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April 5-8, 2018 • Hyatt Regency Crystal City • Arlington, Virginia (Washington, D.C.)

Sessions just for you!

The Art of Professional Networking: Tips, Tales and Techniques

Saturday, April 8  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

This student and young professional-geared session will be led by international presenter Fred Hoffman. “Networking is not just making connections, it is creating and establishing relationships.” Read more.


How to Nail the Interview and Land your Dream Job: Learn hands-on tips from personal trainers and hiring managers

Thursday, April 6  |  4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

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Join this interactive forum where you’ll learn exactly what personal training hiring managers look for when vetting potential candidates. From your social media footprint to the content of your resume, this session will teach you how to stand out against other candidates, nail the interview and thrive in your personal training career. Light refreshments, beer, wine and other beverages will be served; the first 75 respondents to RSVP before the event will receive a free drink ticket.  Pre-registrants will also be automatically entered into a drawing to win valuable discounts toward education through ACSM Certification and ceOnline (must be present to win!).



I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends: Using Social Support to Help Clients Achieve Results

Friday, April 7  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 8  |  4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Social support has been shown to influence health and fitness outcomes.  Discover the latest research on the role of support and how you can incorporate social support practices in your programs to improve client retention and results. Read more.


“Best of” Social Media for Your Fitness Career

Friday, April 7  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 8  |  4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

With so many choices for what, when and how to post on social media, you want to do what’s best for your fitness marketing success. Backed by the newest research, case studies and expert guidance, this session will cover all the top tricks and hacks for getting the most out of Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and more. Read more.

Discounted registration

Register by February 15 to get the best rate. Want an even better deal? Gather a group of colleagues or friends at your university and take advantage of group discounts!  Discounts for groups of 5, 10, 15 and 20. Contact the meetings department to learn more.

Room Share Network

In an effort to help attendees with their hotel costs, ACSM will be compiling a list of those who are interested in room sharing.  Please indicate your interest when registering.  If you are already registered, please contact the meetings department to be placed on the list.  A list will be forwarded to you in mid-February for potential roommates for you to contact.

University challenge.

Penn State University and East Carolina University combined brought close to 200 students to the 2015 summit. Can your school match that record? For more details contact the meetings department. Watch the video and find out how and why Penn State continues to bring the highest number of students to the Summit!


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