Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

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Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Jun 22 EDT - Fri Jun 24 EDT (4 months ago)
Location Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
Region Americas

Join a global community of clubs, studios, and industry partners. Connect with thought leaders, share knowledge, and discover ground-breaking innovations that will make your business stronger and more resilient than ever before.

Transform your business into an indispensable player in the total wellness landscape? Industry experts deliver education focused on the future of the fitness industry to help you stay ahead of the curve and realize your goals.

This will be offering a hybrid program with both in-person and virtual sessions. Learn more about the virtual experience.

Four amazing entrepreneurs from outside the fitness industry will share the business strategies that lead to transformative, global impacts. Insights about inclusivity, branding, sales, taking risks, decision-making, and so much more will help you take your business to the next level!


2022 Speakers


Amy & Ben Wright
Co-founders, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee

Daymond John
"Shark" on ABC's Shark Tank, Author, CEO & Founder, FUBU

Liz Bohannon
Author, Founder & CEO, Sseko Designs


Kay Afif
Mindbody Online Certified Business Consultant, The Yogapreneur Collective

Daron Allen
Co-founder, VFPnext

Mike Alpert
Chief Operating Officer, Smart Health Clubs

Francesco Arlotti
Head of Digital Solutions, Technogym

Gigliola Aycardi
Executive Vice President & Cofounder, BODYTECH

Tim Bainton
President & CEO, Blue Chip Sports Management

Amy Bantham, DrPH, MS, MPP
CEO & Founder, Move to Live More

João Barbosa
Co-founder, Gympass

Julian Barnes
Co-founder & CEO, Boutique Fitness Solutions

Andrew Barranco
Regional Operations Director, Merritt Clubs

Sergio Roberto Barrera Peña
Director General, Alpha Clubs

Andrea Bell
Co-founder & Board Director, Inspire Brands Asia

Anel Bellevue
Director of Fitness Training, Longfellow Tennis & Health Club

Mike Benton
President / CEO, Genavix

Mark Bentwitch
VP of Sales - Club, Technogym

Anthony Bernal
Co-owner and Innovation & Development Director, Body Shop Athletic Club

Jeff Bissonnette
Owner, Anytime Fitness - Lake City & Wabasha, MN

Liz Bohannon
Author, CEO & Founder, Sseko Designs

Laura Bowen
Executive Director, USTA Florida

Luis Bracamonte
Director of Fitness & Wellness, Ocean Reef Club

Lynne Brick
President, PF Growth Partners, John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

Victor Brick
CEO, Co-founder, PF Growth Partners, John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

Michaela Brown
General Manager, Chairwoman, VIDA Fitness, VIDA Diversity and Inclusion Board

Scott Brown
VP of Fitness, Orangetheory

Clark Burckle
Owner & COO, Club Management Group of Louisville, Inc

Kevin Caldabaugh
President / Fitness Director, Club Spa and Fitness Association / John's Island Club

Luke Carlson
CEO, Discover Strength

Rick Caro
President, Management Vision Inc

Catherine Carty
UNESCO Chair Manager, Senior Lecturer, Munster Technological University

Alex Castro, JD
Associate, Fisher & Phillips LLP

Fabrizio Cecchinelli
Senior Product Manager, Technogym

Liz Clark
President & CEO, IHRSA

Larry Conner
CFO & COO, REGYMEN Fitness and The Covery Wellness Spa

Christine Conti
Owner, Conti Fitness & Wellness

Chris Craytor
CEO, acac Fitness and Wellness Centers

J.J. Creegan
Senior Vice President of Operations, Orangetheory Fitness

Marisol Cruz
COO, Business Finance Depot

Jamie D'Angelo
Program Manager, Midtown Athletic Club

Brent Darden
CEO, Chair, Brent Darden Consulting, REX Roundtables for Executives

Cristina de la Rosa
Vocalist, Melao Band

María Ángeles de Santiago Restoy
CEO y Fundadora, Management Around Sports

Josh Dexheimer
VP Product, Styku

Fausto Di Giulio
CEO, Chair / EMEA, REX Roundtables for Executives

Katie Donzanti
Owner, The Peaceful Peacock

Chantal Dryer
National Accounts Manager, Grainger

Laureen DuBeau
Master Instructor Trainer, Merrithew

El Dusty
Producer & DJ

Susie Ellis
Chair & CEO, Global Wellness Summit

Nt Etuk
CEO, Co-founder, FitGrid, Boutique Fitness Solutions

Shannon Fable
Director of Partnerships, Stronger U

Kilian Fisher
Director of International Public Affairs & GHFA (Global Health & Fitness Alliance) Manager, IHRSA

