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Upcoming Business Education Webinars

Log on and learn from the best of the best.  Every AFS Business Education webinar is presented by a top fitness business owner, leader or influencer in the industry. 

This series of webinars are strictly educational, giving you action plans, expert insight, and to-do items you can implement immediately into your business.

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Upcoming Vendor Spotlight Webinars 

This series of webinars highlight the many different opportunities provided by the AFS supplier network that assists in the growth of your bottom line. 

Learn how new equipment, programming, and software opportunities are helping all fitness businesses owners find solutions to common problems.

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Past AFS Webinars

Insurance Needs for Virtual Training

Jennifer Urmston Lowe
National Accounts Manager, Sports & Fitness Insurance Corporation

Join SFIC as we discuss important Insurance considerations around virtual fitness training. View webinar.

How To Use Social Media to Drive Your Fitness Business

Victoria Lovering
Customer Success Specialist at Punchpass

AFS and Punchpass provide advice and tools on how to engage your community and keep your business thriving by maximizing your social media savvy. View webinar.

Payroll as a Platform for Strength and Agility

Drew Schildwachter
Partner & COO at ConnectPay

Choosing the right business partner is a lot like choosing the right fitness studio and program: you have to be matched on culture, commitment and objectives.  Consider this session your Intro Class into Payroll! View webinar.

The Virtual World is Your New Studio: Tips on How to Launch and Monetize a Virtual Studio Offering

Joey Stabile
Heart Zones Director of Club Education

AFS and Heart Zones discuss different remote/online fitness categories, equipment setups covering hobby presenters and professional studio installations along with potential liability considerations. View webinar.

The Future Fitness Landscape

Krista Popowych
Global Director of Group Education, Keiser

Join AFS and Keiser as we discuss best practices, tips, and lessons learned, along with the value of implementing an R-R-R action plan (responsive, rapid, re-imagined) for your studio. View webinar.

Recover From The Pandemic With Proper Messaging and Visuals
Ensure what you’re communicating is working for you not against you 

Britt Harris
North American Marketing Manager, SportsArt

Join AFS and SportsArt as we discuss effective communication strategies to help you recover from the pandemic and ensure your messaging is working for you not against you.  View webinar.

Equipment Care & Cleaning Tips to Protect Your Members Through the Current Pandemic 

Elisabeth Fouts
Education Coordinator, Power Systems

Join Power Systems to discuss the regular inspection, care, and cleaning procedures to extend the life cycle of your fitness equipment, and contribute to member experience, retention, and recruitment.  View webinar.

How to Create a Near-Perfect Program Design

Robert Linkul
Owner, Be STRONGER Fitness

Join AFS and Matrix as we discuss how to create a program design blueprint that delivers consistent, reliable results all while improving your client's life!  View webinar.

Growing Your Virtual Business: Tips & Tricks to Optimize Your New Revenue Stream 

Len Fridman
CEO and Co-Founder of WellnessLiving

Join AFS and CEO and Co-Founder of Wellness Living Len Fridman as we discuss tips for optimizing your virtual business and new revenue stream. View webinar.

How to Run a Successful Business at Home Using Zoom and The Bright Method

Nerissa Zhang
CEO & Co-Founder, The Bright App

Join AFS and The Bright Method as we unlock the proven method to organize, attract clients, and make more money online. View webinar.

3 Space Planning Strategies for a Grand Re-Opening

Elisabeth Fouts
Education Coordinator, Power Systems

Join AFS and Power Systems as we discuss best practices to solve the space equation in your studio to make the most of your available space for the return of your members. View webinar.

Take Your Business (and Yourself) on a Beach Vacation!

Suzelle Snowden & June Kahn
Fit Bodies, Inc.

Join AFS, Suzelle Snowden and June Kahn as they show you the top 4 reasons a teaching vacation could be just the thing you were looking for (and didn't know it). View webinar.

Client Retention: 3 Strategies to Earn Client Loyalty

Len Fridman
CEO & Co-Founder, WellnessLiving

Join AFS and WellnessLiving as we discuss essential strategies behind client retention with CEO and Co-Founder of WellnessLiving Len Fridman. View webinar.

