BPSA and Interbike announce supplier seminar lineup

By Stephen Frothingham

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has worked with Interbike to develop an expanded Supplier Seminar Series during the show this fall.

“Our newly formed BPSA Education committee came up with a list of 11 potential topics, and we surveyed our members to narrow it down to four great ones,” said Ray Keener, the BPSA’s executive director. “With most of the industry’s best minds at the show, fleshing out the panels was relatively easy.”

The SSS is targeted to industry suppliers, product managers, marketing and operations staff, and inside and outside sales reps. The four seminars, scheduled for the last two afternoons of the show, also draw a significant number of retailers, advocates and media.

Justin Gottlieb, Interbike’s interim show director, said, “We’re delighted to have more BPSA involvement this year and we’re way ahead of last year in terms of being able to promote these powerful sessions. We’re expecting a significant bump in attendance.”

The four seminars:

What’s Going On? There’s no single factor in our recent industry challenges. How can we innovate beyond them?

1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.


  • Bob Margevicius, Specialized
  • Andrew Kempe, Shimano
  • Rich Tauer, QBP

Moderator: Megan Tompkins, Bicycle Retailer

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News