SpokesWomen and Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC)
Collaborating on Networking Events at Interbike 2012
For any Ladies heading to Interbike put this event in your schedule!
Greenville, SC (August 27, 2012)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Robin Bylenga, Pedal Chic LLC, 864-201-2378,
Greenville, SC -- August 27, 2012. SpokesWomen, a professional networking group for women in the cycling industry founded by Robin Bylenga, creator and proprietor of Pedal Chic, a women’s specific bike shop and April Lemly, founder of Chicks on Bikes Radio, are excited to announce several networking events at Interbike 2012 in Las Vegas, NV in September. SpokesWomen and Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) have teamed up to host two networking events coinciding with the largest annual gathering for the cycling industry, Interbike 2012. Interbike provides an opportunity to connect with the entire industry, discover emerging trends and learn new business ideas at the Interbike University.
SpokesWomen and OIWC are partnering for the second annual Happy Hour and Networking event on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 4-6 pm in the Women’s Lounge of the OIWC booth. Attendees are encouraged to stop by for a drink, network, and learn more about joining SpokesWomen and OIWC-- two women’s groups serving the cycling industry. On Friday morning, September 21st, the SpokesWomen Launch Meeting will take place from 8 - 9 am in Room 402 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. A light breakfast will be served. Please follow #SpokesWomenUS hashtag for updates on Twitter.
Event sponsors include Primal, Sheila Moon, League of American Bicyclists, Adventure Cycling, Raelynn Miller, Chicks on Bikes Radio and Pedal Chic.
About OIWC: The mission of OIWC to to promote advocacy, education and resources for women in the outdoor, bike and snowsports industries, with a vision of respect, inclusion and gender equality at every level in the workplace.
About SpokesWomen: SpokesWomen is an association and networking group created to support, empower, educate and promote professional women in the business of cycling.
Pictures from last year’s SpokesWomen event.