The National Bicycle Dealers Association has represented specialty bicycle dealers in the United States since 1946. The non-profit association offers numerous programs for dealers, with an emphasis on education, research, communication and advocacy. Also included are credit card programs and shipping discount programs. The NBDA publishes a monthly newsletter for its members. The NBDA produces a series of educational seminars at the Interbike Expos, which it sponsors, produces an annual series of regional seminars, and conducts research and advocacy. Dues, per year, are $150 for dealers, $750 for companies associated with the bicycle industry with over $1,000,000 per year in sales; $450 for smaller manufacturers and reps.
The NBDA's Mission: To Strengthen The Specialty Bicycle Retailer
This mission is accomplished through...
- Communicating the value and needs of the specialty bicycle retailer
- Enhancing the specialty bicycle retailer's profitability
- Promoting the passion for cycling.
Vision: Leading Bicycle Retailers to Excellence
This vision is accomplished through...
- Member discount programs
- Promotion of the specialty bicycle retailer