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Kegel, Perry and others to speak at Canadian retailer group summit

Published October 24, 2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Milwaukee-area retailer Chris Kegel, Specialized Donny Perry and e-bike expert Ed Benjamin are among the speakers at the first Leadership Summit held by the Canadian Independent Bicycle Retailers' Association. CIBRA (formerly called the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada) will host the event in Vancouver Oct. 26-28.

Kegel, owner of the Wheel & Sprocket retail chain, will conduct a session Monday titled, “21 Lessons Learned.” 

Perry, a former retailer and author of Leading Out Retail, will conduct a session on Monday titled, “The Future of Bike Retail and What We Can Do to Ensure Its Survival.” 

Benjamin, the director of the Light Electric Vehicle Association, will host a session Tuesday on the e-bike phenomenon, followed by a panel discussion of suppliers and retailers who are already tapping into the e-bike market.

A complete agenda and registration information is available at

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