pm) • Daily winners (top man, top woman) score Wahoo swag and a new Wahoo ELEMNT... ...read more...
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                                                            Wednesday, September 20, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                            • Room: Shell Seekers A
                                                            Come find out how to shepherd a classroom and give your store the boost it needs to address this changing retail environment. This is an opportunity to reach back into your community and support a grass roots program that will not only change lives, re-invigorate your connection to the local... ...read more...
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                            Mercedes Ross
                                                            Project Bike Tech
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                                                              Wednesday, September 20, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                                While the media may be telling us of continuing doom and gloom, each business can control its' own destiny. This session will review a list of what to do, what not to do, and what to stop doing....
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Speaker/Presenter
                                                                Tom Shay
                                                                Principal
                                                                Profits Plus
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                                                                  Wednesday, September 20, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                                  • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                  The secret hiring sauce is like any other finely tuned recipe, it changes subtly over time. It may have different high and low notes depending on the chef, but there are some tried and true skills that must be mastered. • Your brand and the bike industry is on display • Job... ...read more...
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                  DEANNE BUCK
                                                                  Camber Outdoors
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                                                                    Wednesday, September 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                                                    • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
                                                                    Because it’s central to economic growth and vitality, progressive American cities are competing to become the next generation of bike-cool cities. They are taming traffic, building safer infrastructure, installing bikeshare systems and adopting bike friendly policies. Learn how electric bikes are an essential part of this emerging story....
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                                                                    Speaker/Presenter
                                                                    Charlie Gandy
                                                                    Livable Communities, Inc.
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                                                                      Wednesday, September 20, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                                      • Room: Triathlon Pavilion, Booth 8295
                                                                      For a number of reasons that make sense when you hear them, triathlons that take place on road bikes, gravel and gravel plus bikes, are in your near future....
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker/Presenter
                                                                      Dan Empfield
                                                                      Editor/Publisher
                                                                      Slowtwitch.com
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                                                                        Wednesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                        • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                        Based on the popular Mann University two-day training program, these sessions are filled with the methodology behind the successful GEAR training. You will learn how to approach your sales staff to exhibit different behavior, resulting in improved sales performance: More closed sales, and a higher average selling process. Session one... ...read more...
                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                                        Dan Mann
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                                                                          Wednesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


                                                                          Wednesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                                          • Room: Tropics A
                                                                          Brief introduction to Box Components and the Box drivetrain family. Box Rear Derailleur features and technical service walk-through. Box Push Push shifter features and technical service walk-through. Box Cassette features and technical service walk-through. Box Chain family features and introduction. Q&A Session...
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                                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                                          Ethan Fiamingo
                                                                          R&D Technician
                                                                          Box Components
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                                                                            Wednesday, September 20, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                            • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                            The female consumer has become a much bigger piece of the bike shop business than ever before, yet most shops still cater almost exclusively to men. Learn how to make some simple changes in your merchandising and change the entire retail experience for women walking in the door. The female... ...read more...
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                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                            Holly Wise
                                                                            3dotsdesign
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                                                                              Wednesday, September 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


                                                                              Wednesday, September 20, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                                              • Room: Booth 17246
                                                                              Nelson Vails will be appearing in the Primal Wear booth, #17246...
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                                                                                Wednesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                • Room: Islander B
                                                                                ULTEGRA R8000 brings Shimano’s newest technology to the masses. The new ULTEGRA has an extensive range of product offerings from classic mechanical shifting and braking to Di2 shifting and hydraulic brakes along with everything in between. In this seminar you will get an in depth look at the product offerings... ...read more...
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                                                                                  Wednesday, September 20, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                                                  • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                  From the entrepreneur wanting to grow a small business to the large enterprise interested in expanding its customer base, eBay partners with sellers of all sizes to create powerful opportunities that enable them to turn their passions into global sales. In this session, we’ll give a peek into the seller... ...read more...
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                                                                                  Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                  Sarah Brubacher
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                                                                                    Wednesday, September 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                    • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
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                                                                                      • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
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                                                                                        Wednesday, September 20, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


