MFA Annual International Conference

What are people saying about the MFA Annual Conferences…

“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 further my groundwork at a fitness center expansion that is clinically integrated.”

“I’m looking forward to the next one. It truly is the Medical Fitness Industry Conference of the year!”

Join us for the Medical Fitness Association’s 29th Annual International Conference in the award-winning Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL. Known as the “Center of Hospitality”, the OCCC is only 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport and located in the heart of the the Convention Center District. The MFA Annual International Conference is THE place to be on November 13-15, 2019.

Mark your calendar now for three days of learning and networking to advance your career, your center and elevate the medical fitness industry!

MFA 29th Annual International Conference

Bridging the Gap

November 13-15, 2019

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL


MFA Annual Conference Registration Ticket Includes:

  • Over 100 Educational Seminars to choose from
  • Endless networking with like minded peers
  • Welcome Receptions hosted by MFA and Athletic Business
  • Participation in Round Table Discussions
  • Access to Athletic Business, Exercise is Medicine & Wellcoaches Tracks
  • Celebration for the 2019 Winners during the MFA Award Ceremony
  • Earn Continuing Education Credits
  • Enter to win a free registration for next year’s Annual Conference by playing the MFA Bingo Game: Norm Judd, won in 2018! Who will win in 2019?
  • Gain access to over 250 Exhibitors


You’re invited to this year’s Women’s Leadership Forum:
Women: Vision, Values & Verve

Presented by: Debra Siena & Sara Kooperman, JD

Fuel your fire and advance your career in this innovative and inspiring women’s leadership forum:
Women: Vision, Values & Verve

Join both experienced and novice directors, managers, trainers and medical personnel alike as we explore proven strategies and successful practices with active discussions abound!

Learn how to live and lead at your full potential by believing in yourself, giving to get, inspiring and empowering, challenging the status quo and having a vision.

Expand your horizons and your mind by joining your women in fitness counterparts from medical wellness centers, non-profits, YMCA’s, recreation centers, and health clubs to:
Network ● Interact ● Learn

MFA & WIFA Members: $25 (includes CECs)
Non-members: $99 (includes a 1-year WIFA Individual membership)

Debra Siena is President of Midtown Health, the leader in health club management and employee wellness solutions that deliver healthy results.

She is a founding Board member of WIFA, the Women in Fitness Association, and an Industry Partner with the Medical Fitness Association.

Sara Kooperman, JD, CEO of SCW Fitness Education and WATERinMOTION®, is a visionary leader that has transformed the fitness education community. A successful business owner and advisor, she is a keynote speaker, published author, podcast presenter and sought-after industry trail-blazer.

She serves on the Gold’s Gym Think Tank, is on the Women in Fitness Association Board of Directors and is a proud inductee into the National Fitness Hall of Fame.


Annual Conference Continuing Education Credits

  • ACSM – American College of Sports Medicine
  • AKTA – American Kinesiotherapy Association
  • NBHWC – National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching
  • MFA
  • Certificates of Attendance will be available


Who Should Attend the MFA Annual Conference?

  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Physicians
  • Medical Directors
  • Group Fitness Instructors
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Kinesiotherapists
  • 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
  • Therapists


Annual Conference Trade Show

Features over 250 Booths.

With over 160,000+ sq ft of athletic and fitness solutions and 250+ exhibiting companies, you’re bound to find the products and services you need to effectively manage and equip your programs and facilities like a champ.

Exhibitors will bring the latest and greatest innovations the industry has to offer. As you walk down the aisles of the show floor, you’ll find state-of-the-art equipment, groundbreaking technology and thousands of products and services.

The Expo features an Innovation Station, Technology Pavilion, New Exhibitor Pavilion, Demo Stage, Free-Throw Court, Early-Morning Workout and Partner Pavilions all designed to maximize your experience and optimize fresh ideas you can take back with you.