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

2024 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.

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 2024.

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

30 Can’t-Miss Health and Wellness Events in 2024

The Yoga Expo

Dates and Locations:

  • January 20, 2024 in Los Angeles, CA
  • March 9, 2024 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Why It’s Great: The Yoga Expo has so much to offer that they expanded the event from one day to two this year.

We mean, 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.

Big Sky Sports Medicine Conference

Dates: January 21–25, 2024

Location: Bozeman, MT

Why It’s Great: Right in Schedulicity’s backyard of Montana, you’ll find the Big Sky Sports Medicine Conference.

If you want to get into athletic training or sports medicine, this event is for you. This technical health expo covers keynote topics like concussion protocol in male vs female athletes, emergency care skills for athletic trainers, and cardiac screening in athletes.

It also answers some big questions in the fitness field:

  • Are there advantages to weighted vs unweighted running?
  • Do antioxidants affect how long you’ll live?
  • How do you specifically respond to mental health in youth and collegiate athletes?

Hybrid Health Summit

Dates: January 25–28, 2024

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Why It’s Great: Hailed as a “revolutionary” health event, the Hybrid Health Summit “unites experts in nutrition, healthcare, coaching, and training.”

Learn “how to develop comprehensive and holistic health plans, apply technical knowledge, and grow your practice and business by networking with other health and fitness professionals.”

AMTA 2024 Schools Summit

Dates: February 1–2, 2024

Location: Arlington, VA

Why It’s Great: The American Massage Therapy Association hosts massage school owners, administrators, and teachers for this premiere wellness event.

Sponsored by Massage Warehouse, the Schools Summit “will feature inspiring continuing education sessions focused on topics most important to school leaders.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your peers, be inspired and learn new tools for the classroom.”

Connected Health & Fitness Summit

Dates: February 7–8, 2024

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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!

2024 IDEA & ACSM Health & Fitness Summit

Dates: February 22–25, 2024

Location: Chicago, IL

Why It’s Great: Hailed as the “premiere event for personal trainers,” this health and fitness summit is the brainchild of the IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Formerly two separate events (the ACSM International Health and Fitness Summit + the IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute), this fitness event is all about helping you grow and succeed in your personal training business.

It offers best-in-class education, including talks on new marketing strategies to help take your personal training skills (and small business) to the next level!

Plus, as a personal trainer or fitness instructor, you can earn ongoing professional development hours (also known as CECs) by attending lectures at this wellness event.

canfitpro ASPIRES Nutrition

Dates: March 1, 2024

Location: Virtual

Why It’s Great: One day, seven sessions of invaluable information on nutrition.

Grow your nutrition knowledge with this virtual wellness event, which will tackle three key areas: Personalized Nutrition, Mindful Eating, and Nutrition for Aging.

This programmatic event:

  • Tailors dietary plans to your health goals
  • Fosters a deeper connection between food and body positivity
  • Strategizes nutrient-rich meals to promote longevity and vitality

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IHRSA Convention

Dates: March 6–8, 2024

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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

All in one place?


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

And… like the IDEA & ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, personal trainers can earn CECs by attending breakout sessions at this event.

SHAPE America National Convention & Expo 2024

Dates: March 12–16, 2024

Location: Cleveland, OH

Why It’s Great: Join thousands of health and PE educators at SHAPE 2024. If you’re teaching physical education, this event is for you.

Learn about:

  • How to integrate the newly revised National Physical Education Standards and National Health Education Standard into your teachings
  • How to practice social and emotional learning and trauma-informed instruction in health and physical education
  • How to foster equity and inclusion within your classroom and school community

Natural Products Expo West 2024

Dates: March 12–16, 2024

Location: Anaheim, CA

Why It’s Great: If you’re looking to go to the West Coast for a wellness event, grab a ticket (and bring your best products!) to this one.

Natural Products Expo West is the leading trade show where emerging brands “in the natural, organic, and healthy products industry” can be discovered by giant retailers.

The Washington, D.C. Health & Fitness Expo 2024

Dates: March 14–15, 2024

Location: Washington, D.C.

Why It’s Great: Not much is known about this health and fitness event… yet.

