DECEMBER 3-5, 2019 • AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER

New & Noteworthy

THAT'S A WRAP ON TRE 2019!

The Running Event 2019 might be behind us, but we are already busy planning the 15TH edition! Make sure you put TRE in your plans for December 1-3. 2020!

In the meantime, check out all the cool new and noteworthy things that happened at TRE in 2019 below…

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

HILTON AUSTIN, AUSTIN GRAND BALLROOM, 6TH FLOOR

Only available to All-Access Pass holders, the Best Running Stores Summit is a pre-conference workshop exploring how “The Future is Personal”, presented by Parker Karnan. Learn more about what will be covered here

CONFERENCE ALLEY
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

ACC, 4th FLOOR

Talk with 12 sponsor brands before the Keynote and in between Breakout sessions. Scope them out and start a conversation that can be continued on the Trade Show floor. Check out the list of sponsors here

LUNCH
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

ACC, 4TH FLOOR

Grab some lunch before heading into the Keynote sessions! Food will be served just outside Ballroom D on the 4th floor of the Austin Convention Center.

KEYNOTES
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM

ACC, BALLROOM D, 4TH FLOOR

Do not miss the stellar Keynote panel sessions we have in store for you! Check out the schedule here.

SPEED NETWORKING
2:30 PM & 3:30 PM

ACC, ROOMS 19 A & 19 B, 4TH FLOOR

We are giving you two different chances to fit Speed Networking into your afternoon. Choose one of the designated hour time slots and get 5 minutes with 8 different vendors.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

ACC, 4TH FLOOR

We’re covering everything from employee relations to merchandising to marketing to industry innovations. Download the app to have the entire schedule at your fingertips.

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

ACC, BALLROOM D, 4TH FLOOR

Presented by: Brooks, Balega, BodyGlide & Amphipod

We’ll wrap up the education on Day 1 with 3 finalists presenting their idea of how’d they’d use $5,000 to bring new, young consumers into their stores to a panel of esteemed judges from sponsor brands. Which idea will inspire you the most?

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

HILTON AUSTIN, AUSTIN GRAND BALLROOM, 6TH FLOOR

Presented by: Balega & Implus Brands

Join the “characters of TRE” and wrap up the first day with some fun! As always, there will be drinks, light snacks and live music.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2019

SAUCONY WAKE UP, SHAKE UP RUN
6:00 AM

Presented by: Saucony
Join Saucony and their elite athletes Jared Ward, Molly Huddle and Parker Stinson for a morning wake-up run along the river. Meet in the Hilton Lobby.

MORNING YOGA
6:00 AM

HILTON AUSTIN, 4TH FLOOR, SALON A

Presented by: Body Glove Active & nuun

Join Body Glove Active and nuun for a Create Happiness sunrise yoga session on Wednesday at 6:00 AM. Get ready to breathe, stretch and rehydrate with samples from nuun. Plus, the first 50 participants will receive a complimentary yoga mat from Body Glove Active.

PEER NETWORKING BREAKFAST
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

ACC, 4TH FLOOR, BALLROOM D

Presented by: RIA

Share best practices on a variety of topics with your peers over breakfast on Wednesday morning.

RUNNING MARKET TRENDS
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

ACC, 4TH FLOOR, ROOM 18D

Presented by: The NPD Group

Open to exhibitors! Don’t miss this opportunity to hear expert insights on retail sales trends shaping the U.S. running footwear and apparel markets. Gain a deeper understanding of how the run specialty channel is performing and the key categories and price points worth watching closely as you look ahead to 2020 and beyond.

TRADE SHOW OPENS
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
NEW PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Booth # 347

Make sure you stop by the New Product Showcase on the trade show floor and vote for your favorite new product via the mobile app. Winner will be announced at the Industry Awards Party and will be gifted $1000 to the charity of their choice.

WIDE WORLD OF RUN WEDNESDAY
Day 1 of Training Camp

We’ll feature quick, easy-to-digest learning opportunities on a variety of topics from the whole Wide World of Run. Check out the schedule of presentations here.

THE RUNNING EVENT CLUBHOUSE
Booth # 1848

Grab a cup of coffee to keep you running, charge up your phone, meet the members of the TRE team, and check out the launch of our new and improved Running Insight website. The Clubhouse is here for you – so stop on by!

SOCK BAR
Booth # 1547

Pop by the Sock Bar, take a quiz and get a free pair of socks from one of your favorite hosiery brands.

FOOD TRUCK LUNCH
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Presented by: Skechers

When you collect your badge in registration, you’ll get a voucher to use at one of the food trucks we’ll have in the back of the trade show floor.

