Bicycle Leadership Conference - April 12-14, 2016 - Monterey, California - Thriving In A Changing World



New Session Announced for the 2016 BLC

Make Your Company A Great Place to Work

Enjoy the benefits of contented, long-term employees. Avoid the sting of failed hires and early departures. What are the common factors that make great places to work?

This panel will identify the key factors that retain happy employees and build great places to work.  The panelists will give you a better understanding of how to attract and retain fresh talent in the "gig economy".

Thomas Dooley
Founder & CEO
TDA Advertising









Robert Russell
Human Resources Expert












New Speaker Confirmed for the 2016 BLC

Jerry Stritzke
President and CEO
REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.)

Jerry Stritzke joined specialty outdoor retailer REI in 2013 from Coach, Inc., where he served as president and COO.  Coach, a leading American marketer of fine accessories for men and women, has global sales of $5.1 billion from retail, e-commerce and wholesale divisions. 
REI is a $2.2 billion national multichannel retail co-op headquartered outside of Seattle. With more than 5.5 million active members, REI serves the needs of outdoor adventurers through innovative, quality products; inspiring classes and trips; and integrated customer service that allows shoppers to buy great gear and clothing in any way they want.


2016 Keynote Speaker Confirmed!

Marshal Cohen
Chief Industry Analyst
The NPD Group, Inc.

Marshal Cohen chief industry analyst of The NPD Group, Inc., is a nationally known expert on consumer behavior and the retail industry. He has followed retail trends for more than thirty years, at NPD and as the head of leading fashion and apparel manufacturers as well as major retailers. 






The BPSA Welcomes You!


The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA) provides suppliers of bicycles, parts, accessories and services with valuable tools and resources to succeed in the US market.

Besides owning and determining content for the Bicycle Leadership Conference, the BPSA is your source for:

  • Legal and legislative monitoring and action on behalf of all industry suppliers
  • Statistical data on sell-in and sell-through of bicycles and related products
  • Safety initiatives, including Owner’s Manuals for adult, kids and e-bikes


Membership dues are based on annual sales revenues. Please contact Ray Keener, BPSA Executive Director, for more information., (303) 442-2466