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Fitness Conferences & Events


For over 35 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!


IDEA World Convention

Anaheim, CA

The Best Investment You Will Ever Make

The IDEA World Convention is THE premier conference that features the freshest, most diverse educational programming from world-renowned presenters. Explore 330+ sessions in personal training, sports conditioning, group training, nutrition, business, marketing and much more!

Read this important announcement about the 2020 IDEA World Convention.


IDEA Club & Studio Summit

Anaheim, CA

THE Event for Fitness Business Owners and Managers

Hosted at IDEA World, the biggest fitness event in the U.S, this “how-to-succeed” event, connects you with other motivated leaders to learn best practices straight from presenters who are all running top-producing clubs and studios. Get clear content, take-home-ready practical tools and direct guidance on implementation. Enjoy fast-paced interactive sessions combined with extensive networking and breakouts to address your specific business issues and to tackle tough topics. Avoid the typical convention “overwhelm” and leave with confidence and a plan of action.

Read this important announcement about the 2020 IDEA Club & Studio Summit.


IDEA Personal Trainer


February 18–21, 2021

Alexandria, VA

The Premier Event in Personal Training

See why this event has sold out 8 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.