Association News

Challenge Family CEO Felix Walchsöffer and Universal Sports President Scott Brown Open 2015 TBI Conference

Date: 12/01/2014

The opening keynote address on Sunday afternoon of the 2015 TBI conference will be an in-depth interview by Slowtwitch Editor Dan Empfield of Felix Walchsöffer, CEO of the Challenge Family of events. Monday morning will open with a keynote by Scott Brown, president of Universal Sports Network, broadcast rights owner of the ITU World Triathlon Series.


Nominations Open for “Triathletes Choice” Awards and 2014 Highlights of the Year

Date: 12/02/2014

Triathlon Business International is scouring the world looking for triathlon events that are the “Triathletes Choice” for best-of races in six categories, as well as the top five highlights of 2014 in the sport of triathlon.


Nominations Open for Best Triathlon Article and Photo of the Year; Ron Smith Award

Date: 12/04/2014

TBI today announced it is taking submissions for the best published triathlon article and photo of the year, and the Ron Smith Award recognizing a man or woman who best demonstrates a combination of strong moral character and professionalism in the sport of triathlon and as an individual.


Three New Speakers Round-out the TBI Conference Keynote List

Date: 12/10/2014

Three new speakers have been added to the lineup of keynote speakers for the Jan. 25-27, 2015, 5th Annual Triathlon Business International Conference in Marina del Rey, CA: Gary Roethenbaugh, founder of Multisport Research; Christian Toetzke, CEO, Lagardère Unlimited Events; and Matthew Le Veque, Sr. Vice President, Rogers|Finn Partners and associate professor at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.


Call for Nominations: Ron Smith Award and 2014 Triathlon Highlights of the Year

Date: 12/16/2014

TBI is recognizing people and events that have made a difference in the sport of triathlon. The Ron Smith Award winner and the top five highlights for 2014 will be honored at the 2015 Annual TBI Conference, January 25-27, 2015 in Marina del Rey, CA. Nominations due Dec. 24.


TBI producing major triathlon market research study

Date: 01/07/2015

TBI, along with MultiSport Research, is conducting the most comprehensive triathlon market research study ever undertaken of the U.S. triathlon community.


TBI Announces “Triathlete’s Choice” Event Finalists

Date: 01/09/2015

TBI announced the finalist events that were voted by triathletes as the “Triathlete’s Choice” best events in each of six categories. More than 830 voters from around the world participated in the nomination process. Now it’s time for triathletes to declare their choice for the very best in each category. The voting link is https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/K8DR867. Voting closes on Tuesday, January 13th.


Top 50 U.S. Multisport Retailers Announced by TBI & Slowtwitch.com

Date: 01/16/2015

TBI and Slowtwitch.com today announced the Top 50 Multisport Retailers in the United States.


The Action Starts Sunday at the 2015 TBI Conference

Date: 01/22/2015

The 2015 North American Triathlon Business International Industry Conference starts Sunday in sunny Marina del Rey, CA, where the “Business of Triathlon Will Get Done.” Networking, news and information, job offers, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and some fun are all part of the 5th annual conference. The weather promises to be Southern California spectacular with blue skies and 80o temperatures. Registration is still open.


TBI Winners! Top 10 Multisport Retailers, Best Published Triathlon Article & Picture, and “Triathlete’s Choice” Best Events & Ron Smith Award

Date: 01/27/2015

Triathlon Business International announced its Top 10 Multisport Retailers, the “Triathlete’s Choice” Best-of Events, the best published triathlon article and picture, and the Ron Smith Award winner at its TBI/ACTIVE Network Awards Celebration dinner last night as part of TBI’s 5th annual conference January 25-27 in Marina del Rey.


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