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Thursday
Aug272015

15th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Marseille, France

500 industry professionals from 30 countries to attend 15th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Marseille, France

Marseille, France, will be the site of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association’s (IHRSA) 15th Annual European Congress, 19-22 October 2015.

“The Congress is a unique opportunity to build a strong connection with European club operators and advance our knowledge of the health club market in Europe.” said Joe Moore, President and CEO of IHRSA. “With 500 industry business professionals from over 30 countries in attendance, this event offers one of the best networking opportunities for the industry in Europe.”

The Congress will feature seminars presented by an array of speakers from within and outside the industry, with a dual focus on improving operational performance and seizing new opportunities.

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Thursday
Aug272015

IHRSA Announces Global Fall Conference Line-up

IHRSA will bring together club owners, operators and professionals for conferences on four continents this fall to learn, network, and share best practices.

The NEHRSA / IHRSA Fall Conference & Trade Show, which will be held November 5-6 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, will draw 150 industry leaders from across the northeast for two full days of seminars. The Trade Show will feature products and services covering all aspects of the club business.

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Monday
Aug242015

Billie Jean King to be inducted to the PTR Hall of Fame

This release was provided to IHRSA by the PTR.

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards in February at the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament, will be held February 17-20 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Billie Jean King will be inducted to the PTR Hall of Fame at the Awards Banquet on Thursday, February 17

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Friday
Aug212015

‘Muscle Up Marketing’ Ranks #40 on Inc. List of Fastest Growing U.S. Companies

‘Muscle Up Marketing’ today announces it ranks fortieth on the Inc. 5000, Inc. magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the U.S. Based on the company’s 5,967 percent sales growth over the past three years, this designation marks a significant achievement for the four-year-old, Metro Atlanta-based marketing agency that focuses on the fitness industry.

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Wednesday
Jul292015

IHRSA releases new Member Retention Report

Friend or Foe? Latest IHRSA Member Retention Report examines likely health club Promoters and Detractors

Boston MA, July 30, 2015 -- Today, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) released the IHRSA Member Retention Report (Volume 3, Issue 1): What Differentiates Promoters from Detractors? Conducted in partnership with The Retention People (TRP), the current report focuses on the impact of the Net Promoter Score® on club member retention. Based on a survey of more than 10,000 health club members in the UK, the current installment examines how member demographics, duration, attendance, and activity participation vary between Promoters and Detractors.

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