Thomas Plummer (USA)
Thomas Plummer has been working in the fitness business for over 40 years, founding the Thomas Plummer Company in 1990, now the National Fitness Business Alliance (NFBA). The NFBA is a group of industry vendors and suppliers banded together to bring advanced business education to all fitness business owners operating anywhere in the world.
Thomas does about 20 workshops a year around the world through Perform Better and is in front of more than 8,000 people a year as a keynote speaker, event host and private consultant. He has authored 10 books on the business of fitness, which have remained the bestselling books in the industry for over 20 years.
Thomas is also the creator of the modern training gym concept in the late 1990s, which has led to a complete revolution in the fitness industry and this new generation of gym and owner are now the most financially successful fitness businesses in the world.
With over 100,000 people having attended Thomas’ seminars during the past decade and over 250,000 books sold worldwide, many industry experts feel Plummer is the most influential person working in the fitness industry today. He is perhaps best known for helping young fitness professionals master the business side of the gym business and his “no nonsense” speaking style has kept him as one of the most popular speakers in the world of fitness.