The Fitness Business Podcast, along with it’s parent company Active Management has announced that The Fitness Business Podcast has been named the official media partner of the 5th annual Motionsoft Technology Summit.

The Fitness Business Podcast’s host Chantal Brodrick will conduct interviews with industry executives attending the Motionsoft Technology Summit using the LINE DC’s in-house radio station located in the hotel lobby. 

The Motionsoft Technology Summit is a global industry event for health, wellness, and fitness club professionals in marketing, sales, and information technology that will take place on Wednesday, October 3rd and run through Friday, October 5th the new LINE DC hotel, 1770 Euclid St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009. 

The Technology Summit is an intimate gathering that gives attendees the chance to deeply connect and network with peers while discussing common technology issues in the health and fitness industry. 

The theme for the 5th annual Motionsoft Technology Summit is “The Convergence of Marketing, Sales, and IT on Creating Memorable Member Experiences.” 

Jim Worthington, IHRSA Board Chair and Owner, Newtown Athletic Club, will deliver the opening keynote followed by the annual Technology Summit Roundtable, moderated by industry luminary Rick Caro, President, Management Vision, industry experts including: 

  • Troy Freet, Chief Information Officer, EOS Fitness 
  • Jeff Helfgott, Director of Strategy & Business Development, Excel Fitness Holdings 
  • Dave Reissman, Chief Marketing Officer, Gold’s Gym 
  • Craig Miller, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Planet Fitness 

New to the three-day event, now in its fifth year, is a fireside chat with Francesca Schuler, CEO, In-Shape Health Clubs and John Roberts, CIO, In-Shape Health Clubs on effective cross-department collaboration and planning that will be moderated by the founder and co-host of the Motionsoft Technology Summit Al Noshirvani, Chairman, Motionsoft. 

“Reaching more club operators across in our industry is central to delivering on our mission to educate and support leaders in our industry with tips, best practices, and resources about technology in the fitness industry. Our partnership with The Fitness Business Podcast means more club professionals will have the opportunity to hear from experts and hear how they are tackling technology opportunities in their clubs. That’s priceless,” expressed Al Noshirvani, Chairman, Motionsoft and, founder and co-host of The Motionsoft Technology Summit. 

“The Fitness Business Podcast has established a unique position as a platform with mass reach to the International fitness business community. Our shows enable us to connect with thousands of gym and studio owners, managers and professionals every week. We are thrilled to be part of the 2018 Motionsoft Technology Summit,” noted Chantal Brodrick, Host, The Fitness Business Podcast. “This event partnership allows us to share the latest tech-based news and information from leading speakers. We know our listeners want to know more about the role of tech in their businesses and sharing these interviews from the best speakers at the Motionsoft Technology Summit will inspire our industry.” 

The Fitness Business Podcast  

Launched in May 2015, The Fitness Business Podcast has produced 185 weekly shows, resulting in over 260,000 downloads to date. The show features industry experts, best-selling authors and club managers, all sharing their expertise and experience with listeners. It has conducted face to face meet ups for listeners at IHRSA 2018 and FILEX 2018, and host of the show Chantal Brodrick is a featured speaker at 2018 events including IDEA WORLD, FILEX, FITEX and The Athletic Business Show. The weekly Fitness Business Podcast can be found on iTunes or at For more details about the world’s first and premier Fitness Business Podcast, contact from Chantal Brodrick on +61 2 9484 5501 or email

About Motionsoft Technology Summit 

The Motionsoft Technology Summit is the premier technology event for executives in the health and fitness industry. The Summit is an industry event for club operators that about brings together really smart people from amazing companies to discuss the challenges and opportunities of technology in the fitness industry. Attendance is limited to health and fitness industry club professionals including owners, operators, IT, sales, and marketing teams. The Technology Summit is an intimate gathering that gives attendees the chance to really connect and network with other peers while discussing common technology issues in the health and fitness industry during panel sessions and keynotes. 

Full conference registration, which costs $449 and includes a rooftop welcoming reception, breakfast and lunch both days, snacks, and a Summit dinner is available online at

The title sponsor of the 5th annual Motionsoft Technology Summit is Matrix Fitness. Content sponsors include eGym, InTouch Technology, Myzone, Wexer, Listen360, Silicus, Reunify, and Styku. 

About Motionsoft 

Founded in 2004, Motionsoft is the leader in software and business management services for consumer-based organizations, including gyms and fitness clubs, corporate fitness facilities, hospital wellness centers, and university recreation centers. Motionsoft’s comprehensive software platform with integrated billing is used by more than 2,900 innovative businesses that require modern technology-driven member, facility and payment processing solutions. Motionsoft’s software suite includes an enterprise-grade software platform designed for large fitness operators that need APIs and data warehouses and a club management software solution for small and mid-sized businesses with 150 standard reports starting at $99 per month per location. Our integrated payment processing gateway handles over $3 billion annually while supporting over 8 million gym memberships in the U.S. and Canada. Our end-to-end business management solutions include, Motionsoft Full Service™ is the fitness industry’s most powerful member services and accounts receivable management solution that helps clubs keep their past due members active while getting member accounts current. Every autumn, Motionsoft hosts the annual Motionsoft Technology Summit industry event on the opportunities and challenges of technology in the health and fitness industry.