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FIT Summit 2023 Awards of Excellence presented in Singapore

FIT Summit 2023 Awards of Excellence presented in Singapore
June 14, 2023

Winners of FIT Summit’s 2023 Awards of Excellence have been announced and celebrated during the World Health, Fitness and Wellness Festival in Singapore.

Presented last evening, the year’s awards recognised 12 companies and executives based on their achievements and successes from the past year.

2023 winners are:

Startup of the Year
Attune Health

App of the Year
ClassPass

Franchise of the Year
Anytime Fitness Asia

Deal of the Year
ABC’s acquisition of Glofox

Technology Company of the Year
ABC Glofox

Corporate Wellness Company of the Year
Virgin Active

Hotel/Resort/Spa Company of the Year
Accor

Boutique of the Year
One Playground

Industry Appreciation Award
Sean Tan, President, Singapore Fitness Alliance

Fitness & Wellness Company of the Year
VIVA Leisure

Executive of the Year
Elaine Jobson, Chief Executive, Jetts Fitness

John Holsinger Lifetime Achievement Award
Diana Williams, founder and Chief Executive, Fernwood Fitness (already announced).

Welcoming Viva Leisure’s award, company Chief Executive and Managing Director Harry Konstantinou immediately took to social media to advise “I'm absolutely thrilled to share some wonderful news.

“At the illustrious FitSummit awards night held in Singapore tonight, our esteemed Viva Leisure team has been recognised as the Fitness & Wellness Company of the Year 2023.

“This award, bestowed upon us by industry peers, underlines the respect and influence we have in our field.

“The magnitude of this honour spans across both Australia and Asia, making it a significant and far-reaching achievement.

“It's with immense pride that I acknowledge the collective effort that has led us to this moment. In just a short span of four years, we've journeyed from being a small gym group in Canberra with ambitious aspirations, to evolving into Australia's second-largest, fastest growing and undoubtedly premier health club owner.

“Each member of our 1,700 strong team has played a crucial role in achieving this honour. This award stands as a testament to our dedication, perseverance, and shared passion for excellence and to make the world a happier and healthier environment.

“Thank you to Ross Stewart Campbell, Blair Russell Campbell and the entire team at FitSummit for putting on an amazing event.

“Thank you also to my team for your continued dedication and for making Viva Leisure the industry leader it is today.

“Here's to more victories ahead.”

With the World Health, Fitness and Wellness Festival concluding today, FIT Summit’s attention now turns to its first event in Australia, the 2023 Asia-Pacific Health, Fitness, Wellness and Sports Festival to be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from 21st to 23rd November.

Click here for more information on the 2023 Asia-Pacific Health, Fitness, Wellness and Sports Festival in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

Image: Viva Leisure’s Harry Konstantinou flanked by FIT Summit's Ross Campbell and award sponsor John Young, Vice President - Commercial Sales (Asia) for Matrix Fitness (top) and Di Williams with Ross Campbell (below).

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23rd February 2023 - Viva Leisure reveals 98% profit rise as group footprint rises to 338 locations

20th January 2023 - Accor group launches Health to Wealth white paper

9th December 2022 - ClassPass and Mindbody look back at fitness and wellness trends for 2022 

26th October 2022 - Fernwood Fitness named Franchise Group of the Year at 2022 AUSactive Awards

26th September 2022 - Fitness and Lifestyle Group sells Jetts Fitness franchise business via Management Buy Out

29th June 2022 - Singapore FIT Summit names Fitness Playground as international ‘Boutique of the Year’

24th February 2022 - Singapore’s World Health, Fitness and Wellness Festival to return

16th March 2021 - 146 Accor hotels in Australia commit to UNESCO sustainability tourism pledge

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