From the Official Press Release
ACTIVE NETWORK AND RACEHQ ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS THAT HELP RACE DIRECTORS BUILD AND DELIVER GREAT EVENTS
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — July 1, 2013 —The ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ (APM) solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with RaceHQ™. RaceHQ is a first-of-its-kind project management tool built specifically for event directors. RaceHQ’s comprehensive set of features includes templates featuring built-in event planning tools, the ability to sync external calendars with tasks and milestones, and advanced permissions that allow users to collaborate with other members within their organization. With access to more than five million endurance participants, ACTIVE Network continues to cultivate a legion of enthusiasts and provides a robust technology platform, ACTIVE Works® Endurance, to power the online registration and membership management for race directors. The ACTIVE Works platform helps race directors manage their events more efficiently while helping streamline the process for athletes throughout the participant journey.
“ACTIVE Network is in the business of helping organizers create great experiences and encouraging consumers to engage with them, and by identifying and working with partners like RaceHQ we further our commitment of providing the best resources to race directors in order to accomplish their goals,” said Eric McCue, general manager of sports, ACTIVE Network. “Companies such as Ruckus Sports, organizers of the Ruckus Obstacle Racing Series and The Walking Dead Escape, as well as VAVi Sport & Social have leveraged both RaceHQ and ACTIVE Network to orchestrate mass participatory race events – moving forward, we are very excited to be working with RaceHQ on ways to co-promote and integrate our technologies to better support event directors in producing great events.”
“Our strategic partnership with ACTIVE Network allows us to get our tool into the hands of a broader audience of event managers and will have the ability to raise the bar on how mass participatory events are managed by creating standard operating procedures within our industry,” said Anton Villatoro, president and co-founder, RaceHQ. “We look forward to leveraging ACTIVE’s deep relationships within endurance sports to take more events to the next level.”
RaceHQ is an online project management, collaboration and task management tool for participatory events. Developed specifically for event managers, RaceHQ incorporates a comprehensive set of features to more efficiently operate and execute events within budget every time. RaceHQ replaces the clipboard and yellow notepad by allowing race directors to easily take control of their events online using any device, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. Learn more at http://racehq.com/ and engage with us on Twitter @Race_HQ and on Facebook.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV) is on a mission to make the world a more active place. With deep expertise in Activity and Participant Management™ (APM), our ActiveWorks® cloud technology helps organizations transform and grow their businesses. We do this through technology solutions that power the world’s activities and through online destinations such as ACTIVE.com® that connect people with the things they love to do. Serving over 55,000 global business customers and driving approximately 90 million transactions annually, we help organizations get participants, manage their events and build communities. ACTIVE Network is headquartered in San Diego, California and has over 30 offices worldwide. Learn more at ACTIVEnetwork.com or ACTIVE.com and engage with us on Twitter @ACTIVEnetwork, @ACTIVE and on Facebook.
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