For The 12th Consecutive Year, Collins, McDonald & Gann To Play Major Role At The Arnold Sports Festival
CMG Continues Long-Time Sponsorship of a Number of Arnold Amateur Competitions at the World’s Largest Multi-Sport Fitness Weekend
Collins, McDonald & Gann will once again play a significant role at the upcoming 2014 Arnold Sports Festival –continuing the firm’s sponsorship role as well as meeting with industry leaders and athletes who will be gathering at what has become the largest multi-sports festival in the nation. CMG is proud to once again be sponsoring a number of the Arnold Amateur events, including the Arnold Amateur bodybuilding, physique, fitness, figure and bikini competitions, as well as the arm wrestling competitions on the main expo stage. In addition, Rick Collins will be speaking at the International Society of Sports Nutrition’s Arnold Sports Nutrition and Performance Conference in the Columbus Convention Center at 3:30 pm on Friday, February 28th on the subject of dietary supplement regulations (to attend, check out https://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/ConferencesDetails.php?IDconf=44).
Rick Collins (a former competitive bodybuilder), Alan Feldstein and David Torreblanca — who recently joined the firm as an associate in the Dietary Supplements division – will all be attending this year’s Arnold Sport Festival, taking place from February 27th to March 2nd in Columbus, Ohio. This is the 12th consecutive year that CMG has spoken at or sponsored various events at the Arnold – which began back in 1989 when it was launched by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer as a one-day bodybuilding competition known as the Arnold Classic, and has now expanded into the world’s largest multi-sport fitness weekend.
The 2014 Arnold Sports Festival will feature 18,000 athletes competing in 50 sports and events, including 14 Olympic sports. More than 175,000 attendees are expected to watch the competitions – which this year includes a number of new events. Added sports this year include the Arnold Classic 212 division for professional men’s bodybuilders, a Pole Fitness National Championship, the Arnold Swimming Championships, the Arnold Tennis Championships and the Arnold Wrestling Challenge. Sports and events at the Arnold Sports Festival will take place at five venues: the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Franklin County Veterans Memorial, LC Pavilion, Hollywood Casino and the Ohio State University’s French Field House.
In addition to playing a role during the competitions, CMG will also be meeting with fellow attendees, industry leaders and sports enthusiasts at the Arnold Fitness EXPO taking place at as part of the festival. The Arnold Fitness EXPO will feature more than 800 exhibitors showcasing the latest in nutrition, dietary supplements, training tools and equipment, and will be taking place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center from Friday, February 28th through Sunday, March 2. As in past years, we’re excited to join with professional athletes, NFL stars and elite fitness celebrities who are also part of this major event.
If you are planning to attend this year’s Arnold Sports Festival, we’d love to meet with you – please seek us out to say hello, or give us a call at 516-294-0300 before the event and we can set up a convenient day and time to meet during the Festival. With so many new developments in the health, fitness and dietary supplements industry, we have a great deal of insight that we can discuss with you regarding some of the top issues in dietary supplements and dietary supplements law today. We’re looking forward to meeting many of you throughout the Festival (including readers of Rick’s Muscular Development column, who will have the opportunity to talk with Rick about some of the hottest topics in the bodybuilding industry today.)
We wish all of the competitors at the 2014 Arnold Sports Festival good luck at this year’s event, and are looking forward to watching what we know will be some outstanding competitions. Again, with our personal experience in the area of bodybuilding and fitness, we know first-hand how demanding this competitive sport is, and wish everyone the best of luck this year!
For more information about the 2014 Arnold Sports Festival, and for a complete schedule of this year’s events and competitions, visit www.arnoldsportsfestival.com.
Looking forward to seeing you there!