2016 line up now forming




NEW FOR 2016
New Thursday night event for early attendees - Speed Dating!
  1. Presenters and others will head up small groups of 6 - 10 at a table.
  2. After 10 min the presenters will rotate to a different table
  3. A chance to interact with the presenters in a small group setting.
  4. Presenters subjects may change from table to table and may not be on what they are presenting Friday and Saturday.
2 Custom Study Tracks

Business Track

Business mentoring can be a highly effective way to improve business performance. This track will allow you to study with this world class assembly of Business mentors while they show you how to leverage their knowledge, experience, advice, counsel and industry know-how to drive your successful business model.

Instructor Track

Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than just having good kicks or good credentials to instruct martial arts for a living. Like most jobs, if you want to teach martial arts for a living... you need a good mentor, too! The 'MAIN' Event organizers have assembled some of the most motivated and skilled professionals in the world and they are here to instruct you.


Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

4200 Jim Walter Blvd

Tampa FL 33607 USA

Phone: 1-813-877-9200


Group Rates Starting At 129$ (USD) / night


Attendees - If you intentd to arrive in Tampa prior to or wish to enjoy Florida after The MAIN Event dates, first book here and then call the hotel with your booking # to add the additional dates with our discount.





You are invited to join a Who's Who of industry professionals for this world-class event, designed exclusively for owners, instructors and staff. This 'working seminar' will feature workshops, discussions and training sessions presented by the ‘new leaders’ of the Martial Arts community.

As a school owner or manager you make business decision every day, important decision that could spell success or failure for you and your team. Some of those decisions are made with great confidence and, unfortunately, some are not. An outside network can be invaluable, new people, new ideas, and access to a whole new network of experience. Attend The ‘MAIN’ Event and start making decisions with confidence.

Learn from the best of the best while networking with an exclusive group of industry peers. Join the best in the world for this Fun, informative, and inspiring event! Learn, grow, share, and network with the 'new leaders' of martial arts!

Who should a attend?

That's simple! You, of course! The 'MAIN' Event has been strategically designed to bring to you a diversely motivated and educated assembly of mentors and instructors offering a wide range of knowledge and experience. But it shouldn’t stop with you, the business owner. Instructors, management and staff will all benefit from this event of the year.