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Tuesday
May062014

Nearly 4,000 at Mercado Fitness Conference & Expo

Photo courtesy of Mercado Fitness A Mercado Fitness Conference & Expo attendee checks out the Precor booth.The 10th Mercado Fitness Conference & Expo, the largest gathering of business training and industry of sports clubs and gyms in Argentina, on April 25-26 at Costa Salguero in Buenos Aires.

Sixty industry suppliers presented their latest developments in equipment and services for gyms, sports clubs, swimming pools, Pilates studios, spas, rehabilitation centers and CrossFit to the 3,891 in attendance.

Lectures and seminars were presented, including Dr. Alberto Cormillot and functional training guru Juan Carlos Santana. Also, with the coordination of Cristina Barcala, Acquademy, the second international day management of pools was performed.

This year, attendees also had the opportunity to participate in the launch of new training programs in Test Training Sessions, a tour of Buenos Aires gyms, business advice at free clinics with leading professionals and be part of a forum and a panel aimed at personal trainers .

Photo courtesy of Mercado Fitness The Mercado Fitness Conference & Expo had many quality speakers, including Mark Williamson."We are very pleased with the results. In the current situation, it was hard work and a lot of the difficulties we had to cross . We appreciate the support of each of the exhibitors and will continue working for more,"said Silvina Maceratesi , Director of Fitness Market.