Allison Flatley
Industry Consultant, Allison Flatley Consulting

Monica Forquer
Fitness Advisor, Special Olympics International

Tim Forrest
President & Founder, Zone Fitness Clubs

Dominique Gagnier
Field Safety Specialist, Grainger

Aaron Garcia
Partner, Main Post Partners

Cory George
Athletics, F45 Training

Jersey Giambrone
CEO & Founder, Fuel Bootcamp

Bret Gibson
Fitness Industry Professional

Nicole Golden
Owner, FWF Wellness

Lisa Gorsline
President & General Manager, Corpus Christi Athletic Club

Carolyn Grasse
General Manager, QNTM Fit Life

Attilio Grilloni
Content Director, Technogym

Katie Gutierrez
Interior Designer

Nicholas Hahn
VP of Product for ASF & Club OS, EverCommerce

Justin Hanneken
Executive Director, Ends of the Earth Cycling

Mark Harrington Jr.
President, Healthworks Group

Marisa Hoff
Partner, The Empower Group

Jenny Hymer
VP of Customer Success, MXMetrics

Karlie Intlekofer, Ph.D.
Global Wellness Researcher, Matrix Fitness

Daymond John
"Shark" of ABC's Shark Tank, Author, CEO & Founder, FUBU

Nicole Johnson
Senior Director of Membership, IHRSA

Cristine Kao
Chief Marketing Officer, ABC Fitness Solutions

Jacqueline Kasen
Master Coach & Senior Director of Group Fitness, Anatomy

Carrie Kepple Styles
Owner & Managing Director, Styles Studios Fitness

Jonathan Komp
Senior Research Analyst, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Sara Kooperman, JD
CEO, SCW Fitness Education, WATERinMOTION. S.E.A.T. Fitness

Ron Lamb
CEO, Daxko

Fritz Lanman
President, Mindbody Consumer & ClassPass

Ellen Latham
Creator & Co-Founder, Orangetheory Fitness

Mary Laudati
Chair, REX Roundtables for Executives

Frank Lawrence
CEO, Little Rock Athletic Clubs

Alan Leach
CEO & Director of Marketing, West Wood Clubs

Chris Lichtenberger
Director of Business Development and Partnerships, Life Time

Eric Malzone
Business Development, Podcast Host, Coach & Advisor

Jose Manuel Teixeira
Head of Customer Experience, SC Fitness

Sarah Marion, PhD
Director of Syndicated Research, Murphy Research

Sarah Martinez
Fitness Director, The Athletic Clubs

Greg Maurer
Vice President of Fitness, Workout Anytime

Sheldon McBee
Personal Training Director, Universal Athletic Club

Bill McBride
Co-Founder, President & CEO, Active Wellness LLC

Josh McCarter
CEO, Mindbody

April McCullough
General Manager, North Little Rock Athletic Club

Blair McHaney
CEO, Owner, MXM, Worx Health Clubs

Kevin McHugh
COO, The Atlantic Club, Inc.

Sherri McMillan
Owner, Northwest Personal Training

Annie Meehan
Author, Certified Coach & Mental Wellness Expert

Jennifer Mellet
Chief Revenue Officer, ABC Fitness Solutions

Ty Menzies
CEO, Lift Brands, Inc

Dana Milkie
General Manager - North America, EGYM

Maria Miller
Regional Program Leader & Kids Club Director, Merritt Clubs

Mark Miller
COO, Merritt Clubs

Marty Miller
Education & Training Director, Technogym

Marty Miller
VP of Education & Training, Technogym

Emily Montgomery
Head of Professional Services, Xplor Technologies

Aaron Moore
Director of Operations, VIDA Fitness

Brian Morris
Senior Vice President, Gold's Gym SoCal

Mohamed Mossihly
Learning & performance Manager, Leejam Sports Club

Justin Musgrove
CEO, Kun Real Estate

Chris Navin
Owner, 4-Star Endurance

Paula Neubert
President & General Manager, Club Greenwood

David Niederer
Sales Director Fitness, GANTNER

Bryan O'Rourke
Managing Director, CEO, Fitness24Seven Thailand, Vedere Ventures

Greg Oliver
CEO & Managing Director, Fitness & Lifestyle Group

Erin Oncken
Director of Sales & Marketing, MOTUS CI

Matias Otaño
Director General, Sport Club

Melissa Otterbein
Senior Manager, Fitness & Healthy Lifestyle, Special Olympics International

