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 may pick up your credentials at the pre-registration counter outside of Hall A.
Media Registration Closes: 5 p.m. Eastern Time, October 28th, 2016
media info and resources
Stock Photos: Free to use with credit. Click here.
PBE Media-only hours: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Credentialed media only.
Media work area: Media lounge is located in room 303 above Hall A. Free coffee all weekend with media badge from Street Philly food truck located in Hall A.
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.
Expo Summary: click here
Exhibitor news tips
- Campagnolo sponsors Philly Bike Expo for the first time in 2016
- Silca makes a Philly Bike Expo branded toolkit
- Amtrak offers discount fares for Philly Bike Expo attendees for the first time in 2016
- ArtBike! rides. Warm up for the expo with art-themed rides October 28 and November 5
- Selle Anatomica, American-made bicycle saddles, are running a 15% discount on saddles at the Philly Bike Expo
- Product launches
- Campagnolo 2017 components line
Event Facts and talking points
Tagline: Artisans, Activists, Alternatives
Event hashtag: #2016pbe
Show dates: November 5-6
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center
Activities: Bicycle consumer expo, Seminars, Advocacy symposium, Artisan demonstrations, Cycling skills classes, Flatland skills demonstrations, Rides, ArtBike!
Journalists: Expected 50+
Exhibitors: Expected 140+ with 160+ 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.
PBE In The News
2016, November 7 - CycleExif: Winter Bicycles Suzume
2016, November 7 - Bicycle Retailer & Industry News: Record Attendance
2016, November 7 - The Radavist: Anna Schwinn's Peacock Groove
2016, November 6 - Handbuilt Bicycle Guide: A fabulous array
2016, November 4 - Metro: Philly's pedaling population pushes demand for custom bikes
2016, November 3 - Twotone Amsterdam Newsletter - Link to Bike Rumor article
2016, November 1 - Bike Rumor: Chris Bishop meets Carl Schlemowitz
2016, November 1 - Bike World News: Philly Bike Expo breaks its exhibitor record
2016, October 31 - CycleExif: Keeping the Green Alive: Gallus Adventure Bike
2016, October 28 - Bike Rumor: Alex Clauss meets Curtis Inglis
2016, October 28 - VeloReviews: PBE has record booth sales
2016, October 28 - Bicycle Retailer & Industry News: PBE has record booth sales
2016, October 27 - Cyclist Lancaster: The Common Wheel does Philly Bike Expo
2016, October 27 - Bike Rumor: Curtis Inglis meets Burnsey
2016, October 26 - Bike Rumor: Burnsey meets Richard Sachs
2016, October 25 - Bike Rumor: Richard Sachs meets Erik Noren
2016, October 22 - Handbuilt Bicycle Guide: Dogwood Cycleworx - Kinetic Art
2016, October 20 - Bike Rumor: Interview - Eric Baar of Ground Up Speed Shop
2016, October 19 - Bike Rumor: The origin of the Philly Bike Expo
2016, October 18 - Philly Voice: PBE to return for seventh year
2016, October 17 - Metro: PBE returns for its seventh year
2016, July - Healthy Minds Philly: Philly Bike Expo
2016, July 20 - Bicycle Retailer & Industry News: PBE hires event consultant
press release archive
Philly Bike Expo breaks its exhibitor record - Oct. 28, 2016
Philly local press release - Oct. 17, 2016
Cycling specialist press release - Oct. 7, 2016
Learn more about Philly Bike Expo - Sept. 15, 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
Attendee News 4: Countdown - Oct. 27, 2016
Attendee News 2 - Oct. 15, 2016
Industry News 2: A fast-growing event - Oct. 5, 2016
Exhibitor News 3 - Oct. 4, 2016
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