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IHRSA 2020 Is Canceled. Read IHRSA’s Official Statement.
Posted: March 12, 2020 in IHRSA

IHRSA 2020 CanceledBOSTON, MA - After careful consideration, it is with a heavy heart that IHRSA and the IHRSA Board of Directors have made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel IHRSA 2020, scheduled to take place March 18-21 in San Diego, CA, USA. It will not be rescheduled. IHRSA exists to serve its members and the health and fitness industry. The Convention is one of the primary ways in which we do that, which is why we were holding out hope that the event could go on. We originally believed that continuing with IHRSA 2020 was the best course of action so that we could bring the industry’s best minds together, to talk about and discuss solutions to the virus’ impact on our global industry. Now, based on the latest guidance and official declarations, it is clear that canceling is the right course of action. Thankfully, IHRSA is more than just one event. Our mission is to grow, protect, and promote the industry and with or without a Convention, that is exactly what we will continue to do through the strength of the IHRSA membership, association, and community. We thank the entire IHRSA community for understanding the extreme difficulty of this situation. We are grateful for each and every one of you. It is your passion for the industry that helps make the IHRSA event a success year after year. And, it is that same passion that will drive us into the future. Read More...

IHRSA 2020 Is On! Read the Latest Coronavirus Update
Posted: March 3, 2020 in IHRSA

IHRSA 2020BOSTON, MA - IHRSA is looking forward to a great IHRSA 2020 in San Diego, proceeding as planned, March 18 - 21, 2020 at the San Diego Convention Center. IHRSA is carefully monitoring developments related to coronavirus and will adhere to any policies put forth by the United States federal government. IHRSA is, therefore, following the Presidential Proclamation on travel restrictions. IHRSA will not be implementing any further restrictions beyond the Presidential Proclamation. IHRSA executive staff are meeting daily and will continue to closely review all guidance from global, federal, and local health authorities to implement what is needed for the good of the show and the good of the industry. IHRSA is committed to ensuring our response during this challenging time is responsibly based in facts, not driven by fear. The following are important and helpful resources to monitor as you finalize your travel plans... Read More...

IHRSA 2020 Prominent Sponsorships Still Available, including the IHRSA 5K Run/Walk
Posted: February 2, 2020 in IHRSA

IHRSA 2020BOSTON, MA - IHRSA 2020 is sure to attract the broadest spectrum of qualified decision makers from around the globe. Take advantage of the promotional options IHRSA has developed that will strengthen your brand recognition, maximize your reach and significantly impact your business before, during and after IHRSA 2020! Read More...

Keynote Speakers & Agenda Announced for IHRSA 2020
Posted: October 4, 2019 in IHRSA

IHRSA 2020BOSTON, MA - The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has announced that four keynote speakers will be headlining the 39th Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show in San Diego, California. IHRSA 2020 promises to be the most exciting event of the year for industry leaders, filled with phenomenal keynote and education sessions, numerous opportunities to network and brand new and exclusive educational offerings. The convention and trade show will take place March 18 - 21 in San Diego, CA. Read More...

Pro Fitness Program Consultants Attend IHRSA 2018
Posted: April 9, 2018 in Suppliers

Pro Fitness ProgramTORONTO, CANADA - Pro Fitness Program Consultants were sharpening their skills at the 2018 IHRSA Conference in San Diego. The Pro Fitness Program is the the only consulting company and system in the fitness industry that focuses exclusively on 1-to-1 personal training. Clubs throughout North America that utilize this program drastically increase PT revenue, improve member retention, and because of the structured sales and service system, easily recruit and retain quality fitness professionals for the facilities. Read More...

Matrix Fitness Presents New Innovative Exercise Solutions at IHRSA 2018
Posted: March 13, 2018 in Suppliers

Matrix: Strong, Smart, BeautifulCOTTAGE GROVE, WI - Matrix Fitness is set to make a major impact at IHRSA 2018, launching groundbreaking new products in every major category, highlighting a new goal-centric approach to technology and providing a variety of live demonstrations, interactive experiences and more. Show attendees and members of the media are invited to meet with Matrix at IHRSA 2018, which takes place March 21 – 24 at the San Diego Convention Center. Read More...

Innovation & Technology Advisory Council Convened at IHRSA 2017
Posted: March 22, 2017 in IHRSA

IHRSA 2017BOSTON, 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

Don't Miss 75 MinutesBe 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

ABC FinancialLITTLE 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

Fitness On DemandCHANHASSEN, 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

PrecorWOODINVILLE, 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

IHRSA 2017At 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

IHRSA 2016BOSTON, 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

IHRSA 2016BOSTON, 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

New IHRSA Board MembersORLANDO, 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

Technogym: The Wellness CompanyORLANDO, 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

Life Fitness: What We Live ForORLANDO, 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

PrecorWOODINVILLE, 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

IHRSA 2016ORLANDO, 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

IHRSA 2016ORLANDO, 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...

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