ProTexting Joins Independent Retailer Conference at Interbike as Sponsor

Parker, CO – August 24, 2015 – The largest annual gathering of bicycle industry professionals in North America, the Interbike International Bicycle Exposition, will welcome the Independent Retailer Conference presented by Brightpearl at their upcoming September 2015 expo. Joining them will be ProTexting, a small business solution that delivers quick, easy and effective communication for busy merchants to reach their audience and engage with them on a personal level.

We at ProTexting are pleased to be a part of the Independent Retailer Conference at Interbike. Having worked with the IRC in the past, we are delighted on how well each conference has been organized. The innovative approach and format of the conference fit perfectly with the innovative mobile marketing products ProTexting offers. We are thrilled to share our expertise in text message marketing with the attendees of the conference and hope to learn more on what future innovations attendees are looking for,” shares Kalin Kassabov, CEO of ProTexting. 

Taking place September 16 & 17, 2015, in Las Vegas, the Independent Retailer Conference presented by Brightpearl is dedicated to delivering education-rich, action-packed events uniquely for independent retailers. This year marks the first time the Independent Retailer Conference will take place at Interbike, offering expanded educational opportunities for Interbike attendees. Other trade show partners that the Independent Retailer Conference work with include ASD Market Week, Craft & Hobby MEGA Show, Halloween & Party Expo and the Sports, Licensing and Tailgate Show.

The annual Interbike International Bicycle Exposition is where the bicycle industry gathers to to celebrate and conduct the business of cycling – as well as educate their attendees on all things necessary to operate their businesses. Approximately 92% of their 25K plus attendees are independent retailers, with these same stores having five stores or less. All of their attendees, however, are passionate about learning, engaging and being the best at their game… both on and off their bike seats.

We’re thrilled to work with ProTexting and look forward to welcoming them at Interbike as part of the Independent Retailer Conference experience. We have some exciting speakers lined up to join them – including experts from our title sponsors Brightpearl, PayAnywhere, Kizer & Bender, Retail Studio Effect, Constant Contact and more – and look forward to a dynamic, educational experience for show attendees,” shares Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, Co-Founder of the Independent Retailer Conference.

Learn more about ProTexting here. 

About the Independent Retailer Conference

The Independent Retailer Conference is the nation’s leading retail conference dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of independent store owners. Founded by industry veterans Nicole Leinbach Reyhle of Retail Minded & Kerry Bannigan of Nolcha Fashion Week, the Independent Retailer Conference offers independent retailers the chance to engage, learn, and connect with industry leaders while also getting inspired from retail experts, service providers and like-minded retailers from across the nation.

About the Interbike International Bicycle Exposition

The Interbike International Bicycle Exposition, a subsidiary of Emerald Expositions, is the largest bicycle trade event in North America, bringing together manufacturers, retailers, industry advocates and media to conduct the business of cycling. Established in 1982, the show gathers more than 1,200 cycling-related brands, over 25,000 total attendees annually and is considered one of the most important global trade events for the bicycle industry. Interbike is one of 90 premier trade events owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading producer of large business-to-business tradeshows. Emerald Expositions, based in San Juan Capistrano, CA produces shows and conference events globally that connect more than 525,000 buyers and sellers across nine diversified end-markets. Markets covered include general merchandise, sports, hospitality and retail design, jewelry, photography, decorated apparel, building, healthcare and military. To learn more, please click here.

About Brightpearl

Brightpearl manages the heart of your business, so you can focus on what you love – serving customers and growing your business. Brightpearl handles the scale and complexity of a growing, multi-channel retail business in a single, real-time system. And through our growing team of partners, you can add on apps to make Brightpearl even more powerful and tailored to the needs of your business. Learn more about Brightpearl here! 

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