Media registration information

Media Registration form: Click here to sign up.

Credentials: Issued to media working on editorial assignment.
Advertising sales staff, public relations representatives and other non-editorial workers must purchase general admission tickets.
The maximum media credential allocation per publication is four.

Freelance journalists: Assignment letter required. This can be uploaded using the online form if registering prior to the event, otherwise a hard copy can be presented at onsite registration.

Credential pickup: All accredited journalists will receive an email letter with a credential offer. You must bring this letter with you to the Media window at the general event registration desk. Without this letter you will not be issued a your credential. Electronic copy is OK.

Media Registration Closes:  5 p.m. Eastern Time, October 28th, 2016


General media information

Hashtag: #pbe2016

PBE Media-only hours: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Credentialed media only.
Media work area: tables, chairs and wi-fi will be provided for journalists working at PBE16
Host hotel:  Book here for the PBE rate of $125/night. Hampton Inn, 1301 Race St Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Amtrak discounts: Book here. Select services only. Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance for discount.
Online show guide: Link coming September 30th.


Exhibitor news tips

Campagnolo sponsors Philly Bike Expo for the first time in 2016
Amtrak offers discount fares for Philly Bike Expo attendees for the first time in 2016
Philly Bike Expo puts a five-week focus on cycling in Philly with its ArtBike! contest, October 1 - November 6
Selle Anatomica, American-made bicycle saddles, are running a 15% discount on saddles at the Philly Bike Expo


Tagline: Artisans, Activists, Alternatives
Event hashtag: #pbe2016
Show dates: November 5-6
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center
Attendees: 4,000+ 
Activities: Bicycle consumer expo, Seminars, Advocacy symposium, Artisan demonstrations, Cycling skills classes, Flatland skills demonstrations, Rides, ArtBike!
Journalists: Expected 50+ 
Exhibitors: Expected 160+ with 180+ brands
Company: We are a grassroots, family-run business
Bike Parking: Free indoor valet bike parking is provided in a ground-level room
Amtrak: 25% discount on advance purchase tickets for Northeast Regional and select Keystone services.

Event facts and talking points


O2 PBE Announcement - July 11, 2016

Hotel Booking Info - May 24, 2016

DirtRag Selle Anatomica Sponsor - May 13, 2016

Post Event - Nov. 21, 2015

Highlights - Oct. 27 2015

Countdown to Expo - Oct. 26, 2015

5 Weeks Away Highlights - Oct. 2, 2015

The Philly Bike Expo gets ready to roll - Sept. 1, 2015

Exhibitor Highlights and Pre-Reg - Aug. 28, 2015

Exhibitor Highlights - Aug. 18, 2015

Newsletter, General - July  7, 2015

Philly Bike Expo returns for the 6th year - Apr. 27, 2015

Post Event - Nov. 21, 2014

Press Release Archive


Attendee News 1 - Aug. 22, 2016

Framebuilder News 1 - Aug. 15, 2016

Industry News 1 - Aug. 15, 2016

Exhibitor News 2 - Aug. 14, 2016

Retailers - Four-hour radius. Aug. 11, 2016

Retailers - Lancaster. Aug. 10, 2016

Newsletter Archive