                                                                                        Wednesday, September 20, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                        • Room: Tropics B
                                                                                        Introduce Bafang middle motor such as BBS series, Max drive system series. Explain motor structure, performance, maintenance, service, repair and troubleshooting....
                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                        Joe Zhang
                                                                                        Technical Support Engineer
                                                                                        Bafang
                                                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                        Yonree Hu
                                                                                        Sales Manager
                                                                                        Bafang
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                                                                                          Wednesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                                                                          • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                          Although we all know this to be a poor opening line, most of us have all used this in some capacity. If not this line verbatim, we’ve used some version of it. “Can I help you? May I help you? Can I point you in the right direction?... ...read more...
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                                                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                          Sam Dantzler
                                                                                          Powersports Garage
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                                                                                            Wednesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                            • Room: Islander B
                                                                                            Get acquainted with the Shimano STEPS groups of E-Bike components for both pavement and mountain bikes. We’ll talk about the inherent advantages of a fully equipped Shimano E-Bike, show you how to customize and adjust the system for your customers, and discuss service and support including easy firmware updates using... ...read more...
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                                                                                              Wednesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

                                                                                              • Room: Booth 20227
                                                                                              Nelson Vails will be appearing in the Full Speed Ahead/Vision booth, #20227...
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                                                                                                Wednesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                • Room: Booth 21158
                                                                                                Join Haibike for a beer to support PeopleforBikes—a $5 donation gets you a custom stainless pint glass full of beer! Free Haibike wristbands. We’ll be discussing eMTB trail access, the latest e-bike legislation, and how you can help advocate for e-bikes. Booth 21158...
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                                                                                                  Wednesday, September 20, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM


                                                                                                  Wednesday, September 20, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                  • Room: Triathlon Pavilion, Booth 8295
                                                                                                  Join TBI for wine & beer, and lots of networking with colleagues...
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                                                                                                    Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

                                                                                                    • Room: South Pacific Ballroom
                                                                                                    5:30 p.m. – Cocktail Hour | 6:00 p.m. - Screening Join us for an exclusive screening of Rebecca Rusch’s movie, Blood Road, presented by Red Bull Media House. Blood Road follows the journey of ultra-endurance mountain bike athlete Rebecca Rusch and her Vietnamese riding partner, Huyen Nguyen, as they pedal 1,200... ...read more...
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                                                                                                      Wednesday, September 20, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

                                                                                                      • Room: Desert Breeze Soccer Complex
                                                                                                      CrossVegas is the biggest cyclocross race in America. CrossVegas has seen impressive growth since its inaugural race in 2007, and each year attracts racers from over 20 nations in the Women and Men’s Elite races as well as over 10,000 spectators. New for 2017 - the Focus e-bikes Challenge, plus 3 laps of competitive... ...read more...
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                                                                                                        Thursday, September 21, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


                                                                                                        Thursday, September 21, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                                                                        • Room: Tropics B
                                                                                                        Come join the SRAM team for a 90 minute overview of the latest technical innovations from SRAM, RockShox and Zipp....
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                                                                                                          Thursday, September 21, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                                                                          • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
                                                                                                          In today’s day and age, CSI (Customer Satisfaction Index) scores are becoming much more relevant. Sometimes called Net Promoter Scores, these are just a mathematical assessment of a store’s performance. Whereas many dealers focus on manipulating the results, I’d rather have the score appear high organically. The quickest way to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                          Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                          Sam Dantzler
                                                                                                          CEO
                                                                                                          Garage Composites
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                                                                                                            Thursday, September 21, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


                                                                                                            Thursday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                                            • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                            Based on the popular Mann University two-day training program, these sessions are filled with the methodology behind the successful GEAR training. You will learn how to approach your sales staff to exhibit different behavior, resulting in improved sales performance: More closed sales, and a higher average selling process. Session two... ...read more...
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                                                                                                            Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                            Dan Mann
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                                                                                                              Thursday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


