Annual Conference

MFA 27th Annual International Conference

Save the Date: November 7-9, 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana – New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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

One ticket equals three Medical Fitness conferences.

Attend educational seminars from the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business, and National Alliance of Youth Sports. Don’t miss the #1 Medical Fitness conference of the year!

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 the 5th Annual Physician Track
  • Celebration for the 2018 Winners during the MFA Award Ceremony
  • Earn Continuing Education Credits
  • Enter to win raffle prizes playing the MFA Bingo Game
  • Gain access to over 250 Exhibitors

MFA is Accepting Submittals for Consideration for our 2018 Events

Members and non-members are encouraged to share their expertise and knowledge by submitting presentation proposals. MFA is now accepting submittals for consideration in our 2018 events such as:

Continuing Education Credits

  • ACE credits are pending
  • ACPM CME credits are pending
  • ACSM credits are pending
  • AKTA credits are pending
  • Certificates of Attendance will be available for 12 contact hours

Who Should Attend?

  • 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

Hotel Reservations

Hotels range in price from $90 to $259 per night.

onPeak (formerly Travel Planners) is the official housing provider for AB Show, MFA & NAYS.

For the ninth year, Athletic Business has designated onPeak as the official housing provider for the show. onPeak has a great reputation and works with several hundred conventions and events a year.

Warning! onPeak is the only official housing company associated with the Show. We have received reports that other companies are posing as official travel vendors and may contact you offering housing for your trip. These companies are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show. Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

The Rosen Centre is AB Show’s headquarters hotel.

Trade Shows

Features over 250 Booths.

Medical Fitness Association Welcome Reception – Wednesday, November 7

MFA members may attend the MFA Welcome Reception Social sponsored by Global Wellness Partner, Technogym.

Enjoy Spirits and appetizers!

Annual Physician Track

Your registration ticket provides you with access to the 5th Annual Physician Track.

Fees include AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits (credits pending).

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 truly is the Medical Fitness Industry Conference of the year!”