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Mel Tempest named 2020 influencer of the year by Fitness Business Association
Australia’s Mel Tempest has been named 2020 influencer of the year by the US-based Fitness Business Association.
Tempest, Chief Executive and the founder at Ignite Fitness Business Events, the host and founder of The Gym Owners Fitness Business Podcast and The Womens Leaders Fitness Business Podcast.
Commenting on the win, Tempest stated “thank you to those who have supported me in this journey we call fitness business thank you for your encouragement when my voice was loud and political when others turned away, thank you for allowing me to be me.
“I will continue to be a voice in our industry for those who cannot speak, to fight for equal opportunity for women and men. I will continue to be the innovator and creator of change for the betterment of our industry, to call for accountability and inclusion. I will not sit on the fence.
“Our industry is about inspiring people to be the best they can be it’s not just about our clients it’s about our peers.
“Being a role model is more than a sale it’s what we do every day, it's about being brave and standing true to our truth isn’t that what you tell your kids, nieces and nephews?”
Tempest is a regular contributor to Australasian Leisure Management.
2nd March 2021 - VIC Active continues to highlight the safety of fitness centres
11th May 2020 - Women in Fitness Association appoints further global ambassadors
27th April 2020 - Global Fitness Business Women’s Leaders Virtual Event launched
19th August 2019 - Melbourne event to support women in fitness
21st May 2020 - Women’s Ignite Fitness Business event ready to be held online
16th December 2019 - Ignite Fitness Business returns to Melbourne in 2020
27th September 2018 - FITREC names Mel Tempest as Global Ambassador
6th February 2019 - Ballarat Body and Soul to become part of Genesis Health and Fitness chain
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