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Early registrants looking forward to IHRSA 2014

Attendees come from all over the world. And, not surprisingly, they have a wide array of reasons for descending on IHRSA 2014 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show.

Today, a day before the event even begins at the San Diego Convention Center, close to 1,000 people were at the Registration Desk getting their passes, gift bags, schedules and more.

Read on to see what early registrants are looking forward to.

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Scenes from pre-IHRSA 2014

It may only be the day before the start of the IHRSA 2014 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show but that doesn't mean there is pleny going on in order to make sure everything runs smoothly and perfectly for the next four days.

We have compiles a few behind-the-scenes, as well as in-front-of-the-scenes.



IHRSA Institute registration now open

You know the IHRSA Institute is back, as we announced in December. Now we have opened registration for the extremely popular event, Aug. 5-8 on the campus of the University of North Carolina. 

The Institute is three full days of graduate-level education led by expert faculty that provides a balanced curriculum covering every aspect of club management. There is outstanding peer networking and social opportunities thanks to the limited class sizes. 

There is a price break ending April 25, so make up your mind fast.

Read on for more on the IHRSA Institute. To register, go to


Price break for European Congress ends Sept. 20

October is creeping up on us and that means the IHRSA European Congress is also around the corner.

This year's event is in Madrid, Spain, from Oct. 17-20. And, if you register by Sept. 20 there is a 100 Euros discount.

Go to to register and learn more.



Free webinar features Convention speakers

Last year IHRSA gave a free webinar featuring a few of the many International Convention and Trade Show session speakers. It was a huge success so we are doing it again.

On Thursday, Jan. 24, 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST, three speakers - Blair McHaney, Luke Carlson and Tara Wislocki - will give a sneak peak into what they will talk about in Las Vegas in March.

The webinar is free but registration is required. 

For more information, click here.


IHRSA 2013 registration is open

The time you have been waiting for since the IHRSA 2012 Convention & Trade Show is finally here. Registration for 2013 is open!

For those who were in Los Angeles in March and enjoyed the trade show, seminars, guest speakers, networking opportunities and more, the 2013 event at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas will be even better.  

The March 19-23, 2013, event features, for the first time in many years, everything under one roof. Also, different from past years, due to Las Vegas rules of no conventions on the weekend, the event runs Tuesday through Friday, not the traditional Wednesday through Saturday.

Register here. For more information, visit

To re-live last year's event, or to see what goes on, go to

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