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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. 

Webinar, Video, Business Start-up, Marketing, Retention

Jennifer Urmston Lowe of the Sports & Fitness Insurance Corporation talks about SFIC's history, SFIC's support of AFS, and the fitness studio industry.

Video, Insurance, Operations, Business Start-up

Cars, trucks, and even more can come crashing through your windows!  Are you properly covered!?  Jennifer Urmston Lowe from Sports and Fitness Insurance provides further insight.  

Video, Insurance, Operations, Business Start-up

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 brand to consumers and on the value of material purchases vs. experiential purchases.

Webinar, Video, branding, Business Start-up, Marketing, Operations

Lightning does strike and hit HVAC units!  Are you required by your lease to repair or replace this unit?  You might be...learn more from Jennifer Urmston Lowe from Sports and Fitness Insurance. 

Video, Insurance, Operations, Business Start-up

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.

Webinar, Video, Design, branding, Business Start-up

Rachel Cosgrove discusses steps to take before moving forward in your career.

Video, Quick Answers, Business Start-up

Doug Holt discusses the question of, "Are you charging enough?" Jjustify what your branding and specialties cost, as well as consider how unique you are in the market.

Video, Finance, Business Start-up, Quick Answers

Brent Gallagher, AFS Community Expert and owner of Avenu Fitness & Lifestyle, talks about how the success of fitness studios comes from getting the basics right.

Video, Quick Answers, Business Start-up, Strategy

Todd Bumgardner shares his advice for starting online training.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers, Online Training

PJ Stahl discusses how he developed the brand LockBox in order to set himself apart and be in the right location.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers

Jenna Zaffino discusses what goes into opening a studio, as well as additional revenue streams she pursued.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers

Brent Gallagher, AFS Community Expert and owner of Avenu Fitness & Lifestyle, talks about the importance of business education for the success of fitness studios, and how AFS provides that education to the studio industry.

Video, Business Start-up, Education, Strategy

PJ Stahl gives advice to fitness professionals about opening a studio and discussing visiting competitors.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers, Competition

PJ Stahl gives two big recommendations when writing a business plan.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers, Operations

Erik Marthaler discusses the timeline of what happened from creating the idea of Lateral Fitness actually opening the doors. 

Video, Quick Answers, Business Start-up

Jenna Zaffino discusses what she wants her brand to say about her.

Video, Business Start-up, Marketing, Quick Answers

Jane Bahneman, owner of Blue Nectar Yoga, offers tips for starting studio owners.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers

Todd Bumgardner discusses how he and his business partner compliment each other in co-owning the business.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers

Anthony Trucks discusses how he runs his 3 independent businesses, and how he found ways to leverage and monetize all the information he is getting.

Video, Business Start-up, Quick Answers