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Oct 22-24, 2014 McCormick Place Lakeside Center Chicago, IL
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Club Industry Show Events

We want to make sure you don’t miss out on anything of the exciting events and networking opportunity that take place during the Club Industry Show. All these events are included with your Club Industry Show registration!

American Attic

Welcome Reception at the American Junkie

 Wednesday, October 22
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by: The Abs Company
Abs Company

Kick off the Club Industry Show with good food, good vibes and good people at the Welcome Reception. American Junkie is a destination for sports addicts. It is equal parts 21st century urban sports bar and gastro-chic eats.

John McCarthy

Lifetime Achievement Award

Thursday, October 23
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Club Industry is honored to be awarding John McCarthy, the founding executive director of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), with the 12th Club Industry Lifetime Achievement Award.

Open Keynote Speaker: Gerry O’Brion

Thursday, October 23
9:50-10:50 a.m.

The Fitness Club Formula – Building a Powerful and Profitable Brand

This keynote is packed with information, strategies and case studies about companies that are doing it right. It’s a fun, thought-provoking dialogue that will generate real action.

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PFP Trainer of the Year Award

Thursday, October 23
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Club LIVE Stage – Exhibit Hall

Sponsored by: ACE, Body Metrix, SFIC, SPRI

Body Metrix

Join us at the Club LIVE stage as PFP Media presents the prestigious Trainer of the Year Award to one deserving personal trainer

Nominees for the 2015 PFP Trainer of the Year Award.

Brent Gallagher, Houston, Texas

Taking pride in a purpose-driven commitment to fitness, Brent is the founder of a 4,500 square foot personal training facility complete with a teaching kitchen and signature 30-minute training programs, West U Fitness. Brent has also been featured by Dave Ramsey and Brian Williams and is a noted writer and business leader.

Jacey Gengenbach, Omaha, Nebraska

Jacey has earned the respect as a leader in health and fitness for those living with Parkinson's. She played an integral role in developing the Parkinson's Health Development Program and is sought out for her Parkinson's specialty trainings and classes.

Mindy Mylrea, Santa Cruz, California

Mindy is the founder of known brands including Gliding Discs and Tabata Boot Camp and advisor to several leading industry leaders. Mindy has dedicated her career to the fitness industry as an influential fitness professional, educator, leader and innovator

The Top 100 Reception

Thursday, Oct. 23
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by: ABC Financial, CSI Software
ABC Financial CSI Software

Join your clients, friends and industry peers as we toast to you and all of Club Industry. Club Industry is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and we want you to join us in the festivities! This ultimate networking event will honor our Top 100 Clubs and PFP Trainer of the Year.

Official Club Industry Bookstore

Sponsored by Human Kinetics

Hosted by Human Kinetics

Human Kinetics: The information leader in physical activity and health, providing quality resources for fitness and health professionals including books, e-books, continuing education courses and webinars, DVDs, online videos, and journals.

Level 3, Lakeside
Bookstore Hours:
Wednesday, Oct. 22       9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23           9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24                9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall  

Thursday, Oct. 23 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.   

Visit the Club LIVE Stage during exhibit hall hours to see live demonstrations and participate in interactive demonstrations

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