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All breakout, plenary sessions, and mobile workshops are open to all Summit attendees unless otherwise noted. Let us know you would like to partipate by adding it to your schedule here. Space in all Mobile Workshops is limited, so sign up quick! 

The Active Transportation Leadership Institute is designed for Summit attendees who are staff of local and/or state-wide advocacy organizations.


The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year for bike advocates and professionals! 

WITH NEW LEADERSHIP IN THE OVAL OFFICE, we need your voice FOR BIKES on Capitol Hill!  Congress will be in session to hear your voice.

This INSPIRING event builds our movement for 2017 and beyond. Focus will be on regional planning, national and local messaging, and the road map of our work together in advancing the bicycling movement. Networking opportunities, keynote addresses from top government officials, workshops highlighting innovative advocacy ideas, and an organized Lobby Day to bring our pro-bicycling message to our elected officials on Capitol Hill - experience it all during our few days together!

This year’s event will be held March 6-9, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown DC, located at 999 Ninth St. NW Washington, DC 20001. 

Tuesday, March 7 • 10:00am - 11:30am
BREAKOUT: Bicycle Club Best Practices Forum

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This is an exciting and insightful session that bike club presidents and board members simply can’t miss!  Join us to learn about the ideas, insights, solutions, and strategies from a panel of America’s top bicycle club officials, as they discuss how they meet and address today’s ongoing club challenges and trends. Speakers will include Tulio Bertorini, President of the Memphis Hightailers Bicycle Club, winner of the League’s 2016 Bike Club of the Year award.

Among the topics to be discussed include:

  • Strategies and programs to increase membership
  • Attracting younger members
  • Recruiting volunteers for club events
  • Developing advocacy and community outreach programs
  • Board recruitment
  • Ride leader training
  • Group ride safety practices
  • Developing a sustainable bike education program
  • Improving ride opportunities
  • Addressing club communications, insurance and other costs
  • Developing merchandise programs
  • Retaining and working with paid staff


Tulio Bertorini

Foundation President, Memphis Hightailers Bicycle Club
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Ralph Monti

Chair, Board of Directors, The League of American Bicyclists

Tuesday March 7, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am EST
Congressional Ballroom A