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World Summit Travel Info

Getting There

Fly- The closest airport is Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) located 25 minutes from the World Summit venue.  You don't need to bring your own bike to the summit but if you do, check out IMBA supporter Bike Flights for the best deals to transport your rig.

Airport Shuttle- A slew of options here

Drive- Get that Subaru you've always dreamed of through our VIP discount program, throw a rack on it, and plan your adventure.


Preferred Lodging

*Rooms are full for 11/10 with limited rooms available 11/9 & 11/11*

21CMuseum LogoThe 21C Museum Hotel- Nestled in the center of downtown Bentonville yet just 2 blocks from the trailhead, the 21C Museum Hotel offers a once in the lifetime experience. This contemporary hotel features sleek rooms in a museum full of original artwork that’s sure to be an inspiration! Upon its opening in 2013, it was named the #1 Hot New Hotel in the US according to Trip Advisor. The 21C Museum Hotel also has your bike needs covered with bike valet service and limited bike lockers available within the hotel. 

Booking- IMBA has arranged special pricing for World Summit participants who place reservations by October 10, 2016. Stay all three nights (11/9 – 11/11) to take advantage of the best pricing! Change in length of stay can be adjusted up to 14 days prior to the event and cancellations accepted up to 24 hrs. Free child care for ages 4 - 15 years old is provided for all World Summit attendees staying at the 21C.

1 Night 2 Nights 3 Nights

          ($50 savings!)          

($378 total- a $120 savings!)

($507 total- a $240 savings!)




Book online or call 479-286-6516 and reference IMBA World Summit.

Hotel Address- 200 NE A Street,Bentonville, AR 72712

From Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA)
Follow signs for AR-12 E and turn right onto AR-12 E/SW Regional Airport Blvd. Take a left on County Rd 579/Greenhouse Rd and follow for about three minutes. Turn right onto AR-102 E (SW 14th St.) then turn left onto SW A St.  Follow towards the town square until you get to NW 2nd St. Take a right than a left on NE A St. The hotel entrance and valet are on the right.


Overflow Lodging

Due to high demand, IMBA has arranged an overflow hotel, Comfort Suites, which is just 3 miles from downtown Bentonville with free shuttle service to downtown. To reserve your rooms at the discounted event rate:

Call Comfort Suites at 855-213-0582 and reference IMBA World Summit (discounted rate is not available when booking online). 

Hotel Address- 2011 Se Walton BlvdBentonvilleArkansas 72712US



Bella Vista Parks

Looking for a more grass roots experience? Check out the tent camping option at Blowing Springs Park in Bella Vista. Restrooms are available nearby and showers are located .3 miles from the camping area.  This opportunity is being made available specifically for the World Summit. Registration is $10/tent/night with registration available here. Due to the nearby residential area, campers are asked to please respect quiet hours after 9:00 p.m. No open fires are allowed in the park, but grills are provided near the camping area. Campers will have a designated parking area and will be asked to check-in upon arrival. Check-in ends at 7:00 p.m. and each tent must have their provided camping pass displayed prominently. 

Register Here                                Camping Address: 700 Rv Park Rd, Bella Vista, AR 72714

Need camping for RV's? There are options at Blowing Springs as well. To find out more information regarding RV camping, please contact jglub [at] bvvpoa [dot] com (Joan Glubczynski).

Getting Around Bentonville

This edition of the World Summit will give you plenty of opportunity to explore the local flavor, as breakout sessions will be held in multiple downtown locations within a few block radius. The buildings will be well marked with directions to each venue onsite. Check out the map below for an overview of the area. 

Downtown Bentonville Map

World Summit Sponsors

Title Sponsors:

      Walton Family Foundation                 People for Bikes Logo

Presenting Sponsors:

Bosch Logo               Shimano                 AR State Logo        



    Trek Logo

         Walmart Family Foundation

     Fayettechille     Visit Bentonville Logo
        Arkansas State Parks Logo


 Advocate Cylces  

Platinum Sponsors:

Visit Rogers Logo  Bella Vista  Head Sweats     Primal Logo    Village of Indian Springs Log




      Phat Tire                                             Giant Logo





Gold Sponsors:

     Fuji       Camelbak Thrive   strava



 Eureka Logo    WD40 Logo      Monster Energy Bike Rack Brewing   VA Blue Ridge Logo




 Silver Sponsors:

      Salsa Logo        Haibike         Icehole Coolers  



  Travel Oregon     Progressive Trail Design       Progressive Bike Ramps   Gu Peddler Pub   Arvest Center


   BB Infinite








 Bronze Sponsors:

  REI Logo     Mulberry Mountain Lodging    Orbea Logo           Moots Logo        Bike Fixtation   
   Light & Motion Westfir Lodge      DT Swiss New Belgium Logo        Dirt Rag



   Vacation Rentals        Kask          Ozark   Core












AHTD   Peak Life Outfitters      GPP Cycling Bike Artworks      Pickle Juice Logo  



   Kuat   Spot    Republic         

Ozark Brewing