In this jam-packed, video, our team of experts will share what it takes to be a successful presenter, how to navigate the industry, the opportunity that exists, as well as several tried-and-true marketing tips. Other discussion points include assessing your skills, finding your niche and strategies on how to get started. You’ll get firsthand knowledge of what IDEA is looking for when reviewing presenter applicants.
Shannon Fable is a sought after speaker, author, and thought leader in the area of business development and strategic innovation. She has spent more than two decades helping impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, Silver Sneakers, FIT4MOM, Intelivideo and BOSU®. Fable served as Chair of the ACE board of directors, co-founded and successfully sold GroupEx PRO®, and was awarded the 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year awards. As a Book Yourself Solid® Licensed Professional, she helps fit pros navigate the industry to build scalable and sustainable businesses. Shannon is the Director of Partnerships for Stronger U Nutrition, part of the Self Esteem Brands portfolio. ... read more.
Nicki Anderson owned and operated Reality Fitness, Inc. from 1993-2012. Since selling her business, she set her sites on helping fitness professionals grow successful businesses. She is currently a customer service, retention and relationship specialist. In addition to consulting, Nicki is the health and fitness columnist for Sun Times Media in Chicago and Naperville Magazine. Nicki has authored numerous books, including 101 Tips to Motivate Your Clients and Increase Retention, and Eight Steps to Create a Successful Personal Training Business . Nicki is the 2008 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, Voted one of Chicagoland's Top Fitness Trainers in 2010. Nicki lectures all over the world teaching fitness professionals the value of solid business practices. ... read more.