LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Financial (ABC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded the 2014 Associate Member of the Year by The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). The Associate Member of the Year Award is presented annually to recognize an IHRSA Member for their significant contributions to the advancement of the health club industry, as well as their support of IHRSA, its members and its mission through program and event participation, advertising and sponsorship.
ABC Financial, Inc., an IHRSA member since 1986, was selected as this year's honoree due to its decades of outstanding achievements, innovations and support of the health and fitness industry, its continued investment in leading-edge technology, marketing programs and software solutions, and its unwavering support of IHRSA and its members. "We are happy to honor our good friends at ABC Financial for their long-standing support of IHRSA, and for the important work they do every day to help club owners better understand their members and improve their businesses," said Joe Moore, IHRSA President and CEO.
"On behalf of the entire ABC family, I would like to thank IHRSA for this prestigious honor. We understand this award is a reflection of our ability to provide club management software and payment processing services that help our clients succeed. We are truly honored to receive this award from IHRSA for 2014," said Steve Ayers, Chief Revenue Officer of ABC Financial.
The award will be presented during IHRSA 2014, the association's 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show in San Diego, California, March 12-15.
The IHRSA Awards Program seeks to "recognize, celebrate, and inspire." For more information about IHRSA's annual industry awards, including prior recipients, please visit IHRSA.org/awards.
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, racquet and sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. IHRSA and the health club industry will convene March 12-15, 2014 in San Diego, California for IHRSA 2014, the association's 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show.
About ABC Financial
Launched in 1981, ABC Financial has revolutionized software and payment processing for the health and fitness industry. Headquartered in the Little Rock, Ark. area, ABC Financial serves approximately 4,800 clubs with approximately two million members throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The company's innovative club management software, DataTrak, is the most complete web-based software in the health and fitness industry.
Chief Revenue Officer, ABC Financial
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