Conferences and Events

calendarTake advantage of our numerous conferences, district conventions, and our annual National Convention & Exposition. Join us at any of our events and enhance your professional development by:

  • Networking with other professionals
  • Refreshing your existing skills and learning new ones
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest research and regulations in your field
  • Developing, expanding and improving your physical activity program


SHAPE America National Convention & Expo

The SHAPE America National Convention & Expo is the only event of its kind! Choose from over 400 sessions featuring world-renowned speakers, honorees, athletes, and researchers. Visit the trade show highlighting over 200 products and service providers. Unite with friends and colleagues, and forge new relationships with professionals from across the country. Learn more...

District Conventions

SHAPE America's districts sponsor annual conventions with diverse programming and exhibits. Check your district for dates and locations. Learn more...

National Coaching Conference

Join coaching educators from across the country to discuss and debate how we can develop a more strategic, integrated, and aligned system of athlete and coach development, share best practices, the latest research and other ideas in coaching and coaching education. Learn more...

PETE Conference

The SHAPE America Physical Education Teacher Education Conference occurs every three years and is the premier professional development and networking event for university PETE faculty.

Undergraduate Student Leadership Conference

This conference provides SHAPE America undergraduate student members with a leadership development experience. Undergraduate students have the opportunity to interact with more than 100 students and SHAPE America leaders from around the country. Learn more...


National Physical Education and Sport Week

National Physical Education and Sport Week urges teachers and students to recognize the month of May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and to renew their commitment to make regular physical activity a part of their lives and quality physical education programs a part of this community's schools. Learn more...

SPEAK Out! Day (Lobby Day)

Advocacy is vital to the success of quality health and physical education programs across the country. In order to make an impact on the national policy landscape, we need all SHAPE America members to be strong advocates for the profession and for children. Join your fellow advocates in Washington, DC. Learn more...

SHAPE America Calendar

Keep up-to-date on conferences and events for SHAPE America, the Districts and other professional organizations nation wide that share the same goal - to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance and sport. Learn more...