First-Time Attendees

Welcome to the IDEA World Convention! During these four days, you're going to learn from the world’s most successful and influential experts in the fitness industry. You will leave inspired, motivated, educated and with the tools and advice you need to jump start your future and make a long-term career doing what you love.

Below you'll find all the information you need to get the most out of attending the IDEA World Convention for the first time. So let's get started.

Here are the top ten tips:

  • Select your sessions ASAP! Sessions start filling up quickly, so be sure to make your choices soon.
  • Try a variety of education session types (i.e., don’t choose workouts only)!
  • Take every opportunity to network at IDEA World. Start now by joining the attendee only Facebook group.
  • Print your session handouts before the event.
  • Bring a water bottle, snacks, workout towel and a sweater/sweatshirt.
  • Give yourself time! Allow at least 45 minutes to check in at Registration before your first class. Registration for World attendees will be at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, 2nd floor.
  • Don't miss out on the special events: the Opening CeremoniesOne EPIC Night Party, Rookie Rumble, IDEA World Mega Circuit, IDEA Success Academy and the Showcase Sessions!
  • Maximize your Expo Hall experience by reviewing the exhibitor list ahead of time.
  • Enhance your time in San Diego with an epic outdoor San Diego Adventure.
  • Have fun as you discover the tools and strategies necessary to truly effect global change for years to come!

Sample Schedules:

Are you a personal trainer from a large club, a mind-body professional or club owner, choose from a variety of occupations that best fits your day to day responsibilities and review the sample schedule to get the most out of your experience.

Check out these other helpful links:

Check in and on-site registration:

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego,
2nd Floor

IDEA World Convention

IDEA World Club & Studio Summit

IDEA World Nutrition & Behavior Change Summit

San Diego Convention Center,
Hall G

IDEA World Fitness & Nutrition Expo (Exhibitors and Expo Guests)


Wednesday, June 27

Thursday, June 28

Friday, June 29

Saturday, June 30

Sunday, July 1

IDEA World with a San Diego flare!
The Signature San Diego Workout
One EPIC Night Welcome Party
Tony Horton on the Deck of the USS Midway
Standup Paddle Around Coronado Island
Water-Training Programs in the Pool
Strength to Serve Community Service Event