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Webinar: Welcoming Cyclists in Lanark County

May 15, 2024

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10:00 am

  • Online
  • FREE

Cycle tourism in Lanark County is growing!

Lanark County Tourism and Ontario By Bike are pleased to invite you to join a free webinar to learn about exciting cycling and cycle tourism developments in the county and how to tap into the growing cycle tourism market by getting certified as bicycle friendly with Ontario By Bike.

With excellent paved road and gravel riding, rail trails and exhilarating mountain biking, more and more cyclists are visiting Lanark County. Getting certified as bicycle friendly will help cyclists find your business or location when planning bike rides and trips.

Join the webinar to learn more about how welcoming cyclists is good for business, learn about exciting developments in cycle tourism in the county and the province, and learn how to get certified as bicycle friendly.

If you are already a certified bicycle friendly location, attend to hear about new opportunities, how to update your existing business listing and/or invite new staff to find out more about the Ontario By Bike Network.

Bicycle friendly certification is open to tourism-oriented businesses and locations in the following categories – accommodations, attractions, food services, bike-related businesses, and business areas. See below for more details.

Register for the webinar time below (pre-registration required):

ONLINE WEBINAR: Wednesday, May 15, 10-11AM

Location: Online meeting link to be provided to registrants

Participants Will Learn About:

  • How welcoming cyclists is good for business
  • Who are cycle tourists and what do they want
  • New local, regional and provincial cycle tourism developments
  • Opportunities to better access the cycle tourism market
  • How to become a certified bicycle friendly business
  • Local and provincial marketing and promotions

Who Should Participate in the Workshops?

  • Local tourism stakeholders, organizations and contacts who are interested in tapping into the growing market of cycle tourism
  • Staff, managers, owners of tourism businesses and locations interested in becoming certified as bicycle friendly
  • This workshop is open to all stakeholders across the region, but of particular interest to businesses and locations in the tourism and service industry.

About the Webinar:

  • Free and easy to participate
  • Teleconference option also available
  • Streamlined presentation with relevant, concise content and local guest speaker/s
  • Webinar is scheduled for a duration of 60 minutes maximum

Ontario By Bike Network Participation:

The Network is open to accommodations (roofed accommodations, camping), attractions (galleries, museums, wineries, breweries, etc.) food service providers (cafes, restaurants, etc.), business areas and other cycling-related businesses (bike shops, tours, rentals) wanting to attract cycle tourists to their location.

Certified locations appear on the Ontario By Bike Map and are on the business directory for your region. The following requirements must be met to become a certified bicycle friendly location and participate in the Network:

Brought to you by:

Lanark County Tourism

Ontario By Bike / Transportation Options