Growing a health and fitness business from a few locations into a 10, 20 or even 50 site enterprise involves more than passion. It demands strategy. Few people, if any, have navigated this path as successfully, time and again, as Art Curtis.
Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2012
Health club management software leader Motionsoft has invited Dr. Art Curtis, President of CurtisClubAdvisors, for its monthly webinar series “The Business of our Business”. The June 12th webinar, titled “So you wanna be a multi-club, multi-market fitness business?”, will focus on the fundamentals of creating and implementing a strategy for an efficient fitness enterprise including finding the right people, marketing & branding, capital structure, real estate & development, & organizational/operating infrastructure.
“Growing a health and fitness business from a few locations into a 10, 20 or even 50 site enterprise involves more than passion. It demands strategy. Few people, if any, have navigated this path as successfully, time and again, as Art Curtis in 30 years as CEO & COO of several major club and spa companies,” said Leigh Kessler, VP of Communications at Motionsoft. “His strategic consult is in high demand from entrepreneurs, private equity firms, real estate developers, hospitals and hospitality companies and we are absolutely thrilled to have him bring that insight to fitness entrepreneurs and executives in our free webinar series.”
Dr. Curtis is the President of CurtisClubAdvisors, a strategic consulting firm for the fitness and wellness industry and is a two-time chairman of the board of directors of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). He has a doctorate in applied physiology from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree in health and physical education, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.
From 2005 to 2011, Art Curtis served as the chief executive officer of Millennium Partners Sports Club Management LLC. Previously, he served as chief executive officer of Spa Capital LLC / dba Stonewater, where he led the company’s turnaround, and served as chief operating officer of Starmark Holdings LLC / dba Wellbridge Company, at the time the owner of 45 multipurpose clubs and spas in 12 states with revenues in excess of $180 million.
Fitness business owners and operators can register at motionsoft.net/webinars for the free webinar. The event will take place live online on Wednesday, June 12th at 1:15pm ET, 10:15am PT.
Motionsoft is a member relationship management software and billing provider, recently ranked among the top 1000 of America’s fastest growing private companies in Inc. Magazine’s Annual 500/5000 Report, and in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 as well as IHRSA’s 2011 Associate Member of the Year. Motionsoft counts Equinox, Crunch, Gold’s Gym, Akron General and Starbucks among their 2500 clients in the active lifestyle industry. The company’s small, medium & enterprise level cloud-based business & member management software solution helps fitness operators focus on getting, keeping, & knowing their members for better success.