Running Order / Agenda

09:30 - 10:30

Delegates arrive, registration, refreshments, networking and exhibition viewing.

10:30 - 10:45

Welcome and opening remarks.

Social media: the next level

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

10:45 - 11:15

After welcoming Katie to the National Fitness Conference last year, she follows on from her introduction to marketing by revealing the latest in the world of social media - and how operators can capitalise on these trends.

Lessons from the boutique gym sector

Dean Hodgkin

11:15 - 11:45

With the trend for boutique businesses still going strong in the fitness industry, Dean will explore why these clubs are doing so well and reveal what other operators can learn from their success.

11:45 - 12:15

Refreshments and exhibition viewing.

Panel discussion on trends in technology

12:15 - 13:00

In today's digital world, technology is constantly evolving, but how do you ensure your club doesn't get left behind? Our expert panel will discuss the latest trends including online personal training, how to use technology as a member engagement tool, and the opportunities around wearable technology and virtual classes.

13:00 - 13:45

Lunch, networking and exhibition viewing.

From boxing to business

Ricky Hatton

13:45 - 14:15

World champion boxer Ricky has successfully swapped the boxing ring for running a gym; now owning his own independent club and training the next generation of enthusiasts through his Hatton Academy. During this session, Ricky will inspire delegates to be the best they can be; revealing the most valuable lessons he has learned in his career - both sport and business - and how they can apply them to create their own world class clubs.

14:15

Event close