Innovate Your Career. Inspire Your Community.
Transform Your Future.

It takes a whole lot more than passion to build and maintain a fulfilling career that thrives. Attend the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute and you’ll return home with the skills to change lives, the motivation to take your business further than you thought possible and the connections to support you along the way.

96% satisfaction rating based on 2019 reviews
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Why Attend

Career success doesn’t happen by accident. It takes consistent personal and professional development to stay at the cutting edge and remain relevant in a crowded industry. Here, you’ll have access to unparalleled education designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge on the topics that matter most.

Topics include:

Active Aging Population
Business and Professional Growth
Corrective Exercise, Mobility, Stability and Recovery
Exercise Science and Research

Functional, Strength and Core Training
Nutrition and Behavior Change
Online Training and Social Media
Specific Populations

Get Inspired With
a Powerful Keynote

20+ CECs in
One Weekend

Connect & Network
With Motivated Peers

Discover New Products
& Hot New Trends


What is the word on the street about IDEA Personal Trainer Institute?

"The Personal Trainer Institute is a fabulous place to meet like-minded people and get hands-on learning. I found it a refreshing break to take time and learn how to be an even better trainer and business owner. I can't wait to attend in the future!"
Jane Freeman
"This conference was life changing for me! It was the kick in the butt I needed, not only to start my own business, but to be assured that I have value to add to the fitness industry."
Jana Lerbach
"This was my second ever conference and it was amazing. The vast amount of knowledge I was able to take away was incredible. I was almost on overload with the amount of new information I was able to obtain."
Michael Penney


Daily Schedule


Thursday, March 5

6:30pm – 7:30pm Keynote Presentation
The Cave You Fear to Enter: Grow Your Personal Training Business by Being Unapologetically You presented by Mark Fisher
(up to 1 CEC)

Friday, March 6

7:00 – 8:00am Morning Workout
7:30 – 8:15am Networking Coffee
8:15am – 10:15am Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
10:35am – 12:05pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
12:05pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 3:30pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
3:40pm – 4:15pm Hot Topics Huddle
4:25pm – 6:15pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
6:15pm – 7:30pm Networking Happy Hour

Saturday, March 7

7:00 – 8:00am Morning Workout
7:30am – 8:15pm Networking Coffee
8:15am – 10:15pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
10:35am – 12:05pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
12:05pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
12:15pm – 1:15pm Workout or Lunch Seminar
1:30pm – 3:30pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
3:40pm – 4:15pm Passport Giveaway
4:25pm – 6:15pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)

Sunday, March 8

8:00am – 10:50pm Sessions (up to 3 CECs)
11:00am – 1:00pm Sessions (up to 2 CECs)
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Full Registration

Full access to entire 3-day event plus Thursday Keynote



Friday - One Day Pass

Full access on Friday, March 6.



Saturday - One Day Pass

Full access on Saturday, March 7.