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October 9-11, 2019

Hilton Chicago

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

Select Criteria: Tracks = Leadership & Management
Wednesday, October 09
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A01
  • Wednesday, October 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Tracks:  
If a company has both a clear strategy and a system for execution, it can accomplish anything.  This presentation will guide attendees through the core tenants of the strategic process and make a compelling business case that in order to compete successfully over the long haul, health clubs need both...
Speaker
Mr  Luke Carlson

CEO
Discover Strength
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 09
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A02
  • Wednesday, October 09, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tracks:  
“$10 per month gym” is one of the most searched terms on the Internet, but most people want more than what HVLP clubs offer. Many millennials spend $500 per month on a gym. If you aren’t an HVLP club, you need to spend money upfront on digital marketing to get...
Speaker
David Steel

CEO
Sneeze.it
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 09
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A03
  • Wednesday, October 09, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Tracks:  
Discover how building partnerships with aggregators, technology companies, and like-minded brands can create value for your club or studio. 
Speaker
Will Serben

Director, Partner Development
ClassPass
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 09
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A04
  • Wednesday, October 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tracks:  
Living with intention and purpose is a choice that profoundly impacts our own world experience, as well as those around us. Influence is inevitable and day-to-day interactions with others shape perspectives, habits, and even lifestyles. Choosing to lead and serve to the best of our abilities at work, at home, and in...
Speaker
Brent Darden

CEO
Brent Darden Consulting and REX Roundtables
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 09
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A05
  • Wednesday, October 09, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Tracks:  
Even the best laid plans don’t always work. Many businesses fail because they don’t have a solid back-up plan on deck. Whether you are just opening, in the middle of a rebrand or want to keep up with the constantly changing industry, predicting issues before they arise is crucial to...
Speaker
Crystal Reynolds

Owner/Operator
43 Degrees North Athletic Club
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 09
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A06
  • Wednesday, October 09, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Tracks:  
All clubs should have a customer experience initiative.  But do you know what one actually looks like? There are 6 elements that make up excellence for a CX initiative that has real financial impact.  You will learn: 1. How to use the 6 Imperatives as a framework for ensuring your CX...
Speaker
Blair McHaney

CEO
MXM
Speaker

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Thursday, October 10
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A07
  • Thursday, October 10, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tracks:  
Many organizations have recognized the need for a more diverse workforce, and are striving to create a culture that allows people of all backgrounds to thrive and succeed. While most organizations have established talent goals to ensure that they attract and retain employees who represent diverse groups, many fall short...
Speaker
Melanie Munoz

Strategic Partnerships Manager
Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, The Kaleidoscope Group
Speaker

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Thursday, October 10
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A08
  • Thursday, October 10, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Tracks:  
Great leaders move people and businesses forward.  Explore product and program leadership.  Optimizing performance requires leaders to examine the user experience, enhance their business skills and plan for future.  Business skills and understanding the details are essential to drive everything forward.   
Speakers
Allison Flatley

CEO
Allison Flatley Consulting
Speaker

Jeff Skeen

CEO
Results Redefined
Speaker

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Thursday, October 10
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A09
  • Thursday, October 10, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Tracks:  
Learning objectives:  1. Understand the challenges facing each sector of the global fitness industry. 2. Understand the most powerful solutions to these. 3. Identify the biggest opportunities available to clubs today. 4. Overview long term history of the fitness industry. 5. Identify long term success factors.
Speaker
Phillip Mills

Founder & Executive Director
Les Mills International
Speaker

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Thursday, October 10
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A10
  • Thursday, October 10, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tracks:  
How to make memorable moments part of your team's everyday culture How we practice this at Gainesville Health & Fitness.  How other clubs and companies practice this.  Other examples from the Ritz and Disney  How celebrating those moments raises the bar for everything else
Speakers
Adrian Antigua

Regional Manager
Gainesville Health and Fitness Club
Speaker

Joe Cirulli

Founder
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
Speaker

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Friday, October 11
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A11
  • Friday, October 11, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tracks:  
With employment rates hitting all-time lows in recent years it’s more important than ever for organizations to have a strategy retain their top talent.  This session will focus on strategies to attract up and coming talent and groom leaders from within the organization. We will also look at emerging trends...
Speakers
Bill McBride

Co-Founder, President & CEO; President & CEO
Active Wellness; BMC3
Speaker

Michele Wong

Vice President of Operations
Active Wellness
Speaker

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Friday, October 11
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A12
  • Friday, October 11, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Tracks:  
Define 9 Box Management and how to use it with your team. Share and discuss tools that you can use to assess your organizational structure, who your key players are and how to get them ready to take on their next role.  Learn the importance of talent management including deciphering top performers...
Speaker
Kate Golden

Director of Health & Wellness Operations
Newtown Athletic Club
Speaker

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Friday, October 11
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Room:   Salon A1
  • Session Number:   A13
  • Friday, October 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tracks:  
Recap of key track topics & take aways Words of advice for all operators Q&A on all things Leadership & Managment from some of the best & brightest Meet & Greet 
Speakers
Bill McBride

Co-Founder, President & CEO; President & CEO
Active Wellness; BMC3
Moderator

Kate Golden

Director of Health & Wellness Operations
Newtown Athletic Club
Panelist

Blair McHaney

CEO
MXM
Panelist

Jeff Skeen

CEO
Results Redefined
Panelist

Allison Flatley

CEO
Allison Flatley Consulting
Speaker

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