IHRSA AWARDS PROGRAM

 

IHRSA Awards
The IHRSA Awards Program recognizes members of the association for their service to their communities, their customers, and to the betterment of the health and fitness industry.

 

JOHN McCARTHY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
IHRSA offers a full scholarship to attend the IHRSA Institue. The John McCarthy Merit Scholarship, name for IHRSA's first Executive Director, has a value of $2,850 and includes a full registration to the IHRSA Institute, program materials and handouts, social and networking events, lodging, and meals, as well as a $500 travel stipend.

Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate their passion for, and absolute commitment to, the health club industry's future and their service, sales, and leadership skills; presented at the IHRSA Institute.

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EUROPEAN CLUB LEADERSHIP AWARD
The European Club Leadership Award recognizes the European club leader who has done the most to advance their company and the industry through strong leadership and performance.

The 2014 European Club Leadership Award was presented at the 14th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Amsterdam. Read the press release.  
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OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Community Service Gold's GymThis award is presented to an IHRSA member that has made a longstanding commitment to making a difference in, and beyond, their community.



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Julie Main made a meaningful impact on the health and fitness industry, her colleagues, and her community. Julie was an assertive, yet compassionate leader whose tenacious drive and unbreakable spirit was an inspiration to all who knew her.

IHRSA celebrates Julie's legacy by offering the Woman Leader Award -- including a scholarship to attend the annual International Convention & Trade Show -- to a woman who exemplifies Julie's qualities of leadership and drive.

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ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD
ABC Financial
This award is presented to the Associate Member who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the club industry, and is also in recognition of their support of IHRSA through program and event participation, advertising and sponsorship.
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DALE S. DIBBLE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
This award is presented to an individual within the Association who has excelled in their contributions to the industry and IHRSA.
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JOHN McCARTHY INDUSTRY VISIONARY AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or company who has made an unprecedented or unique contribution to the advancement of the club industry as a whole.
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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual whose lifelong commitment, outstanding leadership and inspiration have made a lasting impact on IHRSA and the health club industry.