Self-care, mental health, and nutrition are more top of our mind than ever.

2023 is sure to be full of health and wellness events across the country.

From yoga festivals to nutrition expos, there are a ton of upcoming chances to learn about fitness trends and fresh products, as well as connect with fellow industry folks on a pretty important topic: health and wellness.

So, if you’re considering attending a wellness event next year, we’ve got you covered!

Here’s our list of the best health and wellness events you don’t want to miss in 2023.

(PS. We put them in chronological order, so you can mark them on your calendar as you go!)

21 Can’t-Miss Health and Wellness Events in 2023

Connected Health & Fitness Summit

Dates: February 8–9, 2023

Location: Los Angeles, California

Why It’s Great: The Connected Health and Fitness Summit is famously known to deep-dive into “the industry’s most pressing challenges and hottest trends.” If you’re looking to expand your product offerings and learn new ways to attract and engage with new clients, this fitness event is the one for you!

IDEA Personal Trainer Institute

Dates: March 9–12, 2023

Location: Alexandria, Virginia

Why It’s Great: Hailed as the “premiere event for personal trainers,” the IDEA event is all about helping you grow and succeed in your personal training business. Get the best-in-class education and unlock new marketing strategies to help take your personal training skills (and small business) to the next level!

International Health & Fitness Summit

Dates: March 16–18, 2023

Location: Arlington, Virginia

Why It’s Great: If you’re looking to network with like-minded folks in the health and wellness industry, ACSM’s fitness summit in Arlington is just what you’re looking for. With interactive programs and industry lectures on the science of fitness, this event is the go-to event for entrepreneurial trainers and health pros.

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The Yoga Expo

Dates: March 18, 2023

Location: Pasadena, California

Why It’s Great: While this event is only one day, there’s a lot to take in. With yoga classes for all levels, The Yoga Expo also brings in some of the best in the industry to deliver lectures, meditation, and inversion classes.

Plus, you can take yoga workshops and get first-hand access to some of the most innovative health and wellness brands out there today.

IHRSA Convention

Dates: March 20–22, 2023

Location: San Diego, California

Why It’s Great: Keynote speakers and education sessions, an immersive trade show experience, and an opportunity for networking?

All in one place?

Yep!

The IHRSA Convention is the place to hear from top leaders in the health and wellness industry, as well as participate in interactive education events.

USA Health Expo 

Dates: March 25–26, 2023

Location: Miami, Florida

Why It’s Great: This “B2B-focused health and fitness expo” is expected to have:

  • Over 400 supplement, fitness, and health brand exhibitions
  • 10,000 attendees
  • Live speakers, hosting keynotes and presentations about current events and the future of the industry
  • Industry-centric seminars 

SHAPE America National Convention & Expo 2023

Dates: March 28–April 1, 2023

Location: Seattle, Washington

Why It’s Great: This annual health expo centers around the philosophical, cultural, and scientific foundations that create the curriculum for physical activity in sport and dance. Expect to see information on health education, sports medicine, coaching, public health, education, physical therapy programs, and so. much. more. 

canfitpro ASPIRES Longevity

Dates: May 5, 2023

Location: Remote

Why It’s Great: Inclusive fitness is one of the top fitness trends of 2023, and that *includes* aging clients. canfitpro inspires fitness and wellness professionals to “join the active aging revolution,” by teaching strategies to aid older clients’ health.

From strength, flexibility, and balance exercises to chronic condition management, canfitpro ASPIRES Longevity is the place to be.

Miami International Fitness Expo

Dates: June 3–4, 2023

Location: Miami, Florida

Why It’s Great: Take a break from the business side of your fitness career with M.I.F.E. This athletic competition hosts multiple sporting events across bodybuilding, calisthenics, and more:

Integrative Wellness Expo

Dates: June 10–11, 2023

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Why It’s Great: This all-inclusive conference covers everything from physical fitness and a nutritional diet to holistic arts, like meditation and energy healing. Learn the latest news in science and technology or take in all you can about cutting-edge herbs, oils, and more!

FIT Summit’s World Health, Fitness, and Wellness Festival 

Dates: June 12-15, 2023

Location: Singapore

Why It’s Great: If you want a serious wellness retreat, this global expo is the destination for you.

Known as “the world’s leading health, fitness, and wellness business festival,” this weekend promises to be “bigger and better than before.”