But we’re marking our calendars nonetheless. If you’re taking the trip to our nation’s capital for this expo, expect to see the best “products, services, and ideas from the wellness industry.”

2024 Healthy Lifestyles Expo

Dates: March 16–17, 2024

Location: Laurel, MD

Why It’s Great: This health event is free!

The disclaimer is this is a community event, but… it’s a great way to get your name out there. Think of it as a branding and marketing opportunity to engage with clients about how to reach their health and fitness goals.

Black Maternal Health Conference

Dates: April 5, 2024

Location: Virtual

Why It’s Great: As a kickoff to Black Maternal Health Week (April 11–17), the Black Maternal Health Conference is held by Tufts University School of Medicine, Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice.

The annual conference has over 3,000 attendees, and this year’s main topic is Centering the Role of Technology in Addressing Maternal Health Crisis.

Miami International Fitness Expo

Dates: June 1, 2024

Location: Miami, FL

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 8–9, 2024

Location: Las Vegas, NV

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 11-13, 2024

Location: Singapore

Why It’s Great: If you want a serious wellness retreat, this global expo is the destination event 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, including speakers from Planet Fitness Group, Evolution Wellness, and 24/7 Fitness
  • Multiple brand exhibitions, product launches, and networking events
  • A start-up showcase
  • An industry awards dinner

International Society of Sports Nutrition Conferences

Dates and Locations:

  • March 23, 2024 in Stuart, FL/Virtual
  • June 18–20, 2024 in Bonita Springs, FL
  • October 19, 2024 in Davie, FL

Why It’s Great: In March, join the ISSN Rapid Fire Science Virtual Conference to learn key biomarkers to support athletic recovery, fueling the energy cost of exercise, the recovery of MMA fighters, and how to better understand probiotics.

In June, grab a ticket to the ISSN Annual Conference and Expo to mingle among personal trainers, dietitians, students, and industry professionals. Network with practitioners and scientists, build brand visibility, and so much more at this wellness event.

In October, the ISSN is partnering with Nova Southeastern University for Fight Science Night to teach attendees about:

  • Weight cut research in fighters and boxers
  • Neuromuscular aspects of training
  • Treatment and management of concussions
  • Sleep and brain health
  • Sports psychology strategies in professional fighters and athletes

2024 NSCA National Conference

Dates: July 10–13, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD/Virtual

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.”

IDEA World Convention

Dates: July 10–14, 2024

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Why It’s Great: Following their new double-event in the spring, IDEA sponsors another wellness expo: The World Convention.

It 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.

World Massage Festival & Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

Dates: July 12–18, 2024

Location: Cherokee, NC

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.

FSMTA Massage Convention & Trade Show

Dates: July 27–29, 2024

Location: Altamonte Springs, FL

Why It’s Great: This convention and trade show for massage therapists is one of the top wellness events of 2024. 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.

canfitpro 2024 Global Conference & Trade Show

Dates: August 7–10, 2024

Location: TBD

Why It’s Great: Celebrating over 30 years of canfitpro, this year’s theme is yet to be announced – but will definitely be awesome.

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.


Dates and Locations:

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

With over 200 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!

Plus, this fitness expo has a Healthy Eating Pavilion that features cooking demonstrations, recipe makeovers, and plenty of meal sampling.

National Wellness Conference

Dates: August 26–29, 2024

Location: Cincinnati, OH

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!

AMTA National Convention

Dates: September 12–14, 2024

Location: Tampa, FL

Why It’s Great: If you’re a part of the American Massage Therapy Association, this wellness event is an incredible opportunity to:

  • Reconnect with the massage therapy community
  • Hear from industry-famous speakers
  • Get hands-on training on new massage therapy techniques
  • And more!

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.

Mental Health America’s Annual Conference

Dates: September 17–21, 2024

Location: Washington, D.C./Virtual

Why It’s Great: Physical health and mental health go hand and hand.

In fact, language like “mind-body connection” and “psychosomatic” have become mainstream in the fitness and wellness industry – and for good reason.

That’s where Mental Health America comes in.

Their annual conference aims to unite thousands of advocates and professionals to reform harmful practices and create equitable resources for local communities.

If you want to make an impactful difference in your industry, this conference is worth the participation.

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