Registration Opens Triathlon Business Conference in Tempe

Triathlon Business International (TBI), the industry organization dedicated to promoting the business and sport of triathlon, today announced that registration is now open for its 9th Annual Conference January 25 – 27, 2019 at the Mission Palms Resort in Tempe, Ariz. The conference opens Friday at noon and ends Sunday at noon with plenty of networking, workshops and discussion in between.

This is the conference where the business of triathlon gets done. Attendees represent swim-bike-run retailers and equipment manufacturers, race directors, race service providers, coaches and others who have a stake in the health and growth of the sport.

The first 25 people to register will receive one of the prizes listed on the TBI conference webpage. The first person to register gets first pick; the second person, second pick; and so on until all the prizes have been distributed. The order of people registering will be taken from the date/time listed on the ACTIVE conference registration page.

Additionally, the first 50 people to register will receive Rudy Project hats. You can pick these up at the Conference. TBI Boardmembers, Shareholders and contractors are not eligible for prizes.

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Once again, the conference will focus on three tracks of education: coaches/coaching; retailers/manufacturers; and race directors/race services. Each of these tracks is led by an industry professional who has a committee creating content and developing panels to address the trending issues to be discussed in the workshops. Jesse Kopelnicki, QT2 Systems; Trent Nix, TriShop; and Mark Walter, Sun Multisport Events are the committee chairs.

Keynote speakers and conference schedules will be announced during the coming weeks.
2019 Conference Registration (

Bonus prize listing on the website

Current Members (member number required)
$475 through December 31, 2018 (Fees are “all-in”; no additional charges will be added at checkout)
$575 from January 1, 2019 to the Conference
$575 through December 31, 2018
$675 from January 1, 2019 to the Conference

Nonmembers who wish to join TBI prior to registering for the conference, can do so at  TBI membership will save you $100 on registration fees and gives you other valuable benefits.

Companies and vendors interested in sponsorship or expo opportunities should contact Jan Fambro ( or Dan Empfield ( for more information.