pro walk pro bike pro place pittsburgh 2014 september 8 - 11
Pro Walk / Pro Bike / Pro Place is the premier conference in North America for walking and bicycling professionals from the public and private sectors. The conference is founded in the belief that more and better walking and bicycling will create healthier individuals, cohesive neighborhoods, and vibrant communities. Started by a hundred idealistic cyclists in 1980 as Pro Bike, the conference has evolved to include walking—Pro Walk/Pro Bike—and, in 2012, under the stewardship of Project for Public Spaces, the conference incorporated
placemaking, creating new partnership opportunities and enhancing the movement’s potential impact on communities. The 18th Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place in Pittsburgh is expected to draw 1,000 city planners, transportation engineers, public health advocates, elected officials, community leaders, and professional walking and bicycling advocates.
cover photo top: Market Square (Pittsburgh’s revitalized gathering space) credit: http://marketsquarepgh.blogspot.com/ cover photo bottom credit: Bike PGH on flickr left photo credit: Ed Yourdon on flickr
photos credit: Allan Crawford
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18th conference since 1980
By the Numbers 2012 conference y sb
95 breakout sessions 47 poster sessions 20 mobile workshops 133.5 AICP & 108 AIA
Highlight: we have a high % of government participation
25% of attendees were presenters
18% Private Sector
Technical Staff (Engineers & Planners)
Professional Associations & Non Profits
Government (Federal, State, Local)
credits were available
Front line staff (Advocates, Organizers, Assistants) Post Secondary Faculty & Students
Highlight: this is an event attended by decision-makers
All get banner/signage recognition onsite All get logo recognition on the website All get logo recognition on the conference newsletter & marketing materials (including emails) All get logo recognition in the printed program
All get full conference registrations
Exhibit Space Conference Newsletter & Website Recognition
Full Conference Registration
Conference Function Sponsor
Plenary Session Sponsor
Available on a first come basis.
Please Contact Mark Plotz, Conference Manager
Please contact us for additional sponsor and partnership opportunities that may better fit your goals.
Over the years, we’ve sponsored events of all shapes and sizes. By far, Pro Walk/ Pro Bike gave us the biggest bang for the buck, both in terms of new business leads and giving us a venue to express our company values.
From start to finish an excellent meeting, a top ranker among the half-dozen or so conferences that I attend per year. I was also very pleased by the mix of attendees – male/female, young/older, techies/ just folks, public/private, and the general camaraderie in sessions and functions.
The best conference I ever attended started with a rah-rah speech that charged us all up from the beginning. You had a good balance of session times and networking/exhibit times. Good job keeping the exhibitors there the whole time. Too often they leave after one big exhibit reception.
Thank you to our fabulous 2012 sponsors
Supported by The City of Pittsburgh RK Mellon Foundation Colcom Foundation
Stay in Touch
prowalkprobike.org Please Contact Mark Plotz, Conference Manager 202.223.3621 firstname.lastname@example.org