Canadian Forum: The State of the Industry
Thursday, March 9, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Room 407, LA Convention Center
David is the President of Franvest Capital Partners, with investments in Orangetheory Fitness, a franchise chain with over 180 locations across North America and Europe, World Health Edmonton, 10 fitness clubs in Edmonton, Canada, and Fresh Fit Foods in Edmonton. He is the President of the Fitness Industry Council of Canada, the Past President of the Association for Corporate Growth Chartered Business Intermediary (M&A Source), and a past board member of IHRSA.
Stephen has worked domestically and internationally across nearly every segment, including health, fitness, golf and country clubs both public and private. From 2008 to 2010 Stephen served as the Chief Executive Officer for the Russian Fitness Group, a privately held health/fitness club company that was at the time the largest in Russia. He spent 20 years with ClubCorp, a billion-dollar private club company based in Dallas, Texas, where he served in several roles ranging from director of athletics to senior vice president for operations. In addition to co-founding Club Intel, Stephen is the owner of Club Industry Consulting, a global consulting practice serving the club industry since 2006. He is a former president of the International Health, Racquet and Sportclub Association, having served as president of the international association from 1996-1997. Stephen currently serves on the advisory board for Club Industry Magazine and the Association of Fitness Studios.
Mark has more than 20 years experience in market research, and consumer insights, including 17 years within the club and hospitality industry at ClubCorp USA, which comprises an elite collection of private golf, country, business, sports and alumni clubs. He also lead Consumer Insights teams for industry-leading restaurant brands such as Applebee’s, Chili’s, Maggiano’s, On The Border, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, and Corner Bakery. Outside of the hospitality industry, Mark led the consumer insights team at match.com and owns his own small research consulting business, Retention Measurement Solutions. He is a guest lecturer at national conferences and frequent panelist on a series of webinars.
CANADIAN VIP RECEPTION
Fourth Annual Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award
Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm
JW Marriott Platinum Ballroom A
Hosted by Fitness Industry Council of Canada
Co-Sponsored by PRECOR
Join us as we celebrate Fitness Industry Council of Canada’s 10 year anniversary! We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss Canadian fitness issues with industry experts from across the country and help decide the future role and mandate of FIC.
This year marks the fourth annual Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award ceremony. This award is presented at the VIP Reception to a FIC member who has, throughout the years, proven to be an industry leader. This individual is passionate about the wellbeing and promotion of the fitness industry and has contributed significantly in its growth. Please join us for cocktails and refreshments to celebrate this year’s award recipient!