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Tech Takes #IHRSA2016: All our IHRSA coverage in one place

best-of-ihrsa-shareables_blog.pngNew technology has been taking the fitness industry by storm, and as expected, the 35th annual IHRSA tradeshow didn't miss a beat. Vendors, keynote speakers and club operators have come from all over the world to showcase and experience the latest and best the industry has to offer.

In case you're not there or you just took a nap during the last session, here's a recap of what's happened so far:

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Nir Eyal on Habit-Forming Products at #IHRSA2016

Nir Eyal, author of Wall St. Journal bestseller, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, and CEO of Nir and Far, closed out the action at #IHRSA2016 with a keynote address about how habit-forming products and services can help the fitness industry engage and retain their members. Read more

3 Coolest Products at #IHRSA2016

Since there’s so much to see and only three and a half days to do it, we went through the list of exhibitors and picked out the three products that you absolutely need to check out while in Orlando. Read more

Best of Twitter at #IHRSA2016

The Twittersphere was buzzing with excitement during #IHRSA2016. It was nearly impossible to keep up with the new IHRSA tweets being posted every second. Don't worry about missing anything though - we've compiled the funniest videos and other social media highlights for you here. Enjoy the best of Twitter from #IHRSA2016.  Read more

Conference Highlights


#IHRSA2016 Day 3 Highlights

The action was fast and furious on the third and final day of #IHRSA2016. With over 400 exhibitors from around the globe even Superman couldn’t experience everything that IHRSA had to offer. For the mere mortals that couldn’t see it all, we’ve got you covered with a recap of all the highlights from Day 3. Read more

Randi Zuckerberg on Social Media for Businesses at #IHRSA2016

Randi Zuckerberg, CEO of Zuckerberg Media and editor-in-chief of Dot Complicated, opened Wednesday’s #IHRSA2016 action with an inspiring keynote address about the ways company culture can influence performance and the best social media platforms to help grow your business. Read more

#IHRSA2016 Day 2 Highlights

#IHRSA2016 is up and running and we’re on the ground with the latest updates. Here is the Day 2 recap. The highly-anticipated tradeshow featuring the fitness industry's top vendors finally opened to the public at 10 A.M. and will run today and tomorrow until 6 PM. It features over 400 exhibitors from dozens of countries showing off the latest technology, products, services and innovations the industry has to offer. Read more

ICYMI: Greg McKeown on Essentialism at #IHRSA2016

Greg McKeown, CEO of This Inc., began Day 2 of #IHRSA2016 with a keynote address about the value of essentialism in modern leadership.

“Success can become a catalyst for failure,” McKeown said. “We have to learn how to become successful at success, and that is a different skillset; it’s a different mindset.”

In his talk McKeown asked the audience, “Why is it that otherwise successful people or companies don’t break through to the next level?” Read more

ICYMI: Jay Baer on Useful Marketing at #IHRSA2016

In case you missed it (ICYMI), Jay Baer, author of Youtility and Hug Your Haters, kicked off #IHRSA2016 with a keynote address about how to make your club’s marketing strategies truly useful.

“Being great at marketing is harder than it’s ever been. It’s harder today than it was yesterday, and it’ll be harder again tomorrow. And there are lots of reasons for that.” - Jay Baer Read more

5 Must See IHRSA Talks

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association is holding its 35th annual convention next week in Orlando. With over 10,000 members from 75 countries, IHRSA is a chance to meet members of the fitness industry from around the globe. One of the highlights of IHRSA is learning from some of the best and the brightest in the industry at keynote speeches at networking events.

For those attending, these are the five speaking events you can’t miss during your time at IHRSA. Read more

What to Expect From Netpulse at #IHRSA2016

With the IHRSA trade show just a week away, it’s probably safe to say that all of us at Netpulse can’t wait for the event to finally kick off. The four-day event takes place March 21-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The banner message for the Netpulse booth this year is that “Fitness is going mobile.” Read more

So, what is IHRSA?

While the world struggles to address the widespread lack of physical well-being, the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has worked for decades to establish itself as the leader in helping the world overcome physical inactivity. They have played a major role in positioning the health club industry as the primary solution to the physical inactivity crisis by focusing on all of the components related to the issue, from medicine and nutrition to the social and emotional aspects of exercise. Read more


Booth Spotlights

#IHRSA2016 Booth Spotlight: Life Fitness

Today’s #IHRSA2016 spotlight is on innovator and industry veteran Life Fitness. Life Fitness has created fitness solutions for trainers and clubs for over 45 years. After inventing the Lifecycle exercise bike, the first electronic piece of workout equipment, Life Fitness has pursued their mission of keeping people active with a wide range of cardio, strength and group training products. Read more

#IHRSA2016 Booth Spotlight: ASF Payment Solutions

At IHRSA? Make sure to visit our integration partner ASF Payment Solutions at #IHRSA2016booth 2625. ASF is one of the industry’s leading providers of gym management software and payment solutions for the past 40 years. Read more

#IHRSA2016 Booth Spotlight: ABC Financial

#IHRSA2016 is here! Over the course of the biggest week in fitness we’re going to be running booth spotlights on our favorite companies at the show. This week kicks off with a spotlight on our friends over at ABC Financial. Read more

#IHRSA2016 Booth Spotlight: Matrix Fitness

As the biggest week in fitness reaches its halfway point, so does our series of booth spotlights on our favorite companies at the show. Today’s star of the show? Matrix Fitness. Read more

Bonus: Fun Guy Friday 

IHRSA Offbeat Orlando Travel Guide

Orlando. The home of Mickey Mouse and painful humidity. Of course #IHRSA2016 is the main event this week, but the conference center is just the tip of Orlando’s iceberg of awesome attractions. Everyone knows about Disney World, but Orlando has so much more to offer if you step off the beaten path. Like a frozen bar or gator theme park!

While you can still get comped for “Client Entertainment Expenses,” here’s the Offbeat Orlando Travel Guide! Read more

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