Bicycle Tour Network Officers: Earl Grief, Ride Idaho (President) Chandler Smith, Ride The Rockies/Pedal The Plains (VP) William Medina, Puerto Rico 360 (Secretary) Theresa Fetsch, Red Ribbon Ride (Treasurer) Bicycle Tour Network Board Members: Joy Hancock, Oklahoma Freewheel Peter Wolf, Alabama’s Magnificent Bicycle Adventure T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI Steve Schulz, Cycle Oregon Hope Howland-Cook, Bike Florida Jerry Norquist, Cycle Oregon (Immediate Past-President)
+ Makes the Bicycle Tourism Network what it is today! =
Conference Today 32 States Represented! & 3 Territories/Countries Alabama / Arizona / California / Colorado / Idaho Illinois / Indiana / Iowa / Kansas / Kentucky / Louisiana Maine / Maine / Maryland / Massachusetts / Michigan Mississippi / Missouri / Montana / Nebraska / New York North Dakota / Ohio / Oklahoma / Oregon South Dakota / Tennessee / Texas / Utah / Virginia Washington / Wisconsin District of Columbia Puerto Rico Quebec * special thanks to Barbara Anderson, retired director from TRIRI, NBTDA/BTN Historian!
Join Today! Membership in the Bicycle Tour Network is open to individuals, businesses and organizations directly involved with the management of multi-day bicycle tours. Membership fees range from $100 to $300 per year, depending on the size and duration of the event. If you are interested in becoming a member, visit the Bicycle Tour Network booth at the BTN Expo on Friday for more details! * special thanks to Barbara Anderson, retired director from TRIRI, NBTDA/BTN Historian!
Educational Happy Hour 5pm MARRIOTT OAKDALE 1,2 & 3 Beer & Food Pairing for Cycling Events Learn from Joe Kesteloot, Brewmaster at Peace Tree Brewing Co. in Knoxville, Iowa, what food is paired best with a variety of beers. Sponsored by: Peace Tree Brewing Co. Enjoy Light Hors d’oeuvres & Peace Tree Craft Beers & Root Beer
Downtown Iowa City Dine-Around 6pm DOWNTOWN IOWA CITY Join friends for dinner on your own at a variety of downtown restaurants Transportation sponsored by: Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau First bus leaves at 6:30 pm for roundtrip to Downtown Iowa City restaurants, shops & pubs. Last bus back to Marriott approximately 11:00 pm The Iowa City Downtown District is a place steeped in local flavor and history, alive with participatory art and music, a living room to the University of Iowa, a home to literary giants, and an extraordinary community experience.
Jersey & SWAG Contest The BTN conducts the annual jersey contest. This year we will be voting for the top BTN member’s JERSEY and top SWAG item. (SWAG items for the contest are classified as any non-jersey item such as hats, jackets, coozies, etc). Please turn in your jersey and a SWAG item to be entered into the annual contests at the Registration/Check-in Desk. Please have your items entered by Thursday at 5PM. The voting will be conducted online and the social media voting methods will be unveiled during the Vendor Expo Lunch on Friday afternoon. The winners will be announced Friday evening at the Vendor Expo Reception & Party. Good luck!