Who will be Canada's top fitness professionals?

TORONTO, June 14, 2016 /CNW/ - There are two weeks left to nominate Canada's top fitness professionals. August 10-14, 2016 at the canfitpro world fitness expo, held annually in Toronto, the best personal trainer and fitness instructor in the country will be recognized. Amongst other industry awards presented, the fitness professional of the year recognizes certified and practicing canfitpro professional members who have demonstrated outstanding work helping Canadians live a healthier lifestyle. The winners will be announced and celebrated in front of thousands of their peers on Sunday August 14th at the closing ceremonies of the expo, where We Day co-founder, Craig Kielburger will be delivering the closing keynote.

"canfitpro Personal Trainer of the Year is truly an honour.  After a decade in the fitness industry, it definitely feels great to be recognized, because as most trainers know, if you've been in it for this long it certainly comes with a lot of ups and downs. The relationships we are able to build with our clients can last a lifetime. The greatest thing about this award would be the ability to reach more people than ever before and help change their lives through health and fitness."
-canfitpro Personal Training Specialist of the Year 2015 Ray Ortiz

The nomination criteria include:

  • Accomplishments & Achievements
  • Certification and Education (qualifications/certifications, including length of career in the fitness industry)
  • Successful Innovative Strategies (strategies, techniques or practices the nominee has used to help clients or participants achieve their health and fitness goals)
  • Community Outreach (charitable contributions to the promotion of health and fitness that helped to raise awareness in your community)
  • Letters of reference from clients, participants, or peers
  • Marketing (unique methods of marketing to those needing their services)
  • Mentoring (practices used to help mentor their peer(s) towards career development)

For more information and to nominate, please visit http://www.canfitpro.com/fitness-pro

About canfitpro
is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows, and membership services. canfitpro's over 100,000 members include some of the world's finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness enthusiasts.


SOURCE Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro)

Video with caption: "Video: canfitpro 2016 Fitness Professional of the Year Award recognizes the best personal trainer and fitness instructor. Nominations close June 29 and winners will be announced at the canfitpro world fitness expo closing ceremonies on August 14.". Video available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/cgi-bin/playback.cgi?file=20160614_C8308_VIDEO_EN_712238.mp4&posterurl=http%3a%2f%2fphotos.newswire.ca%2fimages%2f20160614_C8308_PHOTO_EN_712238.jpg&order=1&jdd=20160614&cnum=C8308

Image with caption: "Previous winners of the canfitpro Fitness Professional of the Year award from left to right; Sandi Knox, Ray Ortiz, Michelle Soares, Dave Smith. (CNW Group/Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro))". Image available at: https://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160614_C8308_PHOTO_EN_712223.jpg

For further information: Media Contact: Erin Andersen, canfitpro Communications and Media Manager, media@canfitpro.com, 416-493-3515 ext. 228


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