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Bill McBride speaks at the 2017 Club Industry Show Photo by Bryan Beasley.
Active Wellness CEO Bill McBride (standing) is one of nearly 100 speakers at this year's Club Industry Show.

Meet World-Class Presenters Who Want to Help You Advance Your Fitness Business

Before you attend the Club Industry Show (Oct. 24-26, Hilton Chicago), visit Club Industry's YouTube channel to meet our expert presenters and learn more about their session topics.

Nearly 100 health and wellness experts are presenting at this year's Club Industry Show (Oct. 24-26, Hilton Chicago). Their sessions span nine pertinent conference tracks—marketing, programming, management and leadership, active trainingpersonal training, trends and technologywellness, retention and sales—that directly address your needs in successfully operating a fitness business in today's turbulent market.

Some of these tracks were developed by industry veterans, who serve as our track chairs. The chairs and the tracks they developed are: Casey Conrad, president of Communications Consultants (Marketing); Marisa Hoff, general manager of Stevenson Fitness (Programming); Bill McBride, CEO of Active Wellness and BMC3 Consulting (Leadership and Management); Dr. Kevin Steele, president of PTA Global and PTontheNet (Wellness); Chris Stevenson, owner of Stevenson Fitness (Retention); and Karen Woodard, president of Premium Performance Training (Sales).

Before attending the show in October (register here), take a moment to meet this year's presenters via the Club Industry YouTube channel. In short clips, our presenters introduce themselves, explain their session topic and tell you when and where to find them at the Hilton Chicago. You can watch all the videos in playlist form here.

Continue to check our YouTube channel regularly, as we upload more presenter videos in the coming weeks.

You can also cross-reference these videos with our comprehensive speaker list, which allows you to create a custom intinerary of sessions you'd most like to attend.

Meet a few of this year's presenters in the videos below:

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