BOSTON, MA—March 13, 2023—With one week left until the health and fitness industry’s leading Convention & Trade Show begins, it’s time to make plans to ensure you get the most out of IHRSA 2023. The event brings together a who’s who roster of supplier partners, owners, and employees, operators, franchisors, global brands, and industry experts led by IHRSA, the Global Health & Fitness Association.
Attendees and exhibitors will hear from keynote speakers including adventure racer, San Diego firefighter, and New York Times best-selling author, Robyn Benincasa; former Navy SEAL and New York Times best-selling author, Robert J. O’Neill; and author and change consultant, Cassandra Worthy. This year’s Convention & Trade Show also features over 300 exhibitors, more than 6,000 fitness industry professionals, and some 100 speakers guiding category specific sessions, as well as a host of group fitness classes, exhibitions and product demonstrations, policy and training briefings, and world-class networking opportunities.
Industry professionals, suppliers, and exhibitors can take advantage of the event’s new Podcast & Writer’s Row, where they can connect directly with high-visibility industry writers, media outlets, and influencers. IHRSA 2023 will also bring together federation members of IHRSA international allies and attendees from 85 countries, in addition to key meetings for partners like the Global Health & Fitness Alliance and IHRSA Foundation, among others. Special events for supporters of the IHRSA Political Action Committee, and association Premium members are also on the agenda.
“No other event in the health and fitness industry unites more people from more corners of the world than IHRSA’s Convention & Trade Show. From the latest innovations and training tools, to new equipment inventions and networking opportunities, IHRSA 2023 brings it all together under one roof,” IHRSA President & CEO Liz Clark said.
“This year is the first year of real recovery since the pandemic began—businesses and industry leaders are ready to get back to business, and IHRSA 2023 is the place to do just that, while gaining new education and skills, and being a part of our promotion, exhibit, and connection opportunities—along with the fun and excitement for which IHRSA is known,” Liz said.
“Registration and exhibit space are filling up fast, but it’s not too late—so be sure to check your arrangements and take advantage of our easy online registration and information-packed website with all details at IHRSA.org,” Liz added. She noted that last-minute planning is accommodated with on-site registration.
IHRSA 2023 will be held at the San Diego Convention Center March 20-22, right in the city’s thriving downtown waterfront neighborhood and a short walk from event hotels and the popular Gaslamp Quarter where world class restaurants, entertainment, cultural, and outdoor activities all come together.
Event hotels are located at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel, Omni San Diego Hotel, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, and the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Learn more and register at ihrsa.org/convention.
IHRSA, the Global Health & Fitness Association, is a not-for-profit trade association representing the global fitness industry of over 200,000 health and fitness facilities and their suppliers. Founded in 1981, IHRSA maintains a leadership role in advancing physical activity, which is critical for peak health and to fight the battle against obesity and chronic lifestyle diseases.
As the world's leading authority on the commercial health and fitness club industry, IHRSA’s mission is 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's International Convention & Trade Show will be hosted from March 20-22 in San Diego. To apply for a complimentary press pass, fill out this form.