                                                                                                              Thursday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                              • Room: Booth 17263
                                                                                                              p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Nelson Vails will be appearing in the Defeet International booth, #17263...
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                                                                                                                Thursday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM


                                                                                                                Thursday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                • Room: Hall B
                                                                                                                Back after a successful inaugural run in 2016, is an event at Interbike 2017 that gives professional service techs the due they deserve – The Mechanics Challenge, presented by Park Tool. At Interbike 2017, over the course of two days, we will shine a spotlight on 100+ mechanics from North... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 21, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                                  • Room: Triathlon Pavilion, Booth 8295
                                                                                                                  The most successful triathlon IBDs have great relationships with their local coaches and clubs.  But the best relationships don’t require offering big discounts, rather providing pathways to enrich the community....
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                                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                                  GARY WALLESEN
                                                                                                                  MGR
                                                                                                                  ATHLETES LOUNGE
                                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                                  Mike Collins
                                                                                                                  Founder/Head Coach
                                                                                                                  Multisports Orange County
                                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                                  RICH BURNS
                                                                                                                  ROCKLIN ENDURANCE SPORTS
                                                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                                                  Rose Serpico
                                                                                                                  Co-owner
                                                                                                                  Tri-It Multisport, Canada
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                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 21, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                                                                    • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                    eBay has 169 million customers globally, and thriving businesses in bikes, parts, tools, and accessories. Who is coming to the site, what are they looking for, and what are they ultimately buying? We’ll share some surprising facts about eBay’s Cycling buyer to help you understand how these customers can become... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                    Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                    Max Das
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                                                                                                                      Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


                                                                                                                      Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                      • Room: Booth 12291
                                                                                                                      p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Wahoo Fitness (#12291) is running a Power Competition • Top of the hour, every hour, Wed & Thur (11am - 5pm), Fri (11am - 1pm) • Daily winners (top man, top woman) score Wahoo swag and a new Wahoo ELEMNT... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                        Thursday, September 21, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                        • Room: Shell Seekers A
                                                                                                                        Come find out how to shepherd a classroom and give your store the boost it needs to address this changing retail environment. This is an opportunity to reach back into your community and support a grass roots program that will not only change lives, re-invigorate your connection to the local... ...read more...
                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                        Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                        Mercedes Ross
                                                                                                                        Project Bike Tech
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                                                                                                                          Thursday, September 21, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


                                                                                                                          Thursday, September 21, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                                                                                          • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                          Don’t miss this panel discussion where Pat Hus, Interbike’s Vice President, and officials from Reno-Tahoe will speak about Interbike’s 2018 move – including some highlights that attendees and exhibitors can look forward to. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the move....
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                                                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                                                          Pat Hus
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                                                                                                                            Thursday, September 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                            • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
                                                                                                                            E-bikes are one of the fastest growing segments of the bicycle industry and bikeshare is spreading across cities. Put the two together and you’ve got a system that moves people around cities efficiently and quickly. Bewegen operates five e-bike shares in the U.S. and five in Europe. Find out what... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                            Co-Presenter
                                                                                                                            ALAIN AYOTTE
                                                                                                                            BOSCH EBIKE SYSTEMS
                                                                                                                            Co-Presenter
                                                                                                                            Morgan Lommele
                                                                                                                            E-Bike Campaigns Manager
                                                                                                                            Bicycle Product Suppliers Association/PeopleForBikes Coalition
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                                                                                                                              Thursday, September 21, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                                                                                              • Room: Triathlon Pavilion, Booth 8295
                                                                                                                              What is the secret to increasing both margin and top line in high-end tri service?  Which shops have successfully achieved this?...
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                                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                                              JIM MANTON
                                                                                                                              ERO
                                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                                              PHILIP CASANTA
                                                                                                                              HYPERCAT RACING
                                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                                              TRENT NIX
                                                                                                                              TRI SHOP
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                                                                                                                                Thursday, September 21, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                                                                                • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                                Everybody knows they need to put some thought in to improving their store layout and design but it seems impossible to slow down long enough to make it happen. Come learn some key areas to focus on that will have the biggest impact on your customer’s shopping experience and... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                Speaker/Presenter
                                                                                                                                Holly Wiese
                                                                                                                                Owner
                                                                                                                                3 Dots Design
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                                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 21, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


