SFIA’s 2017 ILS brought top decision makers from across the sports and fitness industry together to examine an assortment of issues surrounding their businesses and the economy. This year’s list of attending companies included, adidas, NFL, Gatorade, NFL, Nike, Mastercard, New Balance, Mizuno and Under Armour. Read the recap here.
The annual SFIA ILS is a 36-hour event is designed to provide a unique opportunity for some of the industry’s most highly regarded executives to find solutions to their most pressing issues and concerns, explore trends and growth within the industry, as well as offers an opportunity to network with customers, partners and peers.
Save the date for 2018, as the Industry Leaders Summit heads to Denver, CO September 26th- 27th. Reserve your spot here!
This year presents a ciritcal moment for the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act. At the SFIA's 19th Annual National Health Through Fitness Day, industry leaders, celebrity athletes, the American College of Sports Medicine, PHIT Coalition partners, PE Teachers, and other physical activity advocates will meet with Congress to push for passage of the PHIT Act.
The time is NOW to harness the positive momentum behind the PHIT Act and urge Congress to stop the U.S. inactivity pandemic by promoting lowered fitness costs and eliminating barriers to physical activites related to the active lifestyle industry.Join us on March 6-7, 2018 on Capitol Hill to lobby Congress to support and pass key legislation realted to the active and healthy lifestyle industry.
Congress wants to lower costs to increase activity in America. On November 13th, Congressman (Dr.) Paul Gosar (R-AZ) became the 100th House co-sponsor of The Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act in 2017. The previous high was 89 co-sponsors over 2015-2016. There are twelve co-sponsors of the companion Senate bill. Unlike many issues surrounding healthcare reform, PHIT enjoys strong bi-partisan support from 61 Democrats and 51 Republicans.
The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) is excited about PHIT’s prospects and looks forward to promoting active lifestyle policies to Congress on March 6-7, 2018 during National Health Through Fitness Day in Washington, D.C. For more information click here
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The SFIA takes a closer look at specific fitness trends in terms of participation habits in America's fast moving fitness industry. This yearly report gives you a closer look at purchase behaviors. In addition, we look at factors that will play a significant role in growing the fitness industry from both the home sales and institutional sales perspectives. Readers can dive deeper than ever before in the specific trends that are shaping this industry. This report includes key insight from industry leaders and interested stakeholders.