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World Gym reports growth, Lifetime Achievement award at conference

IHRSA Senior Sales Manager Nicole Johnson and Lou FerrignoWorld Gym kicked off the opening session of its annual International Conference on Sept. 29 by honoring Lou Ferrigno with The Joe Gold Lifetime Achievement Award. Keith Albright of World Gym International reported a 25 percent growth in attendance at their second annual event. 

Wes Hodgson, president of World Gym's Franchise Advisory Council, boasted about the release of the new website for the Middle East/Saudi Arabia Region. They also reported doubling the number of World Gyms in Canada, the expanding growth in Taiwan and Ludhiana Punjab, India, and nine other countries.

Nicole Johnson, Senior Sales Manager at IHRSA, addressed more than 225 World Gym owners about the benefits of IHRSA membership.

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