|[July 03, 2014]
ACTIVE Network to Establish New Global Headquarters
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
Network™ announced today that the
Company, after an extensive search evaluation, will be relocating its
global headquarters to Dallas, TX, in a move to establish centers of
excellence, recruit and retain future talent, and position ACTIVE
Network for continued growth. This transition is scheduled to take place
over the coming year and is expected to create a significant presence in
"With the creation of a state-of-the-art global headquarters, ACTIVE
Network will strengthen our ability to drive innovation, share best
practices, and support our culture of excellence," said Darko Dejanovic,
Chief Executive Officer of ACTIVE Network. "We see Dallas as an
opportunity to centralize our location as we expand globally, recruit
great talent, and increase our operational excellence. We look forward
to working with the City of Dallas, Dallas Regional Chamber, and the
State of Texas in building the next chapter in our company's history."
"Texas' strong job creation climate has allowed our economy to grow,
attracting high tech companies, investment, and jobs in Texas," said
Texas Governor Rick Perry. "This TEF investment is another example of
Texas' growing stature as a tech leader, and will further strengthen
Dallas' growing economy."
The transition to Dallas from the current San Diego, CA (News - Alert) headquarters
location will begin now through 2015. ACTIVE will retain a San Diego, CA
presence. ACTIVE Network plans to gradually transition its current
Irving, TX employees to the new downtown Dallas location.
"Thanks to a solid partnrship with the Texas Enterprise Fund and
Governor's Office of Economic Development, the City of Dallas was able
to recruit an outstanding company that is making a considerable
commitment to both Dallas and Texas," Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said.
"ACTIVE Network will be a welcome member to our growing economy that is
creating many highly skilled technology jobs."
In support of the Dallas community and as a reflection of its heritage,
ACTIVE Network has committed to being the presenting sponsor of the
Open Triathlon, being held in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan
area, and inviting employees to participate in the event on behalf of
its well-known ACTIVEx
Charity Challenge program. ACTIVE Network expects that up to 100
Dallas-based employees will participate in the event this October and
will raise charitable funds for Kids in the Game, a 501c3 that provides
children in local communities with the opportunity to participate in
sports. In 2013, ACTIVE Network employees raised funds for Kids in the
Game to help more than 1,869 underprivileged children participate in a
sports team, league, or class.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network™ is the leader in Activity and Participant Management™
and data solutions powering over 47,000 customers worldwide with SaaS (News - Alert)
technology that streamlines activity and event administration. Our
cloud platform, combined with our business intelligence tools,
make managing and operating all types of activities, events and
organizations smarter and more efficient. ACTIVE Network™ was founded in
1999 and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.activenetwork.com
or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @ACTIVENetwork.
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ActiveNet and ActiveWorks are registered trademarks of Active Network,
LLC. ACTIVE Network and Activity and Participant Management are
trademarks of Active Network, LLC. All other trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.
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