WATER REFILL STATIONS

Sponsored by: Nathan

In an effort to create a more sustainable event, we are proud to offer water refill stations around the Austin Convention Center and will not be selling any single-use plastic bottled water in our concession areas – so don’t forget to grab your complimentary Nathan water bottle at the event!

SPIbelt RETAILER LOUNGE
Booth # 1025

The Official Retailer’s Lounge will once again be hosted by SPIbelt at the center of the trade show floor. Retailers are invited to stop by for snacks, beverages, entertainment and more!

WIN WITH STRAVA

Join us for one of two challenges during the event. The first will be at the Indie 5K and the other will be all week long on the Lady Bird Lake running path. You will unlock goodies from Strava when you complete the segment challenges.
Check out the segment challenge.
Check out the Indie 5K challenge.

THE ZWIFT TRE CHALLENGE
Booth # 825

This will be a short, fast and high-intensity relay race pitting brands against brands and retailers against retailers in order to find the Fastest Brand and Retailer at TRE 2019. Prizes – and bragging rights – await those who race.

HAPPY HOUR
Trade Show Floor

Stop by participating companies’ booths to grab a drink and a snack on them! Check out who’s serving

THE BEATING HEART OF AUSTIN

Sponsored by: Nike
Head to The Loop Running Supply Company located at 115 Sandra Muraida Way Ste 105B for a special event!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019

INDIE 5K
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

BUSSES DEPART FROM THE HILTON STARTING AT 6:00 AM

Bring your favorite cross country shoes and your competitive spirit. We’re heading to Lion’s Municipal Golf Course for the event’s only chip-timed race and post-race expo. The Indie 5K is free to all attendees and exhibitors and if you haven’t registered, you can do so onsite at the Athlinks desk in the registration area.

TRADE SHOW OPENS
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
ASICS ESPRESSO STATION
10:00 AM

Booth # 907

Need a jolt of caffeine? Pop by the ASICS booth for a shot of espresso!

MEET MEB
11:00 AM

Presented by: AfterShokz

Head to the AfterShokz booth to meet Meb and listen to a LIVE recording of The BibRave Podcast. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet the legendary athlete that’s won the Boston Marathon, the New York City Marathon, and earned an Olympic medal!

NEW PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Booth # 347

Make sure you stop by the New Product Showcase on the trade show floor and vote for your favorite new product via the mobile app. Winner will be announced at the Industry Awards Party and will be gifted $1000 to the charity of their choice.

TRAILHEAD THURSDAY
Day 2 of Training Camp

Thursday will focus on the growing trail running category and will feature presentations from top athletes, brands and retailers highlighting opportunities around this evolving business. Check out the schedule of presentations here.

THE RUNNING EVENT CLUBHOUSE
Booth # 1848

Grab a cup of coffee to keep you running, charge up your phone, meet the members of the TRE team, and check out the launch of our new and improved Running Insight website. The Clubhouse is here for you – so stop on by!

SOCK BAR
Booth # 1547

Pop by the Sock Bar, take a quiz and get a free pair of socks from one of your favorite hosiery brands.

WATER REFILL STATIONS

Sponsored by: Nathan

In an effort to create a more sustainable event, we are proud to offer water refill stations around the Austin Convention Center and will not be selling any single-use plastic bottled water in our concession areas – so don’t forget to grab your complimentary Nathan water bottle at the event!

SPIbelt RETAILER LOUNGE
Booth # 1025

The Official Retailer’s Lounge will once again be hosted by SPIbelt at the center of the trade show floor. Retailers are invited to stop by for snacks, beverages, entertainment and more!

WIN WITH STRAVA

Join us for one of two challenges during the event. The first will be at the Indie 5K and the other will be all week long on the Lady Bird Lake running path. You will unlock goodies from Strava when you complete the segment challenges. More details about the segments to come!
Check out the segment challenge.
Check out the Indie 5K challenge.

THE ZWIFT TRE CHALLENGE
Booth # 825

This will be a short, fast and high-intensity relay race pitting brands against brands and retailers against retailers in order to find the Fastest Brand and Retailer at TRE 2019. Prizes – and bragging rights – await those who race.

INDUSTRY AWARDS PARTY
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HILTON AUSTIN, AUSTIN GRAND BALLROOM, 6TH FLOOR

This year, we’re throwing out the seating chart! Don’t worry, we’ll still be honoring some of the best in the industry, but for 2019, think more “fun cocktail party” and less “formal dinner”.

THE BROOKS PARTY
10:00 PM

Cedar Street Courtyard

Is there a better way to close out a productive 3 days at TRE?! We don’t think so! Join us at the Brooks Party and “cheers” to another great event!

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