The premier running industry networking and education event heads to an exciting new location with programming announcements rolling out now

(Louisville, KY; April 16, 2024) – Registration is officially open for the 2025 Running USA Industry Conference presented by haku, set to take place in the vibrant city of Louisville, KY for the first time. Recognized as the world’s largest business-to-business networking and education event for the endurance space, the conference promises an unparalleled opportunity for industry professionals to connect, collaborate, and gain insights into the latest trends and innovations shaping their respective fields. Last week, the event’s keynote speaker, Tori Murden McClure, was announced to great excitement.

Scheduled to be held from Feb. 2-4 at the Galt House Hotel (book your room now), the Industry Conference will bring together leaders, innovators, and experts from various sectors under one roof. With a diverse range of speakers, interactive workshops, panel discussions, and networking sessions, attendees can expect an enriching experience tailored to their professional growth and development.

“We are thrilled to announce the opening of registration for the 2025 Industry Conference presented by haku,” said Jay Holder, Executive Director of Running USA. “We are committed to providing attendees with an unparalleled experience that delivers value, fosters connections, and ignites inspiration. We look forward to welcoming industry professionals from around the world to Louisville for what promises to be an unforgettable event.”

Here are several compelling reasons why running and endurance industry professionals will want to mark their calendars and secure their spots at this must-attend event:

Unrivaled Networking Opportunities: The Industry Conference serves as a melting pot for professionals across different industries to forge meaningful connections, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaborations. Whether you’re seeking new business partnerships, mentorship opportunities, or simply looking to expand your professional network, this event offers the ideal platform to make valuable connections.

Unparalleled Educational Sessions: Stay ahead of the curve with access to a diverse array of educational sessions covering the latest trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in your industry. From insightful keynote presentations to hands-on workshops led by industry experts, attendees will gain actionable insights and practical knowledge to drive success in their respective fields.

Inspirational Speakers: Be inspired by influential thought leaders and visionaries who are shaping the future of business and technology. The Industry Conference lineup features top-tier speakers who will share their insights, experiences, and strategies for navigating the ever-evolving landscape of industry.

Engaging Expo: Explore an extensive exhibition hall showcasing innovative products, services, and solutions from leading companies and startups. Attendees will have the opportunity to discover cutting-edge technologies and solutions that can drive growth for their events.

Immersive Learning Experiences: Participate in hands-on activities, interactive simulations, and immersive learning experiences designed to enhance skill development and foster creativity. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a rising star in your field, the Industry Conference offers something for everyone to learn and grow.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to connect, learn, and grow at the 2025 Industry Conference presented by haku. Register now to secure your spot and take advantage of early bird pricing.

For more information and to register, visit the event website.

About the Industry Conference

Since its origins as a small gathering of Running USA’s founders in Southern California in 2004, the Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster has grown into 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, Denver, New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, Orlando, and heads to Louisville, KY for the 2025 event.

About Running USA

Running USA is a non-profit organization committed to the growth and success of the running industry. Our promise is to deliver quality education, exceptional industry content, valuable research and ample networking opportunities. We connect. We support. We educate. Running USA brings together an entire community. As the voice of endurance running, we’re all about connection and collaboration. Whether we’re connecting race organizers with sponsors, partners and athletes, or connecting our members with vital information and best practices, our goal is to raise the profile of running and help more people get more out of it. For more information, visit