CalBike Business Membership Invitation

It is our pleasure to invite you to join CalBike’s Business Membership program.

Dear Business Representative,

We are excited to see you here. Your company values include a more equitable, sustainable, and inclusive world. You are looking for ways to assert your mission and develop your business. You want to collaborate with mission-driven organizations that you can relate to. CalBike is an ideal partner, positioned at the vanguard of the growing movement to decarbonize our transportation sector and rethink our shared urban spaces. 

CalBike commands the attention of policymakers, politicians, related organizations, and grassroots members. CalBike plays an important role in galvanizing action, influencing statewide policy, and forming collaborations with other advocacy organizations and corporate partners that accelerate positive change.

As a business, you command influence among your customers, team, vendors, and suppliers, and you have technical, financial, and communications resources that can support CalBike’s mission to mitigate climate change by making active transportation a safe, appealing option for all Californians. Partnering with CalBike will compound the impact you are already making.

When we collaborate, we create results

CalBike pursues an agenda that addresses the big problems facing California and the world today, from equity to climate change and from equality to opportunity and access. Our specialty is biking++ which includes micromobility, public transit, and active transportation. 

We pursue solutions that are impactful and achievable. When you support CalBike, you join the quest to create a world in which we live in harmony with each other and in balance with nature.

We have all the resources needed to effectively address problems such as, but not limited to:

🚴‍♀️ Meeting carbon reduction goals and addressing climate change

🚴‍♀️ Access to sustainable transportation for all

🚴‍♀️ Designing livable cities

🚴‍♀️ Creating health and wellness

🚴‍♀️ Establishing Equality and equity

Due to its size, economic impact, and progressive politics, California is an influential force on other states and the world. Investing in change in California has a significant ripple effect.

🚴‍♂️ CalBike is constantly working on multiple initiatives

🚴‍♂️ You can monitor our progress here

CalBike produces several public events such as the California Bicycle Summit, CalBike Symposia and the CalBike Joint Action Meetings (JAMs). These invite-only JAMs are regular intimate gatherings of industry movers and shakers from supply to retail and from rideshare to tech companies that come together. The forum gives us the opportunity to update you on current important trends and decisions and a way to hear your concerns and input.

As a CalBike Business Member, you also have privileged access to our events and meetings.

Check out our CalBike Business Members here.

Contribution

Every dollar you contribute goes directly to advance our agenda. Our recommendation is to contribute based on the size of your company. Most companies contribute at least $5,000 per year, and larger organizations give $10,000. Companies that are highly aligned with our mission contribute $50,000 and more per year.

We have additional opportunities and love employer matching donation programs, raffles and giveaways, and other incentives for those who want to share with their team and collaborators.

This does not exclude the opportunity for additional sponsorship arrangements for events or programs we offer throughout the year that you specifically choose to sponsor. 

In-kind contributions

In order to make an impact, we would appreciate your help in disseminating calls for participating in petitions, action alerts, press releases, and information to your customers, clients, and partners.

Partnership Benefits

As part of your business membership, you will enjoy:

  • A personal relationship with the CalBike team
  • Invitations to all industry partner Joint Action Meetings
  • Forging alliances and networking with like-minded people
  • Contributing your perspective on CalBike’s policy framework
  • Being informed early about political actions, intentions, opinions, processes, and impact
  • Media status for CalBike press releases
  • Your brand presence at  the CalBike Summit in-person event
  • Your brand presence at the online CalBike pre-summit Symposia events
  • A monthly shoutout on our social media channels
  • The syndication of brand-generated general interest content on our social feeds
  • An appreciation in the CalBike Report, our bi-weekly newsletter
  • Access to assets and information to support (or oppose) California Legislation
California Capitol building in Sacramento

SUPPORT BICYCLE ADVOCACY

CalBike is your voice in the California Capitol. We work with our allies—from neighborhood activists to elected officials at all levels of government—to develop and promote state policies that enable communities to feel safe and comfortable biking.

Chula Vista bike lanes

MORE PEOPLE RIDING BIKES

CalBike works with allied community organizations, partners in the bicycle and mobility industries, and elected officials to improve the built environment for biking, walking and transit, and encourage bicycling and active transportation among the general public, helping introduce new riders and new customers to the industry.

JOINT ACTION MEETINGS FOR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Join our bi-monthly Joint Action Meeting webinars, where we gather industry partners and leaders to discuss impactful California legislation and important trends for industry and advocacy partners alike. 

RECOGNITION IN THE CALBIKE REPORT

We’ll include recognition of your support in the CalBike Report, our bi-weekly newsletter, read by over 35,000 passionate supporters of bicycling and sustainable transportation.

THE CALIFORNIA BICYCLE SUMMIT

The biennial California Bicycle Summit is the state’s most important bicycle event, and one of the nation’s leading bicycle-related conferences. Join bike advocates, city planners, and industry professionals to participate at this inspiring gathering. More information here.

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