Starting a Fitness Business

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 2302 Fannin
Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.


Starting a Fitness Business will not be held. 

Fitness businesses are opening at a fast rate and it seems like a new one is popping up on every corner.  There are no shortage of unique concepts targeting all age groups including babies and yes, even pets.  It’s easy to get started and often requires little capital but in order to have a strong and sustainable business you want to make sure you get it right.  Join us on …. and hear from someone who has been there and done it.  He’ll walk you through how to create your vision, determine your ideal client, position your business in what is a very crowded market, and show you how to sell what no one wants to buy – workouts!  

Session Highlights:

  • Starting from scratch 
  • Creating an action plan 
  • Determining your unique selling point 
  • Finding your niche 
  • Managing the money
  • Marketing on a shoestring
  • Plus much more


Tom Jackobs, Impact Pilot

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the University of Houston SBDC at 713-752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.