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ILAM announces name change at annual event

Ireland Active board members, from left, Susan Brady, President Barry Walsh and Iain Foulger.The annual ILAM conference had special significance this year with the rebranding of the organization to Ireland Active. The change was a well-kept secret until the day of the event, and the new website was activated as the opening address announced the new name.

"This is a major step forward for the organization," said President Barry Walsh. 

Participation from Health agency staff and an address at the evening awards presentation by an elected official was a sign of recognition on a broad front. The three-year strategic plan was presented at the event.

The trade show/sponsor showcase featured about 20 booths, including Precor, Life Fitness, Cybex, FreeMotion, Gladstone and Legend Software.

The conference was held in Cork, Ireland, on Oct. 3.

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