Running Industry Alliance
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Who We Are
Running Industry Alliance (RIA) is an independent national trade organisation built for the UK & Ireland Running Industry.
“We exist to collectively assist our Members to drive the Running Industry forward to improve the Sport & Business of Running”.
RIA is a network that brings together various sectors of the Running Industry into a continual conversation to galvanise, align, elevate, inform and advance. RIA creates an amplified voice, drives focus and purpose through a thriving community and supportive eco-system.
RIA provides its Members with a spotlight for visibility and fast-track growth potential by immediate network support with like-minded fellow Members across sectors. Along with recruitment sharing opportunities, immediate industry connection potential, industry insights and peer-to-peer support, RIA creates positive energy and momentum between and for its Members of the Running Industry.
RIA also offers a range of purpose-built benefits, bridges in and out of the UK, Ireland and Globally through Alliance Partnerships as well as networking opportunities for its Members. RIA Membership comes with access to the annual The Running Conference, already a highlight in the business of Running calendar.
Together we are stronger
Together we will grow
Together we break down barriers
Together we are heard as an amplified voice
Together we advance the sector
Together we are Running Industry Alliance
Our Members are at the heart of all we do at Running Industry Alliance. Running Industry Alliance (RIA) is an independent national trade organisation built for the UK & Ireland Running Industry. “We exist to collectively assist our Members to drive the Running Industry forward to improve the Sport & Business of Running”. Membership includes one person access to The Conference Gathering, 11th to 13th September 2022. Membership and The Gathering Conference are not-for-profit. You can join the RIA at anytime, your membership runs for 12 months from the date of joining, head to membership page to find out more and join today!
RIA builds strong bridges between other organisations and associations in Running, other sectors and other countries to ensure that there is a strong network of shared values with Alliance Partners and Members of the Running Industry Alliance. This is to advance the sector together creating growth, sharing best practices and raising awareness through strategic alliance, creating a collective voice to amplify through the noise together.
RIA Members Conference
The Gathering Conference is built for the Running Industry Alliance members and features Running Industry specific curated content. It is a not-for-profit Conference and Members of the Running Industry Alliance have a three day access pass to the conference included in their annual Membership. You must be a Member of the Running Industry Alliance to be able to attend this annual event. If you are not a member please visit the RIA Membership to apply today.
The 2022 conference will take place 11th to 13th September, at an iconic venue that will be announced shortly.
This is an absolute must attend event for anyone in the Running Industry and sector.