The effective operations of your fitness business are crucial for unleashing the potential of you and your staff to meet the needs of your customers. Leadership capacity and excellence are also a critical driver of effective business operations. Being respected and effective as a leader in your fitness business means considering the experience of your customers as well as your staff. What do you want your customers and staff to experience when they connect with your business? How can you create a culture and experience that they never want to leave? Coming into the second half of the year, it might be a suitable time to think about the performance of your business and what experience you are shaping and sharing through your brand. What is working well? What innovative strategies do you need to develop to elevate your business and brand? These are important questions to consider in planning your next quarter and second half of the year. If you are eager to find answers and make break-through progress, come to canfitpro Global Conference and Trade Show August 9-10, 2024 in Toronto to be inspired to celebrate, sweat, and soar to success. Our two-day experience highlights the greatest speakers and presenters from Canada and panels led by industry legends.

Check-out the curriculum schedule here.

Choosing just five key sessions from a pool of over one hundred is no easy task. However, for fitness business leaders aiming to enhance their skills and expertise, I would like to highlight the following sessions:

Hamza Khan will give our Opening Keynote Address, Beyond Burnout – The Playbook for Unlocking Sustainable Peak Performance in the Future of Work, at the Opening Ceremonies on Friday August 9th from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This is a must-attend session for anyone at any level of business or leadership for both personal and professional development.

The Canadian Forum – State of the Fitness Industry on Friday August 9th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. In this session, learn from an expert panel of industry leaders on what they see as key opportunities and trends in the fitness landscape in Canada. This is also an incredible opportunity for networking and learning from the best in the business about how they have been able to create and sustain excellence in their business and brand through their operations.

Martin Rooney will be presenting our Saturday morning GENERAL SESSION: Coaching Magic – 5 Leadership Tricks to Bring Out the Best in Others.

Empowering Leadership: A Tribute to Women Who Lead & Influence on Saturday August 10th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30pm. This transformative panel session will be guided by industry leaders and will focus on the opportunities and challenges women experience as they grow their careers in the fitness industry. This session is intended to spark ambition, foster collaboration, and elevate your leadership confidence through dynamic dialogue and relevant topics. Don’t miss the chance to shape a future where women lead, inspire, and influence with unparalleled impact.

Perdita Felicien, Canadian and 2-time Olympian champion, will give our Closing Keynote Address.

Join us to redefine achievement as we SOAR together at this year’s canfitpro Global Conference and Trade Show. If you are a canfitpro Business Rewards member, remember to use your special discount code to receive 20% off your registration! Find out more about our Business Rewards membership here.

Maureen (Mo) Hagan
Maureen (Mo) Hagan

Maureen (Mo) Hagan is COO at canfitpro, and a global fitness ambassador recognized for her leadership in the fitness industry that spans almost four decades. She is an international award-winning fitness professional and her passion for moving people extends beyond the fitness industry as a licensed physiotherapist and with her work on the Canadian National Board of Directors for Prescription To Get Active.