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More than 400 Industry Leaders Will Gather in Italy for IHRSA Congress

Milan, Italy will be the site of IHRSA's 11th Annual European Congress, 27-30 October 2011. The event will be held at the ATA Hotel Expo Fiera. The event 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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IHRSA Quarterly Index Posts Improved Performance for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

BOSTON - July 21, 2011 - The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today the release of the IHRSA 2011 First Quarter Index, which reports the financial performance of a sample of the commercial health club industry for the months of January through March. According to survey results of 16 leading U.S. health and sports club companies, representing a total of 503 facilities, leading clubs posted improvements in all key indicators.

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2011 IHRSA International Report Shows Growth Potential Profiles in Asia-Pacific and European Health Club Markets

BOSTON - June 27, 2011 – Today, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) released The 2011 IHRSA International Report: Size & Scope of Key Health Club Markets, sponsored by Life Fitness. This research publication focuses on the health club industry in the Asia-Pacific region with an overview of mature markets in Europe.

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Global Health Club Industry Surpasses 128 Million Members - The 2011 IHRSA Global Report Details Industry Growth

In 2010, worldwide industry revenue reached $71 billion and the number of clubs totaled 133,500 locations.

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Fitness Industry Provides Free Health Club Memberships to Military Families as Part of Joining Forces and Let’s Move! initiatives 

Beginning June 1st, eligible military families can find participating clubs in their area online at www.healthclubs.com.

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