Health and Fitness Club Industry News: IHRSA
Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Innovation & Technology Advisory Council Convened at IHRSA 2017
Posted: March 22, 2017 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - IHRSA convened the inaugural meeting of the Innovation & Technology Advisory Council on March 10 during IHRSA 2017, IHRSA’s Annual International Convention & Trade Show in Los Angeles, California. IHRSA Chair Rasmus Ingerslev announced the formation of the council in September 2016 as a means to reach out to the technology community, within and outside of the fitness industry, to help identify important technology-related issues and trends. Read More...
Be Sure to Visit Club Insider Advertisers at IHRSA 2017
Posted: March 7, 2017 in Other News
Be sure to drop by and do business with our great Club Insider Advertiser Team who are exhibiting at IHRSA2017, because they’re great folks who will treat you right! And, don't forget this... Don't forget that you need to allocate and schedule a significant amount of time at the Trade Show for BOTH days because trying to walk this entire show and paying the proper attention to everything you will see there will take a lot of the time on both Trade Show days. Here are the Club Insider Advertisers Exhibiting at IHRSA 2017:
Advertisers | Exhibit #
Club Industry | #2904
Club Insider | #2306
Gym Wipes | #2333
Iron Grip Barbell Company | #1754
Visual Fitness Planner | #2145
iGoFigure Software | #1162
Muscle Up Marketing | #1058
Sports & Fitness Insurance | #2207
ABC Financial Provides SnapChat Filters at IHRSA
Posted: March 3, 2017 in Suppliers
LITTLE ROCK, AR - ABC Financial Services (ABC), a leading provider of software and payment processing in the Health and Fitness Industry, announced the deployment of two specially created SnapChat filters to commemorate the excitement of a multi-day fitness tradeshow experience. These features will be available for use during tradeshow hours, throughout the LA Convention Center, during the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) tradeshow in Los Angeles, March 8 - 11th. Read More...
All New 5th Generation Fitness On Demand Announced
Posted: March 3, 2017 in Suppliers
CHANHASSEN, MN - Fitness On Demand announced plans to unveil its latest virtual fitness platform at the International Health Racquet and Sports Association (IHRSA) trade show on March 9th in Los Angeles, exposing some of the biggest advancements in virtual fitness technology. The latest improvements to the platform include the addition of mobile apps for iOS and Android and a makeover of the GROUP delivery product designed for commercial operators. Read More...
IHRSA 2017: Precor Reveals What’s Next in Fitness and Demonstrates the Brand’s Versatile Fitness Offering
Posted: March 2, 2017 in Suppliers
WOODINVILLE, WA - At IHRSA 2017 (Booth #1722), Precor will be launching a new addition to its Spinner bike family, the Spinner Chrono Power, and highlighting the versatility of its portfolio of products. Read More...
Keynote Speakers, Agenda Announced for IHRSA 2017 Convention & Trade Show
Posted: October 20, 2016 in IHRSA
At this year’s event, convention attendees can look forward to the 2-day IHRSA trade show, and four days of outstanding keynote presentations, multiple receptions and networking events, and more than 150 educational sessions, workshops and tutorials presented by industry experts and leading business professionals. And, the IHRSA 2017 Convention will once again include special events like the IHRSA Financial Panel; the Women’s Leadership Summit; the 12th annual Bash for Augie’s Quest, and the Industry Leadership Council Summit. Read More...
IHRSA 2016 Convention Videos Now Available
Posted: August 24, 2016 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - Videos from 70 IHRSA 2016 convention sessions are now available on the IHRSA Store. Choose from titles such as: Raising Capital in the New World of Crowdfunding; Future-Proofing Your Club: Innovation of Technology and Your Business; Grow Your Business With Small Group Training; Recruiting, Career Tracking, and Retaining Top Personal Trainers; Keys to Successful Nutrition Programming in the Health Club Setting; And dozens more. Read More...
IHRSA 2016 Session Recordings Available Now for Download
Posted: June 20, 2016 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - There’s nothing worse than the dreaded commute to work—especially for fitness professionals. You’re excited to get to the club and start another day of doing what you love, but first you have to sit in traffic or deal with crowds on public transit. It’s an unavoidable waste of time. But it doesn’t have to be. All IHRSA 2016 session MP3 audio recordings are now available for download in the IHRSA Store. Read More...
IHRSA Welcomes New Members to the IHRSA Board of Directors
Posted: March 23, 2016 in IHRSA
ORLANDO, FL - IHRSA proudly welcomes Steve Capezzone, Jason Reinhardt, and Anastasia Yusina as newly elected members of the IHRSA Board of Directors. The board-elect will serve a four-year term from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020. Read More...
Technogym Launches Skillmill for Optimal Athletic Performance Training
Posted: March 22, 2016 in Suppliers
ORLANDO, FL - Technogym, a leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment and solutions announced the launch of SKILLMILL, the first non-motorized product that combines Power, Speed, Stamina and Agility training. SKILLMILL is the ideal training solution for sports professionals and ‘every day’ athletes who are dedicated to their fitness and improving their sporting performance. Technogym showcased SKILLMILL at IHRSA 2016, 35th Annual International Convention & Trade Show, March 21-24. Read More...
