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Virtual PoleCon 2023 Recap

We held the fourth annual Virtual PoleCon just this past Saturday October 21, 2023, to a small but enthusiastic, virtual crowd! This event was born during the pandemic and has changed in all four of its incarnations to reflect the…

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Virtual PoleCon 2022 Recap

We held the third annual Virtual PoleCon just this past Saturday October 22, 2022, to a small but enthusiastic, virtual crowd! This event was born during the pandemic and has changed in all three of its incarnations to reflect the…

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Pole Industry Financial Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who took our first ever pole industry financial survey! This survey was created to address concerns about finances that were uncovered in our first, general survey of the pole industry. Our goal with this data is…

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MyCPR NOW™ Announces Partnership with IPIA™

MyCPR NOW™ is pleased to announce that the International Pole Industry Association™ has joined its ranks of strategic partners. With the rapid transformation of the health, wellness, and fitness industries and increased technological capabilities for education, MyCPR NOW™ and IPIA™…

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ASFA® and IPIA™ Announce Strategic Partnership

The American Sports and Fitness Association® is pleased to announce its new partnership with IPIA of Washington, D.C.  ASFA® recognizes IPIA’s commitment to providing its members with a successful, inclusive, and sustainable pole industry. As a leading personal training and…

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Take the Pole Industry Financial Survey!

What: to collect, analyze, and publish (for FREE on www.poleassociation.org) anonymous, aggregated financial data about the pole industry. Who: all people who make a living or part of their living in the pole industry should respond. This survey is NOT…

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IPIA Year in Review

The IPIA was created in 2020 to provide: Access to educational resources to start or improve your existing business. Access to networking and collaboration opportunities: live and virtual events and networking opportunities for members to share and grow together. Members…

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Recap Virtual PoleCon 2021

The goal of this 2nd annual Virtual PoleCon was: First, to give people who were not comfortable attending or able to attend the in-person PoleCon an opportunity to participate. Second, to continue supporting the pole business community through education and…

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Results from the first Pole Industry Survey

The results from our first pole industry survey are in! …And as to be expected in a complicated industry like ours, many of the results are conflicting. The IPIA is the first trade association for the pole industry. As such,…

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Announcing Virtual PoleCon 2021

Virtual PoleCon is back October 16, 2021 9am-~10pm Eastern (New York) time! Like last year’s event, this event is presented by the IPIA and is focused on the pole business industry. Pole hobbyists are welcome to come too! Also, like…

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