CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—NBDA's first of the six-city Regional Super Seminar dealer tour begins this Wednesday in Chicago, and Friday in Minneapolis.
It moves on to Washington DC the following Friday, Nov 2, then off to Seattle on Friday, Nov 16.
Atlanta and Dallas bring up the pack next January.
These one-day dealer-focused educational events sponsored by Park Tool, Hans Johnsen Company and Selling Cycling 2008 include the following presentations:
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
AMERICA SPEAKS: WHAT'S DRIVING THE U.S. BIKE MARKET?
Fred Clements, NBDA executive director, Michael Baker, NBDA marketing director
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
THE HUMAN-POWERED REVOLUTION BEGINS WITH YOU
Jay Graves, The Bike Gallery, Portland, OR
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
SALES FLOOR STRATEGIES FOR SPECIALTY BICYCLE RETAILERS
Dan Mann, The Mann Group
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
PRACTICAL METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO INCREASE PROFITS IN YOUR SERVICE DEPARTMENT
Brett Flemming, The Bike Gallery, Portland, OR
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
THE FUTURE IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT
Jay Townley, Gluskin Townley Group, LLC
Regional one-day sessions are open to all bicycle dealers. Current NBDA members may register two attendees free of charge. Non-members and members who wish to bring more than two can do so at a nominal fee of $50 per person. Non-members who attend can apply their registration fees toward an annual membership. Lunch at each event is provided by the NBDA. Registration is required.
For more session details and to process your registration click on link.