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Women in Fitness to empower women in 2013
Female leaders in the fitness industry are to address the third 'Women In Fitness Forum' to be held on Friday 22nd February 2012.
The Forum, first held in 2010, aims to unite female health club, weight loss studio and personal training studio owners and managers and help them grow their skills and their businesses.
The one-off event, being held at the Holiday Inn, Mascot, NSW will be see five leading female fitness business experts address the following topics:
Lauretta Stace, Chief Executive, Fitness Australia - The Future of Women in the Fitness Industry
Pam Brossman, speaker, author, Chief Executive She Experts and Social Media Woman - How to Position, Package & Promote Your Business Fast Using Digital Leverage
Rachael Bermingham, Chief Executive, Bermingham Books; author; speaker, mentor and TV host - Savvy: Ingredients for Success
Amanda Bracks, founder Women in Fitness, Director of Bracks Consulting, international presenter and author of 'Customer Acquisition - 465 Ways to Gain and Retain Customers'.
The Forum will also feature:
• A networking lunch with the opportunity for attendees to share ideas - hosted by Kellie Sanders, Women in Fitness mentor and Owner PT Business Success, author
• An expert panel with three top women fitness business owners sharing insights on customer retention
• After more than a decade of presenting, Women in Fitness was formed in 2010 by Amanda Bracks who realised that most of the people in her business courses were men and that she wanted to provide a platform to help educate, empower, inspire and motivate women who work in the fitness and leisure industries.
Bracks (pictured below) has attributed a lot of her success managing and running some of the most successful fitness businesses in Australia to her wonderful network of support.
As she explains "support is critical to helping you learn, grow, share some laughs, keep each other accountable and push the limits to achieve what was once the unachievable. Having an amazing bunch of close friends in the fitness industry has really been instrumental in my success and I want to be able to give other women who work in the fitness industry the same opportunities."
Women in Fitness was created for women who work in all roles in the fitness industry to share ideas, motivate each other, give proven tips on business, learn from each other and help encourage each other to build successful fitness businesses with a support network. The development program is affordable for all and includes proven tips, forums, newsletters, webinars, interviews of expert business women, networking luncheons and training on business skills, planning, management, marketing, prospecting, retention, operations, sales, social media, human resources, staff training, communication, public relations, leadership as well as motivation to empower women that work in the fitness industry.
Women who work in women's only and co-ed clubs in all positions are welcome to join. Women in Fitness is ideal for business owners, head office managers, personal trainers, yoga and pilates teachers, group fitness managers and teachers, reception staff, department managers, sole trading business owners, club managers, sales managers, membership consultants, customer care managers and retention officers will all thrive from the expertise and support of this group.
Early bird tickets registration for the Women in Fitness Forum, with a saving of $78, can be made up to 31st January.
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