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Looking Forward to the Business & Risk Management Summit in Indianapolis!

After a successful inaugural year, we are happy to announce that the 2nd annual Business & Risk Management in Conjunction with the High School & Collegiate Team Sports Rules Conference will be held in Indianapolis, IN on April 23-24, 2019. This two-day event brings together a unique audience in the sports & fitness industry, allowing for unbeatable networking opportunities. Day 1 will be designated for the annual SFIA, NFHS & NCAA High School & Collegiate Team Sports Rules Conference, which attracts brands, manufacturers, retailers and sports governing bodies. Day 2 provides a more legal-focused schedule, with presentations and panels addressing the most pertinent risk-related issues in sports and fitness. 

To learn more about the Business & Risk Management Summit, please click here.


2018 National Health Through Fitness Day

2019 Shows Great Momentum & Hope for the PHIT Act

Within one week, the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act (S. 680, H.R. 1679) was introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives, and SFIA hosted the 20th annual National Health Through Fitness Day (PICTURES HERE). Professional athletes, sports and fitness executives, and healthy lifestyle advocates joined together to meet with members of Congress and Senate to promote the bill, which would allow all Americans to use pre-tax dollars to cover activity-related expenses. With chronic disease affecting a majority of the American population & healthcare spending increasing, it is time America focuses on means of prevention, and not only treatment. Since our day on the Hill, the PHIT Act has gained the support of 24 cosponsors. 

To hear more about the event, read the press release here.


Register NOW FOR THE 2019 Industry Leaders Summit - Space is Filling Fast


SFIA is gearing up for the 7th annual Industry Leaders Summit in Baltimore, MD on September 25-26. We are greatly looking forward to hosting the 4th annual Start-Up Challenge, showcasing the most innovative, ground-breaking ideas entering the sports and fitness industry. For all who have attended, as well as those of you who have not, prepare yourself for 48 hours of networking with all of the leading minds in the industry, eye-opening presentations and panels, and gaining an enlightened new outlook on the industry to improve your business. For six years, SFIA has brought together an unparalleled audience, opening the doors for new partnerships, mentorships, relationships and investments to be made.

If you missed out on the Holiday Special - No worries! SFIA is still offering discounted registration prices, allowing you to save money, if you register early! Secure your spot today, and save $100, before prices increase and space runs out. We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore!
2018 National Health Through Fitness Day

2019 SFIA Topline Participation Report Has Been Released!

Every year, the SFIA releases this participation topline summary that features data from the largest single source sports, fitness and leisure activity participation study in the country. We track participation in 120 sports, recreation & fitness activities. This is the industry's essential reference document for sports participation. 
Be sure to check out the report for further analysis, insight & demographic breakdowns. This report is FREE to SFIA members, and available to non-members for $295. Click here to view and purchase the 2019 SFIA Topline Participation Report


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