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World Cycling Forum Sets Out Bike Industry’s Role in Fight Against Climate Change

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ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands – It is becoming increasingly clear that the Bicycle Industry and cycling can play an important role in the efforts to limit the global temperature increase and greenhouse gas emissions. How the Bicycle Industry can use its sustainability potential in a commercially viable way will be explained at the 2019 World Cycling Forum which takes place June 4 and 5, 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

World Cycling Forum Sets Out Bike Industry’s Role in Fight Against Climate Change
How the Bicycle Industry can use its sustainability potential in a commercially viable way will be explained at the 2019 World Cycling Forum. – Photo WFSGI

The World Cycling Forum is a 2-day International Conference. Its main theme is: “Putting the Bicycle Industry at the Core of Sustainable Development”. Likewise, the 2017 event, again some 200 of the industry’s top decision makers are expected to take part in the event. The Conference is organized by the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) and Bike Europe.

Program & topics

The top-level managers and decision makers that will join the 2019 World Cycling Forum are presented with a program that next to expert presentations also features interactive panel debates and Q&A sessions; lunches; cocktail reception; and an informal BBQ dinner.

Here are the topics that the 2019 World Cycling Forum will address:

  • UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Future manufacturing landscape
  • Innovative materials & practices
  • Sustainable processes & technologies

Small scaled exhibition

The 2019 World Cycling Forum also includes a small scaled exhibition where a carefully selected range of bike and new technology companies will display their products and services to conference participants that may be used by the industry to meet its sustainability potential (both in terms of manufacturing processes and materials).

The second World Cycling Forum takes place at a maritime location in the Netherlands. Former cruise liner ss Rotterdam (located 7 km from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and only 50 km from Amsterdam Airport) is the floating venue on June 4 and 5, 2019.

Register now!

For more information and to register please visit the 2019 World Cycling Forum website:

www.worldcyclingforum.org

Entrance fee WFSGI members: euro 850 (including BBQ dinner, 2x lunches).
Bike Europe subscribers: euro 1,050 (including BBQ dinner, 2x lunches).
Others: euro 1,250 (including BBQ dinner, 2x lunches).
A group discount is available for WFSGI members and for Bike Europe subscribers only as follows:

Groups* larger than 5 = 10% discount
Groups* larger than 10 = 15% discount

* please note that to be eligible for a group discount, participants must be employed by or represent the same WFSGI member or Bike Europe subscriber.

Interested in becoming a partner of the 2019 World Cycling Forum? For more on sponsoring possibilities contact: eelcohermans@vakmedianet.nl

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