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ACTIVE Network Shares Best Practices for Race Management at Key Endurance Industry Conferences

Company to Lead Discussions on Marketing, Technology, and Charity Fundraising

SAN DIEGO, Calif.— January 7, 2014– ACTIVE Network ®, the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ solutions, today announced its schedule for sharing best practices for race management.  ACTIVE Network representatives will focus on various topics including marketing, technology, and charity fundraising through discussions at the first virtual USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium, the Triathlon Business International Conference in Marina Del Rey, CA, and the Running USA Conference in San Diego, CA. Details are as follows:

Event: USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium
When:   January 16, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. MT
Where:  Web-based 
1. 1:00 – 1:40 p.m. MT
Shannon Stewart, Director Sales, ACTIVE Endurance
Beyond Endurance: Marketing to the Experiential Consumer
2. 2:00 – 2:40 p.m. MT
Andy Reilly, account manager, ACTIVE Endurance
Top Tech Tools for Managing Your Triathlon Event

Event:  Triathlon Business International Conference
When:  January 26-28
Where:  The Marriott, Marina Del Rey, CA
1. January 27, 9:05 – 9:55 a.m.
Mike Reilly, vice president, ACTIVE Endurance
Panel Moderator: Drug Policies and Endurance Sports
Location: California Ballroom
2. January 27, 10:50 – 11:40 a.m. 
Mike Reilly, vice president, ACTIVE Endurance
Panel Moderator: Non-Traditional Events (includes Lee Goss, Spartan Race; Dan Hill, Electric Run; Travis Snyder, Color Run)
Location: California Ballroom
3. January 27, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Eric McCue, vice president and general manager, ACTIVE Endurance
Panel Moderator: Technology for Race Directors (with Dave Embree, Athlete Path; Jayme Goldberg, SilverLine Athletics; Mike Nusbaum, J-Chip Timing)
Location: Palisades Room
4. January 28, 10:35-11:25 a.m.
Arch Fuston, director, ACTIVEx 
Panel Participant: Charity Involvement and Corporate Wellness Initiatives: An Opportunity for Triathlon (with Virginia Tinley, Challenged Athletes Foundation; Brian Pendleton, Cause Force; Sarah Hartmann, Race2Rebuild)
Location: California Ballroom
5. January 27, 6:00 – 6:45 a.m. / January 28, 6:30 – 7:15 a.m.
Arch Fuston, director, ACTIVEx
ACTIVEx Fun Fitness Challenge morning workouts
Location: helicopter pad

Event: Running USA Conference
When:   February 9-11 
Where:  Marriott Marquis & Marina, San Diego, CA
1. February 10, 8:15 a.m.
Mike Reilly, vice president, ACTIVE Endurance
Opening & Welcome
Location: Marriott Hall 1, 2, 3
2. February 10, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Mike Reilly, vice president, ACTIVE Endurance
Panel Participant: What Can Running Learn from Triathlon (also with Jack Caress and Paula Newby Frasier)
Location: San Diego Ballroom B & C
3. February 10, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Justin Ramers, director, social media, ACTIVE Network 
Round Table Session Leader: New Ways to Activate Social Media
Location: Temecula Ballrooms 1-4
4. February 11, 1:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Galen Bursen, senior account executive, ACTIVE Endurance
Idea Labs Lead: Social Networking and the Science Behind It
Location: Rancho Santa Fe 2, 3 

Starting in March, ACTIVE Network will also host ACTIVE Endurance road shows in more than 15 cities across the country.  The shows will cover best practices in race management.  More details to follow.

About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network is the leading provider of Activity and Participant Management™ solutions. Our technology platform makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient. We power over 55,000 global customers and build leading vertical technology applications for the markets we serve. Our leading ACTIVE Works cloud platform scales with our customers, large and small. ACTIVE Network was founded in 1999, is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has offices worldwide. For more information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @ACTIVENetwork.


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