Emre Ozgur
Founder & CEO, Safe Sweat

Steve Padis
Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Barry`s

Sarah Pellegrino
Host, The Value Proposition, Fitness Business Podcast

Anaid Perez
Directora, Fit Center

Gunnar Peterson
Chief of Athletics, F45 Training

Billy Polson
Owner, DIAKADI Fitness + The Business Movement

Khal Rai
Chief Operating Officer, ABC Fitness Solutions

Vishaal Rana
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Allison Rand
Vice President of Marketing, YouFit Gyms

Crystal Reynolds
Owner & Operator, 43 Degrees North Athletic Club

Diva Richards
CEO, Hardwork No Excuses GYM LLC

Tom Richards
Principal, The Activist in Motion

Josh Rider
Chief Revenue Officer, YouFit Health Clubs

Dane Robinson
TV Fitness Professional, Fit Pro Gameplan

Lee Robinson
Sales Director of North America, ABC Fitness Solutions

Jorge Rosales
Marketing & Communication Director, MAS

Jennifer Rought
Facility Manager, FWF Wellness

Julian Rud
Director Creativo, FITCODE Consultora y Co-Fundador y Director de ACTIVE Functional Training, ACTIVE Functional CLUB / STUDIO

Robert Sallis
MD / Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

Karl Sanft
CEO, 24 Hour Fitness

Jarrod Saracco
COO, World Gym International

Massi Sardi
Vice President of Partnerships, Gympass

Martin Seibold
CEO, LifeFit Group

Lauren Shroyer
Vice President of Product and Innovation, American Council on Exercise

Rodrigo Silveira
SVP of New Ventures, Gympass

Amy Simpson
VFPnext Product Owner, Club Automation

Kelly Snook
Communications Director, Little Rock Athletic Club

Mike Stack
CEO & Exercise Physiologist, Applied Fitness Solutions

Robert Stedman
Executive Director, The Works Family Health & Fitness Center

Ron Steege
Director of Tennis, Club Greenwood

Chris Stevenson
Founder, The Empower Group

Debra Strougo
Fitness Industry Professional, Fitizens Holdings

Justin Tamsett
Managing Director, Active Management

Kevin Teague
Senior Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Mindbody

Tony Thomas
Celebrity Trainer, Tony Thomas Sports

Kelly Thorne
Vice President, MOVATI Athletic

Nick Thornton
Vice President of Sales, Club Automation

Armando Torrealba
Guitarist, Melao Band

Francisco Tortosa Aguilar
COO, Viva Gym Group

Ignacio Triana Gracián
Presidente, Forus

Nicholas Trosko
Chief Revenue Officer, Styku

Tiffany VanDeMark
Founder & CEO, VanDeMark Partners

Jeff VanDixhorn
Chief Revenue Officer, Club Automation

Lauren Vibbert
Certified Personal Trainer, Polar Electro, Inc.

Dr. Ted Vickey
Founder and CEO, FitWell LLC

Cassandra Vieten
Executive Director, John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

Jennifer Walsh
Principal, Sixth Street

Josh Wheeler
CEO, Texas Family Fitness

Johnny Wilkins
Owner, QNTM Fit Life

Emmett Williams
CEO-APAC, Partner, Myzone

Mark Williamson
Founder, Club Intel

Michele Wong
Chief Operating Officer, Active Wellness

Amy Wright
Co-Founder & CEO, Bitty & Beau's Coffee

Ben Wright
Co-Founder, Bitty & Beau's Coffee

Matt Wright
Partner, The Fort Athletic Club

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• ABC Fitness Solutions
• Matrix Fitness

• American Council on Exercise
• Club Automation - Motionsoft - CSI Spectrum
• Gympass
• Mindbody | ClassPass
• MXMetrics
• VFPnext

• Club OS
• Eleiko Sport Inc.
• F45 Training
• Glofox
• HydroMassage
• Keiser Corporation
• Twin Oaks Software

• Ascentium Capital
• Atmosphere
• Core Health & Fitness
• Cryo Innovations
• GOJO Industries, Inc.
• Integrity Square
• Les Mills International
• Merrithew
• Myzone
• Personal Fitness Professional
• SportsArt
• Styku
• TheraGun
• Total Gym
• Yottled
• Zumba
• Fitness Brasil
• Fitness Industry Council of Canada
• Management around Sports