SYDNEY, Australia—October 22, 2018—The Fitness Business Podcast is proud to announce its host, Chantal Brodrick, will be the panel moderator for the IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit, hosted by Athletic Business, on Thursday, November 8, in New Orleans, USA.

“I am honoured to moderate this important event. I strongly believe in showcasing successful women in our industry” said Chantal. “The IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit will offer aspiring leaders in the fitness industry the opportunity to strengthen their network, develop powerful communication skills, and learn from a community of successful women.”

Chantal is the first Australian to moderate this event and brings extensive experience as the host of the podcast since its launch in 2015. Additionally, she has facilitated the FILEX business summit for the past two years and hosted the prestigious New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards in 2017 and soon in November 2018.

“The two panels, which include Stephanie Coulon, Helen Durkin, Sandy Franco, Trina Gray, Jill Kinney and Michele Melkerson-Granryd, will share their extensive experience with the audience” said Chantal.

“The IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit has consistently been one of the most highly regarded sessions at IHRSA’s Annual International Convention & Trade Show,” said Joe Moore, IHRSA president and CEO.

“We are thrilled to bring this event to AB Show for the first time to give more women the opportunity to learn from and connect with women who are making a lasting impact on the fitness industry and business world.”

About the IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit

The IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit, hosted by Athletic Business and sponsored by Club Automation, SportsArt, and Stealth Wellness, offers a valuable opportunity for women in the fitness industry to strengthen their network, expertise, and influence. The $129 registration fee includes the full IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit program, an AB Show Expo Pass—including admission to the expo, early-morning workout, and AB Show Keynotes—and the AB Show Welcome Reception on Thursday night.

For more information and to register, visit the website for the IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit.

About the Fitness Business Podcast

Launched in May 2015, the Fitness Business Podcast has produced 195 shows weekly shows with over 290,000 downloads to date. The show features industry experts, best-selling authors and club managers, all sharing their expertise and experience with listeners. The weekly Fitness Business Podcast can be found on iTunes or at the Fitness Business Podcast website.

The Fitness Business Podcast

For more details about the world’s first and premier Fitness Business Podcast, contact Chantal Brodrick on +61 2 9484 5501 or email.


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

IHRSA and the global health club industry will convene in San Diego, CA, from March 13-16, 2019, for IHRSA 2019, IHRSA’s 38th Annual International Convention & Trade Show.