Fitness Conferences & Conventions

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!

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IDEA Personal Trainer Institute

March 5 – 8, 2020

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.

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IDEA World Convention

July 8 – 12, 2020

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 370+ sessions in personal training, sports conditioning, group training, nutrition, business, marketing and much more!

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IDEA World Club & Studio Summit

July 9 – 12, 2020

Anaheim, CA

How to Succeed in the Business of Fitness

The IDEA World Club & Studio Summit is a 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 2018 and beyond.

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IDEA World Nutrition & Behavior Change Summit

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

The IDEA World Nutrition & Behavior Change Summit is a 2-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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July 9 – 12, 2020

Anaheim, CA

An exclusive new event at the IDEA® World Convention that puts influencers at the epicenter.

SHINE was created to give YOU—the fitness, wellness and nutrition social influencer—a place to grow, network, share ideas, learn from experts, empower one another and connect face-to-face with spotlight brands. This INVITE-ONLY conference gives you, the inspiring influencer, incredible opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.