Bentonville, Arkansas
October 18-20, 2022
Presented by PeopleForBikes

faq

contact us with your questions

shift@peopleforbikes.org

When should I arrive in Bentonville?

The week of October 17 is a busy one in Bentonville, Arkansas. Our conference kicks off Tuesday, October 18, at 9 a.m., so we recommend arriving on Monday, October 17, to settle in and take in the local sights. 

Where should I stay?

PeopleForBikes has a limited number of discounted rooms at the 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville. Please call Carrie Dudek at 479-286-6514 and mention SHIFT‘22 to secure your discounted rate. You can also visit their website. Additionally, Visit Bentonville is a great resource for local accommodations.

What is the best airport to fly into to reach Bentonville?

Fayetteville (XNA) — 14 miles, 25 minute drive
Tulsa (TUL) — 111 miles, 2 hour drive
Springfield (SGF) — 120 miles, 2 hour drive
Little Rock (LIT) — 218 miles, 3 hour drive 
Fort Smith (FSM) — 83 miles, 1.5 hour drive

What can I expect at SHIFT‘22?

SHIFT‘22 is a three-day conference of forward thinking conversations, meaningful networking, action oriented takeaways AND best-in-class bike rides that can only be found in Northwest Arkansas.

What will be the focus of SHIFT‘22? 

The conference will be centered on creating the bike industry we want to see and will focus on leadership and development across three immersive tracks: 

1) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Building a welcoming culture within the bike industry and community and having the tough conversations that get us there. 
2) In America. The post-pandemic reimagining of manufacturing and assembly based in the U.S. and fostering breakthrough innovation. 
3) Sustainability and Climate Initiatives. What it really means for our industry and the steps we need to take to create a greener and healthier future.

Who should attend this conference?

SHIFT‘22 is designed for emerging brand leaders, community builders and industry innovators seeking to learn, network, grow and shape the future of bicycling and the bike business.

Where can I rent a bike for the conference?

With a packed week of cycling events, inventory will be limited. We encourage you to reserve your rental as early as possible.

OZ E-BIKES

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218 N. Main Street, Bentonville, AR 72712

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479.367.6696

THE HUB BIKE LOUNGE

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410 SW A Street Suite 2, Bentonville, AR 72712

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479.364.0394

SMILEY BIKE RENTALS

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Online / phone only

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479.283.2887

BUDDY PEGS FAMILY BIKE HQ

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3605 NW Wishing Springs Drive, Bentonville, AR 72712

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479.268.4030

ENCORE RENTALS

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Online / phone only

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479.341.6500

SPOKE ADVENTURE

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211 NE A Street Temp 1, Bentonville, AR

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479.856.1766

GEARHEAD OUTFITTERS

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501 SW A Street, Bentonville, AR

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479.657.2135

MOJO

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1100 N Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72712

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479.271.7201

PHAT TIRE BIKE SHOP

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125 W Central, Bentonville, AR 72712

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479.715.6170