November 19 - 21, 2024 | Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX

The Running Event Announces 2022 Educational Program

Conference sessions and exhibit hall presentations will provide actionable takeaways for retailers and event management professionals across multiple levels of experience

PORTLAND, Maine (September 7, 2022)The Running Event (TRE), North America’s premier specialty retail conference and trade show, has announced its 2022 educational program. The Running Event will be held November 29 through December 1 in Austin, TX.

“Our team has built an actionable, relevant, and impactful educational program with learning opportunities for all roles and levels spanning the three-day event,” said Christina Henderson, Event Director, The Running Event. “Attendees can expect to hear fresh perspectives from a range of voices and will leave Austin with applicable, real-world takeaways that can be strategically implemented in their businesses.”

Taking place Tuesday, November 29, the 2022 Conference Program will feature more than 20 sessions, including six 90-minute Deep Dive sessions that will examine some of the biggest challenges facing specialty retail and event management professionals today. New “How-To” sessions for Owners, Managers, and Sales Associates will provide direct, role-specific insights, while other sessions will focus on topics spanning marketing, professional development, business best practices, diversity, equity, and inclusion, sustainability, and more.

As part of the conference program team, Running Insight Editor Michael Jacobsen helped to steer educational focus areas based on his extensive industry experience and network. Jacobsen said, “The 2022 program reflects the industry’s current needs and will provide attendees with countless opportunities for continued growth and success—pertaining to both businesses and careers.”

This year’s educational offerings will also extend beyond the conference program, providing free, engaging learning opportunities to all event attendees. Located in the exhibit hall, the Training Camp theater will host thoughtful, educational presentations delivered by leading organizations and experts.

Register for The Running Event

You can access all of the above educational opportunities—plus the exhibit hall, networking events, and offsite activities—at a discounted rate by registering for #TRE22 before Early Bird pricing expires on September 30. Click here to register.

About The Running Event

Launched in 2006, The Running Event (TRE) is North America’s premier run specialty trade show. Each year, it attracts thousands of industry professionals seeking the latest in footwear, apparel, gear, and services. New for 2022, TRE expands with Switchback at The Running Event, a dedicated space within the exhibit hall showcasing top outdoor brands. With numerous opportunities for peer learning, interactive and forward-looking conference programming, and dynamic product demonstration and discovery, The Running Event is the can’t-miss trade show for run and outdoor specialty. For more information, visit

Get In Touch

Exhibitor Contact

Christina Henderson
Event Director
Diversified Communications
[email protected]

Media Contact

Genae Salinas
Marketing Manager
Diversified Communications
[email protected]

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