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Sponsorship Opportunities

IHRSA continually improves its efforts to grow, protect and promote the health club and fitness industries, and with the ongoing assistance received from our sponsors, for which we are very grateful, it enables us to provide our members with a variety of new benefits and resource materials that will help them be more successful. The sponsorship door is wide open for all IHRSA events, activities, and products in the coming months . . . Contact Us Today!


15th Annual IHRSA European Congress

19-22 October 2015 | Marseille, France
The 2014 IHRSA European Congress attracted over 550 industry professionals from a record 36 countries and 5 continents. Participation from a representative cross-section of top club operators and leaders from the entire European market ensures ample opportunities for sponsors to interact with potential new buyers.

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Throughout the year, IHRSA works with its members and affiliated organizations on multiple promotional campaigns and programs that are designed to bring the industry together in order to teach consumers in our communities how to take control of their health by integrating regular exercise into their lives. Through sponsorship of these programs, you too can help educate these 'direct users' of your products and services about disease prevention and healthy living through exercise.

Get Active America!

Get Active America! an annual community health initiative helps clubs increase their role in improving the health of their community while building their membership base by opening their doors to the local community.

I Lost It at the Club!

In the annual I Lost It at the Club! program, IHRSA clubs are invited to take part and assist their members (and prospective members) in achieving their New Year’s weight loss goals, while promoting a healthy, active lifestyle.



IHRSA publications 'speak' to the needs of running a successful fitness business anywhere in the world. Our annual research reports offer the most up-to-date statistics about the health club industry, including industry benchmarks, best practices, and future trends. Show your support and offer your expertise as a sponsor of one of the many publications produced.

As a sponsor of IHRSA’s research and publications, your company will receive many exclusive benefits, including:

  • logo visibility on the front cover of the publication
  • opportunity to include an introductory letter to the reader from the CEO of your company
  • a full-page advertisment on the back cover of the publication
  • FREE copies to distribute to your key customers
  • IHRSA AMPS points for your sponsorship spend


Associate Feature Articles

Tell your story on the homepage by sponsoring an Associate Feature. This sponsorship gives your company the opportunity to submit an informative and educational article for our website's most-visited page, which can include highlights of the products and services your company offers related to the topic. Your 'feature' can include images, links, contact names, company information, videos, and more.

IHRSA Member Broadcast E-Mails

IHRSA's broadcast e-mail sponsorship offers an effective, turn-key way to get your message out, reaching potential new customers. As the sponsoring company you have the opportunity to create and submit your e-mail to IHRSA. The e-mail is sent to IHRSA members from IHRSA on behalf of the sponsoring company.

IHRSA's eNewsletters

Receive extensive visibility and exposure by sponsoring an IHRSA eNewsletter, as there is no better way to reach our membership database and show your support. Current weekly and monthly communications include: the "IHRSA Pulse" - our U.S. Club Membership monthly update; the "IHRSA Insight" - our bi-weekly European newsletter; the "CEO Daily Business Review" - a weekly informative communication written by our CEO; and the "Health E-Review" - our bi-weekly health promotion summary



All IHRSA member clubs have the opportunity to participate in our free sampling and promotions programming, which run throughout the year and typically features product samples, coupons and traffic generating promotions. If you have a product you want to get in the hands of the healthy and active consumer, then our sampling sponsorship is for you. There is no better way to reach the most elite, upscale, well-run facilities in the fitness industry. We can do national programs or by market segmentation. IHRSA programs are turn-key, as we handle all of the promotional marketing and enrollment of the clubs.




IHRSA's sponsorship and promotions team created a package which allowed us to see an immediate ROI on our allocated marketing dollars. They helped us create a plan that maximized our visibility before, during and after the show.
- Hossein Noshirvani, Co-Founder and Executive VP of Marketing, Motionsoft Inc.

ASF International is proud to continue our sponsorship of IHRSA’s International Convention & Trade Show. Our longstanding sponsorship of the Exhibitor Directory has given us great visibility at the trade show and helped us increase our brand awareness in the industry. We feel like the cost of our sponsorship is money well spent, and the relationships we’ve built at IHRSA events are priceless.
- Rachelle Dodge, Marketing, ASF International

Year after year, the IHRSA International Convention proves to be the leading B2B event in the fitness industry. High traffic and quality leads are what you can expect at this trade show. IHRSA continues to deliver maximum exposure for its sponsors by understanding the value of brand awareness and assisting wherever they can. We feel confident every time we attend IHRSA that we are exposing our premier brand STOTT PILATES® to the right market. IHRSA supports our business endeavors and we support an organization that helps put industry needs first.
- Kristen J. Gill, Sr. Manager, Event Marketing & Sponsorship, Merrithew International