Events

Plug-in to events that shape the global fitness industry

Our educational events provide an array of speakers on business and strategy, instructional sessions for management success, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and spectacular trade shows.

Attending an IHRSA event will help grow your business.

IHRSA 2019

If you only attend one fitness industry event this year, make it IHRSA 2019. The IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show is world-renowned for its vibrant trade show, motivational keynote speakers, expert educational sessions, and buzzing networking events. This year will feature more than 400 trade show exhibitors from around the globe, as well as over 100 education sessions taught by some of the industry’s most successful individuals.

Join us and thousands of your peers March 13-16 in San Diego, CA.

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The IHRSA Institute

Take your career to the next level by attending The IHRSA Institute. The exclusive, executive-level event is designed to provide a strong overall base for anyone working in the fitness industry. You’ll learn from industry experts and college level professors in an intimate setting. Real-life examples and in-depth conversations with faculty and students—in the classroom and beyond—will help you run a better club.

Join us August 6-9, 2019 in Chapel Hill, NC.

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The IHRSA European Congress

It’s no wonder the IHRSA European Congress is a can’t-miss event for executives in European markets. Each year, the Congress features presentations delivered by executives from inside and outside the health club industry, providing thought-provoking commentary on trends shaping the business world. Attendees network with over 500 pan-European leaders and decision makers during focus group discussions, lunches, and evening receptions.

Join us October 15-18, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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The IHRSA Women's Leadership Summit

The IHRSA Women's Leadership Summit, hosted by Athletic Business, is a half-day event focused on learning, building and expanding networks, and improving leadership skills. The interactive program will include a keynote presentation, industry panels, networking activities, and a cocktail reception.

Join us November 8, 2018 at AB Show in New Orleans, LA.

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IHRSA / Fitness Brasil Latin American Conference & Trade Show

Gain insight into the growing Brazilian health club market by attending IHRSA / Fitness Brasil. Club managers, owners, and investors should take advantage of this event to understand the evolving market, which boasts over 31,000 clubs and 7.9 million club members.

Join us August 30 - September 1, 2018 in São Paulo.

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ChinaFit / IHRSA China Management Forum

This senior-management level educational and networking event brings industry leaders from China and Asia together to learn cutting-edge strategies from international speakers. Local and international attendees can participate in interactive workshops, which focus on personal training management, sales and marketing, customer service, member retention, and more. The Chinese club market—the second-largest in Asia—serves almost 4 million members, delivering revenues of more than $2.1 billion.

Join us December 2-5, 2018 in Shanghai, China.

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