The trip, which has been in preparation since ICBF Festival Director Jos Sluijsmans’ visit to Bogotá with a Dutch trade mission at the end of 2018, came about through close co-operation between the Dutch embassy in Colombia and HollandHouseColombia. Our thanks go to Natalia Piñeros and Alison Paez Rincón.
Apart from Natalia and Alison the delegation will consist of:
1. MEJOR EN BICI – Diego Ospina Castro, General Manager
Within their strategy they do activities with cargo bikes and promote it in all its projects. At this moment they are working on a programme in the city of Pasto, where they intend to implement shared cargo bikes.
Mejor en Bici’s objective is to improve the life quality of people, offering cargo services, infrastructure, promotion, technology, measuring the social and environmental impact, spreading the culture of the bike in organisations.
2. FUNDACIÓN GERO – Ciclismo urbano y emprendimiento sostenible – Emiro Romero, Director
Their objective is to raise awareness about the life of cyclists, the responsibility that drivers have, to promote cycling in SAFETY conditions and, additionally, to generate entrepreneurship related to sustainable development.
They are interested in this event because they have as an objective the promotion of sustainable mobility, in this case the bicycle as a mean of transport and eco-logistics.
3. PARGAL BICI CARGA – Daniel Pardo – Director
PARGAL is a company dedicated to mobility that aims to improve the quality of life of bicycle users, to enhance the use of bicycles and turn it into a practical bicycle. In this alternative means of transport, the items can be cargo for uses such as work, kids and pets, among others.
PARGAL offers bicyclists customised mobility alternatives; freedom and greater potential when it comes to making use of your bicycle. It offers style, safety, quality and engineering.
4. CKT GLOBAL – Luis Eduardo Martinez – Managing Partner
For CKT Global, cycling is not just a traditional industry or a type of transport. In his mind, “The art of combining speed and weight, is the true value of the bicycle.
5. BOGBI – Eduardo Moreno – Co-Founder and CEO
Bogbi represents Colombian-Norwegian freight bicycles produced in fair working conditions for smooth journeys in Colombia and around the world. Its objective is to contribute to the development of sustainable and greener cities throughout the world. Create collaborations and synergies between Nordic companies and Colombian counterparts. Promote a new impression of Colombia around the world.
6. A PEDAL MENSAJERIA EN BICI – Camilo Camacho, Manager and Daniel Cifuente, Financial Manager
The number-one bicycle courier company in Bogotá!
They provide a friendly service with the environment, mobility and companies. Meanwhile their bicycles generate awareness, provide a solution to the problems of traffic and pollution and make documents, packages or diligences are delivered with satisfaction in record time.
7. RUNER – Logística a tu alcance – Jean Paul Osorio, CEO
Domiciliary and Courier on motorcycle or bike available to help with a Diligence, the payment of a receipt, courier, a personal or corporate process or an urgent purchase.
8. MENSAJEROS URBANOS – Juan David Vizcaya, CEO
They connect companies with the largest network of independent bike messengers in minutes through their website and / or app. Their network in Colombia connects more than 10,000 allied messengers, and more than 9,000 businesses to over 49,000 customers.
9. INVEST IN BOGOTÁ – Annia Guatibonza, Senior Investment Officer
Invest in Bogotá focusses on promoting the different infrastructure projects in the city in several defined sectors. In addition, they identify and promote Private-Private Partnerships of private initiative aligned with the district execution plan that aim to increase the welfare of the citizens, reduce the inequality in quality of life and increase the competitiveness and productivity of the city.
Under the framework of better mobility for all, integral urban projects are structured, economic development through the strengthening of projects aimed at strengthening Bogota as a digital and intelligent city and an axis of sustainability.