SRAM hosts IMBA Europe 2016 Summit in Schweinfurt, Germany

Beginning Friday, April 22, IMBA Europe will touch down in Germany for its 5th European Summit. Founding partner SRAM will host the 2016 Summit at their European Development and Training Center (EDTC) in Schweinfurt.

“We couldn’t think of a better place to organize our 2016 Summit”, said Harold Veldkamp, IMBA Europe’s President. “SRAM has always been a forward thinking company, we see that same attitude among our members and summit attendees. They ‘re eager to push mountain biking forward, despite the fact the road to success is sometimes long and full of obstacles”
The core ingredients for IMBA Europe summits are inspiring keynote speeches, break-out sessions and (EU) project meetings in combination with social and riding activities.

This year’s program features key note speeches and presentations from Europarc Federation, the network for Europe’s natural and cultural heritage, Sheffield Hallam University (Outdoor Recreation Research Group), SRAM Cycling Fund, Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS), Trail Solutions, Regional Development Agency Koroska and many more.

“The 5th annual IMBA summit’s purpose is to advance mountain biking opportunities for all our stakeholders. By bringing a diverse audience together, our goal is to strengthen partnerships for the future. SRAM is pleased to support the summit”, says Elayna Caldwell, SRAM MTB Brand Director.

In addition to the educational and networking value of the summit, we’ve added a little fun to our program with a German style BBQ, SRAM Factory Tour, pump track battle and Epic Ride on Sunday.

This summit is intended for anyone who is involved in (grassroots) mountain biking. Whether you’re a MTB advocate, trail builder, land manager, working for a government or nature conservation agency, bike magazine or in the bike/tourism industry, you’re encouraged to attend. Main conference language is English.

Find more information on the IMBA Website.
The full story can be found on the SRAM Website.
The riding spot is Flowtrail Kreuzberg.

Words: IMBA Press Release

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