How to Run a Successful Fitness Studio and Outperform Your Competition

Michael Romig
Owner, PG Fit

Join AFS and Matrix as we uncover strategies, plans, systems, and tools that will help YOU attract your ideal clients and stay ahead of the competition.  View webinar.

A New Digital Management System to Elevate the Member Experience

Rob Lander
CEO, Fisikal

AFS and Fisikal discuss a digital business management solution designed to elevate the customer experience and improve operational visibility overnight. View webinar.

3 Secrets to Leveraging Your Website to Have the Best Year in Your Business's History!

Houston Goodwin
Founder, Gymwebsites.com

Join AFS and Gymwebsites.com as we discuss 3 actionable items created to give you the ability to quickly learn and implement steps that can take your business to the next level in 2020. View webinar.

Top Ways to Prepare your Business for Success in 2020

Stephen Tharrett
Co-Founder, ClubIntel

Join AFS and Stephen Tharrett as we delve into the actions and framework studio owners/operators can take to set their business up for success in 2020.  View webinar.

Personal Training: The Winning Game Plan for YOUR Business

Jarod Cogswell
Founder, WORK like an Athlete

AFS and Life Fitness offer additional education on how to grow your business by enhancing your brand, increasing your revenue and learning to effectively lead a team of passionate fitness professionals.  View webinar.

Fitness Truth: Turn Fitness Snackers Into Brand Loyalists

Doug Katona & Jackie Mendes
World Gym Athletics

Join AFS and World Gym International as we discuss their ongoing global mission to spread Fitness Truth – and how we can band together as an industry to redefine what it means to be fit. Learn how to increase brand loyalty, stand out in a competitive fitness market and the benefits of being part of a larger network of owners to reduce administrative burn-out so owners can stay focused on impacting more lives. View webinar.

Boutique Fitness Experience - The Next Evolution

Mary Miller
Director of Education & Training – North America, Technogym

Join AFS and Technogym as we discuss how to properly position your facility for the next fitness evolution in order to attract and retain a membership base that creates a dynamic and highly successful premium fitness studio experience.  View webinar.

How To Implement Kettlebells and Barbells into Your Studio

John Meeks
Precor Master Coach 

Join AFS and Precor for an interactive educational session as we discuss how to incorporate barbells and kettlebells into your members' training.  View webinar.

5 Non-Negotiable Habits of High-Performing Studio Owners

Lindsay Vastola
Founder Fit for Vast Potential

Join AFS and Myzone as we discuss the 5 habits of high-performing studio owners, and how YOU can move the needle from feeling stuck and frustrated to feeling inspired and successful. View webinar.

Strengthen Your Brand and Community with an ASF Payment Solutions Partnership

Jason Abucejo
VP of Business Development, ASF Payment Solutions 

Join AFS and ASF Payment Solutions to learn more ASF's CMS solutions for the fitness industry, which includes a complete suite of software applications.  View webinar.

Increase Your Revenue Per Square Foot with Smart Space Planning & Storage Solutions

Elisabeth Fouts
Education Coordinator, Power Systems 

Join AFS and Power Systems as we discuss how smart space planning & storage solutions can increase revenue and enhance your studio’s brand and customer experience.  View webinar.

Community Based Grassroots Marketing

June Kahn 
Owner, Center Your Body Pilates

AFS and SportsArt offer education on Grassroots Marketing along with the exploration of many low-cost options to build studio awareness to attract quality members. View webinar.

Referral Generations...NOT Lead Generations

Robert Linkul 
Owner, Be Stronger Fitness

Join AFS as we take an in-depth look at referral generations and discuss how to leverage current clients and opportunities to gain new potential clients. View webinar.

Increase Customer Lifetime Value with Myzone

Ron Sobiek & Grace Kerr

Join AFS and Myzone as we offer a brief overview of wearables, the pros, and cons of using wearables along with 4 key takeaways for your business.  View webinar.

Top 10 Low-Cost Marketing Strategies

Mark Nutting
Owner, Jiva Fitness

AFS offers additional education on cost-effective marketing strategies designed to connect with your target audience and build long-lasting relationships. View webinar.

Generate Leads From Facebook Ads Like a Studio Marketing Pro

Josh Unfried
CEO, WindFarm Marketing & WindForce FIT

Join AFS and WindForce FIT as we provide an in-depth look at Facebook advertising and discuss how to create ads that perform for your studio!  View webinar.

