The 2017 NIRSA Triventure committees are excited to announce that Shannon Fable will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 NIRSA Triventure taking place in Marietta, Georgia from November 30–December 2. Her keynote address is titled “The Rec Professional’s Creed.”

Shannon is a well-renowned fitness instructor and business professional. She was awarded the 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year awards. Shannon’s business acumen and fitness knowledge have produced an impressive curriculum vitae. Over the last twenty years she has worked as a fitness business and programming consultant to well-known brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, and BOSU®.

Steven Trotter—Principal Consultant at Globetrotter Wellness Solutions and Chair of the 2017 Fitness & Wellness Institute Committee—says, “When I think of the fitness industry, I immediately think of Shannon Fable. I have been able to work with Shannon on multiple projects including serving on the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Industry Advisory Panel alongside her. Her expertise, her vision, her flawless delivery, and her ability to connect with all individuals makes her an ideal keynote for the 2017 Triventure.”

Shannon is also a certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach and helps fitness entrepreneurs navigate the industry and make more money. She is also a member of the ACE Board of Directors, is the owner of GroupEx PRO®, a cloud-based group fitness management tool, and Balletone®.

In addition to being the keynote speaker, Shannon, also an experienced educator, will be presenting an education session titled “Fitness Pro 2.0: The Changing Landscape of the Fitness Professional.”

Register now for the 2017 NIRSA Triventure to secure your spot to hear Shannon and explore one of the three tracks that the NIRSA Triventure offers. Whether you are a facilities, aquatics, or a fitness and wellness professional, the 2017 NIRSA Triventure is a can’t miss event!


  • For more information, please contact NIRSA Assistant Director for Professional Development Brittany Rejda.
Professional Development Coordinator at | NIRSA Profile

Nick Zumbrun is currently the Professional Development Coordinator at NIRSA.