PreEnrollTM and SPORG Fuel Company's Growth into the Business Association Market and Broaden Overall Web-Based Technological Capabilities with Access to Patented Technology
SAN DIEGO, CA - December 5, 2006 - The Active Network, Inc. (Active), a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired PreEnrollTM, an early innovator and leading provider of online registration services, and SPORG, a successful developer of online data collection and transaction processing systems. The acquisitions further expand Active's Web-based technological capabilities and provide additional technology and marketing resources for new and existing markets, including sports, business association, nonprofit, education, parks and recreation, golf and local government organizations across the globe.
"Millions of sports and community-focused organizations already turn to Active for online registration, fundraising, data management and community-building tools," said Alex Barnetson, senior vice president, The Active Network, Inc. "Active will leverage the technologies and market presence of these online registration companies to expand our opportunities in new markets, while also consolidating share within our core markets."
Active will incorporate PreEnroll's and SPORG's unique registration systems to provide current and prospective clients a wider array of online service options and deliver the companies' customers access to Active's leading Web-based technology solutions and marketing services. Oregon-based PreEnroll, awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the world's first closed loop online registration services system, manages event registrations, email communications, online schedules and rosters for community-focused organizations. British Columbia-based SPORG provides Web-based online registration software for business associations, sports leagues and nonprofit organizations to cost-effectively streamline and automate event registration, donation collection, membership and league management. Active will leverage SPORG's customer base to gain entry into the business association market and deliver technology and marketing solutions that improve community services, drive revenues and donations, and maximize participation.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network, Inc., based in San Diego, Calif., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help sports and community service organizations improve customer service capabilities, increase revenues, and reduce the cost and complexity of managing and marketing activities and events. Its full service marketing and promotions agency, Active Marketing Group, brings direct knowledge, insight and access to active and on-the-go consumers. Through its Web properties, www.Active.com, www.eteamz.com and www.ActiveGolf.com, The Active Network provides consumer services and resources that support participation in healthy lifestyles. For more information, please visit www.TheActiveNetwork.com or call 1-888-543-7223.
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Caroline Callaway, The Active Network, Inc.
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