COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 — Nearing the close of a milestone year for Club Pilates' nationwide development, including the signing of its 663rd franchise agreement, the brand announced today that distinguished entrepreneur, Daymond John, will be the honorary keynote speaker for its 2017 Annual Convention. The three-day event will be held December 10-12, 2017 at the Encore Hotel at the Wynn in Las Vegas.
Over the past decade, Daymond has become a household name as a result of his commitment to promoting the power and importance of entrepreneurship. Establishing his career as the branding and entrepreneurial brain behind the $6 billion dollar brand FUBU, Daymond can now be seen Sunday night's on ABC's three-time Emmy Award winning series, “Shark Tank.” In addition to being a pioneer in the fashion industry and serving as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship under the Obama Administration, Daymond is a New York Times best-selling author whose next book, Rise and Grind, will be released on January 23rd, 2018.
“I'm looking forward to speaking at the 2017 Club Pilates Annual Convention,” said Daymond John. “If 'health is the ultimate wealth,' the folks at this conference are the real sharks, as they are invested in what ultimately matters the most.”
Serving as the cornerstone of Club Pilates' mission, the brand's annual convention will serve as the platform to highlight its impressive growth achievements made in 2017 and strategic plans for 2018, which include an array of business topics including new marketing tactics, processes, and innovative technology. In addition to his keynote address, Daymond will share his entrepreneurial experiences, personal struggles, and insight with Club Pilates franchisees- giving them valuable advice on how to successfully operate their business.
“We are incredibly honored to have Daymond John attend this year's summit and to have him share his inspirational success story of sacrifice, hard work and perseverance,” said Anthony Geisler, CEO of Club Pilates. “Daymond's entrepreneurial drive is the epitome what our brand stands for. I am confident that Daymond's inspirational speech, paired with the commitment of our franchisees will motivate our company to strive for ongoing success into the New Year.”
The past year has delivered many accolades to Club Pilates including its prestigious rankings as America's fourth fastest-growing company by Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 List and named as the No. 1 Top Los Angeles company, as a result of its 21,319 percent three-year growth rate. Further growth predictions for 2018 include the opening of 240 new studios, totaling nearly 540 studio locations to open by the end of 2018.
Founded in 2007, Club Pilates offers group reformer Pilates classes, providing consumers a tailored, high-end workout at an affordable cost. Club Pilates is the first Pilates organization to create a proprietary 500-hour Teacher Training Program designed to thoroughly and safely teach group reformer Pilates classes along with TRX, Triggerpoint, and Barre. The brand is on track to have nearly 300 studios open by end of 2017— opening close to 20 studios every month. Strategic development is a key element to expanding the brands contemporary and premium group and private practice, state-of-the-art equipment including reformers and empowering atmosphere at an affordable price to the growing demographic.
For more information about Club Pilates, visit www.clubpilates.com.
About Club Pilates:
Founded in 2007, Club Pilates is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in strength-training classes for anyone, at any age or fitness level. Based in Costa Mesa, CA, the company is experiencing rapid growth and expects to have 300 locations open by the end of the year. With more than 1,200 instructors teaching over seven million workouts each year, Club Pilates is the first studio to create a 500-hour Teacher Training Program designed to thoroughly and safely teach group Pilates apparatus classes along with TRX, TriggerPoint, and Barre. In 2017, Club Pilates was ranked No. 4 in Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 and Inc. 500, listed in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 ranking and ranked No. 17 on the magazine's 2017 Top New Franchise list. To learn more about the Pilates franchise opportunity, visit https://www.clubpilatesfranchise.com.
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