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2023 IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute

TrainWithPurpose

March 9–12, 2023 • Alexandria, VA

The Premier Event for Personal Trainers

Today’s top fitness entrepreneurs know that one of the best ways to ensure sustainable success is to learn from the best about how to be the best. From foolproof program design ideas and attention-grabbing marketing messages to innovative behavior change tactics, this year’s IDEA Personal Trainer Institute has everything you need to build a fulfilling, long-lasting, unbreakable business.

Join hundreds of fellow fit pros for an invigorating, career-changing event that will help you unlock your true potential and provide new and effective strategies to support those you serve. Whether you’re new to the industry or have been training for decades, you’ll discover best-in-class education, networking opportunities and experiences that will leave you confident and motivated to impact positive, lasting change.

Why Attend IDEA Personal Trainer Institute

Grow Your Knowledge

Grow Your Knowledge

Earn up to 21 CECs from over 100 intensive workshops and lectures—10 per time block— each designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge on the career-building topics that matter most.

Learn From the Best

Learn From the Best

The brightest minds in the industry are eager to share with you the paths they took and the systems they implemented to become the most sought-after experts in their communities.

Discover New Products & Services

Discover New Products & Services

Top vendors will be on hand at the Marketplace with the latest tools and trends that will help you challenge your clients, upgrade your facility and make your business run more smoothly.

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Connect With Peers

A vital benefit of in-person events are the connections you make in and out of session rooms. You never know what doors might open through the various networking and socializing opportunities.

IDEAfit+ Members Save $200!

Register by Feb. 10, 2023 and get the best offer.

Rick Richey

Open to All Attendees!
Rick Richey, DHSc

2022 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year
Spotlight Presentation: The Other 166 Hours: How to Get Clients Moving More for Improved Health and Wellness

Testimonials

“This conference will open your eyes and broaden your understanding of what it means to be a personal trainer in today’s constantly changing world.”
Amanda Preston

“ Every time I go to IDEA Personal Trainer Institute, I—and my clients—level up.”
Rupert Alfiler

“As a new trainer, IDEA Personal Trainer Institute was more than I expected! It was like going to festival for personal trainers.”
Jonnie Benitez

Extensive Education for Everyone

Education Techniques
Training Techniques & Program Design
Nutrition & Behavior Change

Nutrition & Behavior Change

Training Groups & Athletes

Training Groups & Athletes

Niche Populations

Niche Populations

Training Science

Training Science

Business & Professional Development

Business & Professional Development

Agenda

Thursday, March 9

Registration Hours

7:30AM–7:30PM

Pre-Event Intensives

8:00AM–6:00PM Up to 8 CECs (Additional fee required; see session for exact times)

Open to all attendees: Spotlight Presentation by Rick Richey, PhD

6:30–7:30PM Up to 1 CEC

Sunday, March 12

Registration Hours

7:30AM–7:30PM

Workshops & Lectures

8:00–9:50AM Up to 2 CECs

Workshops & Lectures

10:00AM–11:50PM Up to 2 CECs

Friday, March 10

Registration Hours

6:30AM–5:45PM

Marketplace Hours

7:30AM–7:00PM

Morning Workouts

7:00–7:45AM

Networking Coffee

7:30–8:15AM

Workshops & Lectures

8:15–10:05AM Up to 2 CECs

Workshops & Lectures

10:25AM–12:15PM Up to 2 CECs

Lunch Break

12:15–1:45PM

Workshops & Lectures

1:45–3:35PM Up to 2 CECs

Workshops & Lectures

3:55–5:45PM Up to 2 CECs

Networking Happy Hour

5:45–7:00PM

Saturday, March 11

Registration Hours

6:30AM–6:30PM

Marketplace Hours

7:30AM–4:30PM

Morning Workouts

7:00–7:45AM

Networking Coffee

7:30–8:15AM

Workshops & Lectures

8:15–10:05AM Up to 2 CECs

Workshops & Lectures

10:25AM–12:15PM Up to 2 CECs

Lunch Break

12:15–1:45PM

Workshops & Lectures

1:45–3:35PM Up to 2 CECs

Passport Giveaway Games

3:45–4:15PM

Workshops & Lectures

4:30–6:20PM Up to 2 CECs

Sunday, March 12

Registration Hours

7:30AM–7:30PM

Workshops & Lectures

8:00–9:50AM Up to 2 CECs

Workshops & Lectures

10:00AM–11:50PM Up to 2 CECs

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