Excitement Builds for IHRSA 2021: Full Program Now Available

    IHRSA rolls out the IHRSA 2021 event website with an attendee and supplier registration portal, program details, keynote speakers, and more.

    BOSTON, MA—July 7, 2021—IHRSA’s 40th Anniversary International Convention & Trade Show (IHRSA 2021) website is now live and includes a registration portal, the complete three-day schedule, and more.

    From October 13-15, 2021, the health and fitness industry will converge at IHRSA 2021 in Dallas, TX, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. The occasion marks the association’s 40th anniversary, and the first time the industry will physically gather after a two-year hiatus.

    “More than ever, it is important for all of us to come together and celebrate the resiliency of the fitness industry and the impact we collectively create by promoting healthier lives,” said Bill Davis, CEO of ABC Fitness Solutions, LLC. “IHRSA 2021 will be the time to ignite creativity and redefine innovation for the future.”

    Excitement Builds for IHRSA 2021 Full Program Now Available

    This year, attendees will have more than 80 education sessions to choose from and can expect to hear insights from three world-class keynote speakers:

    • Diana Kander, best-selling author, entrepreneur, and innovation consultant, presents Competing on Value Instead of Price on Wednesday, October 13. (Sponsored by ABC Fitness Solutions)

    • Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., MPH, founder and chairman of Cooper Aerobics, presents Preventive Medicine: It’s More Beneficial & Cost Effective to Prevent Disease Than it is to Find a Cure on Thursday, October 14. (Sponsored by MXMetrics)

    • Scott Stratten, best-selling author and president of UnMarketing, presents The Age of Disruption: Everything Has Changed and Nothing is Different on Friday, October 15. (Sponsored by Matrix Fitness)

    IHRSA has discounted rooms available in four local hotels. Be sure to book your stay at one of the official IHRSA 2021 hotels before they fill up:

    Rickard Blomberg, president of Eleiko Sport Inc., urges health and fitness industry professionals to attend IHRSA 2021 to improve public health. He said, “Health and fitness have never been more important, and Eleiko is committed to supporting the industry to recover. The time to get together in person, to share ideas, and to work towards getting more people stronger, healthier, and fitter is now.”

    Visit ihrsa.org/convention for more information and complete this survey to request a press pass.

    About IHRSA

    IHRSA, The Global Health & Fitness Association, is a not-for-profit trade association that maintains a leadership role in advancing physical activity with a mission to grow, promote, and protect the health and fitness industry, while providing its members with benefits and resources. IHRSA is the publisher of Club Business International, the leading monthly magazine for the global fitness industry.

    IHRSA organizes and runs the fitness industry’s largest and most successful U.S.-based commercial fitness convention and trade show. The Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show is the premier gathering of leaders and decision makers in the global health and fitness industry. To learn more, visit ihrsa.org/convention.

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    Sami Smith

    Sami Smith is IHRSA's Senior Manager of Digital Communications, working to shape the organization's image on various digital platforms. On a typical day, she creates content, delivers impactful communications, and executes targeted marketing efforts to keep IHRSA at the forefront of the industry. Outside of the office, you can find her exploring new destinations, indulging in food, or participating in just about any sport.