IHRSA AWARDS PROGRAM

 

IHRSA Awards
The IHRSA Awards Program recognizes members of the association for their service to their communities, their customers, and to the betterment of the health and fitness industry.

 

EUROPEAN CLUB LEADERSHIP AWARD
The European Club Leadership Award is presented to an IHRSA member who has advanced their company and the industry through strong leadership and performance in the European market.

The award will be presented at the 17th Annual IHRSA European Congress in London, England. The recipient will receive a complimentary registration to the event.

Read the Press Release announcing the 2016 recipient. IHRSA is now accepting applications for the 2017 award. Apply by September 8, 2017.

  • Past Recipients

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IHRSA offers two full scholarships to attend The IHRSA Institute: The John McCarthy Merit Scholarship, named for IHRSA's first Executive Director, and The Curt & Jane Beusman Institute Scholarship, named for two of IHRSA's early and most passionate founders.

Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate their passion for, and absolute commitment to, the health club industry's future and their service, sales, and leadership skills.

Read the press release
announcing the 2016 Institute scholarship recipients. The deadline to apply for the 2017 scholarships was May 12, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of May.

  • Past Recipients of John McCarthy Merit Scholarship

     

 

OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Community Service Gold's GymThis award is presented to an IHRSA member that has made a longstanding commitment to making a difference in, and beyond, their community.

  • Past Recipients

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Julie Main made a meaningful impact on the health and fitness industry, her colleagues, and her community. Julie was an assertive, yet compassionate leader whose tenacious drive and unbreakable spirit was an inspiration to all who knew her.

IHRSA celebrates Julie's legacy by offering the Woman Leader Award -- including a scholarship to attend the annual International Convention & Trade Show -- to a woman who exemplifies Julie's qualities of leadership and drive.

Eligibility: Women employed by IHRSA member clubs in good standing are eligible to apply.

Learn more about the Woman Leader Award.

  • Past Recipients

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ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Associate Member of the Year
This award is presented to the Associate Member who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the club industry, and is also in recognition of their support of IHRSA through program and event participation, advertising and sponsorship.
  • Past Recipients

     

 

DALE S. DIBBLE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
This award is presented to an individual within the Association who has excelled in their contributions to the industry and IHRSA.
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JOHN McCARTHY INDUSTRY VISIONARY AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or company who has made an unprecedented or unique contribution to the advancement of the club industry as a whole.
  • Past Recipients

     

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual whose lifelong commitment, outstanding leadership and inspiration have made a lasting impact on IHRSA and the health club industry.