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 event will help grow your business.

  • Trade Shows

    Don’t miss the opportunity to test out the latest equipment, products, and services from the industry’s top industry partners, many of which unveil new offerings at our trade shows.

  • Education

    From sessions to intimate round tables to hands-on workshops, the association's education is designed to fit many learning styles and levels of professional development.

  • Keynotes

    Our eclectic keynote speakers, from both inside and outside the industry, share inspiring and motivating perspectives that will leave you invigorated.

  • Networking

    Lifelong relationships are born through our events when members connect with their peers in an environment that encourages education through communication.

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Make your voice heard on Capitol Hill

Watch for details coming soon about our next gathering on Capitol Hill May 6-7, 2025. Join more than 100 health and fitness facility owners, operators, leaders and team members, as well as supplier partners to speak with policymakers.

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Convention & Trade Show

The Convention & Trade Show is world-renowned for its vibrant Trade Show, motivational keynote speakers, expert educational sessions, and lively networking events. The event traditionally features hundreds of Trade Show exhibitors from around the globe, as well as dozens of education sessions taught by some of the industry’s most successful individuals.

Save the date—March 12-14, 2025, in Las Vegas

Future dates:
March 16-18, 2026, in San Diego

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The European Congress

The European Congress has a long history of bringing European fitness facility executives and industry partners together to exchange ideas, learn from thought leaders, and build relationships from across Europe. This year's European Congress returns for its 21st installment in Barcelona, Spain, 21-23 October 2024.

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The Women's Leadership Summit

Share best practices, network, and develop your career at The Women’s Leadership Summit. For more than 10 years, the association has led the way by bringing women in the health and fitness industry together to learn, share ideas, and grow professionally. This forum includes a keynote presentation, industry panel, and social activities all designed to help you strengthen your network, expertise, and influence.

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Fitness Brasil Latin American Conference & Trade Show

Gain insight into the growing Brazilian health club market by attending Fitness Brasil. Health 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.

Fitness Brasil 2024 will be held August 22-24, 2024. More information will be released in the coming months.

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ChinaFit 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.

The next ChinaFit Management Forum is December 5-6 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hangzhou, China.