LIVE EVENTS

Ask Me Anything with KK Hart

In the worst of times, the best people give back & we believe one of those people is KK Hart! Join BFS for a live webinar with this renowned business expert and coach on Wednesday, March 18th at 2pm. Live and entirely for free, and simply to support all of...

Wednesday, March 18

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I’m Closing My Studio: What to Do Now to Provide Value to Your Membership Virtually?

Join Nicole Aucoin, Founder of Healthy Steps Nutrition and HSN Mentoring, as she discusses how to successfully transition to a virtual platform and provide value to your clients through accountability, support, and virtual nutrition coaching so they don’t cancel their memberships.

Monday, March 23

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Adding Accountability and Support During Uncertain Times Through Nutrition Coaching to Retain Your Membership

As a studio owner, this is your opportunity to be the leader in your community and provide clients support when they need it the most. Join Nicole Aucoin, Founder of Healthy Steps Nutrition and HSN Mentoring, to learn how.

Friday, March 27

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LIVE Q&A with Proskauer Labor & Employment Associates Danielle Moss & Laura Fant

Be sure to check out the Labor & Employment Playbook in advance to make sure you have all of your questions ready to go.

Friday, April 3

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Q&A with VOD Veteran and MELT Method Founder, Sue Hitzmann

Sue and the MELT Method were at the forefront of incorporating a video on demand platform. Many years, hundreds of videos, and thousands of subscribers later, Sue is ready to answer all of your questions from marketing your videos to training your instructors to teach to the camera. Tune in...

Tuesday, April 7

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LIVE Q&A with AV Now Experts

After 25 years in the industry and now hours of working around the clock to replicate and address the issues that instructors are facing with at home streaming, the experts at AV Now are ready to address all of your technical questions. From “how do I get the best mix...

Thursday, April 9

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Top 4 Ways to Create a Digital Video Fitness Business NOW

With the world of fitness shifting for a period of time, digital video has become a critical solution. During this webinar, you’ll learn about the top 4 video opportunities to help maintain your business during these unsure times and help this business thrive in the future. Learn how to migrate...

Wednesday, April 15

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From Funnels to Flywheels: Learn Sales Models that Work for your Virtual Studio

You had a new client journey laid out in-studio but have you determined what this looks like virtually?   Dive in with KK Hart to find out how the client engagement and sales process is different virtually than it was IRL.

Friday, April 17

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Tips for Taking Action Right Now Where you Are (and on a Shoestring Budget)

Join Lisa Taylor, owner of Evolution Power Yoga, for this 30-minute fireside chat with Leanne Shear.  Lisa will discuss how she and Evolution took concrete and forward-looking action during the COVID-19 crisis – and how you can, too! DIVERSIFYING: Working on her “maybe someday” for her business right now. SEEKING HELP: From her staff,...

Wednesday, April 22

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Live Q&A with VOD experts Intelivideo

Rewatch this live Q&A with VOD veterans and experts: Subscription/Premium Video Expert – Matt Given, CEO of Intelivideo Music Expert – Rusty Greene, CEO of Fitradio Audio/Video Expert – Jon Magnuson, Mighty One Productions Hear what these incredible experts had to say about everything you need to know to take...

Wednesday, April 29

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Video On Demand 2020: Ask The Experts

Tune in for this live Q&A with VOD veterans and experts: Subscription/Premium Video Expert – Matt Given, CEO of Intelivideo Music Expert – Rusty Greene, CEO of Fitradio Audio/Video Expert – Jon Magnuson, Mighty One Productions Join this live Q&A to ask these incredible experts everything you need to know...

Wednesday, April 29

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A Brand-Building Exercise for Boutique Fitness Owners with Greg Monaco

Let’s be honest. Your customers can go anywhere to spin on a stationary bike or sweat through a Yoga class. And, today, they don’t even have to leave their living room. But your customers come to you for reasons beyond what you sell. What is it? Your community? Your personality?...

Friday, May 1

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How 1:1 Training Can Save Your Business

There's been a lot of discussion regarding group classes, virtual and in person, but 1:1 training sessions are a vital part of many studios.  In our new world with physical distancing, 1:1 training sessions could be a key driver of revenue at your studio.   RSVP for this Live Q&A with...

Wednesday, May 6

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Resetting with Scott Hopson

How we show up during and after this pandemic will say a lot about who we are and what is important to us. When we reopen the doors of our business, the industry will have changed so its essential we have clarity on Our Story, Our Playbook, and possess the...

Friday, May 8

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305 Fitness Workout & Fireside Chat with Sadie Kurzban

BFS Insider Content 305 Fitness had been pivoting their business model into instructor training/licensing for well over a year before Covid-19 hit, but the crisis only served to solidify founder Sadie Kurzban’s impetus in that direction. Join us and Sadie for this 30 minute FREE workout followed by a 30 minute Fireside Chat...

