Industry Leadership Council

Together we are stronger

When the industry comes together to support common goals, there’s nothing we can’t accomplish. Financial contributions from ILC members allow us to fight for the industry, stop harmful legislation and promote the role health clubs play in shaping a better future.

Advocating for a Strong, Successful Industry

IHRSA Advocacy is more than political and much broader than lobbying; it’s about using influence to advance the industry. As the sole voice for the health club industry, IHRSA supports policies that grow the exercising population, protects clubs from costly legislative and regulatory burdens, and promotes the industry’s contributions to the health of the nation. A strong association with a powerful advocacy arm is necessary to track, confront and overcome threats, jump on opportunities, and deliver results.

  • The ILC Supports

    ILC contributions fund Federal and State lobbying, issue tracking, grassroots action, coalition building, research, and more.

  • Maximize Growth

    Promoting industry contributions to health, happiness and prosperity. Increase access to physical activity and health education. Boosting consumer perception, investment, partnerships, and policymaker relationships.

  • Protect Clubs

    IHRSA protects clubs from legislative and regulatory burdens (tax proposals, restrictions on membership contracts, trainer regulations, regulations on biometrics, data collection, and more).

  • Influence

    Ensure our industry has a ‘seat at the table’ when policymakers are discussing the health of the nation or the fates of America’s small businesses.

ILC Members and Contributors

Over 200 clubs and companies, representing tens of thousands of clubs across the U.S., as well as individuals and industry suppliers, contribute much-needed funds to support IHRSA’s vital advocacy efforts. Contributors of $1,000 or more automatically become ILC members. To thank them for their contributions, they receive valuable member benefits, invitations to strategic calls, and behind the scenes updates.

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Your Invitation to Contribute

This is your invitation to make a difference! Contributions of any dollar amount help IHRSA fulfill its role as your industry’s sole protector and advocate, and position the industry for continued success. 100% of your contribution directly supports the U.S. fitness industry.