Keiser was honored with the prestigious Steve Block Vendor of the Year Award on Aug. 18 in Toronto at the 2017 canfitpro world fitness expo, Canada’s largest annual event serving fitness professionals.
Established in memory of the late Steve Block, president and one of the founders of SPRI® Products, the Steve Block Vendor of the Year Award is given out annually by canfitpro during the Opening Ceremonies of the five-day expo, which attracts more than 200 presenters and 16,000 fitness professionals, business owners and fitness consumers. A lifelong advocate of the fitness industry, Steve Block supported every fitness conference in North America as an exhibitor or education partner and was admired by his peers and fitness professionals alike.
In Steve’s name, Keiser was recognized for its delivery of exceptional fitness education and commitment to exhibiting at world fitness expo. On hand in Toronto to accept the award were Keiser’s Global Director of Education Krista Popowych and Canadian Sales Manager Mark Kocaba.
“It’s exciting to see Keiser recognized on an international stage for the company’s incredible work with strength and cardio equipment, and our education,” said Popowych, who led Keiser’s Indoor Group Cycling training and education sessions during world fitness expo. “What an honor to be part of the Keiser family. Keiser truly pushes boundaries and changes how people learn and train. So inspiring!”
Added Kocaba, “I am honored and thrilled to receive the award on behalf of the Keiser team. Thank you [Keiser founders] Dennis and Randy [Keiser] for all you do.”