Business or Organization ONLINE SIGN-UP for HER Helmet Thursdays

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Monterey County businesses or organizations: Sign up for HER Helmet Thursdays by using the online form below (scroll down to the PARTICIPANT logo).

Or, to sign up by phone, or ask questions, contact Bicycling Monterey.

What to do after signing up

  1. Print and complete the staff reference sheet for your in-house use.
  2. Skim over the FAQs.
  3. As your time and resources allow, promote your participation. The bulleted list below offers some options. To ensure accurate messaging, phone Mari anytime with your questions.
  • Here’s just one example of how a lodging provider promoted their participation: Portola Hotel & Spa’events calendar and blog post.
  • Participants are welcome to put the HER Helmet Thursdays “Participant” logo on their website, in ads, on menus, on signs, on t-shirts, in concierge binders, etc. A variety of sizes and formats (for web, print, cloth) are available; contact Mari.
  • Promote your participation via online social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. For suggested text to ensure accurate messaging, contact Mari.
  • A variety of window signs and fliers are available on the posters, etc. page, as well as participant signs being available on the Participate: For Businesses and Organizations page. To be sure of having the most current versions available, or if you’d like customized text or materials, contact Mari.
  • HER Helmet Thursdays has also been promoted on marquees, by presentations to civic clubs, in radio and TV feature stories, and more. Contact Mari for details, or for more ideas on promoting your participation.
  • Participate: For Businesses and Organizations includes additional FAQs for those whose time and interest allow. Or just contact Mari with your questions, comments, or ideas.
“When will my business or organization be listed?”

New participants are welcome to join year-round. New participants may show up on the HER Helmet Thursdays map. The map is auto-generated from a database that is updated regularly year-round. As for being listed in the guide (i.e., HER Helmet Thursdays Guide – 8th Anniversary Edition – Participants as of 30 Nov 2017), new participants won’t be listed until the next edition.

Remember that you can immediately begin promoting your participation by using methods such as those on the bulleted listed above.

“Is there a fee to sign up?”

As of the HER Helmet Thursdays Project’s 8th anniversary in November 2017, there is still no fee. HER Helmet Thursdays is one of many Bicycling Monterey projects—all provided by the founder free of charge from 2009 to 2017.

Optionally, you may wish to provide a gift certificate or gift card to your establishment, to express appreciation for this work and to make it possible for the project coordinator to visit your establishment. To do so, simply send your gift certificate/card via postal mail.

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HER Helmet Thursdays

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Tip about filling out the online sign-up form: If you happen to use your browser’s “go back one page” / back arrow before submitting your form, the info you entered may be lost.  To avoid retyping it,  if you want to refer to another web page while completing this form, open a separate tab in your browser.

After submitting the form, you’ll see “Thank you for signing up.” If you don’t receive further acknowledgement within a few days (i.e., a personal welcome email or phone call), contact Mari or send an email to:  herhelmetthursdays AT gmail DOT com

Is your business or organization appropriate to sign up? The primary participants are hotels and other lodging providers, educational and entertainment venues, restaurants and related places, including wineries. Bike shops are also welcome to participate. What about other retail stores or other types of businesses or organizations? Phone Bicycling Monterey first to see if yours is appropriate for this project.

*Your Name
*Your Position
*Email
*Your Phone
*Best time to reach you
*Business / Organization Name
*Category ?
If your business/organization doesn't fit into any of the three categories, choose "E," which includes "everything else" too.
*Business / Organization Phone
Business / Organization Website URL
*Business / Organization Address
Business / Organization Description
*Discount amount on total tab (alcohol may be excluded)
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To encourage participation, it's recommended to make your percentage discount as high as possible. If you wish to change your percentage at a later date, or if you have questions, contact Mari.
*Allow discount on alcohol?
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