AGENDA & SPEAKERS


CABDA Summit Speakers

John Fromica

 The “Ex-Disney Guy"

During his 10 years at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, John managed their top luxury resort properties and implemented “Disney’s” philosophy on creating a superior customer experience.


Joe Marcoux

Master Sales Trainer, LeadCycles 

With over 30 years of specialty retail experience, Joe Marcoux has managed, owned and sold retail fitness businesses. Since the sale of his last retail venture, Joe has played the roles of consultant and coach for high-ticket sales in the specialty fitness equipment and electric bicycle industries.


Jay Townley

Resident Futurist, Human Powered Solutions

A business professional with over 60 years of domestic and international experience as a CEO and in logistics, purchasing, contract negotiations, lobbying, market and consumer research, product development, product management, retail research, strategic planning, association management and seminar and conference production and negotiated successful mergers and acquisitions.


Jim Kersten

CEO, CABDA Expo

Jim is a second generation bike shop owner, a trade show director, an overqualified bicycle mechanic, a recovering attorney, and former US Army officer. He has visited over 1,000 bicycle shops across the country over the past four years. He'll act as master of ceremonies and a panel moderator.   


ARRIVAL DAY

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31st 2021

Badge Pickup, Evening Cocktail Reception

3PM-6PM

REGISTRATION &
BADGE PICKUP

Pick up your welcome bag and your Summit Badge. 

6PM-7PM

WELCOME RECEPTION

Cocktails and Appetizers

DAY ONE

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1st 2021

Breakfast, Morning and Afternoon Sessions, Lunch, Networking Breaks, Optional Breakouts, Happy Hour Reception

9:00-10:00AM

BREAKFAST

Doors open at 8:30am

10:00AM
Morning Keynote Speaker

"If Disney Ran Your Business, What Would It Look Like?"

 Presentation and Q&A Session
John Formica, Former Disney Manager

11:30AM

Networking Break

Coffee and Refreshments

NOON

Lunch

Buffet Lunch

1:30PM
Afternoon Session

The Post-Covid Bicycle Market

Presentation, and Q&A  

Presented by Jay Townley, Human Powered Solutions

2:30PM

Networking Break

Coffee and Refreshments

3PM
Afternoon Session

Session TBA

Presentation and Q&A Session

4PM-6PM

Optional Breakout Sessions and Sponsor Meetings

Get your fill of industry intel...Or just go enjoy the parks!

6PM-7PM

Happy Hour

Cocktails and Appetizers

DAY TWO

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND 2021

Breakfast and Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Sessions, Networking Breaks, Finale Dinner, and Epcot Dessert During Fireworks.

9AM

BREAKFAST

Doors Open at 8:30AM

10:00AM
Breakfast Keynote

“Whistle While You Work: How to Find and Hire Magical People!”

Presentation and Q&A Session
 John Formica, Former Disney Manager

11:30 AM

Networking Break

Coffee and Refreshments

12:00PM

LUNCH

Buffet Lumch

12:30PM
Lunch Session

Is The Sky Really Falling?: Manufacturing / Imports Update

Presentation and Q&A Session
Presented by Jay Townley, Human Powered Solutions

1:30PM

Networking Break

Coffee and Refreshments

2PM

Branding and Social Media Workshop

Presented by 

3PM-6PM

Optional Breakout Sessions and Sponsor Meetings

Get your fill of industry intel...Or just go enjoy the parks!

7PM

Happy Hour and Finale Dinner

Not to be missed!

Post-Dinner

Epcot Fireworks and Dessert Farewell

The Summit ends with a bang!

Summit Features

More than just great seminars...

Networking Sessions

Cocktail
Receptions 

Golf
Options

Epcot
Fireworks