Debitsuccess Sales & Marketing Masterclass

Sales and Marketing Masterclass For Fitness Industry Professionals

From strategy and social media to communication and differentiation, the 2017 Debitsuccess Sales & Marketing masterclass has it covered with a line-up of leading industry experts sharing their insights and expertise.


The seminar, will be held ahead of the NZ Fitness and Health Expo (28-29th October 2017) on Friday 27th October at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane, Auckland, a ‘must-attend’ for personal trainers, gym owner/operators and managers, and fitness industry professionals.


This Masterclass offers a full day of new ideas, strategies and tools designed to help you grow your business. If you’re looking for ways to keep up with the changing fitness industry, grow your business, reenergise your sales team and ultimately grow your gym, then this is the event for you.


Debitsuccess is part of the Transaction Services Group (TSG), a leading global payment solutions provider with a presence in Australasia, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Plus every attendee receives a FREE entry ticket in the NZ Fitness & Health Expo for either Saturday or Sunday!


Date: Friday 27 October 2017

Location: NZ Fitness & Health Expo, ASB Showgrounds, 217 Green Lane West, Greenlane, Auckland

Start: 8:45am (Registration from 8:30am)

Finish: 4:15pm

Cost: $149+GST per person

Register: HERE


If you require further information please call (09) 487-2049 or email


Masterclass Timetable


Success Strategies of Ultra High Performers

From more than 2,000 hours interviewing hundreds of leaders from the fitness industry, Host of The Fitness Business Podcast, Chantal Brodrick, identifies the 3 key areas that turn fitness leaders into extraordinary achievers. Chantal has ring side seats where she gains insights into successes, challenges and advice on how to lead an exceptional fitness business.


You will learn:
• Self-education rituals and how you can implement them into your working week
• Success strategies for award winning culture and team leadership
• Productivity tools and the most widely used apps
• Tips and strategies for staying focused and not getting overwhelmed
• The role of positive psychology and mindset in your personal and professional life 


Accelerate Your Brand With Social Media

Building a strong brand in the fitness industry is crucial to the success of your fitness business. Join us while we train with Richard to understand how social media should be included as part of brand communications, ways to grow followers across social platforms and content that works to grow your brand!


Panel Discussion – Tips & Tricks For Growth

Learn from our panel of fitness industry leaders sharing their hottest tips and tricks! Join them while they explore industry trends, strategies, ideas and how to overcome challenges within the fitness industry.


How To Stand Out – In The Ever Changing Fitness Industry

Stand out in the ever changing fitness industry! – We take a closer look at the NZ fitness landscape over the past 7 years.  Earthquakes, global financial crisis and perhaps most obvious; the explosion of competition in the short while.  So with all these changes do you stand out? Former CEO of Les Mills NZ teaches us how to cope in the current fitness environment and more importantly how to succeed.


Making The Most Of Communication & Media: Why you should be doing it and how

In the current complex media environment are operators in fitness, recreation, sport and related sectors making the most of communications channels to get their message out to members, participants, stakeholders and influencers?


This session will cover communications fundamentals that many businesses and organisations ignore, making best use of social media, dealing with scrutiny  and getting your message out to an eager public who want to learn about you.


Have Your Say

Debitsuccess & Clubware present on their achievements over the past year as well as bringing you in on upcoming innovations we are working on. So stick around to have your say on what you want to see in Debitsuccess & Clubware!


Presenter Profiles

Chantel Broderick

Chantal worked for 15 years in senior sales and marketing roles in the media industry before transitioning careers. She began as a qualified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor. Realising she could do more to help the industry, she become a Fitness Business Coach with Active Management. Then in 2015 became the host of the The Fitness Business Podcast.

Now with over 120 shows and 140,000 downloads, it is the world's top podcast for fitness business owners, managers and fitpreneurs. Chantal has spent more than 2,000 hours interviewing business leaders, industry experts and authors. She has ringside seats in the journey of business development and gains insights into successes, challenges and advice on how to lead an exceptional fitness business. The Fitness Business Podcast is broadcast weekly at and on ITunes.

Richard Becht

Communications Manager | Vodafone Warriors

Richard Becht has been in the journalism and public relations industry since 1973. He spent 30 years in a variety of roles in newspapers and television. Since 2004 he has been the PR and communications manager for the Vodafone Warriors in the NRL while he was media manager for the Kiwis for five years from 2007-2012.

He has also authored a number of sports books.
Richard’s presentation at the NZ Fitness and Health Masterclass will focus on how social media should be included as part of brand communications and how far social media can take your brand.

Reece Zondag

Sales and Consulting | NRG Fitness

Reece is a respected figure in the fitness industry and has been a part of it since 1982. Over the years he has worked in gyms, managed gyms, owned gyms, cleaned gyms and eventually ended up becoming the CEO of Les Mills New Zealand* for nearly 11 years.

With an unwavering belief in the world of fitness and what it can achieve Reece is now putting his experience and expertise to use through consulting gym owners on how to grow, achieve and succeed in the ever-changing fitness industry.

Nigel Benton

Co-Owner and Publisher | Australian Leisure Management

Nigel Benton is the co-owner and publisher of Australasian Leisure Management, Australia and New Zealand’s only magazine for professionals in all areas of the leisure industry.

Nigel established the magazine shortly after his relocation to Australia, and has managed its readership rising to over 10,000 and its acceptance as the industry journal for professionals in aquatics, attractions, events, fitness, recreation, sport and venues.

Over recent years the magazine has expanded online with its website attracting close to two million hits and 80,000 unique visits each month