MARKETWEEK
September 14-20, 2018 , Reno Tahoe

Education

Interbike is committed to providing educational content that allows the bicycle industry to learn and grow. Don’t miss these valuable sessions while attending Interbike.


IBD Summit @ Interbike

High-performance sessions focused on improving your business and bottom line

Interbike is bringing IBD Summit-level sessions and speakers to the 2018 event, as part of a new focus on education.  All seminars are available free of charge to Interbike attendees. 

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Retail By Retailers                                                                           

IBD-Specific Content Designed & Moderated with NBDA and The Mann Group

The Retail by Retailers educational discussions were designed based on feedback from the Interbike Retail Advisory Board and in partnership with The Mann Group and the National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA). The objective was to highlight important topics impacting IBD’s today and to learn from retailers who are having success in those areas.

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The Forum presented by eBay                                              

Back in its second year, The Forum, presented by eBay, offers short bursts of educational content for IBD’s each day of the show. These 30-40 minute sessions allow you to stop by between appointments without committing to a full hour seminar in a conference room. The Forum is located on the show floor in Hall 2.

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Mann U at Interbike                                

The Mann Group has designed a unique and innovative approach to specialty retail leadership development. Once again, it has created a unique program exclusively to fit the needs of IBD’s. Mann U at Interbike is designed exclusively for Interbike retail attendees and is free to attend.

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Supplier Seminar Series presented by  

The Supplier Seminar Series at Interbike is the first of its kind education for suppliers and their teams. These innovative presentations focus on issues affecting suppliers directly from design to human resources. All seminars and panels are available free of charge to our exhibitor attendees.

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Fit Symposium

The Crossroads of Fit Tech & Independent Bicycle Retailers in North America

medicine_of_cycling CroppedThe Interbike Fit Symposium, curated by Medicine of Cycling, is a must-attend event for retailers and fit specialists seeking to learn about the latest trends in fit tech. You will hear from some of the most well-respected leaders in bike fitting and meet the brands leading the category today. Whether you’re a seasoned technician or a retailer seeking to learn more about ways to generate incremental revenue through fit, the Interbike Fit symposium is for you. The event will cover numerous levels of topics within static and dynamic fit, including cleat/shoe/pedal interface, fitting on a budget and more – all designed to have you leave the event with takeaways that you can implement in your store when you get home.

 

Registration to the Fit Symposium is free for Interbike retailer attendees, but seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

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Ebike Education

The Electric Theatre, epowered by Bosch

Grab your popcorn, take a seat, and learn from experts in ebike sales, marketing, technology, policy, and more. The Electric Theatre is set to provide a fresh set of educational topics to spark discussion—valuable information whether you’re a well-established electric bike dealer or simply ebike-curious. Catch a show and discover how easy it can be to grow your ebike business.

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Triathlon Sessions   

Once again, Triathlon Business International (TBI) will be assembling educational content specifically for the tri market. The topics will be announced soon and a full schedule will be available on interbike.com. These sessions will take place in the Triathlon Pavilion, located on the show floor in Hall 1.


Interbike Tech Clinics presented by 

Interbike provides the most ideal environment for retail attendees to learn more about the technical intricacies of our industry’s products. Keep up-to-date on the latest cycling technical innovations at Interbike’s manufacturer tech clinics. Nothing beats the in-depth product knowledge that you’ll gain right from the source. Learn the proper and most efficient ways to set up, service and repair the latest components and gear from some of the most advanced and sought-after brands in the bicycle industry. From the latest drivetrain and fork technologies to wheels and bike fit – Interbike’s tech seminars are a must attend aspect of our show.

 

Interested in presenting? Click here to download the 2018 Tech Clinic Request Form.


SICI Personalized Class at Interbike

In this Personalized Class, you will learn our basic fitting methodology and are eligible to earn SICI certification after passing the course exam and completing 10 practice fittings for review after returning home. This class is a prerequisite for all Advanced classes including Motion Analysis, Advanced Fit and Advanced Triathlon Fit. Curriculum includes:

 

  • SICI fit demo and overview
  • Client communication
  • Anatomy/kinematics relative to bike fit
  • Physical assessment techniques of flexibility, range of motion and the foot
  • Size Cycle set up and operation
  • Fit business fundamentals
  • Frame geometry and fit
  • Existing bike fit
  • Triathlon and mountain bike fit
  • Common fit related complaints and solutions

 

This class will be held in conjunction with the Interbike Trade Show  in Reno. Attendance at the Interbike trade show is not required to take the class.   The 3 day class with start on the last day of the show and run through Saturday. The class will be held at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Paradise Ballroom C on the second floor (3800 S. Virginia St, Reno NV 89502). Class schedule: 9/20 from 1pm-6pm, 9/21 from 8am-6pm, 9/22 8am-6pm.

 

Visit the SICI website for more information and registration.