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October 9-11, 2019

Hilton Chicago

Conference: October 9-11, 2019
Exhibit Hall: October 10-11, 2019

Select Criteria: Tracks = Personal Training
Wednesday, October 09
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E01
  • Wednesday, October 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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In order to be a successful fitness professional, it truly takes time management and balance to maximize your effectiveness. This session will discuss the key habits and behaviors that have been proven to help fitness professionals take their career to the next level.
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Wednesday, October 09
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E02
  • Wednesday, October 09, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Learn effective strategies to building a successful team of trainers from “Boston’s Best in Personal Training” fitness leaders. Obtain tried and true strategies to cultivate a team that will have the skills needed to manage their business and drive revenue. 1. Recruiting – Finding the right candidates 2. Onboarding/Training- Proper onboarding and training is the key...
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Kristyn Fales

Director of Personal Training
Healthworks & Republic Fitness
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Wednesday, October 09
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E03
  • Wednesday, October 09, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
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Traditional personal training businesses are limited by the number of hours that trainers can spend in the gym with clients. Online training can feel overwhelming – especially to trainers without tech skills or extra hours in their schedule to develop a new segment of their business. Learn how to offer...
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Greg McCoy

Owner
[Hidden Gym]
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Wednesday, October 09
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E04
  • Wednesday, October 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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For a long time, fitness and nutrition coaching have been the bread and butter of fitness clubs. And while still pillars of programming, new trends in technology are leading members to search for a more comprehensive approach to healthy living.   As scientific findings continue to support the use of multifaceted training...
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Sharad Mohan

CEO
Trainerize
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Wednesday, October 09
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E05
  • Wednesday, October 09, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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The mission of the personal trainer is not simply to train but to build rapport and to positively affect all components of a client’s life whether in or out of the gym. If you're only making an impact on your clients when they are at the club, then you are missing a key area...
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Dayton McPherson, BA, CES

Fitness Director & SGT Coordinator
Healthtrax
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Wednesday, October 09
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E06
  • Wednesday, October 09, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
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Club Industry's Anthony Dominic moderates a panel discussion with multiple industry professionals about the future of personal training. Topics include career-path viability, the evolving influence of technology and whether or not group exercise fatigue is a myth or reality.
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Anthony Dominic

Content Producer
Club Industry
Moderator

Greg McCoy

Owner
[Hidden Gym]
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Michelle Blakely

Founder & Owner
See Jake and Jane Train
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Dayton McPherson, BA, CES

Fitness Director & SGT Coordinator
Healthtrax
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Thursday, October 10
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E07
  • Thursday, October 10, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Salvatore Pellegrino

Senior Manager Strategic Accounts
Precor
Moderator

Michelle Blakely

Founder & Owner
See Jake and Jane Train
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Mr  Mark Koester

Director of Fitness with Active Wellness
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Hannah Stael von Holstein

Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Discover Strength
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Thursday, October 10
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E08
  • Thursday, October 10, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
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In this presentation I will cover the individual marketplace awareness, how to market to the largest segment of the population that is desperately searching for your services and how to attract as many qualified clients into your business as possible.  I'll dive in deeper into how to come up with...
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Timothy Lyons

Founder & CEO
Pro Fit Marketing Solutions
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Thursday, October 10
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E09
  • Thursday, October 10, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
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This session will incorporate the basics on the latest nutrition research, trends and fads such as carb cycling, intermittent fasting, ketosis, and other fad diet plans.  What can a fitness professional provide in the way of nutritional guidance and still stay within the scope of practice? We will also debunk...
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Melissa Layne

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
University of North Georgia
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Thursday, October 10
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Room:   Lake Erie
  • Session Number:   E10
  • Thursday, October 10, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Hundreds of interviews inform this discussion. Increase income, improve retention of existing personal training clients and ensure the rate of quality leads by understanding the power of revenue, retention and referrals. Real solutions and practical take-a-ways are paramount. Capitalize on simple business insights to improve your balance sheet, compensate...
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Michelle Blakely

Founder & Owner
See Jake and Jane Train
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