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Generate Watts For Wishes at IHRSA 2017

By January 30, 2017August 7th, 2019Events, Press Release, Products

What impact does your workout have on the world around you? Yours can help children in need at IHRSA 2017 this year in Los Angeles, California. SportsArt has teamed up with Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles to kick off the Watts for Wishes charity fundraiser. Every watt generated during IHRSA, the largest fitness tradeshow in North America, will equate to one dollar to Make-A-Wish.

This will be achieved through SportsArt’s ECO-POWR™ cardio products present at the booth, which convert the physical kinetic energy of users into utility-grade electricity. Watts for Wishes will help attendees understand how the technology works while simultaneously giving back to the world, which is what the company aims to achieve through the ECO-POWR™ line.

Those who visit SportsArt at Booth 1845 this March will be able to give even more to the Watts for Wishes campaign through social media. For every selfie posted to Twitter or Instagram that adheres to the following rules, SportsArt will donate an additional dollar to the campaign. These rules are:

  • Take a selfie while using any of the SportsArt fitness equipment at IHRSA 2017
  • Share the selfie to Twitter or Instagram using #WattsForWishes
  • Tag @goSportsArt to make sure your photo is seen

Attendees of SportsArt’s sponsored session, Capturing Human Energy Can Increase Memberships & Profitability at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, March 8 will have an additional opportunity to contribute to the campaign. After the session they will receive an invitation to an upscale party hosted by SportsArt at the Target Terrace later that evening. Here they will be able to donate directly to Watts for Wishes and participate in an art auction, with all proceeds going towards the campaign.

“We are proud to partner with SportsArt to encourage attendees at IHRSA to generate watts for wishes,” says Melanie Underhill, Manager of Corporate Alliances of Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. “We love SportsArt’s creative way to incorporate our mission, ‘granting wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy’ into their product with a live demonstration and a philanthropic twist!”

IHRSA 2017 will take place in Los Angeles, California from March 8 – 11 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. For more information on the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit