PFP media and Club Industry search for the "2014 PFP Trainer of the Year"

Mar 20, 2013, 10:00 ET from Club Industry

MADISON, Wis., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PFP media, the leading industry resource for personal trainers, is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Club Industry, the premier magazine and event for fitness and wellness professionals, to search for the 2014 PFP Trainer of the Year. The call to entry for this 9th annual prestigious award is officially open to applicants and nominees, and the award will be presented at Club Industry 2013 conference and tradeshow at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center, October 23-25, 2013.

"After receiving more than 600 entries in the first year of this partnership, we're anticipating even more entries this year," said PFP media Publisher Josh Vogt. "The award not only showcases the number of exceptional fitness professionals this industry has to offer, but it provides the winner with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance his or her personal fitness career."

All personal trainers are encouraged to enter by July 19, 2013 at The PFP Trainer of the Year is awarded to a fitness professional who is an exemplary leader in the industry and who demonstrates a strong commitment to his/her clients, career and community.

Currently the winner will receive over $7,000 in donations and prizes:

  • $700 SPRI gift certificate
  • Free fight to Club Industry 2013 in October in Chicago courtesy of SPRI
  • Free BodyMetrix Professional System – Ultrasound Body Composition ($1,895 Value)
  • Free Ab Coaster ($1,500 Value)
  • Free ACE Health Coach Premium Study Bundle ($599 value)
  • Free VIP Package to Fitness Business Summit 2014 courtesy of PT Power ($1,200 value)
  • Free two-night stay at the Club Industry 2013 show hotel courtesy of PT Power
  • 2014 PFP Trainer of the Year trophy
  • Winner announced on stage at Club Industry 2013
  • Cover and Journey to Success spotlight in November-December issue of PFP
  • And much more still to be added!

"We are excited to be continuing our partnership with PFP media," said Adam Andersen, show director for Club Industry.  "Personal trainers continue to be a growing part of the industry and Club Industry is the ideal venue to recognize the winner of this esteemed award."

Personal trainers continue to be at the core of the evolving and growing fitness industry. The PFP Trainer of the Year award offers the industry an opportunity to recognize these leaders and highlight a standout trainer who embodies the spirit of fitness and health.   

About PFP Media 
PFP media offers the only independent personal training magazine in the professional fitness market. The bi-monthly magazine and website reaches certified personal trainers, group instructors, club, studio and franchise owners, club managers and fitness director/managers. Readers rely on PFP's information to stay informed on industry developments and trends, cutting-edge products, profit-generating ideas, and to build a successful fitness business.

About Club Industry 
Club Industry, is the premier magazine and event for fitness and wellness professionals focusing on the needs of for-profit and not-for-profit facilities.  The combination of unmatched professional development, inspirational content, strategic business solutions and industry networking make Club Industry the leading media and in-person resource for professionals in the business of fitness and wellness.

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Penton is a privately held company owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

Mike Beacom
PFP media

Chris Meyer 
Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: 212.204.4259


SOURCE Club Industry