The International Health, Racquet & Sportclub Association (IHRSA) is the fitness industry's only global trade association. IHRSA represents over 9,000 for profit health and fitness facilities and over 650 supplier companies in 75 countries.
IHRSA's mission is to grow, protect and promote the health and fitness industry, and to provide its members with benefits that will help them be more successful. For more information about IHRSA visit ihrsa.org.
The National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) is the leading resource for professional and student development, education, and research in collegiate recreational sports.
Headquartered in Corvallis, Oregon, NIRSA now includes nearly 4,000 highly trained professional, student and associate members throughout the United States, Canada and other countries. Serving an estimated 5.5 million students who regularly participate in campus recreational sports programs, NIRSA members are actively engaged in many areas of campus life: student leadership, development, and personnel management; wellness and fitness programs; intramural sports; sport clubs; recreation facility operations; outdoor recreation; informal recreation; and aquatic programs.
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA), a non-profit organisation, was formed in 1991 to assist medically integrated health and fitness centers achieve their full potential. The Association is a professional membership organisation whose mission is to ascertain and respond to the needs of medically integrated centers throughout the world. As a resource to the medical fitness industry, MFA is 100% focused on medical fitness, and is the first association to have focused on hospital fitness and wellness. For more information visit medicalfitness.org
International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) was founded in the belief that unifying the efforts of the organisations focused on older adults benefits both the people they reach and the organisations themselves. Today, the vision is shared by over 8,200 organisations connected to the ICAA network.
Whether retirement community, seniors center or fitness club, all ICAA members share a common interest in reaching older adults with active-aging messages, facilities, programs and guidance. The ICAA supports these professionals and organisations with education, information, resources and tools so they can achieve optimal success with this market. For more information visit icaa.cc.
The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America's leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA's mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public.
NAA is a federation of 170 state and local affiliates, comprised of more than 50,000 multifamily housing companies representing more than 5.9 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. For more information visit naahq.org.
EHFA is an independent and non-for-profit organisation based in Brussels representing the interests of the sector at the EU level. Through its European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS), EHFA's main goals are to raise standards within the European health and fitness industry and to promote best practice in instruction and training in order to help meet the challenge of rising levels of inactivity and obesity currently facing Europe. EHFA represents an industry that generates revenue of more than 22 billion Euro annually, provides employment to 370,000 people and has more than 40 million affiliates across Europe in members in public and private health & fitness clubs. For more information visit http://www.ehfa.eu.