Keynote Speakers & Agenda Announced for IHRSA 2020

    Josh Sundquist, Scott Stratten, James Clear, and Crystal Washington have been selected as the keynote speakers for IHRSA 2020.

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    BOSTON—October 4, 2019—The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has announced that four keynote speakers will be headlining the 39th Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show in San Diego, CA.

    IHRSA 2020 promises to be the most exciting event of the year for industry leaders, filled with phenomenal keynote and education sessions, numerous opportunities to network, and brand new and exclusive educational offerings. The convention and trade show will take place March 18-21 in San Diego, CA. Visit the event website to see the full four-day agenda, and complete this survey to request a press pass.

    Each keynote speaker will share their unique expertise with an international crowd of thousands of fitness professionals. Attendees can expect to hear insights from:

    Josh Sundquist, Best-selling Author, Paralympian

    One More Thing, One More Time
    Wednesday, March 18
    Sponsored by Myzone

    Josh’s presentation blends clean stand-up comedy with soulful storytelling. Josh’s life story is a reminder of how all our stories are interconnected. Gain a fresh perspective on everything you have to be grateful for, with resolve to overcome personal and professional challenges.

    Scott Stratten, Best-selling Author, and President, UnMarketing

    UnSelling: The New Customer Experience
    Thursday, March 19
    Sponsored by Technogym

    Change the way you sell by rethinking about business. Drawing from his experience as a marketing industry innovator and the author of four best-selling business books, Scott Stratten convinces audiences to look at the big picture. With humor, passion, and candor, Scott will teach you to become the go-to business before your clients and members even need you!

    James Clear, Best-selling Author, Entrepreneur

    Atomic Habits: How to Get 1% Better Every Day
    Friday, March 20
    Sponsored by Matrix Fitness

    James Clear’s sessions are one-part storytelling, one-part academic research, and one-part personal experiment, forming a colorful blend of inspirational stories, academic science, and hard-earned wisdom. During the session, you will learn about small habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement with the use of identity and motivation.

    Crystal Washington, Futurist, Technology Strategist, Author

    Imagine the Future
    Saturday, March 21

    Through tangible examples of the impact of tech on the business world, Crystal will help you gain a better understanding of generational differences and technology preferences for increased team participation and client acquisition. Most importantly, uncover what you should do now that is right for your business to get ahead of the curve and thrive!

    IHRSA would also like to thank our generous sponsors. Current sponsors for IHRSA 2020 include ABC Financial, Aktiv Solution, American Council on Exercise, Augie’s Quest, Balanced Body, ChinaFit, Club Automation + CSI Spectrum, Club OS, Fitness Brasil, Fitness Business Canada, Fitness Industry Council of Canada, Fitness Master, Inc., Freemotion Fitness, Genavix, Inc., Gympass, Helix, HydroMassage, Intenza Fitness, Iron Grip Barbell Company, Keiser Corporation, Les Mills International, Lumen, Management Around Sports, Matrix Fitness, Mercado Fitness, Merrithew, MINDBODY, Inc., Motionsoft, MYE Fitness Technologies, Myzone, NormaTec, PFP Media, Polar, Precor Incorporated, SportsArt, Technogym, The Fitness Business Podcast, TheraGun, Trainerize, Transaction Services Group, TRUE Fitness, Twin Oaks Software, VersaClimber, WaterRower, Wexer, and Zumba Fitness LLC.

    About IHRSA

    The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, racquet and sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. IHRSA and its members are dedicated to making the world healthier through regular exercise and activity promotion. See the IHRSA events page for more information on upcoming events.

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    This article was a team effort by several IHRSA experts.