IDEA Health & Fitness Association announces the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute will expand into Dallas, April 5–8, 2018, marking the first event for the association in Texas. Now in its 29th year, IDEA Personal TrainerI nstitutei s a 3-dayevent that provides personal trainers and fitness business owners and managers education and hands-on training to grow their skills and careers for maximum success.
Offering more than 100 workshops, lectures and workouts, the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute program encompasses all facets of the training and fitness business world, such as mobility and movement science, maximizing revenue and profits, targeting niche markets, program design, and nutrition and behavior change. Sessions will be led by an expert presenter faculty who have reached the pinnacle of success in their area of expertise, each sharing career-advancing skills to keep trainers ahead of their competition. Attendees can earn up to 20 continuing education credits from most major accreditation companies.
This year’s General Opening Session, “Create WOW in Your Business and Life!” is an energy-infused presentation in motivation by industry icon and fitness business mentor Todd Durkin, MA, who will inspire attendees to achieve their personal best in all they do.
Attendees can also enhance their IDEA Personal Trainer Institute experience with unique opportunities like the Networking Happy Hour, the Sponsor Marketplace for the hottest new products and programs, and one-day intensive preconference sessions on topics designed to build skills to expand career options and profitability.
“We are excited to be hosting the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute in Dallas, where there is such a thriving fitness community,” explains Kellie Kaseburg, senior director of IDEA Events. “This is an amazing opportunity for personal trainers and fitness business owners in and around Texas to grow their business and set the stage for their best year ever. Best of all, trainers can use their new skills to help even more people achieve their goals of fitness and wellness.”
Attendees will also have opportunities throughout the event to network with sponsors, including Gatorade, Keiser®, Power Systems, Technogym®, TRX® and many more.
The cost to attend is $369 for IDEA® members and $439 for nonmembers, if purchased before March 2, 2018. One-day passes to either Friday or Saturday sessions are also available for $199 for IDEA members and $249 for nonmembers when purchased before March 2, 2018.
In addition to the new Dallas location, the 2018 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute will be held in Alexandria, Virginia, March 1–4 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center.
For more information about the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute or to register, please visit www.ideafit.com/fitness-conferences.
About IDEA Health & Fitness Association: IDEA Health & Fitness Association is the world’s leading organization of fitness and wellness professionals for more than 35 years. We deliver world-class content and continuing education to fitness professionals, business owners and allied health professionals via our seven publications, including the award-winning IDEA Fitness Journal; our fitness, business and nutrition conferences; and hundreds of streaming videos and DVD courses available on our website www.ideafit.com.Additionally, with IDEA FitnessConnect, we have created the largest national industry-wide directory linking over 250,000 fitness professionals to more than 16 million consumers. Through IDEA professionals in over 80 countries, we Inspire the World to Fitness®.