Breakouts & Workshops

Over 40 sessions with a direct correlation to your needs, wants, and goals.

Education Sessions

The Fun

Inspirational keynotes, the Expo, network with decision makers and your peers, workout, and let loose!

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Agenda

April 30

April 30
Time Session
10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Registration/Information

Get your badge, find out more about what's in store for your SUCCEED! experience, and prepare for all the learning you're about to take in.

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Meet & Greet

Get to know other SUCCEED! attendees, vendors, and speakers as you relax and prepare for the 3 days ahead.  Taking place in the Red Bar and Lounge, this is a perfect opportunity to get your convention experience off to a great start.

May 1

May 1
Time Session
6:00 am to 6:00 pm

Registration/Information

Get your badge, find out more about what's in store for your SUCCEED! experience, and prepare for all the learning you're about to take in.

7:00 am to 7:45 am

Continental Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast as you re-energize after your workout or just get your day off to the right start.  Plan your course of action for the full day of education that's ahead.

Breakfast included in registration fee!

7:45 am to 8:00 am

Welcome Session

AFS Founder & CEO Josh Leve provides an overview of the market and what you can expect during your 3 days at SUCCEED!

Presented by: Josh Leve
8:15 am to 11:00 am

Breakout Sessions

See the full list of all breakout sessions for additional information. 

11:15 am to 12:30 pm

CEO Keynote Panel

Four high profile fitness CEOs share their insight into the fitness industry. This panel will focus on trends, new business opportunities, the future of the industry, how to position yourself for success, along with other stimulating Q&A. This is a keynote that can't be missed!

Presented by: Rick Mayo, Presented by: Scott Goudeseune, Presented by: Bryan O'Rourke, Presented by: Sara Kooperman
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Expo & Networking Lunch

The SUCCEED! Expo will be filled with representatives from both well-known and up-and-coming fitness suppliers, brands and service providers.  Preview first-hand the latest and most innovative products available on the market to energize your business.

More than 50 exhibitors in over 70 booths featuring products and solutions with the power to breathe new life into all corners of your facility.

Lunch included in registration fee!

3:15 pm to 6:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

See the full list of all breakout sessions for additional information. 

6:15 pm to 7:15 pm

VIP Reception (By Invitation Only)

Exclusively for AFS Platinum members, SUCCEED! speakers, and invited VIPs - exchange ideas and experiences as you surround yourself with a quality network of peers and industry leaders.

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Opening Reception

Surround yourself with your peers. Have fun and exchange in meaningful discussions with other decision makers, as you kick off your experience at SUCCEED!

May 2

May 2
Time Session
6:00 am to 4:00 pm

Registration/Information

Get your badge, find out more about what's in store for your SUCCEED! experience, and prepare for all the learning you're about to take in.

6:00 am to 7:00 am

Early Morning Workout

As the official workout sponsor for SUCCEED! 2020 join the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for a workout that's bound to get you ready for the day ahead.  

6:30 am to 7:45 am

Networking & Coffee with SUCCEED! Speakers

Now's your chance to better engage and network with the speakers you came to see and begin to build real, authentic relationships. Start your day off by getting to know the best of the best in an environment conducive to quieter more intimate discussions. Make sure to bring your business cards!

7:00 am to 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast as you re-energize after your workout or just get your day off to the right start.  Plan your course of action for the full day of education that's ahead.

Breakfast included in registration fee!

8:00 am to 10:15 am

Breakout Sessions

See the full list of all breakout sessions for additional information. 

10:30 am to 10:45 am

Award Presentations

Join the entire SUCCEED! audience in celebrating the winner of the 2nd annual AFS Fitness Business of the Year Award and Influencer of the Year Award. Is it you?!

Presented by: Josh Leve
10:45 am to 12:00 pm

Keynote: How To Get Clients To Pay, Stay and Refer

If you’d like to build a multiple six-figure or even a 7 Figure generating fitness business then you’ll need effective lead generation strategies, sales systems, retention programs and referral systems.

Bedros Keuilian will give you his secrets that have helped hundreds of his coaching clients turn their failing gyms into six and seven-figure producing businesses!

Presented by: Bedros Keuilian
12:15 pm to 2:30 pm

Expo & Networking Lunch

The SUCCEED! Expo will be filled with representatives from both well-known and up-and-coming fitness suppliers, brands and service providers.  Preview first-hand the latest and most innovative products available on the market to energize your business.

More than 50 exhibitors in over 70 booths featuring products and solutions with the power to breathe new life into all corners of your facility.

Lunch included in registration fee!

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

See the full list of all breakout sessions for additional information. 

3:30 pm to 4:15 pm

Kentucky Derby Viewing

It's true, SUCCEED! 2020 is during the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby!  So we're making sure you don't miss out by incorporating the race into the SUCCEED! expo along with a special viewing opportunity complete with prices for those who win, place or show.  Make sure you tune in to all the excitement!  

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

See the full list of all breakout sessions for additional information. 

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Kentucky Derby Themed Reception

Bring your best outfits, hats, and have a great time as you celebrate with mint juleps at the Saturday night reception.  Winners of the SUCCEED! Kentucky derby will be announced with great prizes and even more surprises for all attendees.   

8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Fireside Chat

Take this opportunity to engage with more SUCCEED! speakers around the fire as you reflect on your experience at the event.  Just another reason to love what SUCCEED! is all about!

May 3

May 3
Time Session
6:00 am to 10:00 am

Registration/Information

Get your badge, find out more about what's in store for your SUCCEED! experience, and prepare for all the learning you're about to take in.

6:30 am to 7:30 am

Networking & Coffee with SUCCEED! Speakers

Now's your chance to better engage and network with the speakers you came to see and begin to build real, authentic relationships. Start your day off by getting to know the best of the best in an environment conducive to quieter more intimate discussions. Make sure to bring your business cards!

6:30 am to 7:30 am

Early Morning Workout

Sure it's the last day of the convention, but that doesn't mean your workouts need to stop either!  Join Joe Drake as he takes you through a workout that will keep you energized through the final day.

Presented by: Joe Drake
7:00 am to 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast as you re-energize after your workout or just get your day off to the right start.  Plan your course of action for the full day of education that's ahead.

Breakfast included in registration fee!

8:00 am to 10:15 am

Breakout Sessions

See the full list of all breakout sessions for additional information. 

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Hot Seat With Bedros

Ever want to ask your specific business questions to a featured Keynote Speaker at a major business convention? Now's your chance!  Bedros will be taking the time to answer SUCCEED! attendee questions live on stage to provide you actionable advice you can take back to your business and implement immediately.  

Join us on Sunday and get private coaching for your business from Bedros Keuilian.

Presented by: Bedros Keuilian
12:00 pm to 12:15 pm

Closing Session

Josh Leve, AFS Founder & CEO closes SUCCEED! with some surprises for attendees and provides an outlook on what to expect in 2021!

Presented by: Josh Leve