FIBO American Health & Fitness Forum

FIBO American Health & Fitness Forum

The FIBO American Health & Fitness Forum will bring together 200 industry leaders to discuss topics aimed at enhancing operator excellence, including:

  • Overview of the global fitness market and relevant trends impacting the US
  • New and innovative sales and marketing tactics
  • The impact of digital media, data and technology
  • Collaboration with the medical world, focusing on exercise as medicine
  • The rise of the boutiques and franchising
  • The correlation between culture and success
  • New approaches to management and customer retention
  • Success stories and learnings from top CEOs of fitness chains

Event Details

Dates: December 5-6, 2018
Where: Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL
Time: Wednesday, December 5: 2 PM - 6 PM
Thursday, December 6: 8 AM - 3.30 PM

What’s included?

A delegate pass of $295.00 includes:

  • Entry to all American Health + Fitness Forum sessions
  • Unlimited access to the FIBO USA exhibit hall
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Refreshments
  • Networking reception

Featured Speakers

AHFF Speakers

  • Matthias Lehner

    CEO and Founder of Bodystreet

  • Stephan Tharett

    M.S. Co-founder ClubIntel

  • Lynne + Victor Brick

    Owners of Planet Fitness Growth Partners, LLC

    John Treharne

    CEO & Founder at The Gym Group

  • Emma Barry

    Founding member of group fitness juggernaut Les Mills International

    Jon Canarick

    Managing Director at North Castle Partners

    Paul Brown

    CEO & Founder at Face2Face Retention Systems

  • Steven Blair

    Professor, Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology/Biostatistics at University of South Carolina

 

Agenda

Wednesday December 5, 2018

1.00 - 2.00PM

Registration AHFF

2.00 - 2.05PM

Welcome words by President ReedExpo USA

2.05 - 2.10PM 

Introduction by Moderator Herman Rutgers    

2.10 - 2.40PM

The landscape of the global fitness sector
- Herman Rutgers 

2.40 - 3.20PM

The US fitness market; From an investors point of view
- Jon Canarick 

3.20 - 4.00PM

"Exercise is medicine"
- Dr Steven Blair

4.30 - 5.10PM 

"How I grew from one club to a stockmarket lsited company"- Lessons learned
- John Treharne

5.10 - 5.50PM

The 4th industrial Revolution
- Stephen Tharrett 

5.50 - 6.00PM

Q & A and Closing comments Day 1 Moderator
- Herman Rutgers

 

 

Thursday December 6, 2018 

8.00 - 8.45AM

Breakfast Keynote "Best of Disney Institute ; Disney approach to Excellence in H&F "
- Brent Centlivre  

9.00 - 9.50AM

Retention, Retention, Retention!
- Paul Brown, Mr Retention

9.50 - 10.20AM

State of the Fitness Studio Industry: Trends and Research You Need to Know
- Josh Leve    

11.10 - 12.00PM

Case studies new concepts; new Franchising concepts from Europe
-Roger Karsten, Fit20; Niclas Bonstrom, Mrs. Sporty; Matthias Lehner, Bodystreet    

12.00 - 12.40PM

How technology can help run your fitness business more efficiently 
-Kelly Card

1.45 - 2.30PM

Lessons from the road  
- Emma Barry   

2.30 - 3.15PM 

How to build a great company culture, one club at a time
-Lynne & Victor Brick

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About the AHFF

In today’s exceedingly competitive landscape, it is crucial for owners and operators in the health & fitness sector to actively seek and seize innovation, trends and opportunities in the market today and the years to come.

The fitness industry has seen tremendous growth in the last decade. In order to continue this upward mobility, all stakeholders must be prepared to open new markets and further develop existing ones. Providing a platform on which the industry can achieve its goals, FIBO—the world’s largest health & fitness tradeshow—is coming to the USA.

Opening the show is the first-ever American Health & Fitness Forum, taking place December 5-6. This high-caliber congress and networking event invites managers from the health & fitness sector to learn from and interact with global thinkers and leaders on both the supplier and operator sides.

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