Free Virtual Technology Summit Starts Thursday 12 August 2021

by Nichole Edsall on August 12, 2021

The first of seven free webinars with Dr Cam McDonald will launch the Virtual Fitness and Recreation Technology Summit on Thursday 12th August. 

The additional bonus to the first webinar are presentations from Barrie Elvish, CEO of Fitness Australia, and John Holsinger, APAC Director of IHRSA who will give updates on the state of the Australian industry.

With the rescheduling of the face to face Technology Summit until 2022, organisers Active Management has pivoted and are proud to deliver a free seven part webinar series to the entire fitness, recreation and leisure industries.

“The speakers and sponsors have been sensationally supportive,” said event organiser Jess Abbey. “Thanks to them we have been able to able to provide game changing education to every business.  There is a session over the next 14 weeks that will suit the personal trainer in the park right through to the CEO’s of franchise operations.  There has been nothing like this ever conducted for the industry or for free!” 

The fortnightly webinars will be held on Thursdays at 3:30pm (AEST) and include sessions on industry data post covid from James Ellender,  CEO of ActiveXchange; building your own digital marketing strategy; boosting your Google SEO with a hands on workshop; and how to turn your virtual service into a profitable venture from 3 business owners who are doing it! 

The unique aspect of the Virtual Fitness and Recreation Technology Summit is that owners do not have to give up days of work.  The webinars are 90 minutes every 2 weeks, allowing this educational opportunity to fit into every business schedule.

“We are conscious of limited time and budgets of owners across the industry.  This event reduces any friction to attend and content that will strengthen their businesses,” said Justin Tamsett, Founder of the Summit.

When you register, you will receive a recording of the webinar so you can share that with your team.  Additionally, you will receive a special discount on the face to face event in 2022. 

Attendees will be able register to join the webinar live or receive a replay at

About Fitness & Recreation Industry Technology Summit

The 2021 Virtual Fitness Industry Technology Summit will begin on Thursday 12th August.  The 2022 Fitness Industry Technology Summit will be held on 22 & 23 February 2022.   More details can be found at