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Entries in Non-Dues Revenue (4)


IHRSA Webinar: working together for non-dues revenue

Competition among clubs in the same part of town can be fierce. Potential clients can certainly feel overwhelmed. Imagine how a current client of your club would feel if they were getting hit from all sides – within the club?

It can happen. Once a member walks through the door, oftentimes they can be bombarded by different departments looking to fill their the non-dues revenue ledger.

March’s webinar, Increase Your Bottom Line Profits: Fusing Small Group Training, Personal Training and Group Exercise, will assist you in making sure all departments work together, for the best of the client and the club.

Jason Mason, Fitness director at Beverly Athletic Club in Beverly, Mass., and NEHRSA board of directors president, will lead the 90-minute discussion.

Read on to see more on Mason's webinar.

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IHRSA Index provides positive industry outlook

For the third consecutive time, year-over-year performance has improved, according to IHRSA Index results. 

IHRSA Index shows the financial performance of the commercial health club industry.

The Index results for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2012, and year-end were released on March 28.

Read on for the rest of the story.

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Second Quarter Index shows strong increases in numerous areas

In these difficult economic times, any increase in revenues or memberships in the fitness industry is a good thing. 

IHRSA recently announced the results of the 2012 Second Quarter Index and the numbers look great. There were double-digit percent increases in total sales, membership dues revenues, non-dues revenues and EDITDAR (earning before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and rent). 

The Index provides a snapshot of performance results for the commercial health club industry. 

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Nondues Revenue Outperforms Membership Dues And Fees

A research report published in this month's issue of Club Business International (CBI) suggests that membership prices are standing still. As a result, health club operators are looking to gain more revenue from non-dues sources.

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