This event is all focused on trends and tech in the industry, offering:

  • A leadership conference
  • Multiple brand exhibitions, product launches, and networking events
  • A start-up showcase
  • An industry awards dinner

International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference

Dates: June 15–17, 2023

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Why It’s Great: Earn your CEUs and have fun while doing it! The ISSN Conference offers presentations and keynotes about everything in the fitness and health space. Learn about:

  • How to take care of postpartum athletes
  • How to mitigate the risks of steroid abuse
  • High-performance nutrition (pre-workout, anyone?!)
  • If it matters how long you train in a gym
  • And more!

FSMTA Massage Convention & Trade Show

Dates: June 25–27, 2023

Location: Altamonte Springs, Florida

Why It’s Great: This convention and trade show for massage therapists is one of the top wellness events of 2023. Attendees will connect with industry leaders, network with other preventative healthcare providers, get discounted products, and more.

Plus, FSMTA members and students get discounted registration tickets.

IDEA World Convention

Dates: July 12–16, 2023

Location: Los Angeles, California

Why It’s Great: Following their Personal Trainer Institute in the spring, IDEA focuses on educating fitness professionals and entrepreneurs on career development with over 300 breakout sessions and “tracks”, like Mind-Body, Nutrition & Behavior Change, Training & Exercise Science, and Business & Professional Development, among others.

2023 NSCA National Conference

Dates: July 12–15, 2023

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada (and Remote!)

Why It’s Great: For strength and conditioning professionals, this is the fitness conference of the season. Learn from keynote speakers in collegiate athletics, sports science, and nutrition. Enjoy an awards banquet and online learning opportunities for up to a year after the conference.

Bonus: “In-person attendees can earn an extra 1.0 Category D (equivalent to 10 contact hours, a $150 value) by taking a free quiz only available to in-person attendees.”

World Massage Festival & Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

Dates: July 16–20, 2023

Location: Cherokee, North Carolina

Why It’s Great: Who knew there was a hall of fame for massage therapy?!

This annual event is for massage therapists to collaborate and continue their wellness education. Attendees (who must be licensed and pack their own massage table) get the chance to earn NCBTMB-approved credit hours through classes and workshops.

National Wellness Conference

Dates: July 19–20, 2023

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Why It’s Great: One of the leading destinations for health and wellness pros to learn, connect, and grow, the National Wellness Conference brings together some of the brightest minds in the industry. With premiere lectures on all things wellness, you’re not going to want to miss this!

canfitpro 2023 Global Conference & Trade Show

Dates: August 16–20, 2023

Location: Toronto, Canada (and Remote!)

Why It’s Great: Celebrating 30 years of canfitpro, this year’s theme is COURAGE. This fitness event brings together 125 global experts to discuss strategies and techniques in the training industry.

Their trade show also displays the best of industry products and programs – with a few newcomers you don’t want to miss.

Bonus: On August 17, you can take part in their Women Who Influence event. For one day, hear specifically from inspiring, intelligent female leaders in the fitness industry.

AMTA National Convention

Dates: August 24–26, 2023

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Why It’s Great: First things first, you can save $50 if you register before June 30, 2023. (You have to be an AMTA member, though!)

If you are, this wellness event is an incredible opportunity to reconnect with the massage therapy community; hear from industry-famous speakers, including Peloton master Ally love; and get hands-on training on new massage therapy techniques.

You can also earn certification credit hours by attending some of the educational sessions. Win-win-win!

PS. If you’re part of the American Massage Therapy Association, you get a special Schedulicity discount. Login here for details.

Mindbody BOLD

Dates: October 3–5, 2023

Location: New York, New York

Why It’s Great: We know Mindbody is another scheduling app, like Schedulicity, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t tell you about their annual wellness event. Not many details have been given yet, but Mindbody is switching from the West Coast to the East in 2023.

We hear BOLD attendees “will celebrate the new wave of wellness with three days of inspiration, education, and fun for the future of wellness that will renew your energy and transform your business.”

TheFitExpo

Dates: Fall 2023 (dates TBD)

Location: San Diego, California

Why It’s Great: This event attracts thousands of fitness pros, personal trainers, and endurance enthusiasts alike from all over the country.

With some of the most influential trainers, instructors, and gym owners in the industry, this is your chance to meet fitness celebrities, witness live sporting competitions, and discover new health and wellness products — all while networking with some of the biggest names in the biz!

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