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Who We Are

The Galveston Bay Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the natural resources of Galveston Bay. We invited your company to take part in Bike Around the Bay and be recognized as a leader in educating and advocating for the preservation of Galveston Bay. For companies, Bike Around the Bay is a proven solid investment.

Anticipated Registration

1,500 riders and volunteers

By the Numbers

Bike Around the Bay is one of the fastest growing cycling events in Texas, more than doubling from 480 riders in 2009 to 1,300 riders in 2017. The majority (69 percent) of riders responding to a 2017 post-event survey stated that Bike Around the Bay was the "Best of Them All" or a "Top Ride" compared to others. In addition, 90 percent of riders said they would consider participating in Bike Around the Bay again and 86 percent said they would encourage other cyclists to participate.

The majority of Bike Around the Bay riders are upwardly mobile, with 80 percent having a bachelor's or advanced degree and 68 percent have a household income of $75,000 or higher, with 21 percent higher than 200,000. Most riders (70 percent) come from the greater Houston area, traveling up to 50 miles to participate in Bike around the Bay.

Bike Around the Bay is an ideal venue to:

  • Be part of one of Texas' largest cycling events which draws 1,500 participants
  • Demonstrate your company's commitment to local environmental causes and long-term vitality of Galveston Bay
  • Build visibility and awareness among a diverse group of riders and volunteers
  • Receive recognition and media attention during Bike Around the Bay and throughout the year as a Galveston Bay Foundation supporter

Previous sponsors have included Reliant Energy, Samson Energy Company, Whole Earth Provision Company, Shell, CenterPoint Energy, The Moody Foundation, Waste Management, Accenture, Burns & McDonnell, and several others.

For questions and inquiries regarding sponsorship, contact Brandy Gates at (281) 332-3381 or

Download the 2018 Sponsor Packet

Thank you to our sponsors!

Title Sponsor


Official Beer Sponsor