The #1 Business Differentiator in 2019

John Heringer
Chief Motivator, Method3 Fitness

AFS provides additional education on how to master customer service, blow away your competition, and ensure the success of your fitness business for years to come.  View webinar.

The Sustainable 4 Step Strategy To Set Your Studio Up For Success in 2020

Adam Zellner
President, Greener By Design

Join AFS and SportsArt as we dive into your studio's energy use and discuss a step-by-step playbook to save money through implementing sustainable practices.  View webinar.

How to Lead and Mentor Your Staff

Douglas Sheppard
Owner, J & D Fitness Group

AFS and Matrix are excited to offer education around how to develop a blueprint to successfully lead and mentor your team. View webinar.

The 4-Hour Work Week for Fitness Studio Owners 

Dave Smith
Founder, Online Trainers Federation

AFS brings you this educational webinar on how to leverage your fitness expertise to create passive income opportunities.  View webinar.

How To Drive Profits By Motivating Your Instructors

Nt Etuk
Founder & CEO, Fitgrid 

AFS and Fitgrid provide this informational webinar to discuss motivating your team in ways that lie directly back to your bottom line to effectively crush your goals!   View webinar.

Convert Prospects to Members Like a Boss: A Masterclass on Perfecting the New Client Experience

Trevor Wittwer
Co-Founder & CEO, Coach Catalyst 

AFS and the Coach Catalyst bring you this informational webinar to discuss the real-world process of converting prospects into members.  View webinar.

How to achieve a 100% conversion rate by mastering the New Client Assessment 

Bryant & Justine Sharifi 
Co-Founders, Perform for Life

AFS and WindForce FIT share the importance of creating a professional in-depth assessment protocol to attract and retain new clients.  View webinar.

3 Lead Generating Website Hacks for the Busy Gym or Studio Owner

Timothy Sarazen
Director of Operations, 97 Display

AFS and 97 Display bring you this informational webinar to discuss internet marketing through websites, lead generation and 2019-20 trends for the modern fitness gym.  View webinar.

How I turned a 1900SQFT facility into a 6-figure studio, and how you can too! 

Ivan Barrera 
Owner, Faster Fitness

AFS and ASF Payment Solutions bring you this in-depth webinar to share how your business can generate more income by implementing the 3 C's.  View webinar.

A NON-Boring Way to Build a Blue Print of Your Specific Training Philosophy

Robert Linkul 
Owner, Be Stronger Fitness

AFS and SportsArt bring you this educational webinar designed to discuss the basic components and requirements necessary to create a blueprint of specific training philosophies. View webinar.

Leveraging the Science of Behavior Change to Optimize Member Results

Dr. Karlie Intlekofer 
Global Wellness Researcher, Johnson Fitness & Wellness

Join AFS and Matrix as we take an in-depth look at the science behind behavior change and how to leverage engagment, metrics and social cohesion to optimize member results. View webinar.

Work + Rest = Success, Building Recovery Programs that Thrive!

Hayley Hollander
Co-Founder of Pivotal, Precor Master Coach, & Gray Institute Education Director

In this AFS webinar, Precor will share the importance of recovery, how to integrate recovery into current and new programs and how to leverage recovery to engage members and attract new clients.  View webinar.

Compete and Thrive in the Fitness Studio Industry

Josh Leve
Founder & CEO of the Association of Fitness Studios

Josh Leve, AFS Founder & CEO, presents his insight related to why the fitness studio industry has exploded in popularity in recent years. Gain valuable insight into what the most successful studios are doing to differentiate themselves from the competition, how they stay ahead of the curve and prepare themselves for future success.  Attendees will also learn where the market is going and what the industry will look like over the next 5 years.   View webinar.

5 Ways to Take Your Social Media Strategy to the Next Level: An In-Depth Approach

Fred Hoffman, M.Ed.
Owner, Fitness Resources

AFS and Matrix bring you this in-depth webinar on how to take your social media to the next level. Learn the essentials of engagement, content, analyzing metrics and leveraging video to grow your brand.  View webinar.

