Tourism Business Awards – Ontario By Bike

On March 1, 2019 Ontario By Bike (OBB) / Transportation Options will be hosting a 4th Cycle Tourism Conference.

* New for the 2019 conference, OBB will be showcasing and celebrating the best bicycle friendly tourism businesses in Ontario. 

To be eligible, businesses need to a part of the Ontario By Bike Network, and certified as bicycle friendly. A winner will be selected from each geographical area, as defined by the RTO/Regional Tourism Organization boundaries. To be eligible for the primary award, businesses must fall within the following categories: accommodation, food services or attraction. An honourable mention will be made for each region to best bike store or bike tour operator supporting cycle tourism. 

If selected, the awarded business will:

  • Receive an award and recognition from Ontario By Bike, including additional promotions to cyclists
  • Be provided with 1 complimentary registration to the Cycle Tourism Conference (valued at over $250), an excellent learning opportunity for business.
  • Be asked to attend the Cycle Tourism Conference March 1 to make a 2 minute presentation showcasing business to conference attendees. (Video submissions may be an option if unable to attend).
  • Have an opportunity to network with tourism and industry contacts attending conference (175 attendees expected).
  • Enjoy all the other perks of conference, including free entry to the Toronto International Bicycle Show (March 1 to 3) and city bike tour provided by Toronto Bicycle Tours.
  • Be included in post conference publication.

If you, or a business you know of deserves the Tourism award, we want to hear from you!

Tourism businesses can submit applications here –

Bike stores and bike tours operators can submit applications here –

The deadline for applications is Monday, January 21st.

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