March 2012

Published Thursday, March 1, 2012

The 2012 National Club Conference: Where Club Leaders Meet

Registration is open for the 2012 National Club Conference (NCC), which will be held in New York City on April 29-30. Join the National Club Association this spring for world-class golf, dinner in the heart of the city, and NCC’s premier education sessions.

Taking Out Food Means Taking on Risks

The private club industry is changing with the times—embracing new members and new trends to help clubs stay relevant and competitive in the future. Unfortunately, some of these changes and new programs endanger one of the things that many private clubs value—their tax-exempt status.

Wellness Week: Ways to Encourage Members to Take the Pledge

New Year’s resolutions. Some are more successful than others, and right about now is the time when we generally start to forget that we made them in the first place—especially those relating to working out, losing weight, or getting fit.

Top Health Club Trends for 2012

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) released its list of the most significant trends in health and fitness for 2012.  The list, Top Health Club Trends for 2012, highlights some major areas of potential growth in the health club industry and focuses on new developments while reflecting changing national demographics and lifestyle elements.

Laws & Regs

The Payroll Tax Cut is Extended; The President’s FY 2013 Budget; DOL Overhauls the H-2B Visa Program; Understanding the New ADA Regulations; New Kansas Bill Excludes Golf and Tennis Club from Tax Break; New Florida Bill would Reduce Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

Industry Watch

Trends, demographics and news from the club industry.

NCA News

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Club Industry Brief

NCA's free bi-weekly news digest is designed specifically for private club leaders. It covers industry news and trends and articles on golf, membership and operations for private clubs.