Triathlon Business International (TBI), dedicated to promoting the sport and business of triathlon, has announced ACTIVE Network as the Presenting Sponsor of its upcoming Global Triathlon Conference, taking place in London next week.
The conference will bring together event directors, retailers, manufacturers, athletes, coaches, and industry executives doing business in the fastest growing sport on the planet: triathlon. The conference focuses on the business of the sport – events, marketing, training, technology, equipment manufacturing and sales, apparel, and competition.
General sessions, multiple speed networking exercises, a welcome reception, morning workouts, the ITU Grand Final Opening Ceremony, a closing reception, and plenty of other opportunities will allow attendees to meet and rub elbows with the best in the world, making this inaugural event highly valuable for those in any aspect of the swim-bike-run business.
“We are proud to be partnering with the ACTIVE Network, who is a global leader in the areas of technology and triathlon,” said TBI President Jack Caress. “They have been instrumental in developing this conference, as well as promoting the growth of triathlon events on a global scale.”
“Active Network is pleased to partner with TBI in creating this important conference, which is bringing together leaders in the endurance industry for two days in London,” said Sejal Pietrzak, Senior Vice President of Active Network who is responsible for the company’s global expansion. “Being the sponsor of TBI’s first international triathlon conference ties in perfectly with our goals of supporting and helping drive the growth of triathlon globally.”
Other event sponsors include:
· Lagardère Unlimited (Platinum Sponsor)
· Ashworth Awards (Gold Sponsor)
· Champion System (Silver Sponsor)
· 220 Triathlon (Silver Sponsor)
· TYR (Bronze Sponsor)
· Training Peaks (Bronze Sponsor)
· Silverline Athletics (Bronze Sponsor)
The seven keynote speakers previously announced include: Felix Walchshöfer, Challenge Family CEO; Chrissie Wellington, British triathlete and four-time Ironman World Champion; Dr. Sarah Springman, CBE, Vice President, International Triathlon Union; Andrew Messick, CEO, World Triathlon Corporation/Ironman; Sejal Pietrzak, Sr. Vice President, International, the ACTIVE Network; Jack Caress, President/CEO, Pacific Sports LLC, President, Triathlon Business International.
The conference schedule has been coordinated with the ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final at Hyde Park to provide convenience without conflict for attendees and participants of both events. All registered conference attendees are invited as guests of TBI and Lagardère Unlimited to the Wednesday night ITU World Championships to be held at Trafalgar Square.
Registration is still open here.