How to Turn a New Member into Your Biggest Fan Using Effort Tracking

Emily Sopo, M.S., NASM-CPT
Myzone Master Trainer & Senior Account Manager

AFS and Myzone are excited to provide additional education around one of the hottest trends in fitness - wearable technology. In this webinar, you will learn how to create a dynamic member experience with wearables as well as everything needed to integrate effort tracking into your studio.  View webinar.

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Using Social Media for Business

Fred Hoffman, M.Ed
Owner, Fitness Resources

AFS and Matrix bring you this very important webinar on best practices for social media. Learn the essentials of how to write engaging posts, manage critics, and avoid common mistakes.  View webinar.

Crush the Fear of Summer Months!  How to Generate $100k in One Month

John Heringer
Chief Motivator, Method3 Fitness

AFS brings you this very exciting webinar showcasing as John Heringer, the Chief Motivator at Method3 Fitness, shows you the step by step process of how to have your first $100K month, make some serious cash and crush the fear of summer. View webinar.

Your Brand Experience & Its Impact on Member Retention

Elisabeth Fouts
Education Coordinator for Power Systems

In this AFS webinar, Power Systems is excited to present all about how branding impacts member retention. Elisabeth will go into great detail to ensure you understand the factors that influence the definition of a brand to consumers and on the value of material purchases vs. experiential purchases. View webinar.

How to Leverage Word of Mouth Marketing for the New Age

Britt Harris
North American Marketing Manager, SportsArt

AFS and SportsArt bring you this educational webinar packed with insightful information on how your fitness business can leverage the #1 marketing strategy being used today - word of mouth marketing! View webinar.

Small Group, Big Return: Increase Revenue & Maximize Profits with Small Group Training

Rachel Southard
Director of Personal Training Operations, Anytime Fitness Franchise Global Headquarters

AFS and MATRIX are excited to provide additional education geared around one of the hottest on-going trends in the fitness industry - Small Group Training.  In this one of a kind webinar, you'll learn everything necessary to drive more revenue without taking up much space. View Webinar

7 Common Mistakes Businesses Make When Designing a Boutique Fitness Studio 

Matthew Januszek
Co-Founder, Escape Fitness

Join AFS and Escape Fitness on this very special webinar. Running a global fitness business Matthew has learned the importance of getting the most out of every minute, if your running your own business then you’ll understand that time equals money so we will pack in as much value into this short webinar providing you with key takeaways to help your business in the future. View Webinar.

How to Leverage the Power of Heart Rate Training for Your Fitness Business

Expert Presenter: Emily Sopo, M.S.
MYZONE® Master Trainer 

Join AFS and MYZONE as we take a deep dive into discussing heart rate training for your business.  Identify why this trend continues to be among the top every year and what you can do to capitalize, drive more revenue and increase retention. View Webinar.

Key Characteristics of Great Fitness Studio Operators

Expert Presenter: Stephen Tharrett
Owner & President, Club Industry Consulting
Co-founder & Partner, Club Intel

AFS and MATRIX are excited to have industry leader, AFS Advisory Council member and all around fitness expert Stephen Tharrett present his top 10 characteristics of the most successful fitness studio/gym operators in the country. View Webinar

Maximizing Your Programming Mix

Expert Presenter: Rebecca Cofod
Group Training Business Solutions Manager | Matrix Fitness  

AFS and Matrix Fitness are thrilled to present this webinar built to provide you with proven methods of building a successful programming mix for your business without spreading yourself too thin. You’ll understand niche vs. mainstream programming and how creating the best mix for your schedule will turn into increased revenue, retention and referrals. View webinar.

Top Strategies for Creating a Regular Stream of Older Clients Who Pay, Stay and Refer

Expert Presenter: Cody Sipe, PhD
Co-Owner, Functional Aging Institute (FAI)

AFS and FAI bring you this very important webinar related to engaging with the older population demographic. Understand the key differentiating factors that will magnetically attract the ideal older client to your fitness business. View webinar.

You Gotta Have Layers: How to Drive More Revenue to Your Business

Expert Presenter: Rick Mayo
President of Alloy Personal Training Center & Alloy Personal Training Solutions 

By adding more options to your menu, you will be able to service more people in your market. You’ll learn how to sell and service Program Design, Team Training, Small Group Training and Private Personal Training, how to layer your pricing to add more value (not costs) to each option, what option you should offer based on your available space and your experience, and how to grow your current business without any additional space or expense. View webinar.

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