First Time Attendee

Welcome to the IDEA World Convention! During these four days, you're going to learn from the world’s most successful and influential experts in the fitness industry. You will leave inspired, motivated, educated and with the tools and advice you need to jump start your future and make a long-term career doing what you love.

Below you'll find all the information you need to get the most out of attending the IDEA World Convention for the first time. So let's get started.

Here are the top ten tips:


  • Select your sessions ASAP! Sessions start filling up quickly, so be sure to make your choices soon.
  • Try a variety of education session types (i.e., don’t choose workouts only)!
  • Take every opportunity to network at IDEA World. Start now by joining the attendee only Facebook group.
  • Print your session handouts before the event.
  • Bring a water bottle, snacks, workout towel and a sweater/sweatshirt.
  • Give yourself time! Allow at least 45 minutes to check in at Registration before your first class.
  • Maximize your Expo Hall experience by reviewing the exhibitor list ahead of time.
  • Have fun as you discover the tools and strategies necessary to truly effect global change for years to come!

Are you a personal trainer from a large club, a mind-body professional or club owner, choose from a variety of occupations that best fits your day to day responsibilities and review the sample schedule to get the most out of your experience.

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