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Fitness Conferences & Conventions

For over 30 years, IDEA has set the standard for the industry by providing the world’s best practical fitness education, newest programs, trends and research. Through our conventions, we reach thousands of personal trainers, group fitness and mind-body instructors, program/fitness directors, business owners, healthy living bloggers, and fitness enthusiasts. Take a look at our upcoming conferences below. We hope to see you there!

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IDEA World Convention

July 13 – 17, 2016

Hurry! Early-Bird Pricing Ends June 3rd!
Los Angeles, CA

The Best Investment You Will Ever Make

The IDEA World Fitness Convention is THE premier conference that features the freshest, most diverse educational programming from world-renowned presenters. Explore 370+ sessions in personal training, sports conditioning, group training, nutrition, business, marketing and much more!

370+In-Depth Hands-On Workshops, Lectures & Workouts
200+World Renowned Presenters
32+CEC/CEUs Available Throughout the Conference
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IDEA World Club & Studio Summit

July 14 – 17, 2016

Hurry! Early-Bird Pricing Ends June 3rd!
Los Angeles, CA

The Formula for Inspired Clubs and Studios

The IDEA World Club & Studio Summit is a brand-new 4-day event specifically designed for club and studio owners, operators, program directors and managers-offering in-depth knowledge on how to run a superior fitness business. You will discover new tools to grow revenues, streamline operations, get clarity on your mission and change your future for 2016 and beyond.

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IDEA World Nutrition & Behavior Change Summit

July 16, 2016

Hurry! Early-Bird Pricing Ends June 3rd!
Los Angeles, CA

Learn how to truly help others implement change for the long term.

The IDEA World Nutrition & Behavior Change Summit is a brand-new 1-day intensive event featuring preeminent nutrition and behavior change experts who will give you the tools, techniques and application strategies to positively impact client health.

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IDEA World Fitness BlogFest With Sweat Pink

July 14 – 17, 2016


Los Angeles, CA
Join 150 bloggers for the 2016 IDEA World Fitness BlogFest with Sweat Pink

BlogFest brings health and fitness bloggers together for advanced blogging sessions, celebrity workouts, and exclusive access to the largest fitness event in the world.

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IDEA Personal Trainer Institute—EAST

Save the date! February 23 – 26, 2017

Bethesda, MD

The Premier Event in Personal Training on the East Coast

See why this event has sold out 7 years in a row! 100+ state-of-the-art sessions from top-name presenters and extended session lengths of 2–3 hours give you the comprehensive, in-depth training you need to take your career and business to the next level.



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IDEA Personal Trainer Institute—WEST

March 30 - April 2, 2017

Seattle, WA

The Premier Event in Personal Training on the West Coast

Take your career and business to the next level with 90+ state-of-the-art sessions from top-name presenters and extended session lengths of 2–3 hours. Experience the most comprehensive, in-depth training available in the industry.