                                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                                                  • Room: Malakye Basecamp in the Lobby
                                                                                                                                  OVERVIEW // The Shmooz at Interbike gives you an opportunity to talk with the industry's best employers all in one room! It's a FREE event.  Join us! WHERE //  Mandalay Bay Convention Center - Malakye Basecamp Area TIME // 1pm to 4pm WHEN // Thursday, September 21, 2017 WHO // Those who want amazing jobs... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 21, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                                                                                    • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                                    We recognize as an industry our biggest opportunity for sustainable growth is the recruitment of new talent. As an industry based on innovation we are competing for talent with tech, automotive, health, and other external industries. Our companies need to be ready to embrace and engage with this... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                    AMY LUTHER
                                                                                                                                    Camber Outdoors
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                                                                                                                                      Thursday, September 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


                                                                                                                                      Thursday, September 21, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                                                                      • Room: Islander EI
                                                                                                                                      Moderated by Dan Mann of The Mann Group, the session will feature brief presentations from 10 retailers who have successfully created and launched innovative ideas in the last 12 months. Each was chosen from retailer submissions by a group made up of executive staff from Bicycle Retailer and Industry News,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                      Moderator
                                                                                                                                      Dan Mann
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                                                                                                                                        Thursday, September 21, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                                                                                                        • Room: Booth 17246
                                                                                                                                        Nelson Vails will be appearing in the Primal Wear booth, #17246...
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                                                                                                                                          Thursday, September 21, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

                                                                                                                                          • Room: Tradewinds A
                                                                                                                                          This class will help educate the independent bicycle dealer on how using Synchrony's consumer financing can be a beneficial tool to driving business. The class will explain: • The benefits of consumer financing and how it can help you grow your sales • The different types of promotional financing offers and how they... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                          DON PHILLIPS
                                                                                                                                          SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL
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                                                                                                                                            Thursday, September 21, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                                                                            • Room: Tradewinds CDEF
                                                                                                                                            The NBDA’s Profitability Project (P2) brings non-competing dealers together to share insight into key performance indicators (KPIs), discuss the state of their businesses and the industry, and share specific best practices and lessons learned in the ongoing efforts to improve their businesses. P2 provides members with the quantitative KPIs they... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                            Todd Grant
                                                                                                                                            President
                                                                                                                                            NBDA
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                                                                                                                                              Thursday, September 21, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                                                                                                              • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                                              Better bike riding is good for communities and businesses – more riding means more buying. Retailers will walk away from this session with five simple tools for getting involved in building great PlacesForBikes and helping customers engage. When you get involved, your customers will see that you care about their... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                              Jennifer Boldry Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                              Director of Research
                                                                                                                                              PeopleForBikes
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                                                                                                                                                Thursday, September 21, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                • Room: Triathlon Pavilion, Booth 8295
                                                                                                                                                Today’s tri bike frames now meet geometric orthodoxy. It’s aerobars that are now all akilter, making complete tri bikes again fit very differently one to another. We’ll decode it for you....
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                                                                                                                                                Dan Empfield
                                                                                                                                                Editor/Publisher
                                                                                                                                                Slowtwitch.com
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                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 21, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                                                                                                                                  • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                                                  With 171 million customers in 190 markets around the world, eBay truly offers our sellers a portal to the world’s consumers. Over the years, we’ve invested in a variety of programs and tools to help our sellers capitalize on this--from traditional advertising and marketing investments to drive web traffic; to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 21, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                    • Room: Booth 20272
                                                                                                                                                    ISU Insurance Services of Westlake, insuring the Pedal and E-Bike community since 1985, is raffling this beautiful coral  Pedego 26” Step-Thru Comfort Cruiser E Bike with aqua rims. Visit our booth #20272 Wednesday or Thursday to complete your entry form with your business card.  Winner will be drawn 4:00 Thursday,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                      Thursday, September 21, 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

