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PC Conferencing, Inc. Is Named Audio, Web and Video Conferencing Supplier to United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Olympic Winter Sports Athletes, Fans and Organizers.
Feb 18, 2010 (03:02 PM EST)


LAKEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PC Conferencing, Inc., a leading provider of web conferencing and business collaboration services, has been named the official audio, Web and video conferencing service provider to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA).  USSA President and CEO Bill Marolt made the announcement as the organization's athletes head to the Feb. 12-28 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

Through the use of PC Conferencing's Web conferencing and collaboration tools, the USSA will provide ongoing opportunities for its clubs, coaches, officials and athletes to develop and nurture its communication networks throughout the year.  PC Conferencing's services will range from audio, Web, and video conferences with clubs to management of daily meetings with key USSA officials and other stakeholders across the wide expanse of Olympic venues.

The USSA has been doing business with PC Conferencing since 2006 and chose the Colorado-based company as the official service provider based on its understanding of the USSA's audience and the technology's reliability and ease of use.  

"Our partnership with PC Conferencing supports our goal to bolster athletic excellence through communications and building strong partnerships, "said Marolt.  "The easy-to-use collaboration tools provided by PC Conferencing will help diminish the limitations of time and space throughout USSA's operations and allow us to communicate more efficiently."

Sports organizations have seen unprecedented growth in the number of fans who want to connect with athletes.  USSA's various stakeholder communities will have the opportunity to come together in online forums designed to facilitate interaction and collaboration.  The interactive forums will be communication hubs used for managing and coordinating official USSA business, according to PC Conferencing President and CEO Kevin Ward.

"We see great opportunity for both organizations to work together to provide vibrant networks between athletes, fans, sports enthusiasts and the winter sports industry, as a whole," said Ward.  "With this technology, we'll be helping USSA move toward its goal of bringing athletes to their full potential by connecting them on a personal level with the fans and donors who support them."

About PC Conferencing, Inc.

PC Conferencing, based in Lakewood, CO, was founded by ski racers in 2001 and provides simple, affordable and reliable ways to connect people.  Through easy-to-use collaboration tools, intuitive audio and Web conferencing, small and large audiences alike can communicate and collaborate effectively.  This service is fast becoming useful for any organization or group that relies on real-time communication among members and audiences.  For more information, contact Kevin Ward at 800-839-9976 or visit www.pcconf.com.

About the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association

The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding are governed by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. The century old organization manages year-round nationwide development and elite programs, including the national teams in six distinctly different Olympic sports: alpine, cross country, freestyle, nordic combined, ski jumping and snowboarding, as well as two Paralympic sports:  adaptive alpine and adaptive cross country. USSA is based in Park City, Utah. For more information about the teams, visit www.usskiteam.com, www.ussnowboarding.com or www.ussa.org

SOURCE PC Conferencing, Inc.