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2021 Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster

February 14-16, 2021 | New Orleans

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The 2021 Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster will be held Sunday to Tuesday, February 14-16, in New Orleans at the Hyatt Regency hotel, 601 Loyola Ave.

This annual industry reunion of leaders and trailblazers gives attendees a chance to learn, network and grow their events and businesses. In 2021, it will have the essential benefit of charting a path forward for the running industry as events continue to come back from the COVID-19 cancellation crisis.

The Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster offers:

-Leading edge adaption strategies for a changing world

-Best practices from the best in the business

-Keynote speakers that will inspire and motivate

-Evening receptions

-Myriad networking opportunities 

-Lively discussion and small group sessions in our Idea Labs and Race Camps

-Industry expo - learn about latest innovations, new products and technologies

-Fun runs each morning

-And much more

FAQ for the 2021 event

Q: Will there be a 2021 Running USA conference?
A: Registration is currently open for the 2021 annual conference to be held in New Orleans February 14-16, 2021. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, along with our host hotel and the city of New Orleans. The health and safety of our attendees is our primary focus as we continue with planning.  

Q: When will a final decision be made about hosting an in person conference for 2021?
A: We anticipate a decision being made in late fall which will, in part, depend on the public policy around  hosting large indoor events in the city of New Orleans and associated travel restrictions. 

Q: What if I have already registered but the in-person conference is cancelled?
A: If the in-person conference is cancelled, and there is no virtual option, a full refund of your registration fees will be given. If the conference shifts to a virtual event, you will be given a refund for the difference in the fee from in-person to virtual or you’ll be able to attribute that credit to others in your organization should you wish to do so.

Q: If there is an in-person conference but I am not comfortable attending, will I get a refund?
A: As is our standard procedure in regards to conference registration, refunds will not be offered if the event is held, whether in-person or virtual.

*Current pricing will be held until December 1, 2020.

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NEW THIS YEAR: Limited time BOGO opportunity: the first 50 people to register will qualify to earn one (1) additional complimentary entry. This complimentary registration may only be given to a person within the same organization, and that person must register by December 1, 2020 or the second registration is forfeited. The BOGO is sold out.

EVENT PRICING: To help alleviate some of the financial stress caused by the current climate, we have eliminated one of pricing tiers from registration, and preliminary pricing will continue through December 1, 2020.

FOR MEMBERS: Running USA members qualify for a $200 conference registration discount. Members received their discount codes on Monday, June 1. If you do not have yours in hand, email brian@runningusa.org BEFORE you register (discount code cannot be applied retroactively).

HOTEL INFO Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue. Book into the Running USA room block at an extremely attractive rate.

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