Industry’s Best to Lead Idea Labs for Timers at 2020 Running USA Conference

September 30, 2019

Timers can learn from top experts, including Marc Roy and Jeremy Dill, at Running USA in Las Vegas from Feb. 9-11

DETROIT (Sept 30, 2019) – Road race timers can look forward to programming designed specifically for their vital role in the running industry at the upcoming Running USA conference in Las Vegas. Presenter and topic areas for those sessions are now available.

The 17th annual industry event, which has become the world’s largest and most esteemed gathering of international event professionals, is set for Feb. 9-11, 2020 at Caesar’s Palace. (Register now to get the best price.)

Four exceptional leaders from the timing industry will head up Idea Labs in Las Vegas. Running USA’s Idea Labs combine insight from the presenter and active engagement from the audience, making for a valuable learning opportunity for everyone in the room.

The Running USA Timer Track Idea Labs will be:

  • Marc Roy, Sports Stats, speaking on “Timing Companies: Improving the Race Director Experience”
  • Jeremy Dill, RTRT, speaking on “How Timing Data Flows (and sometimes doesn’t)”
  • Meghan Najera, Run Far Race Services, speaking on “Timers: Staying Relevant and Ahead of the Curve”
  • Lonnie Somers, HAL Sports, speaking on “Timer or Obi Wan? Timers anticipate and solve challenges with outstanding client service.”

“We’re thrilled to have such an esteemed group of presenters heading up our special programming for timers at the 2020 event,” said Christine Bowen, vice president of programming, partnerships and operations for Running USA. “We look forward to expanding this important niche programming area in the future.”

Special pricing for timers is being offered for the 2020 event, and timing technology providers have the chance to deliver a 30-minute product demo of their platform during the Timer Tech Talk sessions.

Not registered for the world’s business-to-business event focused solely on the running industry? Get signed up here.

About the Industry Conference

Since its origins as a small gathering of Running USA’s founders in Southern California in 2004, the Running USA annual conference has grown to becoming the best-attended, most esteemed gathering of running industry professionals from around the USA and the world. Now moving locations each year, the conference has been held in Los Angeles, San Diego, Savannah, Houston, San Antonio, Orlando, New Orleans, San Juan, Puerto Rico and now Las Vegas, Nevada.  Register here.

About Running USA

Running USA is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the status and experience of distance running and racing in the United States through collective marketing and promotions, information and communications within the industry and to the national media, services to events and industry members, and the development of American world class stars. It seeks the advancement of the sport and the provision of value to each of its members’ events and businesses. For more information, visit RunningUSA.org