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MFA 25th Annual International Conference
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Save the Dates for our 25th Anniversary 
November 16 ~ 19, 2016
Orlando, Florida 

One Ticket Equals Four Medical Fitness Conferences


Attend educational seminars from the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business, International Council on Active Aging and National Alliance of Youth Sports. 

Don't miss the #1 Medical Fitness Conference of the Year!

Registration Ticket includes:
- Over 170 Educational Seminars
- Endless networking (be sure to bring plenty of business cards)
- Two Welcome Receptions hosted by MFA and Athletic Business 
- Participation in Round Table Discussions
- Access to the 3rd Annual Physician Track on Saturday, November 19
- Celebration for the 2016 Winners during the MFA Award Ceremony
- Continuing Education Credits 
- Chance to win raffle prizes playing the MFA Bingo Game
- Access to over 250 Exhibitors 


If you wish to submit a presentation proposal for consideration in 2017, please click here.

Annual Awards Ceremony:
The Annual Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 16th. Join us to celebrate and honor the best and the brightest in medical fitness center management. Awards, in a variety of categories, identify those facilities, programs and individuals that are deserving of recognition for their achievements. Click here to make your nominations today. Deadline is September 5, 2016

View past award winners!
2015 -  2014  -  2013  -  2012  -  2011


Continuing Education Credits

ACE credits to be determined 
ACSM credits have been approved for 17.15 contact hours. 
AKTA credits have been approved for 17.15 contact hours. 

Who should attend?
Exercise Physiologists
Medical Directors 
Group Fitness Instructors
Athletic Trainers 
Fitness Center Directors and Managers
Medical Fitness Students
Marketing Directors
Personal Trainers
Aquatic and Childcare Staff
Registered Nurses
Healthcare Business Planners and Developers
Program Leaders
Hospital CEOS and Administrators
Clinicians/Rehab Specialists

Hotel Reservations
Reservations are open. Click here. Hurry and book your room(s) today!


Welcome Reception

Wednesday, November 16 - Medical Fitness Association Welcome Reception 
MFA members may attend the MFA Welcome Reception Social sponsored by
Global Wellness Partner, Technogym. This event will be held at Taverna Opa

Conference Ticket Price
After October 15th, each registration price will increase by $100 due to planning purposes. 

No Refunds will be issued after October 31st, 2016. To receive a refund, submit a formal request to Rebecca Nordan, Director of Events & Webmaster, at 

New Member $695 (includes a one year  MFA individual membership)
Non Member $675

Physician MFA Member $695
Physician Non Member $695

MFA and AKTA members $475
Group Package is available. Details follow in the next section.
(note: As of 1-1-2017, the group package will only be available for MFA Facility members and not individual members.)

Speaker Full Conference Access $225
Speaker with No Access to anything other then their own presentation $0

Student $75 (a copy of current school schedule will be required for this rate)

One Day Fee $125 (choose to attend only one of the conference days)

Donate to the Medical Fitness Foundation today. Giving is easy! Help us reach our goal!

Group Package 
(Group Package Requirements: 1st individual MUST be an MFA/AKTA member - As of 1-1-2017, only facility members of MFA may purchase the group rate and not individual members)

Cost is as follows:
1st person $475
(member of MFA or AKTA)
2nd person $450
3rd person or more $425 each

Conference Assistant Program, CAP
For more information on this program and the requirements, please click here. Only MFA and AKTA members may apply for this program that features a discounted conference ticket while working 10 hours. Deadline for applications is August 31st, 2016.


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Annual Physician Track
Your Annual International Conference registration ticket provides you with access to the 3rd Annual Physician Track that will be held on Saturday, November 19 from 8am-2:30pm. 

If you wish to attend this workshop only and not the MFA Conference, please note the fee structure by clicking here. 

Fees include 4.50 AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits, breakfast and a networking luncheon.

Physician Track Agenda:

8am-8:30am       Breakfast and Networking

8:30-8:45am       Welcome and Introduction by President and CEO, Bob Boone

8:45-9:45am       "Mindful Eating: A Practical Approach to Optimal Health and Vibrant Living”
                           Presented by Rebecca Johnson
Approved for 1.25 AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits

9:50-11:05am     "Clinical Excellence Meets Integrative Medicine: The Best of Both Worlds” 
                            Presented by Michael Seidman
Seminar not approved for AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits

11:10-12:25pm    "Patients Can Keep Lost Weight Off!  
                             Introducing a treatment model that works, and “fits” medical fitness centers” 
                             Presented by Douglas Carney
Approved for 1.25 AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits

12:30-1:20pm     "Physician Pearls for Integrated Lifestyle Programs"
                            (Working Luncheon Session)
                             - Presented by Ingrid Edshteyn
Approved for 1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits

1:30-2:30pm        “Medicine And Fitness Finally Married! Now What? 
                            The Romance Between Physicians and Fitness Professionals” 
                             - Presented by Cliff Morris
Approved for 1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits



Conference Attendee Testimonials:

"Great conference - first large MFA conference I've attended. I could take something away from almost every seminar." 

"This conference is always AWESOME. It gets better and better every year."

"First and foremost, I would like to say 'Thank You' for hosting and being active members of this event. The conference was alive with energy and the level of hospitality was extraordinary. The individuals at this conference collectively encompassed what it means to be a medical professional and the kind of passion needed to help others through physical fitness and rehabilitation therapy. Once again, thank you for the shared wisdom and the involvement in such a wonderful group of organizations!"

"As this was my first MFA annual conference, I was blown away by the amount of education. Truly motivational  and uplifting as we continue to fight the healthcare issues."

"By attending this annual event, I can proceed to further my groundwork at a fitness center expansion that is clinically integrated."

"I'm looking forward to the next one. It is the Medical Fitness Industry Conference of the year!"






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