Greater Richmond Convention Center Will Host The FanFest

Steps away from the Start/Finish Line, the Greater Richmond Convention Center will host the FanFest from Sunday, September 20 to Sunday, September 27.

The FanFest will be the hub for all the World Championships action; more than 100 vendors and exhibitors – from sponsors such as CarMax to local shops populating Virginia Row. The top cycling companies and products will be showcased at FanFest and you’ll see the best of Richmond – as local businesses demonstrate what makes Richmond and Virginia so special.

FANFEST HOURS OF OPERATION
September 20 – 27
11AM – 6PM
The Official UCI awards ceremonies will take place in FanFest at the end of each day
LIVE Music, COLD beer and GREAT food
FanFest will be located in the Greater Richmond Convention Center, only a few steps from the Start AND Finish at Broad & 5th in the heart of downtown
Opportunities for fans to take pictures with riders and get autographs
LIVE daily coverage of the race will be shown on big screens in FanFest
Conquer the Cobbles mass participation ride events (September 25) on the Worlds course will bring thousands of participants into the FanFest for registration and pre-event activities.
Cycling interactives for adults and kids
WORLDS BY THE NUMBERS

500 media outlets from 35 countries
400 hours of live global television
450,000+ on-site spectators over the course of 9 days
$158 million in projected economic impact for Virginia
9 Days
12 Races
1,000 Elite Athletes
70+ Nations
COMPREHENSIVE MARKETING

The FanFest will be promoted throughout all event avenues, including:
State of the Art Mobile App
Signage Throughout venue
Start/Finish line announcements,
Inclusion in FanFest Official Program & Exhibit Floor Map (additional advertising opportunities available)
Social Media Promotions
And more!
RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY
EVENT LAYOUT

NOT PERMITTED

No outside Food or Beverage
No weapons of any kind – including firearms, pocket knives etc.
No bags larger than 20”x15”x8”
No artificial noise makers or fireworks
No sticks/ poles or other like items including selfie sticks
No hard-sided or soft coolers
No laser pointers
No Skateboards, rollerblades, heelies, bicycles
No UAV/ Drone devices
IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING

MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROHIBIT ADDITIONAL ITEMS IT DEEMS NECESSARY IN THE INTEREST OF GUEST / PARTICIPANT SAFETY