Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies

(Included with IDEA World Convention and IDEA World Club & Studio Summit registration)

Thursday, July 20, 10:15am


Kick off IDEA World with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be inspired and motivated by people who are transforming the world and who have achieved grand success in life.


2017 Keynote Presentation – Igniting the Compound Effect

Darren Hardy
Former Publisher and Editor of Success Magazine

The truth, told straight. Success mentor Darren Hardy draws from his own extraordinary journey to success, and all he has collected from interviewing the most successful people of our time, and distills it into the core fundamental principles every achiever needs to know, practice and master to obtain anything more than ordinary success. Hardy outlines the operating system that underlies all significant achievement and delivers a complete action plan that anyone can start executing immediately.


2017 IDEA Jack LaLanne Award

Presented by Elaine LaLanne
Todd Durkin, MA
Long-time IDEA presenter and owner of Fitness Quest 10

Durkin is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, body worker, motivational speaker and author who motivates, educates and inspires people worldwide.


2017 IDEA Fitness Inspiration Award

Nick Ekbatani
In 2012, the lifelong athlete suffered a catastrophic accident that forced doctors to amputate his left leg below the knee. After 4 years of recovery and more than a dozen surgeries, he has become an inspiration to many as a cycling and group fitness instructor in Los Angeles.


IDEA World Fitness Awards

Be there to celebrate and support your peers as we announce the recipients of the 2017 IDEA World Fitness Awards in the following categories:

  • IDEA Program Director of the Year
  • IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year
  • IDEA Group Exercise Instructor of the Year