                                                                                                                                                      • Room: Booth 20227
                                                                                                                                                      Nelson Vails will be appearing in the Full Speed Ahead/Vision booth, #20227...
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                                                                                                                                                        Thursday, September 21, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM


                                                                                                                                                        Thursday, September 21, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                        • Room: Booth 17220
                                                                                                                                                        p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none; color: #0463c1; -webkit-text-stroke: 0px #0463c1} span.s2 {font-kerning: none} Lightspeed’s POS solution was built for bikes - that’s why we’re thrilled to be coming back to Interbike, one of the world’s biggest bike industry events.   Come by our... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                          Friday, September 22, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                                                                                                                          • Room: Tropics B
                                                                                                                                                          Come join the SRAM team for a 90 minute overview of the latest technical innovations from SRAM, RockShox and Zipp....
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                                                                                                                                                            Friday, September 22, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


                                                                                                                                                            Friday, September 22, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                            • Room: The Forum, Hall B
                                                                                                                                                            With 171 million customers in 190 markets around the world, eBay truly offers our sellers a portal to the world’s consumers. Over the years, we’ve invested in a variety of programs and tools to help our sellers capitalize on this--from traditional advertising and marketing investments to drive web traffic; to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                              Friday, September 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                              • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
                                                                                                                                                              With the rise in popularity of mid-drive eBikes, it pays to reflect on where the technology started, how and why it has evolved, and what to expect in the coming years. Join the Bosch team on a historical journey and a glimpse at the future of this important advancement in... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                              Co-Presenter
                                                                                                                                                              Chris Cherry
                                                                                                                                                              University of Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                              Co-Presenter
                                                                                                                                                              John MacArthur
                                                                                                                                                              Portland State University
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                                                                                                                                                                Friday, September 22, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


                                                                                                                                                                Friday, September 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
                                                                                                                                                                Take a peek across the pond at trends similar and dissimilar to the U.S. Mark Sutton’s research has lessons and promising sparks for our market....
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                                                                                                                                                                MARK SUTTON
                                                                                                                                                                CYCLINGINDUSTRY.NEWS
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                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, September 22, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                  • Room: Booth 12291
                                                                                                                                                                  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Wahoo Fitness (#12291) is running a Power Competition • Top of the hour, every hour, Wed & Thur (11am - 5pm), Fri (11am - 1pm) • Daily winners (top man, top woman) score Wahoo swag and a new Wahoo ELEMNT... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                    Friday, September 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                    • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
                                                                                                                                                                    E-bikes are one of the fastest growing segments in the bicycle industry and they are quickly becoming a significant percentage of sales in many stores. In this session, we will review research and key learnings gained through the National Bicycle Dealers Association partnership with Electric Bike Expo Tour, and key statistics... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                    Todd Grant
                                                                                                                                                                    President
                                                                                                                                                                    NBDA
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                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, September 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                      • Room: Electric Theatre epowered by Bosch
                                                                                                                                                                      At this session, learn from senior photographer Allan Crawford on how to enhance your visuals in print and retail. Pick up pointers on accentuating the unique features of eBikes in promotion and advertising....
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                                                                                                                                                                      Allan Crawford
                                                                                                                                                                      Road Magazine
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                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, September 22, 10:30 PM - 11:59 PM

                                                                                                                                                                        • Room: OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace
                                                                                                                                                                        Complimentary Entry until 1 AM with Interbike Badge Conceptualized around the elements of opulent, classic design and modern technology, OMNIA Las Vegas Nightclub is an interactive nightlife experience by global hospitality company, Hakkasan Group. The 75,000 square-foot multi-level destination encompasses a seductive ultra-lounge, a high energy main club and balcony, as... ...read more...
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