Athletic Business Show



Meeting the Right People at the Right Time Makes Great Things Happen.

Our special events are designed to build community and facilitate relationships amongst our 2,700+ athletic, fitness, recreation and military attendees.

Back by popular demand, we're excited for the return of our Golf Classic and Military Reception (exclusive event for military attendees), bringing you even more networking opportunities than before! "Discover What's Possible" when you make the right connections at AB Show.


Zumba Basic 1 and STRONG By Zumba Trainings

Saturday, Nov. 16, 8:00am-6:00pm

Orange County Convention Center

Zumba® is offering two training sessions – Zumba® Basic 1 Instructor and STRONG By Zumba® – on Saturday, Nov. 16, at AB Show.


Zumba® Basic 1 - This introductory training will give you the tools you need to lead your own Zumba® class. Learn the Zumba® formula, Zumba’s four basic rhythms and more. The class includes an electronic instruction manual, a certificate of completion, online videos to review basic steps, and AFAA CEUs or CECs from ACE or AEA.

Taught by Jenna Bostic, Zumba® Education Specialist, Palm Harbor, Fla.



STRONG By Zumba® - Learn how to teach a music-led, high-intensity interval training that pushes students to achieve their most ambitious fitness goals using only their body weight. STRONG by Zumba® includes a training manual, recap video, My First Class™ (60 minutes of music and moves), an E-learning course with foundational fitness moves, a certificate of completion, and ACE CECs or AFAA CEUs.

Taught by Nathalia Ferreira, STRONG By Zumba® Master Trainer, Boca Raton, Fla.

Cost: $225 for Zumba® Basic 1; $250 for STRONG By Zumba®. All participants must register with Zumba. Register for Zumba Basic 1 or STRONG By Zumba. Use code ABS25 for a $25 discount off of Zumba® Basic 1 and code ABSBZ25 for a $25 discount off of STRONG By Zumba®.

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Military Reception


Wednesday, Nov. 13 | 5:00pm-7:00pm

Orange County Convention Center

AB Show is proud to be the event military professionals attend year after year. Open exclusively to registered military attendees, kick off your AB Show 2019 experience with AB Show staff, exhibitors and other military personnel from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines for networking, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Access to this networking event is complimentary with paid military registration.



Beaver Fit FreeMotion Fitness Greenfield Mondo Precor TRUE Fitness

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Golf Classic

Wednesday, Nov. 13 | 7:30am-2:00pm

Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club | 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando


Registration Deadline: October 31, 2019

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for our 16th annual Golf Classic at Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club. AB Show's Golf Classic is where attendees, exhibitors and AB staff enjoy a day of golf and camaraderie, all while testing their mettle on one of Orlando's best golf courses.

Designed by the renowned Arnold Palmer Design Company, the Palmer legacy is found in a handcrafted course with design features reminiscent of the finest classics in the world. Strategy and variety are front and center with some of the course’s features to harken back to the golden age of golf course design. Elevated greens and strategically placed bunkers are surrounded by enchanting flora and wildlife. Green complexes with fairway-cut surrounds or runoff areas give golfers of all levels more forgiveness and entertaining strategic options. Explore the championship course that challenges your entire game, yet rewards the diligent player.

7:30AM: Bus departs Orange County Convention Center
7:45AM: Bus arrives at golf course. (Grab a breakfast sandwich and take a few swings on the practice range).
8:30AM: Shotgun Start
1:45PM: Bus departs golf course
2:00PM: Bus arrives at Convention Center

Cost & Registration:
$135 Per Person | $500 Per Foursome
Registration Deadline: October 31, 2019

How Do I Sign Up? Add the AB Golf Classic to your registration when you register for the show. Exhibitors, please contact Steve Statsick, AB Show Exhibits Director, at

Your AB Show Golf Classic registration fee will include the following:
• Transportation
• Greens fee and cart
• Breakfast and lunch
• Gifts and prizes
• Beverages during and after the event
• Use of practice range
• Club rentals are available for $50



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First-Timers’ Reception

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Orange County Convention Center

Are you a first-time AB Show full-conference attendee? If so, join us for this popular gathering with our staff and other first-time attendees. Start growing your professional network from the first day of the show!

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Welcome Reception

Thursday, Nov. 14, 8:00pm-11:00pm

B. B. King's Blues Club

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Early-Morning Workout

Friday, Nov. 15, 6:30am-8:00am

Expo Halls C-D1, Orange County Convention Center

Get up, get going, get exercising! AB Show’s early-morning workout is the perfect place to try out and compare the latest cardiovascular, strength and functional training equipment. And the best part? You’ll get your workout in at the same time.

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Facilities of Merit Reception

Friday, Nov. 15, 6:00pm-8:00pm

3NINE At The Plaza

The popular Facilities of Merit Reception will take place Friday, Nov. 15, at 3NINE At the Plaza, a beautiful venue located in the Rosen Plaza Hotel adjacent to the convention center.

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IHRSA Women's Leadership Summit




Thursday, Nov. 14 | 2:00PM-7:00PM

Orange County Convention Center


Registration is limited to facilities eligible for IHRSA membership.

The IHRSA Women's Leadership Summit, hosted by Athletic Business, offers a valuable opportunity for you to strengthen your network, expertise and influence. This half-day event includes a keynote presentation, industry panel, and networking activities all designed to help you make better business decisions, develop your team, and reach your full potential. Learn more and register at



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