ACTIVE Network Takes First Place in the 2012 InformationWeek 500 IT Category

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ACTIVE Network Takes First Place in the 2012 InformationWeek 500 IT Category

Company Recognized for Creating Cutting-Edge Smartphone Technology for Ski Resorts and Guests

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV), the leading provider of cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ solutions, announced today that it has won first place on the InformationWeek 500 list in the Information Technology category, and 29th overall. The InformationWeek 500 is a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. ACTIVE was recognized for its RTP LivePass™ technology for ski resorts.

"Earning a top spot on the InformationWeek 500 list is an important milestone for ACTIVE, and clearly reflects the talent of the world-class technology organization we are continuing to build here," said Darko Dejanovic, president of ACTIVE Network. "RTP LivePass is just one of the many ways ACTIVE is helping to transform the global activities market, through innovative products inspired by the needs of our customers and fueled by the passion of the technologists we employ to build our products and solutions."

RTP LivePass is a mobile commerce and content platform that helps resorts engage with their guests through a mobile interface. RTP LivePass combines the features of a typical ski pass, including a bar code and photo, with mobile commerce, social media and the ability to deliver information to guests. With LivePass, resorts can deliver a contextually-relevant experience that is commerce-enabled, location-aware and socially-connected. Skiers and snowboarders can use LivePass to purchase tickets, gain access to lifts, view resort information, access special deals and stay connected with social networks.

"The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology for 24 years, and this year's innovations were particularly impressive," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "ACTIVE Network clearly demonstrated what our editors look for -- unconventional approaches, new technologies, and new ways of solving complex business problems with IT."

A profile on ACTIVE President, Darko Dejanovic, will appear in InformationWeek's October 8 issue. Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.

About ACTIVE Network

ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV) is on a mission to make the world a more active place. With deep expertise in Activity and Participant Management™, our ACTIVE Works® cloud technology helps organizations transform and grow their businesses. We do this through technology solutions that power the world's activities and through online destinations such as ACTIVE.com® that connect people with the things they love to do. Serving over 50,000 global business customers and driving over 80 million transactions annually, we help organizations get participants, manage their events and build communities. ACTIVE Network is headquartered in San Diego, California and has over 30 offices worldwide. Learn more at ACTIVENetwork.com or ACTIVE.com and engage with us on Twitter @ACTIVEnetwork, @ACTIVE and on Facebook.

About Forward-Looking Statements

The Active Network, Inc. cautions you that the statements included in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Any such statements are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. More detailed information about The Active Network, Inc. and the risks and uncertainties that may affect the realization of these forward-looking statements is set forth in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These filings may be read free of charge on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement and The Active Network, Inc. undertakes no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

© 2012 The Active Network, Inc. All rights reserved. ACTIVE.com and ACTIVE Works are registered trademarks of The Active Network, Inc. ACTIVE Network, Activity and Participant Management, and RTP LivePass are trademarks of The Active Network, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.



Media Contact:
ACTIVE Network
Mona Klausing, 1-858-964-3813
Mona.Klausing@ACTIVEnetwork.com
or
Investor Contact:
The Blueshirt Group
Christine Greany, 1-858-523-1723
Christine@blueshirtgroup.com

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