Getting Social at the 2014 Running USA Conference

Running_USA_Logo_Industry_Conference_powered_by_ACTIVE_NetworkACTIVE Network was proud to sponsor Running USA 2014, the 11th annual industry conference, which concluded this week in our home town of San Diego. The event is the largest running industry conference and sold out with a record 550 attendees. With a focus on technology, ACTIVE shared best practices for race management and the latest resources on social media for event directors to plan and execute successful events. Continue reading

Highlights from the 2014 National Ski Areas Association Winter Conferences

Stock Image_GettyWe’re back from the 2014 National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) Winter Conferences with a fresh perspective on the rapidly changing needs of ski resorts. NSAA represents 325 alpine resorts that account for more than 90 percent of the skier/snowboarder visits nationwide.  Continue reading

Talking Shop with Athena San Diego Members

ACTIVE Technology Special Interest GroupACTIVE Network recently had the privilege to host an event for members of Athena San Diego. Athena is a local organization whose mission is to promote professional growth for women in science and technology.  During the event we shared the work we do and introduced some of the bright minds who help drive our own mission to make the world a more active place through technology.

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Chicago Park District Shares 3 Tips on Driving Efficiency

Douglas Park (Source: Chicago Park District)

The Chicago Park District has been on the leading edge when it comes to technology. Their best-in-class organization has received numerous awards and accolades over the years – everything from ‘best green practices’ to creating an ‘exceptional workplace’.

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Celebrating Chula Vista Parks & Recreation Director with ACTIVE’s Customer Excellence Award


L to R: Jane Van Sickle (ACTIVE), Kristi McClure, Kevin Jones (ACTIVE)


ACTIVE Network recently presented the Customer Excellence Award to Kristi McClure, director of Parks & Recreation for the City of Chula Vista.  Kristi has spent more than 20 years dedicated to developing city parks and recreation for communities both large and small.  As a long-time advocate for parks and recreation, Kristi has been instrumental in helping the team at ACTIVE to develop and refine the tools to make ACTIVE Net more efficient.

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PCMA Convening Leaders 2014: [R]evolutionizing Meetings and Events


Figure 1: Monday’s General Session with Lisa Bodell of FutureThink.

Figure 1: Monday’s General Session with Lisa Bodell of FutureThink.

ACTIVE Network™ Business Solutions is back from PCMA Convening Leaders 2014 Convening Leaders was all about [R]evolutionizing Meetings and Events with creativity, and innovation!

The conference had record-breaking attendance of 4,072 people this year representing 37 different countries.

Here’s a pic from Monday’s General Session, where Lisa Bodell with FutureThink inspired us to think outside the box within ourselves, our departments, and our organizations in order to create memorable Meetings and Events that accomplish our business objectives.


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Five Tips to Help Local Communities Thrive with Technology in 2014

In 2014, hundreds of cities and community recreation facilities will migrate to ACTIVE Net, the cloud-based software designed to help organizations do more with less.  These forward-looking organizations are using technology to maximize their resources to better manage facilities, develop programs, and keep their community active.

Last fall, in the CIO Review, ACTIVE Network CEO, Darko Dejanovic shared some simple guidelines to help communities find the right technology for their needs in order to continue to better serve their citizens.

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