You already know traveling by bike is great for your health and pocket-book, but did you know it’s good for business, too? Join the Downtown Seattle Association and Commute Seattle on Thursday, March 29 and learn how supporting high-quality bike infrastructure strengthens Downtown’s ability to attract businesses and stay economically competitive by connecting employees, residents, and visitors to opportunities to live, work, shop, and play.
The discussion will revolve around a Q&A session, and will be useful for business leaders, Downtown residents, sustainable commuters, bike enthusiasts, and everyone in between.
The panel at the Q&A will include:
- Charles Finkel, Owner of the Pike Brewing Company, who will share how Downtown business can benefit from improved bike travel and infrastructures
- Greg Johnson, CEO of Wright Runstad, who will describe how the growing demand for bike amenities impacts his downtown business
- Brian Surratt, Business Development Director of the Office of Economic Development (OED), who will explain how such business amenities in Downtown attract outside creative workforce and businesses to the area.
Erin O’Melinn, Executive Director of the Vancouver Cycling Coalition will speak about Vancouver, BC’s recent experience and success leveraging new bike infrastructure to benefit local businesses.
Biking and the Bottom Line Q&A Forum
Thursday, March 29th
Noon – 1 pm
Columbia Center, 40th floor conference room
Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org