Companies invited to lobby for a finalist spot; deadline is Friday July 31st

BIKEBIZ AWARDS ’09: Are you the best in the business?

You have until the end of this month to convince the BikeBiz team that your company deserves to be listed as a finalist in this year’s BikeBiz Awards.

As announced last month, the BikeBiz Awards 2009 will be a live event, taking place in association with The Cycle Show at Earl’s Court on Thursday October 8th.

The drinks reception will be open to all exhibitors at Cycle Show, with additional invitations being issued by BikeBiz.

The Cycle Show’s organiser Upper Street Events will choose and present the Best Cycle Show Stand award. The other awards will be chosen in the same transparent fashion as last year’s BikeBiz Awards.

The industry can lobby to be considered as a finalist for one of the awards simply by emailing No fancy presentations or complicated spreadsheets are required at this stage – you just need to let us know why, in your opinion, your company deserves to be considered as a finalist, outlining any particular achievements you’ve notched up over the past year. The deadline for lobbying is Friday July 31st.

The list of finalists per category will be announced in mid August, when a panel of senior industry executives and leading retailers will be asked to vote on the ultimate winners.

The list of awards for 2009 includes:-

Independent Retailer (fewer than 10 stores)
Online Retailer
High Street Chain (over 10 stores)
Distributor – Bikes
Distributor – Parts & Accessories
Consumer Magazine
Consumer Website
Marketing Team
Best Cycle Show Stand

To find out more about winning a BikeBiz Award, email Sponsorship opportunities are also available and interested parties should contact

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