The Athletic Business Conference & Expo is a premier educational event and trade show for athletic, fitness and recreation professionals. Whether you're an experienced administrator, or new to the profession, you'll benefit from the educational and networking opportunities available at ABC.
At ABC, you'll meet the industry experts and manufacturers who have successful track records and road maps for a bright future. Joining them for three invigorating days will help make your organization - and your career - stronger than ever.
The Athletic Business Conference & Expo is proud to partner with these organizations, which are holding their annual conferences in conjunction with ABC. ABC registrants can attend any ICAA, Medical Fitness Association or NAYS seminar.
ICAA Conference 2014
ICAA's conference focuses on educating professionals in the fitness, recreation, retirement, assisted living, rehabilitation, medical and wellness fields who wish to achieve greater success with the older adult market.
Medical Fitness Association Conference
The Medical Fitness Association conference focuses exclusively on medically integrated health and fitness, and will provide the latest information on building, operating, marketing, programming and staffing your medical fitness facility.
NAYS Youth Sports Congress
NAYS will offer two distinct tracks: the Youth Sports track and the Academy for Youth Sports Administrators, which is a special closed track for attendees to earn the Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential.
Apply what you know to buying smart. The success of your facility depends on the programs you offer, the equipment you use, and the products and services you choose. The Athletic Business Conference & Expo features the industry's leading trade show, a one-stop resource that lets you try and compare the full range of innovative components to build, equip, renovate or operate your facility and programs.
More than 300 manufacturers, suppliers, architects and consultants from the sports, recreation, fitness, active-aging and medical fitness industries.
Face-to-face opportunities with product experts.
Five shows on one trade show floor - ABC, iClubs, ICAA, MFA and NAYS.
The full range of products and resources: fitness, recreation and sports equipment; surfaces; pool components; architectural services; lighting; lockers; software; scoreboards, seating; and more!
Your full-conference registration includes admission to the trade show.
If you're not attending the full seminar program, you can register for free trade show-only registration, which gives you access to the industry's leading trade show, keynote sessions and early-morning workout.
The Athletic Business Conference & Expo is the premier marketplace for the athletic, fitness, recreation, medical fitness and active-aging industries. The event is the ideal environment for connecting with facility owners, managers and program directors from North America and abroad.
Who Exhibits at ABC?
Virtually every component of any sports, fitness, recreation, wellness or active-aging facility can be found at ABC including fitness, recreation and sports equipment; surfaces; pool components; architectural services; lighting; lockers; gym components; software, scoreboards; seating; and more!
About Athletic Business
Born 35 years ago as a magazine devoted to a sports industry just beginning to think of itself as an industry, Athletic Business has grown to become an internationally recognized multimedia brand. Athletic Business is read in print by more than 40,000 qualified subscribers (and tens of thousands more online) representing colleges and universities, high schools, park and recreation departments, military branches and bases, health clubs, YMCAs, professional sports teams, stadiums and arenas, sports architecture firms, and hospital and corporate wellness centers.
About ICAA - International Council on Active Aging:
Although we are neither a policymaker nor a lobby group, ICAA has been the prime architect of the Active Aging industry, a network spanning 9,200 organizations managing 40,000 locations in 37 countries that cater to the health and well-being of older adults. Through us, organizations that used to work alone now connect with each other in the common purpose of furthering the Active Aging movement: retirement communities with fitness clubs; government agencies with for-profit organizations; wellness professionals with university scholars.
We are committed to making positive changes in the way that older adults everywhere live and are included in society.
About The Medical Fitness Association:
The Medical Fitness Association, a non-profit organization, was formed in 1991 to assist medically integrated health and fitness centers achieve their full potential. The Association is a professional membership organization whose mission is to ascertain and respond to the needs of medically integrated centers throughout the world. As a resource to the medical fitness industry, Medical Fitness Association is 100% focused on medical fitness, and is the first association to have focused on hospital fitness and wellness. Medical fitness is our #1 mission - and our ONLY mission.
The National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) is America's leading advocate for positive and safe sports and activities for children. The non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is based in West Palm Beach, Florida. Today, NAYS offers programs and services for everyone involved in youth sports experiences, including professional administrators, volunteer administrators, volunteer coaches, officials, parents and young athletes. The goal of NAYS is to make sports and activities safe and positive by providing programs and services that add value to youth sports.
Medical Fitness Association Conference
National Alliance for Youth Sports Congress