MACMA Leadership Workshop in June to be followed by the 2017 Annual Conference & Golf Tournament in July

MACMA is organizing a leadership workshop, presented by Mark Miller, COO of Merit Clubs on June 14, 2017. This workshop will focus on Membership Experiences in the fitness world and aims to benefit anybody in a leadership position.

The MACMA Annual Conference & Golf Tournament is set to happen on July 12 & 13. While the initial details can be found on our older blog here.

Click here to download the latest conference guide that contains the details of the event.

John’s May Musings

REX Roundtable, if you are not aquatinted with this organization, you should be. Will Phillips the founder of REX Roundtable has written a brief blurb on what to expect from entry-level employees coming into the workforce. I believe you will find his content of interest.

Since joining the REX Roundtable family (as a vendor), I can’t say enough good things about the organization. The quality of clubs, the owners and managers, all with the purpose of helping each other and improving their clubs. The transparency of the REX members is truly inspiring. I encourage you to go to their website ( ) to learn more.

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MACMA Annual Conference & Golf Tournament

What: MACMA Annual Conference & Golf Tournament
Where: Westin Annapolis Hotel & Conference Center
Renditions Golf Course
When: July 12-13 2017
Who: Members and Non-Members invited
Exhibitors Encouraged
Register at
Early Bird Rates available

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MACMA Webinar: Sales Skills in A Competitive Market

Join MACMA’s Webinar on Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST featuring Presenter Casey Conrad.


Casey Conrad has been in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. She is the President of Communication Consultants, a company dedicated to providing high quality sales, marketing and management seminars for professionals in the health and fitness industry worldwide.

In addition to authoring “Selling Fitness: The Complete Guide to Selling Health Club Memberships,” she has created and published over 24 other sales training products specifically for the health and fitness industry, including her newest, “Selling Personal Training.

She has been a featured presenter in 17 countries, and has spoken for numerous industry organizations including IHRSA, Club Industry, Network for Fitness Professionals in Australia, Gold’s Gym Enterprises, Bodylife in England and Germany, Forum in Italy, EFFA in Holland and Asiafit in Hong Kong. In addition, Casey is a featured columnist for numerous industry magazines and publications.

She received her BA from The American University, her JD at Roger Williams University School of Law and is licensed to practice law. In addition, she is certified in Neuro Linguistic Programming and Neuro Associative Conditioning.

About MACMA: Founded in 1986, The Mid Atlantic Club Management Association (MACMA) is a non profit trade association made up of health and fitness clubs and vendors throughout Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware and Pennsylvania and New Jersey. MACMA’s overall mission is to provide affordable industry specific education, serve as an advocate with state and local lawmakers and provide networking opportunities to its members.

A regional affiliate of IHRSA, MACMA consists of over 80 MACMA Club Members and 35 Associate/Supplier Members.