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Interbike announces second round of award nominees

Published July 20, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has announced the second round of categories and nominees for the 2015 Interbike Awards, including Advocacy and Triathlon designations. The first round of nominees was announced last month.

PeopleForBikes is again handling the advocacy award nominations, which include the Next Generation Award, PlacesForBikes Award and the Leadership Award categories. The nominees includes IMBA's Take a Kid Mountain Biking national program, the Coldwater Mountain Trail System in Anniston, Ala., and Mayor Betsy Price of Ft. Worth, Texas.

Triathlon Business International is handling the male and female International Triathlete of the Year and the Triathlon Industry Leader of the Year awards. Nominees include Javier Gomez, Katie Zafares and Chris McCormack. The athlete nominees were selected for performance in races between January 1, 2014 and July 15, 2015, while the industry leader award nominees were selected based on their demonstrated leadership and vision in driving the sport of triathlon in 2014 and 2015.

More information: A complete list of nominees for all award categories.

The award ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm on Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The Interbike Awards will honor achievements from the 2015 product year as well as the 2014 and 2015 race season.

Tickets for the Gala can be purchased during the Interbike registration process. Special advanced ticket pricing for the event is $100 per person, and includes the evening reception, beer and wine, a sit-down dinner along with the awards show entertainment. A $10 donation from every ticket sold will be donated to World Bicycle Relief. The 2014 IB Awards sold-out in advance of the event - but should tickets still be available on-site, prices will be $125 at the door. Those interested in attending are encouraged to secure their tickets early.

A limited number of private tables and sponsorship opportunities are available and can be purchased directly through Interbike. Contact Interbike's sales director, Andria Klinger, at (949) 226-5745 or andria.klinger@emeraldexpo.com for more information.

Topics associated with this article: Interbike Awards

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