Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) June 24, 2010
AmericanTowns.com, (AmericanTowns) the nation’s leading hyperlocal platform for community information, today announced that they are entering a content sharing agreement with The Active Network Inc. (Active Network) to expand its current calendar offering. AmericanTowns will use the Active.com API to import their comprehensive directory of events and activities to build upon its existing scheduling services. AmericanTowns provides rich local information to more than 3 million individuals in 15,000 towns and is the fastest growing hyperlocal digital media company in America.
AmericanTowns’ unique event calendar lists millions of annual events plugging consumers into resources related to their city, town and neighborhood. Through the agreement with Active.com, AmericanTowns users will have greater access to events in communities across the country and the ability to search and register online for races, team sports and recreational activities; interact with others with similar interests; and access nutrition, fitness and training tips.
“We are so thrilled to be able to offer AmericanTowns users access to the Active Network’s vast directory of community events,” said Ted Buerger, AmericanTowns Chairman. “Active.com provides an easy way to register for events and is a wonderful tool to help people participate in the activities that they love to do. This agreement underscores our commitment to providing AmericanTowns users access to more information and content that is relevant to their communities and their lives.”
By opening its vast vault of active lifestyle content to AmericanTowns users, Active Network extends the reach and visibility of Active.com to users in local communities across the country. AmericanTowns is a virtual “town square” providing important news and information for consumers and through the agreement with Active.com, users can now register for events immediately allowing AmericanTowns to further build upon its mission in connecting people in local communities.
Content, revenue, or distribution partners wishing to work with AmericanTowns should contact Janice Gallick. Community leaders, bloggers, and publishers should contact Jim Maglione.
AmericanTowns Network is the easiest way to find and share the best local information in every town in America. With its national platform serving over 15,000 towns and neighborhoods, AmericanTowns brings unprecedented expertise and technology to collecting, developing, and organizing the most relevant information for each individual community. Calling on over 150,000 original sources, AmericanTowns connects each community, featuring continuously updated events, community group listings, local news/blogs/tweets, photos/videos and business services. Local organizations use AmericanTowns powerful scheduling and communication tools to share millions of events and notices to reach over 3 million individuals per month, through the company’s web sites (http://www.AmericanTowns.com), mobile presence and social networks. AmericanTowns Network is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network delivers integrated technology solutions, marketing services and online media properties that enable and encourage participation in activities and events. Active.com is the leading online community for people who want to discover, learn about, share, register for and ultimately participate in activities about which they are passionate. For more information, please visit http://www.ActiveNetwork.com.
# # #