Must-See Companies of NIRSA 2020


Although the NIRSA Annual Conference and Campus Rec & Wellness Expo is cancelled, we are bringing you a virtual look at some of the Must See companies you still don’t want to miss out on.


Aacer Sports Flooring: Booth 623

Aacer Sports Flooring, a MFMA Member Mill, is a leading manufacturer of high-performance sports systems. All wood is milled and graded to a high standard. They pride themselves on delivering consistent and super-quality product that ultimately allows for easy installation. Visit booth 623 to see their just-released, innovative floor systems.

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Alvarado Turnstiles: Booth 121Alvarado

For over 60 years, Alvarado turnstiles have been the best choice for rec and wellness centers. Alvarado offers state-of-the-art products that provide the very latest in operational tech, and integrate with virtually every membership software and any card or biometric reader. Alvarado’s goal is to provide solutions that best meet access control needs.

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Association of Aquatic Professionals: Booth 617AOAP

A non-profit membership association that promotes drowning prevention education, the AOAP is planning the 2021 Annual Conference and Exposition in Nevada. The goal is to offer you the best educational and networking experience at a reasonable cost. Life jackets and swim lesson grants are also available.


CannonDesign: Booth 428Cannondesign

CannonDesign is an integrated Living-Centered design firm deeply passionate about creating epicenters for campus rec, wellness, etc. Offering master planning, architecture, engineering, environmental graphics and more, our team is at the forefront of rec and wellness trends. We help institutions deliver beautiful, functional, cost-effective environments.


Concept2: Booth 321concept2

Concept2 was founded by Dick and Peter Dreissigacker in 1976. The SkiErg, launched in 2009, builds upon Concept2’s years of experience in designing and manufacturing high-performance training equipment. The Concept2 BikeErg is the latest addition to the family of sports-based ergometers. For more information, visit


DSE: Booth 336DSE

DSE is a one-stop shop for all the needs of campus rec departments: membership, facilities, employee scheduling, fitness and events, club and IM sports, lockers, equipment, POS, and more. Embedded into the website, user-friendly and fully customizable, DSE will boost user engagement, save staff time and streamline everyday operations.


Ecore: Booth 415 Ecore

Ecore athletic flooring empowers wellness and performance to help build healthier campus communities. From turf to rubber to laminated applications, Ecore engineers safe, ergonomic and noise-dampening surfaces ideal for high-traffic, multi-use spaces. Customization options available, including mascots, logos and school colors.


GameTime: Booth 810 GameTime

GameTime manufactures outdoor fitness equipment for campus health, wellness and rec centers. Our products create social fitness places, encourages outdoor activity, free up indoor space, and adapt to any fitness level. Visit us at booth 810 and learn how you can create an outdoor SGT space in as little as 250 square feet with our new THRIVE systems.


GearGrid: Booth 229 GearGrid

GearGrid specializes in the design and fabrication of durable storage solutions. Built using the highest quality materials, GearGrid’s full-line of equipment storage solutions are ideal for any athletic facility. GearGrid believes athletes and their gear deserve to be protected and safe, so they ensure their storage solutions do just that.


Greenfields Outdoor Fitness Equipment: Booth 329 greenfields

Greenfields Outdoor Fitness helps you create the perfect outdoor gym. Greenfields offers the challenging functional fitness rigs, cutting-edge Professional Series with adjustable resistance, patented Signature Accessible line for users in wheelchairs, and the Legacy Series of bodyweight leverage assistance equipment.


Innosoft: Booth 221Innosoft

With a powerful but intuitive desktop platform and a modern responsive member portal, Fusion provides an extensive list of capabilities to both campus recreation managers and their customers. Stop by our booth to check out the newest additions, including FusionIM, a fully-integrated league management software, and FusionGO, a student facing mobile app.


Kahler Slater: Booth 330 Kahler Slater

Kahler Slater’s performance-based design process delivers sports and recreation environments to meet the needs of today’s colleges and universities. Through architecture, interior design and master planning, Kahler Slater leverages design, data and technology to help campuses reach goals and deliver exceptional student experiences.


Kiefer U.S.A: Booth 618 Kiefer U.S.A.

Kiefer U.S.A. offers a wide selection of industry-leading recreational products and flooring to fit the needs of any sports facility. FitZone Exercise Mats will be highlighted at the Kiefer U.S.A. booth at NIRSA. These quality mats are extremely durable and highly resistant to handle continuous use in group exercise environments.


Matrix: Booth 101 Matrix

Your choices make all the difference. That’s why Matrix has reimagined their cardio offering, making it easier than ever to choose the solutions right for your budget, your space and the people you serve. Now their three new cardio series are compatible with five refined consoles for exciting new combinations of performance and technology.


Octane Fitness: Booth 311 Octane

Octane Fitness is a Nautilus, Inc brand and reinvents exercise with unprecedented breakthroughs, including the Zero Runner, LateralX, XT-One, xRide, Max Trainer and Octane Rō. Innovative programming delivers HIIT routines and progressive challenges. Premium quality, durability and performance.


Precor: Booth 111 Precor

Precor is a collective of proven fitness experts whose industry expertise is validated by science, demonstrated by history and supported with evidence. Precor innovates to develop smart solutions and deliver best-in-class products, top-ranked service and resources to deliver an extraordinary experience.


Brittany Howard
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