IDEA Health & Fitness Association is all set to reunite the fitness industry with its annual fitness celebration which is entering its fourth decade. This celebration is an essential convention for fitness professional, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, gym owners and those who value the life-altering benefits of a strong body and mind.
Fitness professionals are ready to reset and create a new path forward for millions of people who need help connecting to health. As the world continues to find its balance in a transformed wellness landscape, IDEA World Convention returns to live, in-person education at the Las Vegas Convention Center, July 20-24.
“IDEA World has always set the pace for the fitness industry,” said Ryan Halvorson, IDEA’s director of event programming.
“Dozens of exercise, nutrition, mind-body and wellness trends were launched at our event over the past many years. From our legwarmer legacy to our current leadership role in helping our members re-establish themselves after a tough 2-1/2 years, we’re ready to learn, celebrate and reunite with our global fitness family,” he added.
This year’s much-anticipated reunion is steeped in IDEA Health & Fitness Association’s reputation for providing “next-day ready” workshops and workouts that keep fitness professionals and their clients at the top, thriving. With four decades of success to pull from, IDEA’s members are confident co-creators in their communities and authentic influencers on social media and in real life.
The Key Highlights of this year will include: –
- A keynote by Tae Bo creator and pop-culture phenom Billy Blanks, who will also receive the 2022 IDEA Jack LaLanne Award.
- The ability to earn up to 24 continuing education credits is approved by numerous certification agencies.
- Speciality tracks that focus on the most pressing topics for today’s fit pros, including nutrition and behaviour change, how to run a successful online business, and more.
- Mind-body sessions supporting mental health help participants reconnect with themselves so they can reconnect with others.
- The IDEA World Fitness & Nutrition Expo, includes hundreds of fitness, nutrition, apparel, wellness and technology brands.
- The chance to network with industry stars and other fitness professionals and be re-inspired to stay the course and learn new ways to succeed.
“This year in particular, IDEA World Convention is primed and ready to reunite the fitness and wellness industry,” said Amy Boone Thompson, IDEA’s owner and chief executive officer.
“For 40 years, we’ve taken our role as the most trusted professional association to heart, and we are looking forward to reminding our attendees, members and exhibitors how essential they are to the world’s overall wellness,” he added.
Thompson said this year’s theme, “Limitless” is a nod to IDEA’s gold-standard content, programs and products, as well as the unsung dedication of IDEA members, many of whom were forced to make tough decisions during the pandemic lockdown. “While we commemorate 40 years of inspiring the world to fitness, we also relish the opportunity to immerse people in the best the industry has to offer,” said Thompson, adding that the event is a chance to “reconnect, reenergize and regroup.”
He further said, “It’s a celebration of our industry’s primary placement on the wellness continuum,” Thompson said. “Being limitless means thriving in spite of challenges, reaching new heights of business success, and above all, it means creating more impact for all humans who cherish health and wellness. IDEA’s mission is to inspire the inspirers which is the number one benefit of attending and to leave feeling reinvigorated and inspired.”
About IDEA Health & Fitness Association
IDEA Health & Fitness Association has served as the world’s leading organization of fitness and wellness professionals for 40 years. IDEA delivers world-class content, resources and continuing education to fitness professionals, business owners and allied health professionals via a vast content library, including the award-winning IDEA Fitness Journal. IDEA empowers fit pros through global conferences and more than 900 streaming videos and digital courses. IDEA Fitness Connect ℠, the largest national industry-wide directory, links over 275,000 fitness professionals to more than 40 million consumers. IDEA Members Inspire the World to Fitness® with passion and dedication in more than 80 countries. IDEA is owned by IDEAfit, Inc., a division of In-Out Fitness Solutions, Inc., and is headquartered in San Diego.
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