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Gita Joins the Best Buddies International Leadership Conference in Bloomington, Indiana as Official Mobility Partner


Gita Joins the Best Buddies International Leadership Conference in Bloomington, Indiana as Official Mobility Partner

Gita, a mobile-carrier from Piaggio Fast Forward, follows in support of social inclusion

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BOSTON, July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a company focused on the intelligent movement of people and goods and the creator of gita, was proud to participate in the 2018 Best Buddies International Leadership Conference in Bloomington, Indiana this weekend as the conferences official mobility partner.  

Gita is a mobile-carrier that follows humans on the go, enabling them to move with ease and convenience while carrying over 45 pounds. Joining over 2,500 participants who are committed to stopping the social, physical and economic isolation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, gita is helped carry supplies, water, and even personal belongings at this year's flagship event.  

"We are proud to support Best Buddies in its mission for social inclusion," said Jeffrey Schnapp, Chief Visionary Officer of PFF. "Gita was created to encourage and enable movement, accessibility, socialization and play. We're thrilled to demonstrate how gita can make life easier to navigate at such an inspiring event."

Following anyone who walks, rolls, or scoots with a zero-degree turning radius, Gita is designed to mimic the full range of human mobility. With its large bicycle-like wheels it can operate on irregular surfaces, indoors and outdoors, on sidewalks and streets, as well as up and down ADA compliant ramps.

"We are thrilled to have Gita be part of this year's Best Buddies Leadership Conference. It is truly inspiring to see their dedication and support for Best Buddies' mission of social inclusion for our participants and those within the intellectual and developmental disabilities community," said Anthony K. Shriver, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Best Buddies International. "Mobility solutions like Gita are vital in creating a more inclusive society for individuals with special abilities and we look forward to strengthening our partnership with Gita for years to come."

About Piaggio Fast Forward:

PFF was founded in 2015 by the Piaggio Group to pioneer the intelligent movement of people and goods. The company's mission is to help people move better, further and faster, in ways that have not been possible before. PFF's core product is Gita, a mobile-carrier that follows active people on the go carrying up to 44 pounds. Gita encourages a mobile lifestyle for anyone who wants to move with ease, from millennials and parents to seniors and disabled individuals; it's your answer for getting out the door without grabbing for your car keys. PFF seeks to promote walkable, livable, vibrant communities filled with enhanced transportation options that enrich the lives of everyone. PFF is based in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit or follow the company @P_F_F

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