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NZ Fitness Expo to feature full-day sales and marketing seminar with Debitsuccess

NZ Fitness Expo to feature full-day sales and marketing seminar with Debitsuccess
June 29, 2014

The upcoming NZ Fitness Expo will again feature a full-day sales and marketing seminar from e-commerce services company Debitsuccess, with a leading line-up of industry experts.

The seminar, to be held on Friday 11th July at the ASB Show Grounds in Auckland, will take place ahead of the NZ Fitness Expo (which runs on 12th and 13th July 2014), an event seen as ‘must-attend’ for personal trainers, gym owner/operators, fitness students and dedicated fitness enthusiasts.

Introducing the seminar, Debitsuccess National Sales Manager Shaun Quincey explains “the seminar offers a full day of new ideas, strategies and tools to help grow business.

“If you’re looking for ways to boost sales, improve profits and reenergise your sales team, then this is the event for you.”

Debitsuccess is part of the Transaction Services Group (TSG), a leading global payment solutions provider with a presence in Australasia (Debitsuccess and FFA Paysmart) and the UK (DFC and Harlands Group).

Speakers at the Debitsuccess seminar, to be held on Friday 11th July 2014, include:

Rachel Goodchild (9:30am-12.30pm) – Maximising Personal Selling
Full time presenter and behaviour trainer Rachel Goodchild offers her own experience as a business owner in this session with plenty of real life examples, practical advice and a road map to help build knowledge and confidence to sell successfully.

Ryan Johnston (1:15pm-2:15pm) – How having a WOW cultural can boost your profit
A member of the prestigious Australian Gym Owners Roundtable, Ryan has been a successful independent club owner. He recently launched an exciting new consulting business called ‘The Gym Coach’, working with independent gym owners to help them grow their profit while achieving a work/life balance.  

Jarrad McKay (2:15pm-3:15pm) – Where did the money go?: Price competition in the NZ gym market
A sports and business expert, Jarrad has consulted to hundreds of businesses, seen the challenges business owners regularly face and assists them with making informed decisions around their business. This session will cover branding, selling and value, and getting the combination right.

Jason Laurence (3:30pm – 4:30pm) – Sell + Serve + Solve + Save
With nearly 20 years’ experience in the fitness industry, Jason is widely regarded as one of the industry’s leading authorities on lead generation and membership sales. This session provides an innovative look at how the fitness industry’s most successful business owners use four key elements to thrive in today’s very competitive fitness market.

The registration cost is $149 +GST per person with each attendee receiving a free ticket to the NZ Fitness Expo VIP Event immediately following the seminar at 4:30pm on Friday 11th July 2014.

Click here to register online, or for more information call 09 487 2049 or email:


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