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IMBA World Summit

Schedule Overview

Wednesday (11/9) - Kick off the festivities with a pre-opening of the expo from 12 pm - 5 pm and a special opening ceremony in the evening.

Thursday (11/10) - The summit launches with thought/industry leaders presenting dynamic topics and discussion panels throughout the day. To top off the day, celebrate our model trail awards with us at the breathtaking Crystal Bridges. 

Friday (11/11) -  The morning continues with cutting edge industry discussions before wrapping up to head over for an action packed afternoon at the world class bike park, The Railyard. The afternoon fun will include the expo being open from 12 pm - 6 pm, special guest appearances from Danny MacAskill and Hans Rey, a night ride, and family friendly movie night. 

Saturday (11/12) - Epic ride, bbq, and beer!

Tentative Schedule more details coming soon!

Free Child Care

The World Summit should be a memorable experience to all who attend, and we're working hard to provide a family friendly experience your youth will never forget! To qualify for free child care (includes lunch both days), you must be staying at the 21C Museum Hotel and have youth between the ages of 4 - 15 years old. To guarantee your spot, make your World Summit reservation prior to 10/26/16, and you will receive additional child care info after registration. 

The Magical History Tour: Thursday (11/10) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Students will enjoy an interactive tour and scavenger hunt through three of Bentonville’s favorite historic spots. The Museum of Native American History has artifacts from 2000 BC through more recent history. The Peel Mansion is a civil war era home that will give the children a good feel for how life would be if they grew up in the 1800’s. The Walmart Museum will walk the kids through the 1950’s Walton 5&10, and past exhibits marking the company’s initiatives and accomplishments.

Discovery Day: Friday (11/11) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This day will be a great opportunity for children to explore art and science at two of Bentonville’s most popular attractions, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Scott Family Amazeum. Climb an indoor tree canopy, splash away in the water amazements exhibit, and become an inventor in the tinkering studio. Activities sure to inspire children of all ages. 


Earlier Event: October 15
Maintenance Day
Later Event: March 11
Volunteer Maintenance Day