IDEA Presenter Application

Thank you for your interest in presenting for IDEA Health & Fitness Association.

For over 35 years, IDEA has been the trusted leader in setting the standard for the fitness and wellness industry by providing the world’s best education and content. Through our events, we reach thousands of personal trainers, group fitness instructors, mind-body professionals, program/fitness directors, business owners, nutrition/health coaches, healthy living bloggers, and fitness enthusiasts. We recognize that participants make an important investment to attend our events and as such, IDEA is committed to offering substantive, content-driven education that can be supported by research and accepted industry practices.

We begin the process of selecting education approximately 8 -12 months in advance of each conference. As a result, the presenter application deadline dates are very early. Please pay close attention to the dates shown below, as we are unable to accept late applications.


Conference Information and Application Deadline Dates:

Conference Location Conference Dates* Presenter Application Deadline Dates
2018 IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute East Alexandria, VA March 1-4, 2018 June 2, 2017
2018 IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute South Dallas, TX April 5-8, 2018 June 2, 2017
2018 IDEA® World Convention San Diego, CA June 27 - July 1, 2018 August 25, 2017

*Location and/or conference dates are subject to change.


How to Submit an Application:

There are two options for submitting presentation proposals. Please read the information below to determine which application is best suited to you.


Individual Presenter Application: is for individuals who wish to submit sessions that are of his/her own design (intellectual property), and are not affiliated with any commercial brand or company.

Go to the Individual Presenter Application


Commercial Brand/Company Application: is for companies/brands who wish to submit education created by the brand.

Go to the Company Application