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Industry leaders head to Dallas for 2017 USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium

USAT Race Director Symposium presented by ACTIVE

Registration is open now for the 2017 USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium presented by ACTIVE Network. The leading educational event for multisport race directors in the United States, is scheduled for 20-22 January in Dallas, Texas.

For the first time, USA Triathlon (USAT) and Triathlon Business International (TBI) are collaborating to consecutively present their respective annual conferences. USA Triathlon’s Race Director Symposium will be held from 20-22 January, with joint programming with TBI on Sunday 22 January. The TBI annual industry conference takes place on 22-24 January 2017 in Dallas. Registration for both events is now open.

The annual USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium presented by ACTIVE Network is positioned as a unique opportunity for race directors to gain transformative insights for enhancing their businesses. Attendees will participate in sessions designed for the new world of triathlon, and ‘How to Turn Everything You Know about Race Directing Upside Down to Grow and Future-Proof Your Business’ will be one of the featured sessions.

With a focus on learning and event planning best practices, attendees will also meet and network with their peers while engaging with the USA Triathlon staff, speaking one-on-one with the risk management team from ESIX and becoming informed on various issues and trends within the multisport industry.

Registration for the event is open now at ACTIVE.com, and more information, including a schedule of events, will be made available soon at usatriathlon.org/rdsymposium. Pricing will increase on 1 December. The event, which has been hosted by USA Triathlon for more than a decade, will take place at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, and reservations are currently being accepted.

As part of a series of events that brings together multisport race directors and industry leaders, Triathlon Business International’s (TBI’s) seventh Annual Business Conference presented by ACTIVE Network will run from 22-24 January. With the theme Profitability & Success in Triathlon – Sharing Solutions to Shape the Future of Multisport, attendees will get the latest information, tools and solutions to help optimize business efforts and be successful.

USA Triathlon and TBI will host a joint session for both events on Sunday 22 January. Costs are outlined below.

Attendees interested in registering for both USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium and the TBI Annual Business Conference will receive a discounted rate on the dual registrations, with TBI registration discounted to US$450 for the full conference, regardless of TBI membership status.
TBI 2017 conference and USAT Race Directors Symposium
USA Triathlon is also offering a package that includes registration for its first Race Director Certification course of 2017, allowing non-certified race directors an opportunity to become well-versed in race directing methods, insurance/risk management trends, and USA Triathlon sanctioning compliance.

USA Triathlon Symposium and Certification Registration Fees (pricing increases on 1 December):

  • Race Director Symposium – Individual Certified Race Director = US$595
  • Race Director Certification – Individual = US$450
  • Race Director Certification & Symposium – Individual = US$1,020

USAT Symposium + TBI Annual Conference Registration Fees (pricing increases on 1 December):

  • Race Director Symposium + All of TBI = US$1,045
  • Race Director Symposium + TBI – Monday & Tuesday Sessions = US$870
  • Race Director Symposium + TBI – Monday Night Awards Dinner only = US$770
  • RD Certification + Symposium + All of TBI = US$1,470
  • RD Certification + Symposium + TBI – Monday & Tuesday Sessions = US$1,295
  • RD Certification + Symposium + TBI – Monday Night Awards Dinner only = US$1,195

USA Triathlon serves as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world.

In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).




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