Life Fitness Showcases Its Full Suite of Brands at IHRSA 2016
Posted: March 21, 2016 in Suppliers
ORLANDO, FL - Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment, displayed its full range of activity inspiring brands at IHRSA 2016. All six of its brands including Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, SCIFIT, InMovement, Brunswick Billiards and the recently acquired Cybex, which was displayed in a separate booth, and featured products at the show, showcasing a full portfolio dedicated to healthy living and active lifestyles. Read More...
At IHRSA 2016, Precor Revealed “What’s Next” in Fitness
Posted: March 21, 2016 in Suppliers
WOODINVILLE, WA and ORLANDO, FL - At IHRSA 2016, Precor announced a collection of cardio, networked fitness, strength and functional training offerings that help operators and exercisers discover what’s next in fitness. The lineup features brand-new products, as well as enhanced designs of industry favorites, that give operators the ability to build a fitness business that meets exercisers’ unique needs. Read More...
Eight Must-Read Tips for First Time IHRSA 2016 Attendees
Posted: February 10, 2016 in IHRSA
ORLANDO, FL - Last year’s IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show featured 13,000 attendees, speakers, and vendors, and 388 trade show exhibitors occupying 178,000 square feet. The 4-day event presented countless learning opportunities, and long-time attendees have developed strategies to soak up everything the convention has to offer. To help first-timers hit the ground running at IHRSA 2016 in Orlando this March, here's a curated list of eight tips that will guarantee you to get the most out of your premiere IHRSA convention experience. Read More...
IHRSA 2016: A Global Celebration of Success by Association
Posted: January 18, 2016 in IHRSA
ORLANDO, FL - A characteristic that sets IHRSA’s International Convention & Trade Show apart from all other industry gatherings is the sheer diversity of the annual event’s global attendance. IHRSA 2015 in Los Angeles attracted over 13,000 industry professionals, including 8,000 convention and trade show attendees. Of that, over 43% of convention attendees and 24% of the trade show visitors were from outside the United States, representing 83 different countries. IHRSA 2016, IHRSA’s 35th Annual International Convention & Trade Show, taking place in Orlando, Florida March 21-24, promises to have an even larger international attendance thanks to the efforts of the association’s many international partners, special tour groups and specific programming for international attendees. Read More...
The 20th Annual IHRSA Financial Panel
Posted: January 12, 2016 in IHRSA
ORLANDO, FL - The 20th Annual IHRSA Financial Panel, taking place during IHRSA 2016, features four highly-regarded financial experts with relevant industry experience. This year's panel includes: Jill Woodworth, Managing Director, JP Morgan; Brian Smith, Managing Director, Piper Jaffray; Aarti Kapoor, Head of Health & Wellness, Moelis and Company; and Andrew Zarnett, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank Securities. Read More...
Expand Your Health Club Industry Relationships at IHRSA 2016
Posted: December 24, 2015 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - We can all use new friends, especially ones who share our interests and can teach us a thing or two. It’s also important to connect with old friends who you don’t see as often as you’d like. There is no better place to meet both new and old faces than at IHRSA 2016 in sunny Orlando, FL. Read More...
Seeking IGNITE! Speakers for IHRSA 2016
Posted: December 2, 2015 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - If you have an insightful story to tell, expert advice to share, or are simply passionate about a certain topic, apply to speak at IGNITE!, a fast-paced session at IHRSA 2016 in Orlando. IGNITE! is a 75-minute event where a succession of speakers each present for five minutes, sharing their personal and professional insights on a host of wide-ranging topics that can be informative, innovative, humorous, or just plain fun. Read More...
IHRSA 2016 – The Stage Is Set
Posted: September 23, 2015 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - By being a part of the fitness industry, you’ve chosen to become part of the solution, to make a difference. Here are 5 ways that you will be able to take your efforts to the next level by attending IHRSA 2016... Read More...
Matrix’s Expanded Presence at IHRSA 2015 Draws Praise
Posted: March 31, 2015 in Suppliers
COTTAGE GROVE, WI – Matrix Fitness drew widespread praise for its expanded presence at IHRSA 2015. In addition to showcasing new products, attendees were able to demo new equipment and learn about the latest industry trends from fitness experts like Hunter Allen and Phil Campbell in the education area. Guests were also invited to participate in the “Connected for a Cure” campaign, which raised $5,623 for Augie’s Quest, the largest individual fundraising program for research and drug development aimed at ending ALS. Read More...
Thousands Celebrate Fitness Industry Success, Innovation and Leadership at IHRSA 2015
Posted: March 25, 2015 in IHRSA
BOSTON, MA - At the recently completed IHRSA 2015, the International Health Racquet & Sportsclub Association’s 34th Annual International Convention & Trade Show, thousands of fitness industry leaders celebrated the successes of a thriving industry, showcased the newest and most innovative equipment, programs, and technology, and reinforced the industry’s commitment to increase physical activity levels across the globe. The high-energy event, gathering thousands of health club operators, suppliers, and fitness industry professionals together from over 80 countries, was held in Los Angeles, California, March 11-14, 2015. Read More...