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(OAKLAND, CA, CHICAGO, IL, June 18, 2018) – The Association of Fitness Studios (AFS) today proudly announced that Myzone, the fitness industry’s leading wearable and fitness tracker technology company, has agreed to sponsor industry icon Todd Durkin’s opening keynote presentation at SUCCEED! – the first-ever major Business Convention & Expo for current and aspiring studio/gym owners!
The event will be April 12-14, 2019 at Hotel Irvine, in Irvine, CA with Mr. Durkin’s presentation on Friday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m.
“Myzone is tremendously pleased to sponsor this keynote address,” said Gemma Bonnett–Kolakowska, MyZone Global Marketing Director. “Myzone has worked with Todd Durkin for a number of years, gaining valuable feedback on the Myzone system that Todd proactively uses.”
Durkin is the well-known, internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, motivational speaker, and author who inspires people worldwide. He is founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, a world-class facility that has been named a Top 10 Gym in the U.S. five years in a row by Men’s Health magazine.
“We’re thrilled that Myzone has again stepped up to take a leadership position with AFS and the fitness industry,” said Josh Leve, AFS founder and CEO. “Nobody can inspire and motivate like Todd Durkin, and we can’t thank Myzone enough for their sponsorship support.”
SUCCEED! - an event like none other in the business of fitness - will feature 2.5 days of education solely dedicated to enhancing the profitability of fitness businesses of all sizes, disciplines and tenure for entrepreneurs looking to take the next step in their career. The event will feature three pre-cons, over 50 sessions in six educational tracks, a 70-booth Expo highlighting new technologies and equipment, with networking and social events throughout.
“With SUCCEED!, AFS has identified an opportunity in the market, that will no doubt attract like minded professionals, who will learn a lot from this structured and empowering event,” added Bonnett-Kolakowska. “Myzone is pleased to be a major part of it.”
Durkin’s accomplishments are seemingly never-ending, from training world-class athletes, being featured on NBC Strong, named Personal Trainer of the Year by both IDEA and ACE, leading 42 employees and 500 weekly clients at FitnessQuest10, authoring several best-selling books, and creating a Mastermind Group for hundreds of fitness professionals.
“Todd totally understands that SUCCEED! is all about the business of the fitness business – yet making sure we provide the networking, innovation, and fun components critical to a major industry event,” said Leve. “As a highly successful studio owner, his message will be relevant and powerful.”
The Association of Fitness Studios (AFS) is the only membership community dedicated solely to the business of fitness studios. AFS provides studio owners and developers a wide array of business-specific products, services, and benefits that enable them to more effectively manage and grow their businesses, building on the passion, compassion and courage they’ve already shown – including SUCCEED! - the first-ever major Business Convention & Expo for current and aspiring studio/gym owners