ABC Fitness Solutions Celebrates Overall Successful Deployment of ABC IGNITE at IHRSA 2022
Clubs now enjoying regular cost saving and higher member numbers
LITTLE ROCK, AR & IHRSA MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – (22 JUNE 2022): Today, at IHRSA, ABC Fitness Solutions, the leading technology and related services provider for the fitness industry is celebrating the success of its ABC IGNITE next-generation club management solution. With over 100 Club conversions in under six months, ABC IGNITE is sweeping across the states from East to West, delivering cost and time savings and increased member sign up as well as member management and engagement, billing and reporting, CRM, Sales, and staff utilization.
Recognizing the success of ABC IGNITE comes as several clubs and gyms speak out about how their conversion to the new system is allowing them to make smarter choices to better run their business. By removing several challenges, operators are now saving money and concentrating on other initiatives such as staff welfare and member experiences that further improve their bottom line.
For Landon Burningham, Founder & CEO, Physiq, the consolidation of various technologies as well as the addition of new features in ABC IGNITE equated to a $1000 cost savings across his 4 locations, but Burningham says that one of the biggest savings is the time found with his team is just as valuable, if not more. “Dealing with one partner vendor versus, in our case, four different ones at one point, is something that we can’t put a value on,” he clarifies, adding “Additionally, the ease of use for my front-line staff cuts down on their time and stress dealing with multiple companies. This, of course, saves tons of money over time with each staff person now being more efficient.”
Another satisfied customer Josh Fuglsby, Chief Operating Officer, and Managing Partner of Gold’s Gym DC said, “ABC has made the transition from our previous operating platform a smooth and seamless process. I love that ABC integrates with our current technology to provide a frictionless process for all our users, team members and members alike. Because of the new technology, our online join increased by 30%.”
While ABC IGNITE is producing tangible results such as costs savings and increased membership sign up, it is also helping club owners and managers to easily see information about the business in real-time.
Beth Saroka, CEO and owner of Onslow Fitness made this point stating, “IGNITE displays up-to-date information at-a-glance and is very user friendly. By having immediate access to this information, it enables the club owner, managers and all staff to have the information needed to quickly make decisions.”
This week at IHRSA, ABC Fitness Solutions will be showcasing the simplicity of the dashboard and meeting with club owners and execs to discuss the challenges they’re facing with their businesses and how ABC IGNITE can simplify and support all their needs – making the end of 2022, the beginning of an even more successful year.
ABC Fitness Solutions, CEO Bill Davis said, “IHRSA is a defining event in the club calendar, it’s the place we meet past, present and future customers. We’re so excited that ABC IGNITE is now making a difference to the industry on the whole and that we’re in a position to roll it out efficiently and smoothly to those wishing to take better control of their club management. What’s better is that potential new customers don’t just have to take our word for it as we’ve got hundreds of satisfied customers who are happy to talk for us.”
ABC IGNITE can now be found powering clubs and gyms from California to North Carolina and even in Hawaii. Drew Sayre, Area Sales and Personal Training Director at Fitness CF declared, “The tangible impact of IGNITE has been a game-changer. I don’t believe we would have had the success we’ve had since reopening without it.”
“IGNITE simplifies my life so I can focus on my members.” Landon Burningham concluded.
In addition to ABC IGNITE, on Booth 900, ABC Fitness Solutions will be showcasing its complete portfolio of best of breed club solutions including Trainerize, EVO W12 and GymSales.
About ABC Fitness Solutions
ABC Fitness Solutions (ABC) provides innovative software solutions designed to simplify the business of fitness. Its technology and trusted team of experts helps health and fitness club operators of all sizes boost performance, operate efficiently, and deliver exceptional and differentiated member experiences. Its flagship suite, ABC IGNITE, is a flexible, scalable, and intuitive SaaS solution that addresses all aspects of club management. Designed with open architecture and a modular approach, ABC IGNITE delivers exponential utility to gym operators, providing full control of their businesses, improved member lifetime value, and lower total cost of ownership.
Founded in 1981, ABC helps nearly 25 million members globally realize their fitness journey and processes over $8.2B in payments annually for 19,000 clubs. ABC Fitness Solutions (abcfitness.com) is a Thoma Bravo portfolio company, a private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology companies (thomabravo.com).
About ABC IGNITE
ABC IGNITE is the culmination of extensive dialogue with the industry and ABC customers, a complete review of ABC’s current system and services, and a multi-million dollar business acquisition strategy that integrated best in class global solutions and companies within the ABC Family. In July 2020, ABC acquired GymSales, a leading international provider of fitness sales management tools bringing sophisticated CRM expertise. In September 2020, ABC acquired Trainerize, to accelerate capabilities to power mobile fitness solutions and trainer engagement. Most recently, advanced business analytic capabilities were added to the ABC arsenal with the acquisition of Fitness BI, a proven Data Warehouse-as-a-Service platform providing advanced business intelligence and reporting. All three products have been integrated as part of IGNITE.