Wednesday, May 13

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Live Q&A with FitGrid CEO & Founder Nt Etuk

Join us for this Live Q&A with FitGrid CEO & Founder and BFS Co-Founder to ask all of your questions on FitGrid Live and Live Streaming in general. Through FitGrid and BFS, Nt brings insight from what is and is not working for studio owners around the globe.  

Friday, May 15

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How I Developed my Reopening Plan A… and B and C: Fireside Chat with Stephanie Moran

Join Nt Etuk and Stephanie Moran for this informative Fireside Chat on how Moran developed a plan and accompanying projections for CYB Studios in light of Covid 19. From her daily decisions, to planning for a possible 2nd wave, this owner knows how to merge her knowledge of the industry...

Wednesday, May 20

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Live Q&A with Tech Experts from AV Now

There's been a lot of focus and emphasis on tech during quarantine because of the heavy reliance on virtual fitness but, this reliance on tech isn’t going to go away. Join us in our latest webinar and take a deep dive with the experts from AV Now to get direct answers...

Thursday, May 21

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Cash Flow with Maura Vella

The survival of your business is contingent on not only having positive cash flow but also a solid understanding of where your money is going each month. Especially now, during these times of uncertainty, a firm education on cash flow and the impact this has on your business should be...

Friday, May 29

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Re-Engage your Staff & Manage Smoothly in the Post Covid World: Fireside Chat with OurPeople CEO, Ross McCaw

Join us for this live Fireside Chat with OurPeople CEO, Ross McCaw.  Ross is a longtime software entrepreneur who has witnessed the staff management challenges of hundreds of fitness businesses throughout his time in the industry and built OurPeople specifically to address these needs. . .Listen in to hear Ross's...

Tuesday, June 2

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My Studio Is Open & This Is What It Looks Like…

BFS Insider Content Join this Fireside Chat with Becky Cerroni of JoyRide Cycling and Dana Dreifus of Whole Body Studios (both of whom have reopened their doors) as they discuss what reopening has looked like for them thus far. They can give all the information you want about tactics and specifics (think everything...

Thursday, June 4

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Reconnect, Re-engage, and Rebuild your community

BFS Insider Content As you plan to open the doors of your brick and mortar once again, we turned to our community-building pro, Rhodie Lorenz of JoyRide Cycling, to lend advice and guidance (even if it's over a month away for you, the prep and rebuild starts now). With locations of JoyRide already...

Tuesday, June 9

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The Business Case for Diversity: Fireside Chat with Stacey Seldin

Diveristy & Inclusion In this Fireside Chat led by BFS Co-Founder Julian Barnes, Stacey Seldin, Co-Founder and former CEO, Mariana Tek, will discuss how - and why - she built a multicultural team that helped Mariana Tek become one of the most respected companies in the boutique fitness industry and that resulted in Mariana Tek recently being acquired in a multimillion dollar...

Thursday, June 11

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Exiting lockdown: Opportunities to rebuild and engage your team

BFS Insider Content As we begin to exit lockdown and reopen our studios, how are you feeling about the daunting task of rehiring and engaging your studio teams? In this Live Class with Lucy Adey, she'll share what you should consider as you rehire studio staff, your opportunities to start fresh and rebuild...

Thursday, June 18

3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST

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Determining the ROI of your Tech Stack

You know that software costs are necessary to running an efficient business but how do you know if your tech stack is truly working for you?!  Maybe, you have never truly thought about what your tech stack is.  Dive in to this live class with Zingfit and Brandbot to learn...

Tuesday, June 23

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Addressing Race in Boutique Fitness

Diversity & Inclusion Join us in this powerful hour-long Town Hall led by Empowerment Training Expert Leanne Shear as she dives into a conversation about race in the boutique fitness world with two industry veterans and Black business owners. First, we'll get a macro view of the industry through the experience of Nt...

Thursday, June 25

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My Studio Is Open & This Is What It Looks Like… with Josh & Christa

BFS Insider Content Tune in for this Fireside Chat with Josh Boyd of The 12 & Christa Gurka of Pilates in the Grove as they discuss what reopening has looked like thus far. They can give all the information you want about tactics and specifics (think everything from cleaning protocol to pricing changes),...

Thursday, July 2

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Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Nutrition Program

Are you looking to start adding nutrition programs into your studio? If you are a studio owner looking to add nutrition programs to build an additional revenue stream, this is a class you do not want to miss! Nicole Aucoin & the HSN Mentoring team have helped thousands of owners...

Tuesday, July 7

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Video On Demand is A Whole Different Biz, Here’s How…

BFS Insider Content Jennifer Maanavi was ahead of her time in boutique fitness and the barre boom when she opened Physique 57 in 2005...and she hasn't stopped innovating (and being out ahead of every new trend) in the industry since. From introducing VOD back in 2012 to franchising to licensing, she's done it...

