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Chicago Bike Week

Bike To Work Rally on Daley Plaza

June 12-19, 2015

 

Overview

As part of Bike Chicago 2015, Chicago Bike Week is week-long celebration of cycling that culminates at the Bike to Work Rally; a high-octane gathering of thousands of bike enthusiasts in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Daley Plaza. The Rally features complimentary breakfast for bicyclists, complimentary bike valet and organizations and business offering a range of information and services for the biking community.

Chicago Bike Week offers a variety of targeted partnership opportunities associated with the daily programming.

 

2015 Programming

FREE Kickstart by Mountain Dew Bike Valet at the Chicago Blues Festival 
Friday, June 12-Sunday, June 14
Grant Park, Butler Field (Southeast corner of Columbus and Monroe)
11am-9:30pm

 

Bike Commuter Challenge
​Friday, June 12 - Friday, June 19
Various Locations and times

 

South Loop Bike Tour, led by Chicago Neighborhood Bike Tours
Monday, June 15
Grant Park (Meet at Buckingham Fountain)
Starts at 6pm<

 

Bike Chicago Film featuring Napoleon Dynamite
​Tuesday, June 16
Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion (201 E. Randolph St.)
Starts at 6:30pm

 

Two Wheels, One City Ride: Celebrating Chicago's Diversity on Bicycles
Wednesday, June 17
Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.
6pm Ride

 

Chicago Triathlon Checkpoint Challenge
Thursday, June 18
Meet at Millennium Park’s Cloud Gate, aka “The Bean”
Starts at 6pm

 

Bike Fashion Show and Pop-up Shops 
Thursday, June 18
Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.
7am-3pm, Pop-up Sale
12 Noon, Fashion Show

 

Bike to Work Rally
Friday, June 19
Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.
7-9am

 

Estimated Attendance

3,000 participants at Bike to Work Rally

5,000 participants (cumulative Chicago Bike Week)

 

Chicago Bike Week Web & Social Mudia (as of October 2013)

bikechicago.us = 175,404 hits

Facebook = 2,303 subscribers

Twitter = N/A

 

DCASE Web & Social Media (as of October 2013)

cityofchicago.org/dcase = 1,859,622 hits

E-Newsletter = 81,854 subscribers

 

Facebook Friends

DCASE = 6,351

Millennium Park = 86,691

Chicago Cultural Center = 36,318

 

Twitter Followers

DCASE = 5,391

Millennium Park = 9,337

Chicago Cultural Center = 5,067

 

Demographics Highlights of Attendees

This event appeals to all ages, ethnic and economic levels. Bike to Work Rally’s Daley Plaza location attracts central business professionals and a variety of programming helps to target certain demographics.

 

Previous Partners

Goose Island Beer Company, 93 XRT, LifeTime Total Fitness, Chase, Fox Sports Net, NBC 5 and 7-11

 

Sponsorship Packages

  • Presenting - $30,000 (+ event T-shirts)           
  • Participating - $7,500                                   
  • Space Only - $5,000
  • Media - $20,000 (trade value)

 

Contact

Corporate Sponsorship Department

312.744.9217

chicagopartnerships@cityofchicago.org

www.chicagopartnerships.com

www.bikechicago.us

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