Thursday, July 9

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Marketing on a Budget

BFS Insider Content Join this Live Discussion with Reyna Hoerdeman, owner of Studio Fit Chicago and founder of Queen B Media, to find out how she advises studio owners to increase client acquisition and retention through strategic partnerships and social media presence, and how she does it herself for Studio Fit.  Don't work...

Thursday, July 16

3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST

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Stretch Your Mind, Your Business Plan…AND Your Revenue Streams

BFS Insider Content Join us for this Fireside Chat with Amanda Freeman (Founder of SLT and Co-Founder of Stretch*d) who is no stranger to thinking outside the box, recognizing a need, and filling it!  While already running a very successful boutique fitness business (SLT), Amanda saw an opportunity to move in on an...

Thursday, July 23

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My Studio Is Open & This Is What It Looks Like… with MISSION Portsmouth

BFS Insider Content Tune in for this Fireside Chat with Mindy Anderson of MISSION Portsmouth as she discusses what reopening has looked like thus far. She can give all the information you want about tactics and specifics (think everything from cleaning protocol to pricing changes), help answer your questions, affirm your visions, and...

Tuesday, July 28

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Shifting Your Mindset for a New Era with Emma Barry

Join BFS and Industry Badass, Emma Barry, for 30 minutes of lightening fire inspiration and advice on how to shift/reset your mindset to continue to survive these unbearably difficult times.

Thursday, July 30

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Ask Me Anything with KK Hart: Marketing During a Pandemic

In a recent survey of our community one of the top challenges identified by studio owners was how to market during this unforeseen era.  Whether it is how to make your existing clients feel safe returning to the studio, being sensitive with how you target new clients, or keeping your...

Tuesday, August 4

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How to Stand Out, Not FHIT In

BFS Insider Content Former marketing exec turned fitness industry leader, Kari Saitowitz grew Fhitting Room to be a powerhouse of a brand in the boutique space in no time.  After 7 years of continually building that brand and the respect that it holds in the industry, she delivered yet again by holding to...

Thursday, August 6

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State of the Industry Part II

It's been almost 4 months since we published our 2020 State of the Industry and there have been so many unprecedented developments in our industry that we felt compelled to provide an update on what we’re seeing throughout the industry.   Join us for this update from BFS Co-Founders, Julian...

Tuesday, August 11

3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT

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How to Level with Your Landlord: Live Q&A with Commercial Real Estate Expert

BFS Insider Content We all know your largest two expenses as a studio owner always come down to rent and payroll. With your brick and mortar business on pause or functioning at a much lower capacity, that large rent expense is a hard pill to swallow and one that must be mitigated. So...

Wednesday, August 12

3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT

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Why Your Marketing is Failing to Grow Your Virtual Studio

BFS Insider Content When battling a saturated market and clients suffering from virtual fitness fatigue, improving your virtual fitness efforts from every angel is imperative.  We've discussed the client experience, the technical level up, and marketing but now we dive deeper into why marketing alone isn't the answer.  Join this Live Class to learn...

Thursday, August 13

3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT

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The Secret to Engaging your Clients Virtually

When asked about your biggest challenges at this time, many of you replied that it was re-energizing your clients to keep with their virtual fitness regimen.  So we are bringing in Volution, the experts at creating a virtual hub for your clients. Now is not the time to let your clients...

Tuesday, August 18

2pm EST / 11am PST / 7pm GMT

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Shrinking Your Business to Survive a Storm: Live Q&A with Finance Expert Lauren Schoenfeld

BFS Insider Content It’s August 2020 and we just passed mile 5 of a marathon you didn't know you would be running. You’re now waking up to that fact and realizing that you didn't train for this. We need to slow down your pace to make it through the 26.2 miles by conserving...

Thursday, August 20

3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT

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Are You Truly Surviving? How to Measure Success in the COVID Era

In this Live Presentation, our data partners at iKizmet will dive into the 3 most important metrics to help you determine if your business is on the right track and to keep it on the path of success!  As the data analytics guru of the fitness world, iKizmet will guide...

Tuesday, August 25

3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT

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David vs. Goliath: How upgrading your tech can turn your studio into a Peleton-crusher

With virtual fitness here to stay and no longer the "stop-gap" for business owners, it is time to build your virtual studio to compete with "the big guys".  The client experience that you created in your brick and mortar needs to be transitioned to a virtual platform and this means you...

Thursday, August 27

3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT

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DETERMINING THE ROI OF YOUR TECH STCK

Reflection has been a key component for business owners during Covid-19 but did you write your software off as necessities that you can’t change or improve upon?

Tuesday, June 23rd

3pm EST | 12pm PST

ADDRESSING RACE IN BOUTIQUE FITNESS

Virtual Town Hall with Nt Etuk and Kendra Blackett-Dibinga

Thursday, June 25th

3pm EST | 12pm PST

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